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Your news: Unique learning experience as students take over college

‘Those who can’t do, teach.’

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Bumper crowd at Crawley Town v Hartlepool. Pic: PW Sporting Photography SUS-170117-114639002

FAN’S VIEW: Crawley capable of getting a result in ‘massive test’ against Portsmouth

Crawley have now won four home games on the spin.

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Michael Neilson

NEILSON’S COLUMN: Are familiar faces on our TV screens causing confusion?

When working away from home, as actors often do, we have to find suitable (sometimes unsuitable) accommodation for the duration of the job.

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Calvados with apple pie

RICHARD ESLING: Keep away the January blues with a little apple brandy

Mid-January and the end of year celebrations already seem like a distant memory.

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Chinese barbecue ribs

TONY STAPLES: A seriously messy meal to celebrate Chinese New Year

With just over a week to go to Chinese New Year, Tony Staples, executive head chef of The Arora Hotel in Crawley, shares his favourite recipe...

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Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester

The potential of life, individually and collectively

Because I’m fairly disorganised, I reckon it’s still not too late to make some new year resolutions.

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Peter Mansfield-Clark MBE cutting the ribbon, with June Romaine who opened the original shop 37 years ago

UGC: Crawley Community Shop is relaunched

Thirty-seven years ago June Romaine and Raymond Ward opened Crawley’s first charity shop.

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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.

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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.

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Blaise is trying to keep on the straight and narrow

I'm going off my trolley with insane dieting advice

Over the years I have come up with a variety of strategies to cope with the tedium of frequent visits to the supermarket.
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The larger than normal Crawley Town crowd for their match against Hartlepool. Pic: PW Sport Photography SUS-170114-163411002

A FAN’S VIEW: Pay What You Can exceeds all expectations

Not since May 2015, Coventry City at home and our fateful relegation to League Two had the Checkatrade Stadium seen a bigger attendance than last Saturday’s.

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UGC: Campaigner’s huge charity challenge

UGC: Campaigner’s huge charity challenge

Crawley handcycling enthusiast Rob Groves is planning to take on a four week, 2,500 mile journey along England’s coastline.

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UGC: Snowhill’s support for Alzheimer’s Society

UGC: Snowhill’s support for Alzheimer’s Society

A Copthorne-based garden centre is hoping to raise thousands for Alzheimer’s Society throughout 2017, as part of a new partnership with the charity.

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Sing For Better Health in Brighton

New years bring new beginnings

A new year marks a time when many people redouble their efforts to get fit and stay fit.

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A steward in the P&O Club lounge

RICHARD ESLING: Hop across the channel for a little re-stocking

Assuming that your only acknowledgement to ‘Dry January’ is to avoid sweet wines, now is the perfect time for a hop across the channel to re-stock the ‘cellar’, which has been ransacked and pillaged over the last few weeks.

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UGC: Training students on how to talk to dementia patients

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust’s (SCFT) Voluntary and Community Development Team has launched their first group of Connect with Dementia Volunteers on Viking Ward at Crawley Hospital.

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A deserted station during rush hour this morning

COMMENT: Sussex commuters left to suffer Southern rail Groundhog Day

It is fair to say that tens of thousands of ordinary Sussex folk are currently enduring a very dark version of Groundhog Day.

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Blaise Tapp is off to the pub

Don’t let the great British pub dry up

We are regularly told that January is the most miserable month of the lot: 31 short days and long cold nights when very few of us have any cash and are full of self-loathing.

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Crawley Town fan Steve Herbert SUS-160111-112347002

A fan’s view: Drummy’s new side suggest a happy 2017

Sitting 13th in the League might be unlucky for some, but not for Crawley Town who started the new year a healthy mid-table in League Two, six points outside the play-offs with a very creditable 32 points on the board.

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