Video: How to avoid airline baggage charges this bank holiday

This May bank holiday, almost 17m Brits will be making the most of the long weekend and shall be embarking on a break overseas.

Sajid Khan (left) alongside two of his students, Ateef and Shabick  and volunteer Yousef

“I want people to feel better” – says muslim who sets up kind initiative

A man from Horley will be offering free drinks and snacks to the community in Crawley tomorrow (May 27) and said he ‘hopes to make people feel better’ in the wake of the attack in Manchester.

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The key looks for events this summer

From festivals to summer shows Charlotte Harding rounds up the key trends.

The Duchess of Cornwall will be visiting the South of England Show in Ardingly, Clarence House has announced today (May 25). Picture: Jennifer Munson Photography

COUNTY NEWS: Duchess of Cornwall to visit South of England Show

The Duchess of Cornwall will be visiting the South of England Show in Sussex, Clarence House has announced today (May 25).

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Atomic Kitten Natasha Hamilton is backing the campaign to #AvoidBlackHenna

Atomic Kitten singer joins campaign to warn holiday-makers to avoid black henna tattoos

Atomic Kitten Natasha Hamilton is backing a British Skin Foundation campaign to #AvoidBlackHenna as summer approaches.

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Ashleigh Kempson. Picture: Steve Robards

Ashleigh gives up her tablet and raises £400 for cancer

An eight-year-old girl from Burgess Hill gave up her tablet for three weeks to raise money for charity.

Up to 200 people attended the event. Picture: Steve Robards

Dementia Day draws 200 visitors for an ‘outstanding afternoon’

A Dementia Day in Haywards Heath attended by hundreds has been hailed as an ‘outstanding afternoon’.

Sonny Hamilton, who turns three on Monday

Make Sonny’s dream to walk come true

Family and friends are doing everything they can to make a toddler’s dream of being able to walk come true.

FINISHING TOUCHES: An exhibitor works on final preparations at the world famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London before the event opens to the public.

RHS concerned over garden ignorance

As the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show prepares to open its gates, new research has revealed the public’s worrying lack of knowledge about horticulture.

Attendees at St Catherine's Hospice's Memory Meadow in Priory Park on Saturday (May 20). Picture: St Catherine's Hospice

PICTURES: Hundreds celebrate hospice’s Memory Meadow

More than 350 people joined St Catherine’s Hospice at a special opening celebration of its Memory Meadow in Priory Park on Saturday (May 20).


Battered by storm but not broken, theatre finally fell to arsonist

For many years, the Forest Theatre was one of Crawley’s hidden gems.

Sarah Cooper and Luke Randall in the multisensory room at Chestnut Tree

Find out more about children’s hospice week

Children’s hospice week takes place from May 22 until 28, Charlotte Harding heads to Chestnut Tree House to find out more.


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Tips on how to buy art for your home

Tips on how to buy art for your home

Charlotte Hardings picks up some advice from a Brighton gallery manager on how to buy art for your home.

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The Gatwick team getting ready for the Midnight Walk. Picture: St Catherine's Hospice

Hundreds set for Midnight Walk

More than 800 men, women and children are gearing up for St Catherine’s Hospice Midnight Walk.

Varietal blends

RICHARD ESLING: Great skill is needed for blending wine

Often misunderstood by the consumer as a technique in winemaking, blending is one of the greatest and most versatile of tools in the oenologist’s, or wine-maker’s, armoury.

Roy Fleet, 79, from Rustington is warning others of the scam

Car park ‘biggest con going’, says driver

A motorist left angry after receiving a parking fine is warning others of the ‘scam’.

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David Bedding with his family in hospital

COUNTY NEWS: Daughter’s heartache over battle to save dad

“When people say their lives have been cut in half – that is how I feel.”

Wholewheat Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes. The Vegetarian Society

Quick and simple vegetarian recipes

National Vegetarian Week May 15 - 21 is all about getting stuck in and going veggie for the week.

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Alex Stedman with his mum, Liz, and dad, John

COUNTY NEWS: Beating cancer was ‘best feeling ever’, says Alex, 22

“I cried, I had been given a chance, it was the best feeling I have ever had.”

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