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Weather: Sussex to be hit by heatwave

Temperatures are set to rise above 30 degrees Celsius as a heatwave rolls in across much of the county, according to the Met Office.

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Watch: Rapturous celebrations in Brighton as England score

Brighton beach was the setting for rapturous celebrations among England fans as Harry Kane made it 2-0 from the penalty spot this afternoon.
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Metal thefts on the rise in Sussex, police say

Metal thefts on the rise in Sussex, police say

Metal thefts across Sussex are on the rise, according to Sussex Police.

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The A29 has been blocked by broken farming machinery. Picture: Sussex Roads Police

A29 blocked by broken farming machinery

Motorists have been advised to avoid the A29 after it was blocked by broken farming machinery.

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Sussex Travel: Engineering works affect rail services

Sussex Travel: Engineering works affect rail services

Engineering works will be affecting Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express services this weekend.

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Cyclist airlifted after ‘serious collision’ with lorry

Cyclist airlifted after ‘serious collision’ with lorry

A cyclist was airlifted to hospital with potentially life-changing injuries after a collision with a lorry, according to police.

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Motorcyclist suffers ‘life-changing’ injuries in A286 collision

Motorcyclist suffers ‘life-changing’ injuries in A286 collision

A motorcyclist suffered ‘life-changing’ leg injuries in a collision with a car on the A286.

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The Crossbush junction along the A27. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Planned review of Arundel bypass decision sparks contrasting opinions

Contrastings views have been expressed about South Downs National Park Authority’s decision to seek a judicial review regarding the A27 Arundel bypass.

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Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Rumour of pier sale sparks protest gig

Employees are to hold a protest against rumours a popular Sussex pier will be sold to Sheikh Abid Gulzar from Eastbourne Pier.

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Public thanked for cooperation during Bognor bomb incident

Emergency services and local agencies thanked nearby residents for their cooperation while a wartime explosive device was safely dealt with in water off a beach near Bognor.

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Jenny Agutter spotted on West Wittering beach. Picture: Sarah Reeve

Call the Midwife star spotted in costume on West Wittering beach

An actress who stars in BBC’s Call the Midwife was spotted in full costume on West Wittering Beach – sparking rumours it could be the location for a new series.

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Collision blocks one lane of Bognor Road

One lane of the B2259 Upper Bognor Road has been closed westbound following a road traffic collision, according to traffic reports.

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The street was cordoned off. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man released without charge after ‘road rage’ incident

A 37-year-old man who was arrested after a man suffered serious head injuries in an assault over the weekend has been released without charge, according to police.

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A number of the prize winners. Picture: Anderson Entertainment

Winners of Business Awards crowned at lavish ceremony

Hundreds turned out in their finest evening wear for this year's Observer and Gazette Business Awards, in Arundel.
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COUNTY NEWS: Murder investigation launched after bodies found in house

Police have launched a murder investigation after two bodies were discovered at a house in Sussex.

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Jules Siviter-Reid. Picture: Sussex Police

Search for man ‘suspected of reoffending’

Sussex Police are currently on the look-out for wanted man Jules Siviter-Reid.

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COUNTY NEWS: President of a Sussex Women’s Institute takes aim at ‘new young hipster’ groups

The president of a Sussex Women’s Institute has described the ‘new young hipster cool WI groups that have sprung up around the country’ as women who ‘describe themselves as being different because they are feminist’.

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Hastings beach

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex town records ‘third highest’ rate of heroin-related deaths

A Sussex town recorded the third-highest rate of deaths from the misuse of heroin/morphine between 2014 and 2016, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Emergency services at the scene. Picture: Dan Jessup

COUNTY NEWS: Man suffers serious head injury in three motorcycle collision

Police are seeking witnesses after a man was seriously injured when he came off his motorcycle on the A27.

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