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Comic Peter Kay cancels tour - here’s how to get a refund...

Peter Kay’s first live stand-up tour in eight years has been cancelled due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’, the comedian has said.

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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

Health

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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Frosted Fairground at Dreamland in Margate

Frosty fun at the fairground

The run-up to Christmas can be hectic. There’s so much to plan for - presents, cards, visits to family and friends, not to mention getting to that carol service, nativity play and let’s not even talk about work…

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Munich - where the past and the future sit comfortably side by side

Mention the word Munich and reaction can be varied - some will think of the world-famous Oktoberfest drinking festival, football fans may well talk about Bayern Munich and others will recall the 1972 Olympics.

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One of the First World War 9.2-inch Howitzers by Arundel castle cricket ground, prior to the 7.2-inch replacements

Arundel’s invasion defences during the Second World War

It’s hard to imagine that the small historic town of Arundel was a crucial defensive point during the Second World War, but that’s exactly what it was.

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Dublin Docklands. Dublin Castle. Photo: F�ilte Ireland

Delightful Dublin, the captivating capital of the ‘emerald isle’

Dublin, located at the mouth of the River Liffey, which flows into Dublin Bay and the Irish Sea, is the capital of the Republic of Ireland and a truly enchanting city where the locals enthral visitors with an infectious sense of humour and an exuberant zest for life.

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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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REVIEW: Petworth's angel is a heavenly treat

A row of books artistically arrayed above the fireplace included such heady titles as 'The History of Chair Making in High Wycombe'.

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Video: Why Magaluf is a safer and more family-friendly destination

In November 2015, the Palmanove-Magaluf Hotel Association, Calvia Town Hall and Meliá Hotels International pledged to transform the area of Magaluf through a collaborative five-year regeneration plan.

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Asda launch foot long chocolate eclair

The most gluttonous time of the year just got a bit more decadent as Asda have just revealed their latest addition to the bakery aisle – a foot long chocolate éclair.

Business

Property of the Week - impressive home with links to the past

Great views in a rural setting, paddocks, stables - and a tower mill. This West Sussex property has plenty going for it!

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The awards trophy

Sussex food and drink grand finalists celebrate success

The grand finalists in the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2018 were revealed today following an intensive eight-month judging process, supported by a record 15,000 public votes.
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Mary Berry alongside the Duchess of Richmond and Gordon and her son the Duke, who both feature in the programme

VIDEO: Mary Berry films her new show at Goodwood

Baking idol Mary Berry explored the rich culinary history of the Goodwood Estate for her new BBC One programme.

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The Three Brothers will enter harbour Picture: Pier Road Diaries

Red sails in the sunset... the Three Brothers, a local icon

A lovely photograph of the red-sailed, gaff-rigged wooden fishing boat coming into Littlehampton harbour under full sail prompted me to write in a column some years back...

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Robert Burgon, master of the Worshipful Company of Plumbers, presenting Phil Mead with the industry heritage award

Plumbing heritage award honour

Museum volunteer Phil Mead has received a prestigious heritage award for services to the plumbing industry.

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Property of the Week: Rare opportunity

Property of the Week: Rare opportunity

A rare chance has arisen to buy a four bedroom detached family home, situated in a highly sought-after area, with excellent access for the station, town centre and local schools and with an excellent position within the road looking down along Patchings.

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REVIEW: White Horse at Chilgrove gallops to first place

From the row of neatly upturned Wellington boots to the array of hand made walking sticks, you know from the moment you cross the threshold of The White Horse that this is a true country pub.

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The old city of Basel invites you to a stroll. Copyright: Switzerland Tourism. Photo: swiss-image.ch/Gian Marco Castelberg & Maurice Haas

Basel - a city of contrasts

For those keen to take a break from the relentless stresses of life in the fast lane, consider a long weekend in Basel.

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Food for 2018

Waitrose has revealed the food you’ll be eating in 2018

Japanese ‘dude food’, Indian tapas and plant protein look set to become the big dishes of 2018 according to a new report.

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