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  • Sussex suffer at the hands of Malan and Stirling

    Dawid Malan and Paul Stirling inspired Middlesex to a record-breaking victory against Sussex in the NatWest T20 Blast. The duo put on a blistering opening stand of 187 as the visitors racked up a mammoth total of 221-2 at Hove. Malan made a

  • Nine fire crews on the scene to battle fire at Crawley tip

    NINE fire crews on the scene of a fire at a rubbish tip in Crawley. Smoke is reportedly blowing across the A23 and the council is advising people to keep their windows shut due to the ongoing incident at the recycling centre in Metcalf Way.  

  • On the radar: The Delta Bell

    AS Hidden Trail Records prepare to release their compilation of new city music Hidden Brighton #2 next month to raise cash for The Clock Tower Sanctuary, some of the featured artists speak to The Guide. This week Kate Gerrard, aka The Delta Bell

  • Funk The Family Festival

    Brighton Fringe: Funk The Family Festival Hove Park, Saturday, May 30 IT’S no secret Brighton and Hove is a playground for adults and children throughout the year. But Hove-based former music journalist Lucy Small realised there was little

  • Tickets on sale for Albion's showpiece friendly

    Albion have announced ticket details for their prestige friendly against Europa League double winners Sevilla. Seats have gone on sale today, priced £15 for adults and from £1 for juniors. Sevilla are visiting the Amex for Albion's only home

  • Also on

    IT’S no secret Brighton and Hove is a playground for adults and children throughout the year. But Hove-based former music journalist Lucy Small realised there was little for families to do together. “There was a gap for something credible,”

  • Make it up as they go along

    On a good night improvised comedy has the power to wake the dead. At least that’s what Paul Merton discovered earlier this month when his Impro Chums launched their first performances since last year’s Edinburgh Fringe. “We were doing a Shakespeare

  • From grape to glass, it’s a hard slog...

    Running a vineyard is often associated with the glitz and glamour of the south of France or Californian wine country. But one Sussex winemaker has recalled how she lived in “hand-me-down clothes” as her family planted their first grape crop in

  • More people refusing to be beaten by dementia diagnosis

    There is no doubt about it – a dementia diagnosis can be devastating and the realisation that a loved one has dementia can have a profound impact on families. It does not, however, have to be the end of the world. There is evidence that it is possible

  • Election results have thrown up many anomalies

    Now that we know the outcome of the General Election, it is patently obvious that this has thrown up so many anomalies and unresolved questions both locally and nationally. First locally: how on earth was Caroline Lucas re-elected in Brighton Pavilion

  • Five reasons to go out:

    1... Craig Charles Funk And Soul Show The Old Market, Upper Market Street, Hove, Friday, May 29 BBC 6Music’s champion of soul makes his Old Market debut with a feelgood party. 8pm to 2am, £15. Call 01273 201801. 2... Gilles Peterson Patterns

  • Hove has always been brilliant

    Regarding Adam Trimingham’s column on Wednesday. My dad was born in Hove and went to school in Hove. He was always proud to come from Hove and was never embarrassed to tell others that he was a Hove citizen, Hove has always been a brilliant

  • Eurovision tune hits high note with composition gong

    A EUROVISION contestant who wrote his song in Sussex has won an award for the composition. Kjetil Mørland was inspired to pen A Monster Like Me while living in Shoreham five years ago with his then girlfriend Nicola. The pair married two years

  • Campaign to aid disability lifeline

    AN urgent campaign has been launched to save a vital lifeline for families with disabled children. Disability charity Scope runs a befriending service in Brighton and Hove which offers one-to-one and group support for scores of parents. However

  • Digging out the root causes of eating disorders

    I WAS horrified to learn children as young as 10 are being treated for eating disorders in Sussex. Figures obtained by The Argus revealed the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust treated 139 under-18s between April 2014 and the end of March.

  • Where did all the traffic go?

