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As Bake Off kicks off tonight poll shows it’s our all-time favourite reality talent show

Since its humble beginnings on BBC 2 in 2010, Great British Bake Off in the last six years has become a national institution and a ratings juggernaut, with last year’s final attracting more than 15 million viewers and making it the biggest television event of 2015.

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Fickle Friends

Brighton band Fickle Friends to play at Reading and Leeds

Fickle Friends may be under the radar at the moment, but Charlotte Pearson predicts big things.

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Canine Capers at Lurgashall

Canine Capers will again be taking pace on Lurgashall’s Jubilee Field next weekend (Sunday, September 4)

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Coca-Cola bottle ‘most iconic packaging’

Coca-Cola bottle ‘most iconic packaging’

The Cola-Cola glass bottle has been voted as the most iconic packaging on the UK’s shelves.

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Mrs Brown’s Boys voted best British sitcom of the 21st century

It’s the farcical comedy which leaves critics stony-faced. But now Mrs Brown’s Boys has been voted the best British sitcom of the 21st century, beating Ricky Gervais’s observational masterpiece, The Office.

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The Tim Hutchinson Show at Lurgashall

When young Charlotte Murray’s dog ate the funny vegetable creature she had made for Lurgashall Horticultural Club’s summer show she was sad but undaunted and set to work again and her hard work paid off when she won first prize.

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Popular ice cream parlour set to reopen in Midhurst

The hugely popular Fitzcane’s ice cream parlour looks set to reopen in Midhurst after being forced to close earlier this year.

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Heritage Open Day at Petworth Cottage Museum

There is free entry to Petworth Cottage Museum on Saturday, September 10 from 2-4.30pm as part of Heritage Open Days.

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Medieval Midhurst organiser adds another string to his bow

Photographer and Medieval Midhurst organiser Michael Chevis is hoping to add another strong to his bow with the setting up of a new archery club.

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The Halfway Bridge

Restaurant Review: Halfway by name but no half measures

On the neighbouring table a party of four were celebrating an 18th birthday.

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New gadgets

Top Tech trends for Summer 2016 and what to look out for later this year

This year has already been a huge year for new tech trends, with the boom in virtual reality technology around the world, the ever growing fitness-tech market and the never-ending improvements to smart phones and smart TVs.

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Wedding fashion

A guide to summer wedding fashion

Wedding season is in full swing and it’s not just brides who will be meticulously planning their dresses.

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The value of apprenticeships

Advice from apprentices on how to secure one in 2016

For young people around the UK, now is one of the most important times in their lives for deciding what they want their future to look like.

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Fittleworth daredevil completes his Arch to Arc challenge

Daredevil Neil Melville-Rae has successfully completed his whacky fund raising challenge of setting a new penny-farthing distance record and raising money for the autism Jigsaw School charity at the same time.

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Pokemon Go

Life ban for Pokemon GO cheats

Pokemon GO players who are found to be cheating will have a permanent ban slapped on them, it has been announced.

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Heyshott gardeners know their onions

There were over 200 entries on display at Heyshott Summer Show in the Cobden Hall.

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Fernhurst Centre closes for a major refurbishment

The much loved Fernhurst centre has closed for the rest of the summer for a major facelift.

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Can you get 10/10 in our retro games quiz?

How well do you know your retro games?

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Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

More than half of the UK’s grandparents are planning to look after their grandchildren over the next few weeks, according to a recent survey.

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Standards high at Easebourne Garden Show

Standards were higher than ever when Easebourne Garden and Allotment Society held its annual produce show at Cowdray Hall.

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