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Snow preparations underway for West Sussex

Town and parish councils across West Sussex are being advised to prepare for snow next week.

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Health warning issued as temperatures start to fall

Health warning issued as temperatures start to fall

Fresh winter health warnings are being issued by Public Health England (PHE) after forecasts say next week will see temperatures fall, bringing snow and ice to some parts of the region.

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Alert over snow. Photo: Met office

Snow alert for Sussex issued by Met Office

A Met Office alert for snow has been issued which includes East Sussex and also part of the west of the county.

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Snow showers could cause problems for drivers

Snow and ‘significant’ wind chill heading towards Sussex, Met Office announce

With an icy blast heading our way from Siberia in the coming days, the Met Office has issued the following round-up of what we can expect, including snow showers.

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Keep burst pipes at bay

These eight tips will protect your home from the ‘Beast From The East’

A viciously-cold weather front is set to sweep in from Siberia over the coming weekend, bringing freezing conditions and bitter winds with it.

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Video: Jodie Kidd voices support for hospice fundraiser

Limited places are available on Chestnut Tree House Hospice's fundraising Inca Trail.

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West Sussex Dark Star brewery joins forces with Fuller’s

West Sussex Dark Star brewery joins forces with Fuller’s

Partridge Green based brewery Dark Star has today (February 20) joined forces with independent traditional family brewer Fuller’s.

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Weather Alert update: ‘Beast from the East’ on its way

Weather Alert update: ‘Beast from the East’ on its way

Very cold air from Siberia is set to hit Sussex later this week as daytime temperatures drop from today’s 10degC down to freezing.

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Icy winds set to hit Sussex

Icy winds set to hit Sussex

Sussex will be hit by very cold air from Eastern Europe by the end of the week, with temperatures dropping dramatically due to the wind chill factor.

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KFC closes

Lack of chicken means KFC temporarily closes across Sussex

KFC outlets across most of Sussex have been forced to close due to a lack of chicken.

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Slideshow: Crawley Town v Lincoln City

There was plenty of action as Crawley Town chalked up a 3-1 win over visitors Lincoln City on Saturday.

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Journey's End

Film review: Journey’s End (4 out of 5)

The remarkable fact about RC Sherriff’s First World War play Journey’s End is that is was written in 1928, so when it appeared quite a few of the male audience will have fought in the Great War.

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£3.5bn plan announced to help South-East’s busy rail network

£3.5bn plan announced to help South-East’s busy rail network

A five-year plan that will cost £3.5bn has been announced to renew the South-East’s congested rail network.

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A Midsummers Night's Dream, A Caribbean Dream

DVD review: A Midsummers Night’s Dream, A Caribbean Dream

Countless versions of A Midsummers Night’s Dream have entertained people across the world since the Bard put pen to paper in around 1595.

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Video: Prezzo turns to the dark side with the launch of the UK’s first charcoal-based pizza

Pizza and pasta restaurant Prezzo is launching two exciting black pizza options made with a charcoal dough base.

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Warning over ticket fraud

Warning over flight ticket fraud

With many people currently planning holidays for the year, a warning has been issued about fraudsters attempting to entice victims who are looking for cheap flights abroad.

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Dramatic decline in rural hedgehog population revealed

Dramatic decline in rural hedgehog population revealed

At least half the population of native hedgehogs has been lost from the British countryside over the last two decades, warn two wildlife charities in a report issued today.

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Crawley blind veteran back on ski slopes thanks to military charity

A blind veteran from Crawley has been skiing and snowboarding in Canazei, Italy, with other vision-impaired Armed Forces veterans thanks to national military charity Blind Veterans UK.

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Azaleas can cause serious problems for cats and dogs

10 common plants and flowers that are dangerous to pets

The nation’s pet owners are being warned about the hidden dangers of common plants and flowers that may deal fatal blows to furry companions.

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Plenty of frosts due this week

Keeping you house safe during the winter chill

With temperatures set to stay at freezing or just above this week across Sussex, advice has been provided on keeping your house safe.

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