COUNTY NEWS: The Ivy unveils plan for its first Sussex restaurant

Exclusive restaurant The Ivy is set to open a base in The Lanes this spring, and has today given a glimpse of what to expect when it opens its doors.

Pixie Lott will play the Brighton Pride Festival, alongside Britney Spears and Ella Eyre

Pixie Lott and Raye added to Pride line-up

Two more acts have been announced for this year's Brighton Pride weekend.

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Jess Glynne will play LoveBN1Fest on Sunday

COUNTY NEWS: Jess Glynne and Ella Eyre announced for Pride festivals

Pride has announced two more acts for its weekend festivals in Preston Park this summer.

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Badges for preferred pronouns

COUNTY NEWS: Preferred pronoun badges to be issued by council

Badges pointing out the wearer’s preferred pronouns will be distributed to staff at a Sussex local authority later this month.

Toys R Us, Hove (Credit: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex Toys R Us store set to close

A toy retailer in Sussex looks set to shut as the company announced a closing-down sale this week.
The benches in Brighton (Photograph: Daniel Harris)

COUNTY NEWS: Thousands sign petition against 'anti-homeless' benches

A petition to remove 'anti-homeless' benches in Sussex has attracted the support of more than 3,000 people in under 24 hours.
Toys R Us in Hove (Photograph: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex toy shop under threat as chain enters administration

Toys R Us is to begin an ‘orderly wind down’ of the business after going into administration, with its 100-plus UK stores likely to close.


VIDEO: Footage of snowy East Sussex coast from up high

A blanket of snow has settled in Sussex today (February 27) and Eddie Mitchell captured this drone footage of the seafront in the snow.


COUNTY NEWS: Thousands take on half marathon

Scooby Doo, Darth Vader, Spider-Man and a few bananas took part in a Sussex half marathon this morning (February 25).
David Shrigley (Credit: Victor Frankowski)

Brighton Festival 2018 is to be ‘a voyage of discovery’

Brighton Festival’s 2018 programme was revealed today (February 15), led by Turner Prize-nominated visual artist and Brighton resident David Shrigley as guest director.


COUNTY NEWS: Family of couple injured in Grand Canyon crash ‘humbled’ by support

Hundreds of people have donated to help a couple who were injured in a helicopter accident at the Grand Canyon this weekend.

Jude Birch will visit Google's HQ after winning a coding competition

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex student wins trip to Google HQ in coding competition

A 17-year-old from Sussex beat more than 3,500 students in a coding competition to win a trip to Google's headquarters in California.
Britney Spears is headling Brighton Pride Festival

COUNTY NEWS: Pride website crashes as Britney fans rush to buy tickets

Brighton Pride’s website has gone down this morning as fans rushed to buy tickets for the Pride Festival, which Britney Spears is headlining.

Jonathan Davis made the final of SAS Who Dares Wins

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man pushed to the limit in SAS show

From digital marketing to military training, a Sussex man has told of the mental anguish and physical exhaustion that he had to endure whilst he appeared on Channel 4’s SAS Who Dares Wins.
Jools Holland and Marc Almond (Photograph: Andre Csillag)

Jools Holland and special guests to visit Brighton

In a 35-date UK tour, Jools Holland and his acclaimed Rhythm & Blues Orchestra will perform in the Brighton Centre on Saturday, December 15.

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Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie to perform at Sussex cricket ground

Superstar Lionel Richie will visit Hove this summer on his tour of the UK.

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Support Rockinghorse's appeal to help treat premature babies at the Trevor Mann Baby Unit

COUNTY NEWS: Charity's appeal to support premature babies in Sussex

A children's charity is a quarter of the way to raising £100,000 to help premature babies in Sussex.
Lesley Manville as Cyril in Phantom Thread

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex actress nominated for Oscar

Lesley Manville has been nominated for best supporting actress at the Oscars, for her role as Cyril in Phantom Thread.

The puppies found abandoned in Brighton

COUNTY NEWS: Poorly puppies dumped outside rescue centre in freezing temperatures

An animal charity is investigating after four puppies were abandoned just metres from a rescue centre in Sussex.

Sulaiman Wihba who fled war torn Syrian in a refrigerated lorry to the UK had just been awarded a place at Oxford after completing his studies at Brighton College (Photograph: David McHugh/Brighton Pictures) SUS-180115-095230001

COUNTY NEWS: Oxford place for refugee who fled war-torn Syria

A Syrian refugee living in Sussex is celebrating after being offered a place at Oxford, two years after arriving in the UK in a frozen chip van.

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