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  • THE FIGHT'S ON TO SAVE HOME

    STAFF, residents and friends of a nursing home threatened with closure have launched a campaign to save it. The Argus revealed yesterday that Montgomery House in Poets Corner, Hove, is to close next month for financial reasons. Residents were in tears

  • THE COLUMN WHERE WE RESPOND TO YOUR COMPLAINTS AND OPINIONS

    WWRITING about military matters can be a minefield. As you will have seen from previous Feedback columns, we occasionally trip up over nomenclature, armed forces for the use of. Years ago when I worked in a newspaper office not much more than a bosun's

  • POLL-AXED

    THE NEW political face of Sussex emerged today after a disastrous night of local election voting for Liberal Democrats. As dozens of candidates were left wondering what went wrong, the Tories celebrated several key victories by predicting: "We're on our

  • FINE AND DANDY FOR WEDDING

    AA COUPLE will step back into bygone Brighton for an unusual wedding which they hope might become an unplanned festival attraction. Julia Harding and Eric Barns, of Cambridge Grove, Hove, and their 60 guests will make an unusual sight when they don Regency

  • THE THIEF'S SWANSONG

    IT was a warm sunny morning on the riverbank as the swan sat guarding his nest preening himself, occasionally standing to stare proudly at his clutch of eggs. But the serene setting on the River Ouse at Lewes was about to be shattered - by an almighty

  • THE BODY SHOP OWNS UP AT LAST

    IT WAS the shock news that surprised nobody. When the Body Shop announced yesterday that 300 jobs have been axed at the company's Littlehampton operations it confirmed endless rumour and speculation. But just three months ago the firm was adamant no figure

  • FARCE OF ONE-DAY JAIL SENTENCE

    FORMER boxer Peter Eubanks was due to be released from prison today after spending just one night in prison for failing to pay a £50 fine. He was jailed for seven days in lieu of paying the fine imposed four years ago for failing to answer bail. He should

  • Thomas set to return

    PEOPLE'S player Rod Thomas is back in first team contention for Albion for the first time this year. The pint-sized winger is added to the squad for the Seagulls' Gillingham swansong against lowly Rochdale tomorrow. Manager Micky Adams said: "He is fit

  • Tide turns for Woolmer

    TIDE times aren't normally a topic of conversation in the build-up to a big cricket game, but then Bob Woolmer isn't your average cricket coach. The former Kent and England's reputation as the best in world cricket has been built on his attention to detail

  • THE COLUMN WHERE WE RESPOND TO YOUR COMPLAINTS AND OPINIONS

    WWRITING about military matters can be a minefield. As you will have seen from previous Feedback columns, we occasionally trip up over nomenclature, armed forces for the use of. Years ago when I worked in a newspaper office not much more than a bosun's

  • POLL-AXED

    THE NEW political face of Sussex emerged today after a disastrous night of local election voting for Liberal Democrats. As dozens of candidates were left wondering what went wrong, the Tories celebrated several key victories by predicting: "We're on our

  • FINE AND DANDY FOR WEDDING

    AA COUPLE will step back into bygone Brighton for an unusual wedding which they hope might become an unplanned festival attraction. Julia Harding and Eric Barns, of Cambridge Grove, Hove, and their 60 guests will make an unusual sight when they don Regency

  • THE THIEF'S SWANSONG

    IT was a warm sunny morning on the riverbank as the swan sat guarding his nest preening himself, occasionally standing to stare proudly at his clutch of eggs. But the serene setting on the River Ouse at Lewes was about to be shattered - by an almighty

  • THE BODY SHOP OWNS UP AT LAST

    IT WAS the shock news that surprised nobody. When the Body Shop announced yesterday that 300 jobs have been axed at the company's Littlehampton operations it confirmed endless rumour and speculation. But just three months ago the firm was adamant no figure

  • FARCE OF ONE-DAY JAIL SENTENCE

    FORMER boxer Peter Eubanks was due to be released from prison today after spending just one night in prison for failing to pay a £50 fine. He was jailed for seven days in lieu of paying the fine imposed four years ago for failing to answer bail. He should

  • Thomas set to return

    PEOPLE'S player Rod Thomas is back in first team contention for Albion for the first time this year. The pint-sized winger is added to the squad for the Seagulls' Gillingham swansong against lowly Rochdale tomorrow. Manager Micky Adams said: "He is fit

  • Welch up for title shot

    SCOTT Welch will try to end a run of bad luck this summer by becoming theBritish and Commonwealth heavyweight champion again. The Shoreham man challenges Julius Francis for both titles at the London Arena on June 26. Welch already has a victory against

  • Tide turns for Woolmer

    TIDE times aren't normally a topic of conversation in the build-up to a big cricket game, but then Bob Woolmer isn't your average cricket coach. The former Kent and England's reputation as the best in world cricket has been built on his attention to detail

  • THE FIGHT'S ON TO SAVE HOME

    STAFF, residents and friends of a nursing home threatened with closure have launched a campaign to save it. The Argus revealed yesterday that Montgomery House in Poets Corner, Hove, is to close next month for financial reasons. Residents were in tears

  • Welch up for title shot

    SCOTT Welch will try to end a run of bad luck this summer by becoming theBritish and Commonwealth heavyweight champion again. The Shoreham man challenges Julius Francis for both titles at the London Arena on June 26. Welch already has a victory against