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COUNTY NEWS: Man dies in A27 lorry collision

A man has died after a lorry collided with the central reservation of the A27, according to police.

Transport
Southern passengers have faced almost constant delays since early 2016

Southern passengers to ‘mourn the death of their patience’

A three-day protest by Southern train passengers is set to ‘mourn the death of their patience’.

Politics
Your news: Best foot forward with Crawley running club

Your news: Best foot forward with Crawley running club

With Christmas behind us for another year, a leading charity-affiliated running club is on the lookout for new members.

Opinion
Former bomb disposal expert Mark Manning SUS-140617-144513001

COUNTY NEWS: Pair plotted to kill man on fishing trip, court hears

Taking him on a fishing trip and throwing his body overboard was one of the methods Colin Gale and Stewart Robertson discussed to ‘get rid of Mark Manning’, a court has heard.

Crime
A23 blocked due to accident

A23 blocked due to accident

The A23 is currently blocked due to an accident.

Transport
Lance Corporal James Brynin of the Intelligence Corps was killed in action in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on Tuesday ENGSUS00320131017090808

Soldier who shot Sussex comrade in Afganistan will not be prosecuted

A soldier who shot his comrade, James Brynin, in Afganistan will not be prosecuted, a Sussex inquest heard today.

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Doug Fielder on his 80th birthday, six years before he died

COUNTY NEWS: Medical pioneer was ‘modest man’

The man who made the first fetal heart monitor and developed ultrasound scanning has died at the age of 86.

Health
Elysia-Mai Dhiman. Picture: Sussex Police

Police concerned for missing teenager

Police and family are concerned for the welfare of 14-year-old Elysia-Mai Dhiman from Crawley.

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Police

COUNTY: ‘Severe’ lorry crash closes A27 in both directions

A major part of the A27 has been closed in both directions after a lorry crashed into the central reservation, police have told.

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Noor Mosque in Langley Green gather for New Year's Day prayer and community litter pick - picture submitted by the mosque

UGC: Mosque holds litterpick to help build community spirit in young

Worshippers old and young at the Noor Mosque in Langley Green gathered on New Year’s Day for prayers followed by a community litter pick and clean up of the neighbourhood.

Opinion
Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin

Defence minister: New contracts securing Crawley jobs

For the third time in a month, new MoD contracts are benefiting Crawley employer Thales with dozens more high-skilled local jobs and apprenticeships protected as Thales help build the technology our armed forces need to stay safe in the most dangerous parts of the world.

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Ejector seat from a 1978 French jet SUS-170116-102549001

Psst ... Want to buy an aircraft ejector seat?

An ejector seat from a French jet is among ‘boys’ toys’ being sold at an auction in Billingshurst this spring.

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Dame Vera Lynn at home in Ditchling in 2014. Photo: Steve Robards SUS-141216-153204001

Tickets on sale for Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday celebrations

Tickets have gone on sale for an evening of celebrations as the ‘Forces Sweetheart’ and Ditchling resident Dame Vera Lynn turns 100.

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Richard Jones, 63, formerly known as Richard Ernest Bloch, now of Grange Road, Shanklin. Picture: Sussex Police

Prison for historic child sex offender

A man from the Isle of Wight is starting a prison sentence for sexual offences against young girls in Crawley, North West London and Kent over the last 25 years.

Crime
Mira Adams and Jennifer Jelley-Ottley at Sussex Bridal Services in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-170501-110913008

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex woman hosts wedding fair for terminally ill friend

A Sussex woman is hosting a fundraising wedding fair for her best friend who suffers from an incurable illness.

News
Josh Howie

Comedians set to brighten up winter nights at the Hawth

A double dose of comedy is in store at the Hawth Studio, Crawley, during next month.

Theatre and Comedy
Conor Henderson scores. Crawley Town v Whitehawk. Picture by PW Sporting Photography SUS-171101-091945001

Former Arsenal midfielder Henderson to sign for Crawley until the end of the season

Crawley Town head coach Dermot Drummy is expecting to sign Conor Henderson this week on a permanent basis until the end of the season.

Crawley Town
Awful Auntie. Illustrations � Tony Ross, 2014. Lettering of authors name � Quentin Blake, 2010

Horsham to host world premiere of David Walliams’ Awful Auntie

The Birmingham Stage Company has announced that the world première of David Walliams’ Awful Auntie, published by HarperCollins Children’s Books, will open at The Capitol in Horsham on Thursday September 21 and run until Sunday September 24 prior to an 18-month UK tour.

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Product warning

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.

News
British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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