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Events taking place across Sussex this July weekend

This weekend (Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22) is shaping up to be very busy with a plethora of events taking place across Sussex, ranging from Pride and fire station open days, to farmers markets and free tennis.

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Morrisons, Wick, is one of a number of Morrisons to take part. Photo by Derek Martin

Supermarket introduces ‘Quieter Hour’ to help create calmer shopping experience

Morrisons around Sussex have announced plans for a ‘Quieter Hour’ in store every Saturday.

Business

Weather warning as thunderstorm predicted to hit Sussex

We have been waiting for it for a while, but now the Met Office says the long overdue thunderstorm will likely hit Sussex later this week.

News
Brewdog launches Dog Pawties

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex pub opens its doors for dog parties

Dog lovers can now throw their four-legged friends the ultimate birthday party – at a pub.

News
Highways England are reviewing speed limits around roadworks

Speed limits could be increased but concern remains over road workers safety

Drivers could be allowed to travel at increased speed through motorway roadworks depending on what day of the week they are travelling, under new plans from Highways England.

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The Vamps are coming to Brighton

The Vamps announce Brighton Centre concert

The Vamps have announced that Brighton will be part of their Four Corners UK & Ireland 2019 Tour.

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Gatwick Airport

Allergy concerns raised by Gatwick Airport passengers

Airlines are being warned that they must know what allergens are in food supplied on flights following concerns raised by passengers.

Transport

Now you can trace which cow you are eating with M&S

Marks & Spencer has launched a summer-long food campaign that shines a spotlight on M&S’ beef traceability standards.

Environment
Sunset polo at Cowdray Park staged by Nic Roldan and photographed by Clive Bennett

Making polo history at Cowdray Park this weekend

For the first time in polo history, an All Star 40-goal match will be played in England, with Cowdray Park, in Midhurst, the chosen venue.

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Blood bag

Blood donations are desperately needed – please do not give up

Potential donors are being urged to contact the priority appointment line if they have 0 negative or B negative blood as stocks are desperately low.

Health

Has your favourite Worthing curry house made the top 14?

Curry is one of the most popular dishes in the UK and there is even National Curry Week every October to celebrate the dish.

Business
Pomodoro E Mozzarella in Warwick Street

Worthing Italian restaurant celebrates improved hygiene rating

A Worthing restaurant is celebrating after it was awarded a 5 star hygiene rating.

Business

RHS Chelsea Flower Show – how to get tickets and which Sussex garden designers are exhibiting

RHS Chelsea Flower Show starts today and there are a number of garden designers and nurseries from Sussex involved this year.

Lifestyle

Inflatable obstacle course comes to Sussex

The longest continuous inflatable obstacle course in the world, The Labyrinth Challenge, is returning to Sussex this summer and this year it’s even bigger.

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SUSSEX ATTRACTIONS: 21 gardens and parks to visit

Forget rainy bank holidays – this bank holiday weekend is looking set to be hot and sunny.

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RBS is closing branches

UPDATE: The list of RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland has revealed which of its branches across England and Wales it is closing.

Business
RBS is closing branches

RBS to close 162 branches and axe 792 jobs

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will be closing 162 branches across England and Wales.

Business

Extra teams will help mend potholes in West Sussex

Even more repair teams are being dedicated to tackling potholes in West Sussex, with an additional two ‘seek and fill’ gangs starting work soon.

Business
Salvage Hunters

Salvage Hunters coming to Sussex

Salvage Hunters, the award-winning Quest TV and Discovery Channel show, is heading to Sussex to record a special edition of the programme.

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