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3 hrs ago | The Argus

Makeover to boost centre

Brighton and Hove City Council has applied for permission to replace the existing windows and doors at Woodingdean Community Centre in Warren Road, Brighton, with UPVC windows and aluminium doors and install insulated UPVC cladding panels.

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6 hrs ago | The Argus

Brighton road, closed for six hours, reopened following police car incident

Police say a stolen Nissan Micra was doing "doughnut turns" in Whitehawk Road, Brighton, at 3.40am before they followed it through Whitehawk.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Argus

Brighton pharmacy staff focus on sunscreen

Sharps Pharmacy, in Coombe Road, Brighton, is promoting the use of sun cream to help people choose the right SPF for their families over the high season.

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The Argus

Flooded residents told: Don't blame it on the drains

BLOCKED drains have been blamed for devastating flash flooding - but council bosses say it could not have been avoided in the extreme weather.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Argus

Huge step for i360 as first ground is broken

A MOMENTOUS occasion was hailed with the unveiling of a multimillion-pound seafront regeneration project and the ground-breaking of the i360 .

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The Argus

In the Dock: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Lucas Muasabu Mnweto , 30, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to stealing a three-pack of Snickers chocolate bars and a bottle of Cola, worth A 2.25, from Sainsbury's in Buckhurst Place, Bexhill.

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The Argus

Refurbished park gets coveted Green Flag status in record-breaking year

The Level in Brighton has been awarded Green Flag status bringing the number of approved green spaces in the city to its highest level ever.

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The Argus

Clean-up operation underway after 'intense' south coast storm

About 4ft of water flooded the underpass between the station's platforms yesterday morning, with fire crews having to pump out the deluge.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Insurance

Off Beat: Dog slips disc in tall grass, owner wants vet bill reimbursed

The legal arena can be a dog-eat-dog world, but one pet owner from England is taking on her local council to seek compensation for injuries her dog sustained while undertaking that most cliched of dog activities: chasing a cat.

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The Argus

Residents slam new parking scheme

Concerns over the extension of a parking zone on Aberdeen Road, Brighton, have been "ignored" by the council, residents said.

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BBC News

Rain, hail and lightning cause chaos

Flooding has caused problems on both the A270 Old Shoreham Road at Portslade and also on Church Road in Hove which is reported to be closed.

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Hillingdon Times

Travel disruption amid flash floods

The Met Office issued a severe weather warning today for the south-east of England as almost half a month's worth of rain fell in an hour in some places.

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The Argus

Storms swept across parts of Sussex this morning, bringing lighting strikes and heavy flooding.

Brighton Station and Hove Station are both closed after being hit by lightning this morning.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Argus

More freedom to roam the South Downs

The area, which runs from east to west between Stanmer Park and the A23, is about ten times the size of Brighton's Preston Park.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Argus

Father's says block of flats is riddled with bugs

A father of three has slammed a council for "doing nothing" about a bed bug infestation in a block of flats.

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The Argus

Judge orders five fraudsters to pay back 7.6m

The orders were made when a series of confiscation hearings under the Proceeds of Crime Act concluded at Hove Crown Court on Wednesday.

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The Argus

a Serial sexual predator has been jailed for a string of late-night assaults on lone women.

Jude Krishnan, 22, of Montpelier Crescent, Brighton, was yesterday sentenced to six years and two months after being found guilty of five sexual assaults and two attempted sexual assaults between May 2012 and September 16 last year.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Argus

Fighting fund set up to save Hippodrome Theatre

Campaigners have stepped up their bid to save a theatre as a live performance venue by launching an urgent funding appeal.

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The Argus

Housing developers must - get a move on'

DEVELOPERS have been urged to "get a move on" and build nearly a thousand homes given the go-ahead by planning chiefs.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

Candlewick Introduces 'Tom Gates' in the U.S.

Tom Gates a master of excuses, creative storyteller, and middle-school comedian extraordinaire, is the feisty eponymous hero of Liz Pichon's The Brilliant World of Tom Gates .

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