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COUNTY NEWS: Inflatable 5k fun run on its way to Sussex

Fun runners will make their way through giant inflatable obstacles at a 5k event in Sussex this summer.

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The West Pier (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

COUNTY NEWS: Pier ruins to be illuminated at night

A new lighting installation will see the ruins of the West Pier lit up each night, 40 years after it closed to the public.

Arts
Rail strike called

Rail strike called on day of Albion and Palace clash

A rail strike on match day could cause chaos as fans make their way to the Amex for an FA Cup clash in the new year.

Transport
Cardinal Newman students on The Repair Shop with the school's nativity set

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex school's nativity set repaired on BBC show

A Sussex school appeared on the The Repair Shop's Christmas special, filmed at the Weald and Download Museum, after a plea to help bring some Christmas cheer by patching up the school’s nativity set.

Education
Derek Chatten underwent a TAVI procedure at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals heart centre

Ten years of saving Sussex lives with innovative heart procedure

Doctors in Sussex have marked a decade since they first performed a heart valve procedure for patients deemed too sick, frail or elderly to undergo open heart surgery.

Health
Burning the Clocks Brighton (Photograph: Ray Gibson)

COUNTY NEWS: Popular lantern parade set to light up the streets

It’s an annual tradition marking the winter solstice, which sees thousands parade through the streets with handmade lanterns.

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ACORN members following the successful negotiations

COUNTY NEWS: Students celebrate victory after rent strike threat over halls

University of Sussex students have declared victory in a protest over ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

Education
Students vote to go on rent strike

COUNTY NEWS: Students on rent strike over 'unsanitary conditions'

University students have declared a rent strike, in protest at what they say are ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

Education
A busy Brighton railway station (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Rail disruption to last ‘until the end of the day’

Southern said there will be delays on its services for the rest of the day, after a series of signalling problems and a power outage this morning (December 8).

Transport
Toys R Us in Hove (Photograph: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Which Toys R Us stores are set to close?

Toys R Us revealed which stores could close next Spring, after announcing a restructure yesterday (December 4).

Business
Host Danny Pike with The Snowman at the fundraising ball (Photograph: Graham Franks)

Half a million raised at fundraising ball for Sussex children's hospice

The tenth Snowman Spectacular Fundraising Ball raised over half a million pounds for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice.
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The Hove Toys R Us store (Photograph: Google Maps)

COUNTY NEWS: Toys R Us to close 'at least 26 stores'

Retailer Toys R Us, which has a store in Sussex, said it is to close at least 26 stores next year.

Business
Daryll Rowe (Photograph: Sussex Police)

COUNTY NEWS: Hairdresser found guilty of deliberately infecting men with HIV

A man who set out to infect men in Sussex with HIV has been found guilty in the first case of its kind in the country, Sussex Police said.

Crime
The Brighton Centre

COUNTY NEWS: Conference centre to be used as shelter for rough sleepers

A room in a concert and conference venue will be transformed into a shelter for people sleeping rough this winter.

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A man being rescued from a tree beside the railway line (Photograph: Network Rail South East)

Man stuck up a tree causes rail disruption

A man trying to recover his drone managed to get stuck up a tree close to a railway line, and had to be rescued by emergency services.

Transport
Police released CCTV of a suspect

COUNTY NEWS: Police appeal for information on 'surprised burglar'

Officers are investigating a burglary at a house in Sussex, in which intruders were disturbed by the owners returning home.

Crime
Fruits of the Sea at The Salt Room

Sussex restaurant crowned Seafood Restaurant of the Year

The very best seafood restaurant in the UK is in Sussex, according to an industry competition.

Business
COUNTY NEWS: Record-breaking Howl-O-Ween event for Sussex dogs

COUNTY NEWS: Record-breaking Howl-O-Ween event for Sussex dogs

A fundraising festival for dogs will attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the most dogs in bandanas next weekend.
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Sussex House, Hollingbury (Credit: By The Voice of Hassocks via Wikimedia Commons)

COUNTY NEWS: 'Crystal Maze' experience set to come to Sussex

An 'immersive adventure experience' similar to Crystal Maze is set to come to Sussex next year.

Business
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