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Weekend closures on M23 near Gatwick Airport set for January

Drivers planning journeys on the M23 near Gatwick Airport next month are being warned that a series of weekend closures will begin in January.

Transport
Yellow warning of fog has been issued

Travel disruption expected as Met Office issues fog warning

Flights in and out of Gatwick Airport could be delayed tonight and tomorrow due to fog.

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NSPCC makes referrals every week over fears of child sex abuse in Sussex

NSPCC makes referrals every week over fears of child sex abuse in Sussex

Children’s charity the NSPCC has revealed that last year it referred an average of two contacts a week in Sussex to police and children’s services from members of the public concerned a child was being sexually abused.

Crime

Video: How to make brandy sauce

A Christmas pudding is a staple of any Christmas meal, but with such a rich and boozy pudding you need a great sauce.

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Video: How to make eggnog

For a drink that will help you get in the Christmas spirit, here is a quick and easy homemade recipe for eggnog from Iceland.

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Video: Partygoers warned of the dangers of being drunk near a railway line

Revellers are being advised to take extra care as newly-released data reveals a sharp increase in the number of alcohol-related incidents across the rail network during the festive period.

Crime

Video: How to make brandy butter

If you cannot imagine Christmas without a dollop of brandy butter on your mince pies then check out this short and simple homemade recipe from Iceland.

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West Sussex Education Awards

West Sussex Education Awards launched

Nominations have begun to roll in for the West Sussex Education Awards, which is organised by this newspaper and its sister titles.

Education
Test your Christmas trivia knowledge

Test your Christmas trivia knowledge

There’s nothing like a good quiz to get competitive family and friends’ pulses racing over Christmas. So here, just for fun, are 12 festive teasers.

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Christmas traditions

Weird and wonderful Christmas traditions across Europe

Christmas is not the same for everyone around the world. With this in mind Inghams has gathered 10 weird and wonderful Christmas traditions across Europe that may surprise you….

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Sussex readers send in their 'elfie' pictures

Elves causing mischief around the home has now become an annual tradition for many families and Sussex is no exception.

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In pictures: Queen’s visit to Chichester Sussex

Our photographer Derek Martin took plenty of pictures during today’s (Thursday, November 30,2017) royal visit by Her Majesty The Queen.

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(From left) Ben Varley (Head Chef), Jodie Kidd, and Andrew MacKenzie (Executive Head Chef)

Model Jodie Kidd talks about her new pub in Kirdford, Sussex, and how Celebrity MasterChef inspired her

You never know where life is going to take you and this certainly has been the case for fashion model, racing car driver and television personality Jodie Kidd.

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Everything you need to know about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement

Everything you need to know about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement

Following this morning’s announcement that Prince Harry is to marry actress Meghan Markle, the speculation has resumed over whether he will take on the title of the Duke of Sussex.

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Albion celebrate Pascal Gross' goal against Stoke on Monday. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Manchester United V Brighton & Hove Albion - Live blog

Manchester United host Brighton & Hove Albion today (Saturday, November 25, 2017). Below we are pulling together news stories, fans’ reaction on social media, plus photos from the game and comments from our own reporters Steve Bailey and Ollie Berry.

Brighton and Hove Albion
Make sure you plan your long journeys in advance

Things to consider before planning a long car journey

Research shows just over a quarter of British motorists plan their journey ahead of time; mapping out routes, getting a breakdown kit and checking insurance cover.

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The trekkers complete the Cambodia trek in aid of Chestnut Tree House children's hospice

Sussex trekkers complete the Chestnut Tree House charity challenge

More than 40 fundraisers from Sussex have completed a 85km trek in Cambodia to raise money for the children’s hospice, Chestnut Tree House.

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Anti-Bullying week runs between November 13-17, 2017

Young people targeted by online bullies on the rise

Children as young as nine have told Childline counsellors they have been targeted by online bullies, with girls and 12-15 year-olds receiving the most counselling sessions about this issue.

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Would you volunteer to be a human paintball target?

Would you like to be a human paintball target?

Stag party experts StagWeb.co.uk is looking for someone to ‘volunteer’ to be a ‘human paintball target’ to test the accuracy and effect of its paintballs at sites across the South East.

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Recipe courtesy of Waitrose. Thousands of recipes can be found at www.waitrose.com/recipes

Recipe: Leek and garlic mushroom pasta

As it is World Pasta Day we thought we would share this recipe for a quick and simple pasta dish that does not use too many ingredients.

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