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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, World News, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Lottery

16 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

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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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, World News, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom,

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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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, West Sussex County, England, World News,

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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Related Topix: Weather, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, West Sussex County, England, World News, Greater London County, England

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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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, West Sussex County, England

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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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, World News, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom,

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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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, World News, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom,

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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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, West Sussex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

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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Related Topix: West Sussex County, England, East Sussex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

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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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, World News, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom,

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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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, World News, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom

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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The Argus

Pro-Palestine protest to take place

Brighton and Hove Palestine Solidarity Campaign has announced that protesters will gather for a demonstration for Gaza this Sunday at the Old Steine War Memorial in Brighton at 1pm.

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The Argus

Travellers arrive at Black Rock in Brighton

Brighton and Hove City Council 's website says: "Unauthorised encampment of Travellers and Gypsies on land at Black Rock - we will be visiting this site with the police as soon as possible to carry out a community impact assessment to determine the most appropriate course of action."

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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, World News, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Argus

Inspectors slam school over level of teaching

A bilingual school, which uses English and Spanish, has failed to impress inspectors on its teaching of the foreign language.

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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, World News, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom,

Mirror.co.uk

Dora Bryan dead: Last of the Summer Wine and Absolutely Fabulous actress dies aged 91

The Last of the Summer Wine and Absolutely Fabulous actress Dora Bryan has passed away with her sons Daniel and William Lawton by her bedside, according to The Brighton Argus newspaper.

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Related Topix: A Taste of Honey, Drama Movies, MirrorMask, Dora Bryan, West Sussex County, England, East Sussex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Brooklynvegan

Sharon Jones played a free NYC show (pics) ++ Budos Band, Naomi...

Jones waltzed through her catalog with tight vocal technique, annunciation and grit on her fast paced jams and sweet flow on her ballads.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Gladys Knight, Hard-Rock, Black Sabbath, Village Green, NY, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, West Sussex County, England, East Sussex County, England, Netherlands,

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