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It's goodnight from us

Stuart Maisner

BBC Live reporter

That's all from us on another busy Monday.

We're back at 06:00 BST tomorrow morning with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather for the county.

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Road calming plans for Heathfield

Stuart Maisner

BBC Live reporter

People in Heathfield are being asked for their views on plans for a traffic calming scheme aimed at cutting vehicle speed and improving safety.

East Sussex Highways has launched a consultation on the plan for Ghyll Road, which would complement an existing scheme in the neighbouring Tilsmore area.

It would see speed cushions installed at regular intervals, a raised junction at the intersection of Ghyll Road and Geers Wood, upgraded street lights and new signage.

The scheme would cost around £150,000, to be funded by money set aside by East Sussex County Council for local transport improvements.

You can take part in a consultation here.

School goes online to fund sports centre

Kathryn Langley

BBC Live reporter

A school in Brighton has launched an appeal to help fund a state-of-the-art sports centre.

Patcham High School, which was attended by TV star Katie Price, wants to build a sports hall, 4G football pitch and netball centre at a cost of £4m.

Katie Price said in a statement: "I loved my sport when I was at Patcham. Running was my big thing and I was really proud to represent the school. As a mum I know how important physical exercise is for kids and I reckon the kids at Patcham High deserve the best facilities they can get.

"I still have friends who live in and around Patcham and I think the new sports hall and the all-weather pitches will be brilliant for them and their families and anyone else in the area who's into sport."

Born on the A21

Stuart Maisner

BBC Live reporter

A mother has given birth in her car after her husband got lost on the way to hospital.

All change for Crawley

Bob Dale

BBC Live reporter

Crawley Town Hall is to be demolished, as part of the continuing redevelopment of the town centre.

The building will be knocked down, along with a two-storey car park, to be replaced with 250 properties, including 100 affordable homes, and a new town hall.

This will include five floors of commercial offices, a new public square and improvements to the town hall multi-storey car park.

Queens Square, Crawley
Crawley Borough Council
The Queens Square redevelopment in Crawley

Over £3m has already been spent redesigning Queens Square in the centre of the town.

'We need a fresh pair of eyes, we need more energy'

Helen Catt

Political editor, BBC South East

The Association of British Commuters says Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is being "rewarded for failure" by being allowed to keep his job in the cabinet reshuffle.

It follows widespread disruption and a year-long strike on Southern Rail, over the introduction of Driver Only Operated trains.

It's feeling warm and sticky

Sarah Keith-Lucas

Weather presenter

Here's my latest forecast.

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Arrests after stabbings in Brighton

Stuart Maisner

BBC Live reporter

Two men have been stabbed during an incident in central Brighton.

The incident happened at 16:30 BST outside a sports store on Western Road.

The victims have been taken to hospital with puncture wounds.

Five men have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and are currently in custody.

A knife has been recovered at the scene.

The incident is not terrorism-related and the investigation is ongoing.

'We've got a secretary of state who knows what he's dealing with'

Helen Catt

Political editor, BBC South East

A senior South East Conservative MP is defending the decision to keep Chris Grayling as Secretary of State for Transport.

Many commuters are angry at Mr Grayling for not intervening directly to try to end the Southern Rail dispute, which began in April 2016.

But Reigate's Crispin Blunt is backing him.

'It hasn't got us very far so far'

Helen Catt

Political editor, BBC South East

Southern Rail passengers say they're disappointed that Chris Grayling's kept his job as Secretary of State for Transport.

Passengers have faced widespread disruption and more than a year of strike action over Driver Only Operated trains.

Mr Grayling's faced criticism for refusing to intervene directly to help bring an end to the dispute.

Severe disruption: A23 West Sussex southbound

BBC News Travel

A23 West Sussex southbound severe disruption, at Perimeter Road East.

A23 West Sussex - A23 London Road in Horley blocked and stationary traffic southbound at Gatwick Road roundabout, because of a vehicle fire.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Have you seen Klodian Marku?

