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RICHARD ESLING: An authentic Spanish experience on your doorstep

The hubbub of the busy tapas bar surrounded me in a friendly atmosphere, as I sipped a top quality bone-dry manzanilla sherry, accompanied by the best Iberico ham that money can buy, freshly cut in front of me.

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TeamSport has reopened its Crawley track after five weeks of refurbishment work

TeamSport reopens Crawley go-karting track after major refurbishment

TeamSport, one of the UK’s best companies for indoor go-karting, has officially reopened its Crawley track after five weeks of extensive refurbishment work.

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Bill Kelsey, chairman of Chaucery Memorial Group, lays a wreath. Picture: Kate Shemilt KS180064-1

Wartime crash victims remembered

Residents remembered the victims of a wartime air crash at a wreath-laying ceremony in Rustington.

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Only pink champagne will do for a very romantic evening

RICHARD ESLING: Pink champagne to fuel your passion

Despite the best efforts of our dear American President to convince us otherwise, ‘Fake Noos’ may not be such a new thing. When it comes to Saint Valentine and the origins of this much celebrated day of romanticism, there is much controversy as to its origins.

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Berryworld strawberry, toasted almond and caramel pancakes. Picture: Berryworld.com

How to make the perfect pancakes

It is Shrove Tuesday today so if you have forgotten how to make the perfect pancake check out these recipes.

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Pina colada mousse with boozy pineapple and ginger cake

TONY STAPLES: Let the sunshine in with this pina colada mousse

Escape the gloom of February with this tropical island dessert. One taste and you will feel like you’re on holiday, says Tony Staples, executive head chef of the Arora Hotel.

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Video: Super foodies take a bow

The cream of Sussex’s hospitality and produce industries were honoured at the 12th annual Sussex Food and Drink Awards on a freezing cold Wednesday night in February.

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Video: Prezzo turns to the dark side with the launch of the UK’s first charcoal-based pizza

Pizza and pasta restaurant Prezzo is launching two exciting black pizza options made with a charcoal dough base.

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Top of the Range Cremant de Bourgogne

RICHARD ESLING: Burgundy not only shines but it sparkles too

There are two great wine regions of the world which vie with each other for first place in the World Wine Stakes.

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First flag day

Revealed - Horsham’s centre of historic Suffragette revolution

As we celebrate 100 years of women getting the vote, Jeremy Knight, Horsham District Council heritage officer, looks at the role local women played in the suffragette movement.

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Champagne Jelly served here with caramelized white chocolate mousse red velvet hearts, panna cotta and sorbet

DAVID WOODS: Champagne jelly is a sweet end to a romantic meal

If you’re popping the question this Valentine’s Day, then do it with champagne.

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The Armagnac Masterclass with Amanda Garnham of BNIA

RICHARD ESLING: Armagnac – one of France’s well-kept secrets

Armagnac. “Cognac’s little brother. A more rustic type of brandy. A rougher spirit from south west France.”

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Growth in vinyl record sales

Vinyl resurgence sees record sales

For 12 years in a row, vinyl sales have been increasing, with 14.32 million US sales in 2017 (an increase from nine per cent from the year before).

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Wick Theatre Company's cast for Sailor, Beware! at The Barn Theatre in April, 1959

Theatre group wins Lottery grant

Wick Theatre Company has won Lottery support for an exhibition celebrating its 70th season.

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Gallery: Knitting and photography combine to create incredible patterns

Brighton knitting enthusiast Nina Dodd and award-winning photographer Joseph Ford have teamed up to create a photography project utilising unique knitting patterns that blend into the background.

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Gallery: Nostalgia photos of Horsham town centre

Clearing out some old files in the County Times office, we discovered a few photos taken over the past 20-30 years.

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Stony soil in Pessac-Leognan

RICHARD ESLING: The end of Dry January is in sight

For those of you who have done ‘dry January’, well done! I salute your forbearance and will-power, which is far greater than my own.

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Lloyds Bar, Chichester Gate. Photo by Derek Martin Photography. SUS-180801-171240008

Last orders at Lloyds Bar Chichester

Thursday will be the last chance to grab a famous Wetherspoon ‘curry club’ at Lloyds Bar in Chichester before it closes for good.

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Gallery: New exhibition looks at working life in Horsham

You wouldn’t expect to meet someone called Joan Scientist, Frederick Typewriter, or Pete Bricklayer, yet surnames such as Fletcher, Cook and Butcher seem perfectly normal.

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Littlehampton Fort £40k crowdfunding bid launched

Volunteers working to repair Littlehampton Fort have launched a £40,000 crowdfunding bid.

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