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Call for ban on cars dropping off or picking up pupils at school gates

A charity has called for cars to be banned from the school gates at drop off and pick up times in a bid to improve pupils’ health.

Offbeat
Sussex volunteers needed to help dementia studies

Sussex volunteers needed to help dementia studies

Volunteers across Sussex are being sought to help with dementia studies.

Health

‘Mr Crawley’ honoured with High Street plaque

‘Mr Crawley’, Roger Bastable has been honoured by the town’s arts council with the unveiling of a plaque.

News
Drivers reminded of MOT changes that have come into force

Drivers reminded of MOT changes that have come into force

The new MOT took effect yesterday (Sunday May 20), and motorists are being reminded again of the changes, which will bring cleaner, safer vehicles to Britain’s roads.

News

Video: Charlie’s story reinforces Sussex hospice ‘Live For the Now’ message

This year, Children’s Hospice Week (May 21-27) is all about remembering that life is short and recognising the importance of making moments that matter.

Health
Areas included in the exciting designs for new-look public space in Crawley

Public’s chance to view multi-million-pound Crawley improvement schemes

Proposals for the £8.3m Crawley Eastern Gateway and £5.3m Station Gateway projects go on display soon in a series of public exhibitions.

News
Velo South will give thousands a day to remember

Velo South - where you can see the cyclists on the day

A total of 15,000 riders will be taking part in the first Vélo South 100-mile closed-road event on Sunday September 23.

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Sally Gunnell OBE, who is riding for lead charity Age UK West Sussex

Velo South - West Sussex residents given second chance to take part

The full details of the route for the Vélo South 100-mile closed-road sportive have been released.

News

Video: Blooming mass of colour at Arundel

A record 15,000 pom-pom headed alliums are in bloom at Arundel Castle, with magnificent bursts of purple, white, and amethyst hues.

News

Your Sussex weather for the Royal Wedding and the bank holiday

Sussex is set to be bathed in sunshine for the Royal Wedding this weekend and the Bank Holiday at the end of the month.

News

Video: Celebrity carpool karaoke for Sussex hospice

Singer and songwriter Chesney Hawkes took part in a carpool karaoke to raise awareness of the Sussex children’s hospice Chestnut Tree House.

News
Undiagnosed dementia problem

Dementia - chance to help West Sussex care and support

People affected by dementia, including family and friends, are being encouraged to share their experiences of care and support.

Health
Free cream tea delivery for hundreds of elderly West Sussex residents

Free cream tea delivery for hundreds of elderly West Sussex residents

More than 500 elderly residents across West Sussex will be toasting the royal happy couple this weekend thanks to a special delivery to their own homes.

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Steve Donathy, who works for Crawley-based E&R Freight

Crawley firm’s appeal for information after employee helps man in distress

An HGV driver whose swift actions may have saved the life of a man who suffered a suspected stroke says he did what anyone else would have done in that situation.

Business
The Mayor and Mayoress with General Manager Dave Watmore at the celebration

Hawth at Crawley continues its 30th birthday celebrations

The Hawth first opened its doors to the public in April 1988 and ever since has offered a diverse programme of top quality arts and entertainment.

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The Countess of Wessex at the opening

Crawley ambulance staff welcome Royal visitor

The Countess of Wessex was welcomed by ambulance service staff in the Crawley sunshine as she attended South East Coast Ambulance Service to officially open the Trust’s new Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and HQ on Manor Royal in Crawley.

Health
The Amex stadium

Sussex businesses’ chance to learn about branding

South East businesses will get the chance to learn how to brand their businesses for international success with a masterclass in Brighton from a celebrated international marketing expert.

Business
In the lead up to Local Newspaper Week David Dinsmore (right) visited Johnston Press' Chichester publishing centre, and toured the newsroom before addressing assembled journalists. He's pictured with Editor in Chief Gary Shipton

NMA chairman warns of threat to local journalism from DP Bill Press Curbs

Attempts to use the data protection regime to stifle freedom of speech pose a grave threat to local newspaper journalism which does so much good in our society, News Media Association chairman David Dinsmore said today.

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Film review: Avengers: Infinity War (4 out of 5)

The previous 18 Marvel movies have been leading up to this long and all-encompassing storyline but has it been worth the wait?

Arts

Sussex ‘Undiscovered’ winner Hattie Briggs talks about her success and influences

For former Sussex based 2017 winner Hattie Briggs the Fender Undiscovered competition was a gateway to success - and now the chance has arriveds for more artists to prove themselves.

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