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Comment: Save the Alex - or tear it down?

Controversial plans to demolish a landmark Victorian building and replace it with 149 flats were thrown out for the second time this week. Councillors agreed with campaigners that the old Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Dyke Road, Brighton, is an integral part of the city’s history and should not be bulldozed. But how should we balance protecting our heritage with satisfying the need for new homes?

Town bowled over

Thousands of bowls fans will flock to Sussex when an international tournament is held in the South for the first time.

Lewes prepares to light up

Organisers of one of the biggest Guy Fawkes celebrations in the country are urging people from outside the town to stay away from the event.