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  • BID TO OUST MAYOR IS DEFEATED

    A BID to force a mayor to step down over his conduct in the council chamber was thwarted last night. Hasting Council's opposition Liberal Democrat group tabled a motion of no confidence in Labour's Godfrey Daniel following a series of incidents branded

  • PRINCE POPS IN FOR A CUPPA

    IT'S not every day the future King drops in for a cuppa. But when Amanda Sewell offered the Prince of Wales a mug of Earl Grey, he replied: "Yes please - I really need a break." Stunned teacher Amanda and her taxi driver husband Nick, 60, never believed

  • WEST OF LUCK CHRIS!

    PRINCE Charles wished boxer Chris Eubank the best of luck in his efforts to restore the West Pier in Brighton. Yesterday the Argus revealed that Eubank and his consortium have stepped in as private sector partners for the £30 million restoration of Britain's

  • FOR 40 YEARS PROMISES HAVE BEEN BROKEN

    SHEEPCOTE Valley is one of three sites in Brighton and Hove earmarked for an incinerator. But, as CHRIS BAKER reports, for people living nearby it is just the latest instalment in nearly 40 years of broken promises. WHEN Ron Jameson and his pals set about

  • Hart's fury at red card

    GARY Hart has hit out at the first red card of his Albion career. The young striker was dismissed for two bookable offences towards the end of last Saturday's 1-0 home defeat by Exeter. Hart was cautioned for retaliating to a 78th-minute foul by Chris

  • wins sixth crown

    DESPITE a recurring knee injury, Mike Johns lifted the veterans singles table tennis title at Great Yarmouth in the East Anglish GP at Potters Leisure Resort on Sunday. The 51-year-old from Hastings won five matches before overpowering Yorkshire player

  • Pullin into last eight

    JULIE Pullin from Hove reached the quarter-finals of the LTA 25k dollar Satellite tournament at Redbridge but was taken to three sets. After Pullin won the first set 6-2 against Tunisian qualifier Selima Sfar, she lost the second 6-4 before taking the

  • Ward class wins the day

    LONDON rider Robert Ward was in a class of his own in the Central Sussex CC's Ron Ewart Memorial cycling time trial at Ashurst. Unlike many of the other competitors, Ward (34th Nomads) revelled in the cold conditions and he covered the undulating 25-mile

  • Holders into last four

    HOLDERS Hastings Town marched into the semi-finals of the Sussex Senior Cup after a battling 1-0 win at Burgess Hill Town. A Danny Simmonds goal on 59 minutes was enough to settle a gruelling fourth round tie at Leylands Park. Burgess Hill made most of

  • RELIEF AS EYE OP GIRL FLIES IN AT LAST

    A TRIUMPHANT Sally Becker flew into Heathrow last night clutching the brave girl from Kosovo whose sight she hopes to save. Walking in hand-in-hand with three-year-old Marigona Krasniqui, the exhausted aid worker sighed and exclaimed: "At last." Marigona

  • CROSSING CRASH DRIVER WHO PANICKED LOSES LICENCE

    A DRIVER who escaped death when a train smashed into her car on a level crossing has been banned from driving. Jennifer Coldwell, 45, claimed she suffered stress and anxiety after the crash. Lewes magistrates heard Coldwell got lost on her way to a bonfire

  • NOW TOWN HAS THE CHANCE IN A MILLION

    A £1.1 MILLION package aimed at boosting business in Newhaven has been unveiled by Sussex Enterprise. Part of the cash will be used to create a Virtual Export Department based at the new International Business Centre at Denton Island and could boost Newhaven's

  • PRINCE POPS IN FOR A CUPPA

    IT'S not every day the future King drops in for a cuppa. But when Amanda Sewell offered the Prince of Wales a mug of Earl Grey, he replied: "Yes please - I really need a break." Stunned teacher Amanda and her taxi driver husband Nick, 60, never believed

  • WEST OF LUCK CHRIS!

    PRINCE Charles wished boxer Chris Eubank the best of luck in his efforts to restore the West Pier in Brighton. Yesterday the Argus revealed that Eubank and his consortium have stepped in as private sector partners for the £30 million restoration of Britain's

  • ANCESTOR FOUND IN FLEA MARKET

    JULIA Canham had spent years searching across the country for a portrait of her ancestor Nony Croker. And she was delighted when she finally tracked down a picture of the 19th Century model - on her own doorstep. Nony was painted by the most fashionable

  • FAMILY'S FEARS FOR WIDOW IN HOME ROW

    RELATIVES of an elderly widow refusing food following the announcement her care home is to close have spoken of their growing concern. Jessie Langley, 87, is becoming increasingly ill after the announcement. And her daughter and son-in-law blame her desperate

  • Wood starts player hunt

    ALBION boss Jeff Wood has launched a hunt to replace long term injury victim Jeff Minton. He is scouring the country for midfield cover after learning yesterday that Minton will still be out for several weeks. "I've got a few names in mind and I will