    Over the past months The Argus has featured a number of ‘Artists’ Impressions’ of schemes around Brighton. Please can you amend them so they are at least factual. Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road shows a tranquil scene of a cyclist

  • Explain this mountain break

     Can anyone explain the actions of Brighton and Hove Albion in planning a pre-season training break in the Alps? They have created a £32,000,000 eyesore – sorry, training complex – here in Lancing but clearly this is not adequate for their needs

  • Need more fire appliances to cover city

    ‘Lack of fire engines will cost lives in big incident’ was the headline that The Argus used for one of my letters that it published last October. Well, according to a report in Wednesday’s Argus (May 27), what I suggested last year could well happen

  • No change over travellers

    I would like to respond to your article about travellers setting up site on the burial ground and the response of the new Labour Administration. I have attended many meetings where Labour councillors were attending and if the subject of travellers

  • Comment: Lack of care for patients

    The evidence uncovered by The Argus about standards of care at the Acute Medical Unit is extremely alarming. The ACU is at the heart of emergency care at the Royal Sussex. The need for a first-class level of service is obvious. That on

  • Coal Chamber, Concorde 2, Madeira Drive, Thursday, May 28

    As forerunners of the late 1990s nu-metal scene, Coal Chamber delighted teenagers and eyeliner manufacturers alike with their raucous, heavy and black-clad performances. As the subculture imploded in the early 2000s, Coal Chamber did too, with

  • NHS Trust to stop overnight patient moves between wards

    VERY sick and dying patients are no longer being moved between hospital wards at night unless there is an urgent medical need. Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust introduced a new policy to stop people being transferred to different areas overnight

  • The effects of the election on property

    The trend was set a couple of hundred years ago when Dr Russell first came to Brighton, ever since, people have been keen to visit and live in Brighton. Following the recent election result the property market in the city has stabilised and recent

  • They’re number one

    Congratulations to Winkworth Brighton and Hove. The branch has received results that they are the number one office for sales outside of London in 2014, showing Brighton is the place to live! With a strong work and team ethic Winkworth Brighton

  • Nominate those people who spread happiness

    Like most of us, I enjoy daydreaming about how I would spend my imaginary riches. I’d turn the disused church behind my house into a centre for well-being, art and fun, I’d hire a PA to answer my emails and organise my diary, and I’d pay Kate Bush

  • Seagulls stopper Walton has tough time in Toulon with England

    Albion keeper Christian Walton went from zero to hero in a torrid introduction to the Toulon tournament for England’s Under-20s in France against unfancied Morocco. Aidy Boothroyd’s youngsters drew 3-3 in their opening group game last night, despite

  • Gatwick expansion bid 'illegal on pollution'

    Any expansion at Gatwick or Heathrow airports would be illegal in terms of pollution and damaging to human health, the Green Party has said. Any major new runways would be "bad news for air quality and result in an unprecedented increase in noise

  • Routine cancer test saved my life says Hove woman

    A WOMAN diagnosed with cervical cancer following a routine test is campaigning to remind people to make sure they get themselves checked out. Claire Webb, 41, is now doing well after having a hysterectomy a year ago when her cancer was picked up

  • Fox gets head stuck in tub

    A fox cub has been rescued after getting his head stuck in a plastic tub. Residents spotted the distressed animal in bushes at a waste ground and called East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) to help. The initial response

  • Residents’ input in homes design

    RESIDENTS are being promised a say in the design of 415 new council-owned homes including seafront and riverside properties. Lewes District Council has joined forces with a consortium including Brighton-based Karis Developments to address a shortage

  • Arriba! TV chef serves up a treat for students

    CELEBRITY chef Paul Rankin cooked up a storm when he visited a school to cook for students. The star, well-known for his regular appearances on BBC’s Ready Steady Cook and Masterchef, worked in the kitchen of Hurstpierpoint College for a day and

  • Hospital trust bosses urged to stand down amid criticism

    Pressure is mounting on the heads of a struggling hospital trust to resign. Darren Grayson and Stuart Welling have been urged to take the “honourable” course of action and step down as chief executive and chairman of East Sussex Healthcare NHS

  • Vandals attack parking meters in Lewes

    Parking meters have been blown-up with fireworks in a repeat of an eight-year campaign of vandalism. A total of five meters have been blown up and sprayed with paint in Lewes. Two were attacked with a firework and paint in the Phoenix Causeway

  • Albion weigh up bid to bring back Halford

    Albion are weighing up whether to make a permanent move for Greg Halford. The towering utility player is a free agent after being released by Nottingham Forest but the Seagulls face competition if they want him back. Other Championship clubs