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The Argus: yesterdays 


Scorching summer sun melts railway tracks in 2003

The Argus:

12:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE recent spell of warm weather has been one of the hottest in recent years. However, Sussex is no stranger to red hot summers. Ben James delves into The Argus archives for more.

It’s been a hard life for Eastbourne Pier

The Argus:

4:00pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

We all looked on in horror as Eastbourne Pier was engulfed by flames on Wednesday. The Grade II* pier has enjoyed a long and successful history. But a look through The Argus archives reveals the pier has had anything but a trouble-free time. Ben James reports.

Sport Nostalgia

Former Seagulls: Norman Albert Gall

The Argus: Norman Albert Gall

11:40am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Position: Defender Born: September 30, 1942 in Northumberland Time at The Albion: 1962-74 Apps: 448 (four goals) Height: 5ft 9in Weight: 11 st 5lb His story: For 11 years Norman Gall was Albion’s ‘Mr Reliable’.

100 years ago

Wheel comes off train as troops land in France

The Argus:

4:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

EVEN though news reports of the First World War were dominating headlines 100 years ago, day-to-day news still found its way to print.

Then and Now

Vertical pier to replace Sussex’s Grand Old Lady

The Argus:

4:00pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Bittersweet emotions were in the air last week as ground was broken on the i360 viewing tower.

Mystery Pictures

Shed light on these pictures...

The Argus:

4:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Does anyone recognise a dad or granddad in this picture from the first recorded amateur running event between London and Brighton in 1929? Note that the runner in the centre of the picture has a Swastika on his shirt.

Past Present

A lasting impression

The Argus: A lasting impression

12:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

Most French towns and cities name a number of their roads after people who have made a real contribution to the area.


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