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National Trust demolishes Birling Gap ice cream parlour after seven years' worth of cliff fall in two months

The Argus: The ice cream parlour and sun lounge have now been removed from the Birling Gap Hotel

9:40am Tuesday 25th February 2014

The National Trust has demolished part of the Birling Gap Hotel after storms caused the equivalent of seven years of erosion to the cliffs.

Blue skies and sunshine as storms abate at last in Sussex

The Argus: Blue skies outside The Argus office in Hollingbury

10:01am Sunday 16th February 2014

Sussex woke up to blue skies and sunshine as the recent storms finally passed.

Raging winds batter Sussex overnight

The Argus: Raging winds batter Sussex overnight

8:16am Saturday 15th February 2014

Gale force winds left a trail of destruction overnight as Sussex felt the full force of another storm.

Flood volunteers sign up as gales and torrential rain return to Sussex

The Argus: Strong gusts yesterday morning brought down a large tree in Hove Park Road

4:30am Friday 14th February 2014

The Met Office has issued warnings for both wind and rain for today and tomorrow before a brief respite on Sunday.

Severe weather warning for Sussex coast upgraded with 80mph wind expected as well as heavy rain

The Argus: Brighton beach in January this year

1:38pm Thursday 13th February 2014

The Sussex coast is bracing for 80mph tomorrow as the latest storm heads towards the county.

Brief respite in severe weather in Sussex but more tomorrow

The Argus: Double rainbow over Hangleton

9:58am Thursday 13th February 2014

Sussex will experience a rare day without severe weather today.

Further collapses expected at Brighton's West Pier

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11:11am Wednesday 12th February 2014

As winds are set to batter the south coast, the caretakers of Brighton's ravaged West Pier are bracing themselves for more collapses.

Warning of 80mph winds along south coast today

The Argus: Warning of 80mph winds along south coast today

9:11am Wednesday 12th February 2014

Sussex has been issued an amber be prepared weather warning for wind today.

National Trust to keep close eye on Birling Gap after large clifftop falls

The Argus: The picture with the shading showing the cliffs which have since fallen. Picture by Peter Hibbs.

9:53am Wednesday 12th February 2014

The National Trust says it is monitoring Birling Gap closely after an estimated three metres of clifftop was lost to the sea during this year's storms.

40 years after the West Pier closed, we can’t ignore a chance to rebuild

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9:51am Wednesday 12th February 2014

Almost 40 years after its turnstiles clinked shut for the last time, the most beautiful pier in Britain has lost none of its power to prompt people’s passions and prejudices.

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