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New £46m Bexhill mental health hospital announced

BBC Sussex News Feed - Thu, 12/02/2021 - 18:15
The 54 bed inpatient hospital will be finished by March 2024, and replace existing services.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Brook House: Staff used racial slur to immigration centre detainee

BBC Sussex News Feed - Thu, 12/02/2021 - 17:57
Staff at Brook House were told to assault a detainee away from security cameras, an inquiry hears.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Johanna Konta: 'I hope to inspire anyone who feels overlooked'

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 19:45
Johanna Konta retires hoping she can inspire those who feel too old or not talented enough to chase their dreams.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Brook House: Spice drug tested on young detainee, inquiry told

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 17:38
A reporter for Panorama says the synthetic drug had a "big grip" and would "send people crazy".
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

University staff strike over pay and pensions

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 14:12
Students have been urged to check if their classes are running during three days of walkouts.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Eastbourne's Konta announces retirement

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 13:50
Britain's former world number four Johanna Konta announces her retirement from professional tennis.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Johanna Konta: Former world number four retires as 'one of best British players of modern era'

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 12:22
Johanna Konta should be proud of all she achieved in a phenomenal career, writes Russell Fuller after the former British number one announces her retirement.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Bird Aid: Hailsham gull sanctuary saved after fundraising

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 12:21
The only gull-specific rescue centre in the country can carry on indefinitely, its owner says.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Unsung Hero Awards: Sussex skiing coach awarded regional prize

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 11:56
Former design technology teacher, Ian Edwards, 74, builds bespoke accessible skiing kit.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Caldey Island: Historical child sex abuse claims re-investigated

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 06:00
Kevin O'Connell claims he was sexually abused as a child by a monk living on Caldey Island.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Sussex man Scott Porter jailed for making grenades 'for apocalypse'

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 17:35
Scott Porter made improvised paintball grenades filled with glass shards, metal and chilli powder.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

West Ham United v Brighton & Hove Albion

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 15:19
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Premier League game between West Ham United and Brighton & Hove Albion.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Alexandra Morgan: Trial date set for man charged with murder

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 14:05
Mark Brown, 40, from St Leonards on Sea, did not enter a plea at Lewes Crown Court earlier.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Brook House: Undercover reporter 'in fear of being caught'

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 13:23
A reporter for Panorama says he was "in a complete state of anxiety" at an immigration centre.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

TSB to close another 70 branches by July

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 12:14
The bank had 475 branches just over a year ago, but a fresh round of closures will leave it with 220.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

EasyJet says Omicron has weakened bookings

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 11:32
But the airline's boss says it is early days and that summer bookings are close to pre-pandemic levels.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Labour reshuffle: Yvette Cooper becomes shadow home secretary

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 08:34
Sir Keir Starmer makes big changes to his shadow cabinet, for the second time as Labour leader.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Mandatory masks: 'We worry people won't shop with us'

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 08:08
Shopkeepers are concerned about enforcing mask-wearing and fear they will have to close again.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

Eastbourne: Consultation launched into £100m flood-defence scheme

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 06:34
The Environment Agency and Eastbourne Borough Council hope the new scheme will protect 10,000 homes.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

University strikes: Will classes be cancelled?

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 00:02
Staff at dozens of universities are striking this week.
Categories: East Sussex, West Sussex

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