Police are concerned for Albanian teenager Klodian Marku who has gone missing from his Brighton home.

Have you seen Klodian Marku?
Kent Police

The 16-year-old was last seen on Sunday 21 May by his carer in Eastbourne Road at midday.

He said he was going out but would be back home at 11:00 BST.

Breezy but dry afternoon ahead

Kate Kinsella

BBC Weather

A breezy day is expected, with scattered cloud and some sunny spells.

Most places will remain dry - here's my forecast.

Cricket: Sussex cruise to victory in four days over Leicestershire

Adrian Harms

Sports reporter, BBC Sussex

Cricket: Sussex on the brink of victory

Adrian Harms

Sports reporter, BBC Sussex

BMW workers reject new offer in pensions dispute

Workers at car giant BMW have voted to reject an offer aimed at resolving a long-running dispute over pensions.

BMW workers at the Cowley plant
Getty Images

Unite union members based at plants in Cowley, Goodwood, near Chichester, Hams Hall in the West Midlands and Swindon, turned down the offer by 56.6%.

Workers have already staged four walkouts during the dispute, which is over the closure of a final-salary pension scheme.

BMW said the offer was "fair" and it was disappointed at the ballot result.


Two people fix themselves to a concrete block in protest over test drilling for oil in Sussex.

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Today's Sussex newspaper headlines

Stack of newspapers (generic)
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The Argus: High street woes force owner to call it a day

Hastings Observer: Tory broadband coverage promise ‘broken’ claim Lib Dems

Sussex Express: Newhaven lifeboat crew launched to yacht rescue

Worthing Herald: Crews attend house fire in Worthing

Watch: Pitch inspection at Grace Road

Richard Rae

BBC Radio Leicester Sport

I've been taking a look at the pitch ahead of day four between Sussex and Leicestershire...

You can listen to ball-by-ball commentary on the BBC here.

'Nymans is just beautiful'

Kathryn Langley

BBC Live reporter

One of the stalwarts of Sunday night telly has brought its team of experts to Sussex...

An episode of the BBC's Antiques Roadshow has been filmed at Nymans in Handcross as part of the programme's 40th anniversary season.

Wildlife festival

Police order almost 100 people to leave a festival over drug, assault and robbery offences and arrest 20.

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Jet skier winched to safety in Seaford

Details are emerging about a dramatic rescue in Seaford over the weekend.

A jet skier managed to scramble onto cliffs in Seaford to escape the rising tide after his leg was broken as he smashed into a submerged object.

A jet skier winched to safety in Seaford
Daniel Moon

The RNLI's cliff rescue team helped winch him back up the cliff to safety.

The RNLI's cliff rescue team helped winch him back up the cliff to safety
Daniel Moon

'It's like my brain is gone'

Mark Norman

Health Correspondent, BBC South East

A Sussex man, whose ability to speak and communicate was affected by a stroke, has started a charity to raise awareness of the condition.

Fed up with politics? This should make you smile

As the South East baked in soaring temperatures last week, we asked how your pets kept cool in the sun.

You sent us 10 photos of delicious doggies leaping through waves, chilling in the long grass and even sporting a sunhat.

Hastings begging powers come into effect


Controversial new powers will come into force today in Hastings to tackle aggressive begging and street drinking.

The Public Space Protection Orders will give the council powers to remove alcohol and issue on-the-spot fines for anti-social behaviour.

A local homelessness and mental health charity has criticised the rules saying they are an attack on the vulnerable.

There's more on this throughout the morning on the BBC Sussex breakfast show.

Get out the hayfever tablets

Kate Kinsella

BBC Weather

It's going to be lovely and warm, but we've got a high pollen count today.

Here's my latest forecast.

Welcome to a new week

We're staring out to sea for today's #PhotoOfTheDay. Thanks to Maxine Monaghan for her shot from Birling Gap.

Birling Gap sea view
Maxine Monaghan

We'll be here with all your latest news, travel, sport and weather for Sussex until 22:00 BST.

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