AS TRIBUTES flood in for Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, The Argus looks back at the many visits he paid to Sussex accompanying the Queen.

From Harvey's brewery to visiting a fish market in Newhaven, he was an integral part of royal tours of the region and always received a warm welcome.

In 2016 Prince Philip entertained assembled guests, staff and the public as he officially opened the i360 in Brighton.

While in 1952, he also made a visit to Sussex, which can be seen among the pictures we've put together to remember his visits here.

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The Duke of Edinburgh's death was announced today by Buckingham Palace.

He was married to the Queen for more than 70 years and dedicated decades of his life to royal duty, serving the nation at the monarch’s side.

He officially retired from public engagements in the summer of 2017.

The Palace said in a statement: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

“His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

“Further announcements will made in due course.

“The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”