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  • Eagles stun Witches

    Reserves Lewis Bridger and Cameron Woodward shone as Eastbourne beat Ipswich at Foxhall Stadium last night. Eagles finished last in only two heats to surprise the Suffolk club and give themselves a chance of moving up the table. The visitors built up

  • Crawley boss fears losing star player

    Crawley boss John Hollins is today bracing himself for the departure of one of his first team regulars. Hollins refused to name the player but confirmed that he has featured in every game so far this season. Hollins is waiting to see if the player turns

  • Rooks boss slams critics

    Lewes boss Steven King has slammed the minority of fans calling for his head insisting: "I will get it right." The bookies' pre-season title favourites have made a disappointing start with two wins in their first nine games and are 13th in Conference

  • Santos joins Lynch's fan club

    Georges Santos has joined the Joel Lynch fan club. It is early days still, both for Lynch and Albion's young and old central defensive partnership, but Santos is encouraged by what he has seen so far. The 36-year-old Frenchman and Lynch, 18, team up

  • Anger at plans for 10ft phone mast at 'gateway' to village

    Residents are angry at plans to put up a 10ft phone mast near their homes. A total 185 letters of objection have been sent to Wealden District Council. Paramedic Andy Moyes, of Heron Close, Ridgewood, said: "One of the major considerations when we moved

  • Brighton's brilliant biker bonanza

    I am writing after reading your reports on the Bikers' Ace Reunion, especially your comment page Ace Burn-Up. You state, "it's a great weekend for the city. So lets hope the bikers keep revving up for this ritual for many years to come." After spending

  • Work is the key to good health and long life

    According to a new report from our Government, work is the key to health and long life. Surely this depends on whether or not a person enjoys their job. It must also assume workers escape an early grave from an industrial accident or become seriously

  • No rest at Roses

    The day after you printed my letter deploring the lack of consideration of the need for infrastructure generated by plans for population growth (Letters, September 6), you report the proposed closure of Roses Rest Home in Rutland Gardens, Hove.I am well

  • Sad loss

    I was very sorry to hear Roses Rest Home is closing. My husband had to go into a rest home while I was in hospital. I looked at quite a few homes but, as soon as I entered Roses, I knew he would be happy there and he was. The staff and facilities are

  • Not wrong?

    It may be wrong, but I was always told, "MPs are the voice of the people" and "the police are the servants of the people". Reg Moores, Horton Road, Brighton

  • Not anti-Semite

    Little in Carolyne Davis's response to me (Letters, September 7) bore any connection to what I had written. Indeed, much of it was a distortion of my words. I said I was equally appalled by two things: The "despicable conduct" of our Prime Minister and

  • Any racism is bad

    Carolyne Davis appears to think opposition to Israel and Zionism, the movement which gave birth to Israel, is no different from anti- Semitism. By this logic, anyone who opposes, for example, the Jewish Apartheid nature of the Israeli state is, de facto

  • Sir Paul fails to win over council planners

    Sir Paul McCartney failed to resolve his differences with his local council despite offering to demolish one of his houses on his sprawling country estate to save a log cabin built without planning permission. The rock legend has been locked in a dispute

  • Proper ME research must go on

    Last year, it was reported promising genetic research into the causes of neurological ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis). had run out of money. That was how I discovered important ME gene research by Dr Gow in Glasgow, Dr Jonathan Kerr in London, ground-breaking

  • Where will they get the water?

    Can Southern Water tell us why there is a hosepipe ban? If they can allow 875 houses to be built in Titnore Woods in Worthing, there must be plenty of water in the South-East of England and everyone should ignore the hosepipe ban. That number of houses

  • Boy, 3, fights for life after three-storey fall

    A three-year-old boy was last night fighting for his life after falling three storeys from a window at his home. The toddler plummeted from his family's second floor flat in The Drive, Hove, into a basement terrace below shortly after 8pm. He was taken

  • Could do better

    David Berkman assures us he tried to keep his mouth closed in response to Carolyne Davis's support of Israel (Letters, September 6). I, and probably the majority of the Jewish community of this area, would encourage Mr Berkman to try harder. M Boyask

  • Youngsters get down and dirty with spuds

    Youngsters learned life skills on a day out in Stanmer Park, Brighton, thanks to money donated by The Argus Appeal. The Queen's Park and Craven Vale Action Group, a community organisation set up to help youngsters on the two Brighton estates, was given

  • Bat for lashes, Komedia, Brighton

    Before Bat For Lashes even arrived on stage, their darkly glimmering sound was heralded by a string of fairy lights draped over the microphone. Brighton three-piece Natasha Khan, Abi Fry and Ginger Lee were dressed like glam shamen in glittery headbands

  • Romeo and Juliet, Pavilion Theatre, Brighton

    It is clear, long before the two starcrossed lovers collapse together in death in the play's finale, that the Brighton Dome Youth Theatre is not a one-hit wonder. Highly praised for the standard of their first production, The Man Of Mode in 2004, the

  • OperaBabes, Congress Theatre, Eastbourne, September 16

    "You wouldn't believe the backcombing which went into that," laughs mezzo soprano Karen England when we compliment her on the OperaBabes' new hair-dos. "Going home on the train after the shoot, my hair was about 3ft high. It took two days to deflate.

