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  1. Goodnight from Sussex Live

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    That's it for us on this very windy day. We hope Doris hasn't caused you too many problems.

    We'll be back tomorrow between 06:00 GMT and 22:00 GMT, with all the day's news, sport, travel and weather.

    If there's anything you think we shoudl know you can get in touch on  Twitter , on  Facebook  or by sending us an  email

  2. Police ask for help in finding Nicholas Leon

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Nicholas Leon

    Nicholas Leon is being sought by police as they believe he might be able to help with their investigation into various incidents in Wealden district. 

    The 32-year-old from Crowborough also has links to Hailsham and Polegate.

  3. Talking justice

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    If you were the victim of a terrible crime, could you sit down and talk to the perpetrator?

    Rosalyn Boyce campaigned for years for the right to meet the man who raped her.

    Rosalyn says it helped her recovery from a brutal crime - and Sussex Police say there's evidence the process helps stop reoffending.

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    Video caption: Does restorative justice work?
  4. Will the weather calm down?

    Georgina Burnett

    BBC Weather

    Storm Doris has been blowing heavily across the South East, but will it continue?

    See my latest forecast to find out.

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    Video caption: weather
  5. Calls for Coperforma to be investigated

    Siobhan Daniels

    BBC Live reporter

    The Shadow Health Secretary called for an inquiry during a visit to Hove into the controversial contract for non-emergency patient transport across Sussex. 

    The multi million pound deal was awarded to Coperforma last year but the company faced harsh criticism for long delays in providing NHS patients with hospital transport. 

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    Video caption: Review of Coperforma services
  6. Have you seen Connor Johnson?

    Police are growing concerned for a missing teenager from Billingshurst.

    Connor Johnson, 19, has been missing since 10:50 GMT this morning after he left home on Coombe Hill.

    He had injured his hand on a broken photo frame and was bleeding as he left.

    Have you seen Connor Johnson from Billingshurst?
  7. Doris waves hello

    Tom Darby

    BBC Live reporter

    Thanks to Jon Wilhelm for this shot from Hastings Harbour arm.

    He went there to see Doris, and it looks like she gave him a big wave (boom boom)!

    Crashing waves
  8. Budget decision day in Brighton and Hove

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Brighton Pier

    It's decision day as councillors in Brighton and Hove vote on whether to push through cuts of £21m. 

    If approved, it'll mean a 5% council tax increase, job losses and cuts to the youth services budget.

    Council leader Warren Morgan says difficult decisions have been forced on them because of cuts in central government funding. 

  9. Uckfield singer wins big at the Brits

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Rag 'N' Bone man

    Uckfield singer Rag 'N' Bone man was one of the big winners at the 2017 Brit Awards.

    He took home the critics choice award and best British breakthrough act.

    David Bowie dominated the night, winning best British male and best British album, for Blackstar. 

    Read the full story here .

  10. This afternoon's local newspapers

    Stack of pictures

    The Argus : Cyclist, 68, dies after being found with serious head injuries

    West Sussex County Times : A23 closed after Storm Doris damages road

    Worthing Herald : Lancing mother fights for disabled housing solution

    Hastings Observer : Overnight car thefts spate in Hastings triggers warning

    Eastbourne Herald : Hampden Park level crossing became stuck due to a fault

  11. Find out what is happening with Storm Doris

    Elizabeth Rizzini

    BBC Look East weather

    Storm Doris has been battering our shores with 60mph winds, will it continue? Find out in my forecast.  

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    Video caption: weather
  12. Jimmy Anyon appointed head coach of Sussex Women’s team

    Claire Cottingham

    BBC Live reporter

    Sussex Cricket have announced Jimmy Anyon has been appointed to the role of head coach to the Sussex Women’s team.


    Anyon has taken over the role from Charlotte Burton who stepped down in December, after being at the helm since 2010.

    The 33-year-old former seamer retired from the game shortly before the beginning of the 2016 season. 

    He last year assisted Burton with the senior women’s side during the summer and worked with Brighton College in a coaching capacity.

  13. Cyclist dies from head injuries in Burgess Hill

    A cyclist has died after he was discovered lying in the road with serious head injuries.

    Passers-by discovered the 68-year-old man collapsed with his bike on top of him in Mill Road at 05:45 GMT on Wednesday 22 February.

    He was flown by air ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, but died from his injuries.

  14. Two teenagers seriously hurt in A26 crash

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Police jacket

    Two 17-year-old boys are seriously hurt after a collision involving two Land Rovers near Tonbridge. 

    Police were called to the A26 near Hadlow just before 20:00 GMT yesterday where one of the vehicles had hit a tree. 

    An 18-year-old man from East Sussex is being questioned on suspicion of dangerous driving. 

    A 17-year-old boy from East Sussex was also arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and has been bailed until 28 February. 

    Officers want to hear from anyone who saw the two vehicles, one orange and one silver, just before the collision.