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Frosty fun at the fairground

The run-up to Christmas can be hectic. There’s so much to plan for - presents, cards, visits to family and friends, not to mention getting to that carol service, nativity play and let’s not even talk about work…

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Munich - where the past and the future sit comfortably side by side

Mention the word Munich and reaction can be varied - some will think of the world-famous Oktoberfest drinking festival, football fans may well talk about Bayern Munich and others will recall the 1972 Olympics.

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Jimi Hendrix performed at the Starlight Ballroom, Crawley, on October 15 1967

Remember when Jimi Hendrix played Crawley?

Every once in a while, the archives offer up a truly amazing picture - and this one's a cracker.

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Members of Crawley Ladies Hockey Club took part in the Crawley Carnival of 1993 dressed as characters from The Wizard of Oz

Fun time at Carnival in 1993

Crawley Carnival in 1993 brought with it an air of adventure, with pirates and wizards galore.

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Dublin Docklands. Dublin Castle. Photo: F�ilte Ireland

Delightful Dublin, the captivating capital of the ‘emerald isle’

Dublin, located at the mouth of the River Liffey, which flows into Dublin Bay and the Irish Sea, is the capital of the Republic of Ireland and a truly enchanting city where the locals enthral visitors with an infectious sense of humour and an exuberant zest for life.

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White Christmas

RICHARD ESLING: A white Christmas – guaranteed

Although a little milder at the beginning of this week, last week saw freezing temperatures in Sussex and across much of Europe as an icy blast swept down from the Arctic.

Opinion
(From left) Ben Varley (Head Chef), Jodie Kidd, and Andrew MacKenzie (Executive Head Chef)

Model Jodie Kidd talks about her new pub in Kirdford, Sussex, and how Celebrity MasterChef inspired her

You never know where life is going to take you and this certainly has been the case for fashion model, racing car driver and television personality Jodie Kidd.

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REVIEW: Petworth's angel is a heavenly treat

A row of books artistically arrayed above the fireplace included such heady titles as 'The History of Chair Making in High Wycombe'.

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Video: Why Magaluf is a safer and more family-friendly destination

In November 2015, the Palmanove-Magaluf Hotel Association, Calvia Town Hall and Meliá Hotels International pledged to transform the area of Magaluf through a collaborative five-year regeneration plan.

Offbeat
Cellars at Chateau la Garde, one of the Dourthe Estates

RICHARD ESLING: Dourthe stands out from the crowd

The Bordeaux Wine Trade can be a complicated affair.

Opinion
Three Bridges First School in the summer of 1953. Picture: Stan Prior

School days and sporting fun from the early 1950s

It has been more than 70 years since Three Bridges First School opened its doors to its first cluster of tiny children.

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A meal from the wine dinner organised by Arundel Wine Society

RICHARD ESLING: Californian wines in the limelight

The wine regions of California were in the news last month, but for all the wrong reasons.

Opinion
Cognac mushrooms on crostini with goats cheese fritters

TONY STAPLES: This versatile dish is ideal for a starter this Christmas

Make your recipes work harder this festive season so you don’t have to, says Tony Staples, executive head chef of the Arora Hotel, in Crawley.

Opinion

Property of the Week - impressive home with links to the past

Great views in a rural setting, paddocks, stables - and a tower mill. This West Sussex property has plenty going for it!

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Wim Truter, KWV chief winemaker, at the tasting lunch

RICHARD ESLING: New wines from the old New World

The South African wines from KWV have been around for a long time – nearly 100 years in fact.

News
The awards trophy

Sussex food and drink grand finalists celebrate success

The grand finalists in the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2018 were revealed today following an intensive eight-month judging process, supported by a record 15,000 public votes.
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Mary Berry alongside the Duchess of Richmond and Gordon and her son the Duke, who both feature in the programme

VIDEO: Mary Berry films her new show at Goodwood

Baking idol Mary Berry explored the rich culinary history of the Goodwood Estate for her new BBC One programme.

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Unique restaurant partnership celebrates its first ground-breaking year at Goodwood

Restaurants of note never stop pushing boundaries.

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It's International Sherry Week

RICHARD ESLING: A good excuse to buy a bottle of sherry

The great British love affair with sherry seemingly dates back to the wars between us and the Spanish Empire in the 16th century.

Opinion
Spicy Vietnamese Style Salad with grilled Paneer

DAVID WOODS: Spice up winter with a salad that keeps on giving

If the winter blues have struck and you’re feeling a little gloomy, then this will perk you up.

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