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Wartime letter found under dorm at Sompting Abbotts links son to family’s past

The unearthing of a letter from 1939 at Sompting Abbotts’ Preparatory School has connected an Australian man to his British family during the Second World War.
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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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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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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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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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Littlehampton Fort £40k crowdfunding bid launched

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

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The 13th hole of the stunning Stadium Course at PGA Catalunya

Fairway to heaven

As distractions go, the 13th fairway of the Stadium course at the PGA Catalunya golf course must be among the best in the world.
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Hiorne Tower – sheer folly, or is it?

Historian Mark Phillips points out a popular misconception about this quirky building set in the magnificent grounds of the park of Arundel Castle.

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British Airways research shows most people don't take two-week breaks

Workers fear two-week holidays are ‘frowned on’ by employers

More than a third of people living in the South East do not take a two-week holiday because they believe it’s frowned on and discouraged at their workplace, a study has shown.

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The wreckage of Edwin Sandss aeroplane after the crash in 1934, which he miraculously  escaped from with only a broken ankle, some burns and other minor injuries

Early aircraft crashes highlight advances in safety

For centuries man has attempted to emulate the bird population by attempting to fly, or at least lift off from the ground.

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The Z Hotel in Queens, NY. 7/29/2013 Photo by �Jennifer S. Altman 2013 All Rights Reserved. SUS-171123-125411001

Manhattan: An isle of joy

Reflecting on the words and music of two of New York’s most famous sons; lyricist Lorenz Milton Hart and composer, Richard Charles Rodgers ‘the great big city’s a wondrous toy, just made for a girl and boy, we’ll turn Manhattan into an isle of joy’....

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REVIEW: Italian festive food is the perfect recipe for bringing families together

REVIEW: Italian festive food is the perfect recipe for bringing families together

There are certain words which instantly define the characteristics of a nation and a people.

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The Royal Oak in East Lavant. Picture by Jake Eastham

REVIEW: East Lavant stay is a right royal treat

On the neighbouring table you would have thought they had just won the Lotto rollover jackpot judging by the excited noises.

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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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Peter Kay has cancelled his forthcoming tour

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’.

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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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