  • wins sixth crown

    DESPITE a recurring knee injury, Mike Johns lifted the veterans singles table tennis title at Great Yarmouth in the East Anglish GP at Potters Leisure Resort on Sunday. The 51-year-old from Hastings won five matches before overpowering Yorkshire player

  • Holders into last four

    HOLDERS Hastings Town marched into the semi-finals of the Sussex Senior Cup after a battling 1-0 win at Burgess Hill Town. A Danny Simmonds goal on 59 minutes was enough to settle a gruelling fourth round tie at Leylands Park. Burgess Hill made most of

  • RELIEF AS EYE OP GIRL FLIES IN AT LAST

    A TRIUMPHANT Sally Becker flew into Heathrow last night clutching the brave girl from Kosovo whose sight she hopes to save. Walking in hand-in-hand with three-year-old Marigona Krasniqui, the exhausted aid worker sighed and exclaimed: "At last." Marigona

  • CROSSING CRASH DRIVER WHO PANICKED LOSES LICENCE

    A DRIVER who escaped death when a train smashed into her car on a level crossing has been banned from driving. Jennifer Coldwell, 45, claimed she suffered stress and anxiety after the crash. Lewes magistrates heard Coldwell got lost on her way to a bonfire

  • NOW TOWN HAS THE CHANCE IN A MILLION

    A £1.1 MILLION package aimed at boosting business in Newhaven has been unveiled by Sussex Enterprise. Part of the cash will be used to create a Virtual Export Department based at the new International Business Centre at Denton Island and could boost Newhaven's

  • BID TO OUST MAYOR IS DEFEATED

    A BID to force a mayor to step down over his conduct in the council chamber was thwarted last night. Hasting Council's opposition Liberal Democrat group tabled a motion of no confidence in Labour's Godfrey Daniel following a series of incidents branded

  • MINOR IS A MAJOR FIND

    LURKING at the back of a workshop, covered in dust sheets and surrounded by battered old car panels, lies an extraordinary slice of automotive history. To most, the dismantled shell of a lilac Morris Minor would not seem significant. But this is the one

  • BLUE LIGHT TO DRIVE THE ADDICTS AWAY

    DRUG addicts have been injecting themselves in the toilets of a children's hospital. Horrified doctors and nurses have found abandoned syringes and needles blocking the U-bends at Brighton's NHS hospitals. And on one occasion culprits were caught red-handed

  • FOR 40 YEARS PROMISES HAVE BEEN BROKEN

    SHEEPCOTE Valley is one of three sites in Brighton and Hove earmarked for an incinerator. But, as CHRIS BAKER reports, for people living nearby it is just the latest instalment in nearly 40 years of broken promises. WHEN Ron Jameson and his pals set about

  • Hart's fury at red card

    GARY Hart has hit out at the first red card of his Albion career. The young striker was dismissed for two bookable offences towards the end of last Saturday's 1-0 home defeat by Exeter. Hart was cautioned for retaliating to a 78th-minute foul by Chris

  • Pullin into last eight

    JULIE Pullin from Hove reached the quarter-finals of the LTA 25k dollar Satellite tournament at Redbridge but was taken to three sets. After Pullin won the first set 6-2 against Tunisian qualifier Selima Sfar, she lost the second 6-4 before taking the

  • Ward class wins the day

    LONDON rider Robert Ward was in a class of his own in the Central Sussex CC's Ron Ewart Memorial cycling time trial at Ashurst. Unlike many of the other competitors, Ward (34th Nomads) revelled in the cold conditions and he covered the undulating 25-mile

  • MINOR IS A MAJOR FIND

    LURKING at the back of a workshop, covered in dust sheets and surrounded by battered old car panels, lies an extraordinary slice of automotive history. To most, the dismantled shell of a lilac Morris Minor would not seem significant. But this is the one

  • BLUE LIGHT TO DRIVE THE ADDICTS AWAY

    DRUG addicts have been injecting themselves in the toilets of a children's hospital. Horrified doctors and nurses have found abandoned syringes and needles blocking the U-bends at Brighton's NHS hospitals. And on one occasion culprits were caught red-handed

  • ANCESTOR FOUND IN FLEA MARKET

    JULIA Canham had spent years searching across the country for a portrait of her ancestor Nony Croker. And she was delighted when she finally tracked down a picture of the 19th Century model - on her own doorstep. Nony was painted by the most fashionable

  • FAMILY'S FEARS FOR WIDOW IN HOME ROW

    RELATIVES of an elderly widow refusing food following the announcement her care home is to close have spoken of their growing concern. Jessie Langley, 87, is becoming increasingly ill after the announcement. And her daughter and son-in-law blame her desperate

  • Wood starts player hunt

    ALBION boss Jeff Wood has launched a hunt to replace long term injury victim Jeff Minton. He is scouring the country for midfield cover after learning yesterday that Minton will still be out for several weeks. "I've got a few names in mind and I will