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COUNTY NEWS: Deepcut soldier’s death ruled as suicide

Young army recruit Private Sean Benton, who was found dead at Deepcut barracks in 1995, died from self-inflicted gun wounds, an inquest ruled.

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Maisie Doswell was diagnosed with the rare genetic condition Myhre syndrome two and a half years ago

COUNTY NEWS: Teenager risks going blind to relieve severe headache pain

A teenage girl has undergone an operation which risks her going blind in order to relieve pain brought on by a rare genetic condition.

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More than 50 guests turned out to celebrate the surprise wedding. Picture: Web Photo UK Photography

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex wedding – no one told the bride!

A Sussex woman got married in the most unique circumstances last weekend...as she was unaware she was going to be the bride.

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The A29 was closed after a serious road traffic collision. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Three seriously injured in multi-vehicle A29 collision

Three people were seriously injured following a four vehicle collision on the A29 Bury Hill, Bury, according to police.

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Weather: Sussex to be hit by heatwave

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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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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School children and teachers from St Mary's CofE Primary School gathered for Pulborough's first colour run on Sunday

School children cover teachers with neon colour powder

Children at a Pulborough primary school were given the opportunity to cover their teachers in neon colour powder this weekend.

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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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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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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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