  • Wife is sued over yacht

    A businessman is suing his ex-wife whom he claims deliberately sunk his £90,000 yacht. Adam Fleming splashed out a small fortune on the vessel, named the Double Dragon, to try and save his failing marriage to Mandy. But the craft sank to the bottom

  • Sacked after thirty years

    A woman who worked on the same hospital ward for 30 years claims she was unfairly made redundant. Helen Harmes was devoted to her housekeeping job on a geriatric ward at Brighton General Hospital and was devastated when managers told her she would lose

  • We must stay switched on

    Dean Wilkins today warned Albion to remain switched on if they want to pick up an overdue home win. The Seagulls let slip a 2-1 lead to draw with ten-man Bournemouth on Tuesday. They have taken just two points from their last three home League One games

  • Film company in French connection

    An independent film company that backs new talent is to promote its movies in Cannes. Supersonic Films, based on the Rudford Industrial Estate, Arundel, was set up less than a year ago to champion British film makers. The small distribution firm

  • Tommy's a quick thinker

    Tommy Fraser has revealed the quick-thinking which saved him from any danger of a debut sending-off at Millwall. The strong-running midfielder saw what had already seemed to be an imminent progression from youth team skipper to first teamer brought forward

  • Centre stage

    Mike Yardy reflected on his successful introduction to international cricket this week and revealed: "I felt as though I belonged at that level." The 25-year-old was the eighth player to be given his one-day debut this summer as England tried to find

  • Sea heroes in line for major award

    Two men are in line for national awards after a daring rescue on the Sussex coast. Erik Dalley and Carl Quin, from Bognor, rescued three men from drowning after their fishing boat sank near Felpham last year. Now they have been named regional winners

  • Basketball: Thunder ready to swoop again

    Worthing Thunder have told their fans to expect more signings in the coming days after picking up a giant Latvian. Barker (Tarring) Thunder have brought in 6ft 8in forward Janis Ivanovskis as they prepare to defend their EBL divison one regular season

  • Naved back to lead the attack

    Rana Naved is back and ready to lead Sussex's bid for a second Championship in four seasons. The Pakistan fast bowler has already played a huge part in getting the county into a position where victory over Nottinghamshire next week should be enough to

  • Top-level plea for detainees

    US detention camp Guantanamo Bay was yesterday condemned as a "shocking affront to democracy" by the minister in charge of Britain's legal system. The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, voiced the most outspoken criticism of US terror policy yet made by

  • £100 fine for too much rubbish

    Householders who fail to fit all their rubbish into a wheelie bin could be fined £100 under radical plans to boost recycling. Those repeatedly caught leaving extra bin bags next to their wheelie bins could be targeted under a crackdown by council enforcement

  • Schools face heads crisis

    Twenty-four schools in Sussex have started the new academic year without a permanent headteacher. Thousands of pupils will have acting heads while the education authorities attempt to recruit replacements. The statistics were released following an announcement

  • Jail for five who grew cannabis

    A Vietnamese gang used two houses to grow cannabis worth more than £70,000. Police discovered one cannabis factory above a hairdressers in Brighton after a tip-off, a court heard. They were alerted by neighbours who feared someone had died because of

  • Walker injured by Dobermanns

    A dog walker suffered bites to her legs, hands and neck after saving a pet from a vicious attack by two Dobermanns. Jackie Hamilton, 48, was walking her Tibetan Terrier and a friend's Collie cross, in Broad Oak Park in Bexhill at about 9am on Friday

  • Talking to curb teenage tears

    Talking to curb teenage tears Parents have been urged to talk to their children about sex and relationships in an attempt to reduce the number of teenage pregnancies. In Brighton and Hove, 4.4 per cent of under-18s became pregnant in 2004, above

  • Huge guns cache seized by police

    Hundreds of guns andthousands of rounds of live ammunition were seized by police yesterday in a dawn raid on a semidetached suburban house. Twelve Operation Trident officers entered the fourbedroom property in Dartford, Kent, at 6am and unearthed a cache