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Fri, 10:30

Alice Cooke has compiled a handy guide full of festive things to do this month in Hastings

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Mon, 10:16
Newhaven Fort © Southern News & Pictures Ltd

Each month, Emily Bamber and her family test-drive days out in the area. This month it is the turn of the East Sussex harbour town, Newhaven

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Blue Forest Luxury Treehouses (photo by Blue Forest Photography)

There are many ways to celebrate our love of trees, from learning woodland skills to weekend breaks in romantic treehouses, as Hazel Sillver found out

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Rare hooded wall clock by Richard Comber of Lewes c.1775, of 30 hour duration. It is additionally fitted with an alarm. Housed in an exceptionally pretty and original oak case - Price £7,500

A new exhibition of antique clocks is to open at the Lewes galleries of W.F.Bruce Antiques on Saturday 5 December

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Monday, November 2, 2015
Beachy Head

There’s not much more invigorating than a Sunday stroll across our countryside on a crisp winter afternoon. Here we round up some of our favourite Sussex walks to enjoy this winter

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Homes & Gardens

Mon, 16:03

Rick Englert and Richard Taylor have not only built their dream house from scratch, they’ve also surrounded it with the most beautiful gardens and parkland. Alice Cooke was hard pushed not to take up residence

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Friday, October 23, 2015

“We’ve been here for two and a half happy years,” says Siobhan Regan of her home, Ashleigh. 
“Our hearts and souls have gone into the redesign here, and I can’t quite believe we’re thinking of moving!”

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Brighton’s iconic “building of the future” is turning to people power to give it a new lease of life

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Friday, October 16, 2015

Ever fancied building your dream house? Steve and Sarah Turner did exactly that at Lower Shuckers in Maplehurst, and still managed to keep the most charming elements of traditional Sussex building alive, making the project all the sweeter. Alice Cooke went to find out more

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Photo by Mark Wood

On the market for the first time in 21 years, this is a wonderful opportunity for someone to secure a superb family home in the heart of the Ashdown Forest.

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Monday, August 10, 2015
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Friday, July 24, 2015
Murrays Restaurant

Located on the ground floor of the boutique four star Ship Hotel in North Street, Chichester with the adjoining Captains Bar, Murrays offers a truly wonderful dining experience

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Thursday, November 13, 2014
Taste Restaurant

Taste Restaurant has great views from its sheltered terrace on Brighton seafront

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Saturday, November 1, 2014
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Thursday, August 28, 2014
Celebrity chef James Martin will be headling the Food and Wine Raceday

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Fri, 12:18

In the run up to the big day, Santa will be appearing at a number of locations across Sussex. Here we bring you 5 of the best places to meet him...

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Wed, 15:37
A dhow used in the Zanzibar slave trade, 1873 © liszt collection / Alamy

Brighton’s Black History Group made a remarkable discovery when investigating a forgotten grave in the city’s Woodvale Cemetery. They unmasked the poignant story of a young African boy rescued from a slave dhow. Words by Suchitra Chatterjee

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Wed, 15:19
Beryl Cowan's father, who was one of the original Sidlesham settlers (courtesy of Beryl Cowan)

On a grey October day in 1938 a young lad and his sister, clutching their mother’s hand, stepped off a train in Chichester and into a new life.

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Tue, 12:58
Dougal at The Coach and Horses

Sussex residents love their pets. Hazel Sillver interviews seven local animals about their life in our community

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Tue, 12:30

Caroline Patey-Johns from Burgess Hill has been passionate about whippets since childhood. So when she was in a position to choose a new career path, she decided to set up a business built around their very particular needs...and The Whippet Hotel was born.

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The Blacksmith’s Arms in Donnington is both rural and modern, as Alice Cooke found out

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Mon, 10:15

Whether you’re looking for fine dining, pub food, a romantic meal for 2 or a taste of something from further afield, eating out in Sussex really has something for everyone. Here’s our guide to the best local restaurants and pubs

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

A new pub is Hove offers something different to the local drinking and dining scene, says Jenny Mark-Bell

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Thursday, October 8, 2015
Silo © Theo Cohen 2015

SILO claims to be the UK’s first zero-waste restaurant. Fittingly, it is in Brighton. Jenny Mark-Bell finds out whether the substance matches the style

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

The Earl of March in Lavant is grand by name and proved equally resplendent in taste, as Alice Cooke found out

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