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  2. Updates on Tuesday 13 June 2017

Live Reporting

By Bob Dale and Stuart Maisner

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's all folks

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    We're off home for the night so we can be back bright and early at 06:00 BST to bring you all the latest news, travel, weather and sport for the county.

    Is there anything you'd like to tell us about?

    You can get in touch on Twitter, on Facebook or by sending us an email.

  2. David Stockdale: Birmingham City to sign Brighton and Hove Albion keeper on 1 July

    David Stockdale

    Birmingham City will sign goalkeeper David Stockdale from Brighton and Hove Albion on a three-year deal once his contract expires on 1 July.

    Stockdale, 31, helped Albion win promotion to the Premier League for the first time last season, conceding only 40 goals in 45 appearances.

    He was named in both the EFL and the Professional Footballers' Association Championship teams of the year.

    Brighton had offered Stockdale a new deal at the Amex Stadium. Read the full story here.

  3. Funding boost for children’s health in Sussex

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Schools in East Sussex will receive extra funding to develop a scheme aimed at improving children’s physical and mental health.

    Last year, 183 schools and colleges across the county received a share of £1.8m from East Sussex County Council to develop and implement school health improvement plans.


    Schools were able to access a £10,000 grant to introduce activities such as increasing physical activity and improving healthy eating.

    Now, all schools and colleges in the county will be entitled to an additional £7,000 to further develop activities to boost health thanks to an extra £1.2m of county council funding.

  4. Firefighters called to bus blaze

    East Sussex Fire and Rescue were called to the single-decker bus blaze at 16:40 BST today.

    Two crews were sent to the scene in Pevensey Road, St Leonards.

    No one was injured.

    Video from Megan Croucher.

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    Video caption: Firefighters tackled a bus fire in St Leonards
  5. Born on the A21

    Did you miss this amazing story?

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

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    Video caption: Baby born in car after parents got lost
  6. Forget the brolly, but don't forget your sunglasses

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter

    The sunshine's arrived and it's staying for a while.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: The weather with Rachel Mackley
  7. Single punch leaves man in hospital

    A businessman visiting Brighton has been seriously injured after an apparently motiveless attack.

    The 50-year-old from Edinburgh was walking along the seafront on Kings Road, when he was hit in the face by another man.

    He fell to the ground, suffering a serious head injury as he landed.

    Kings Road, Brighton

    The attack happened at 01:15 BST on 10 June.

    The victim's still being treated at the Royal Sussex County Hospital.

    Quote Message: The reason for this vicious attack is not currently clear and we are keen to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious along that stretch of pavement or nearby in the moments before the attack, or who saw the attack itself.' from Detective Constable Shirley White Sussex Police
    Detective Constable Shirley WhiteSussex Police
  8. Firefighters called to bus blaze

    East Sussex Fire and Rescue were called to the single-decker bus blaze at 16:40 BST today.

    Two crews were sent to the scene in Pevensey Road, St Leonards.

    No one was injured.

  9. Social media helps bring Sam safely home

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    A man who went missing in Crawley has been found thanks to an appeal on social media.

    Sam Langridge, who's 31, was spotted walking close to the Pease Pottage services just after 16:00 BST today, by someone who'd seen the appeal.

    Police found Sam inside the service station.

  10. Quentin Blake's latest exhibition for his home town

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    One of the world's most famous illustrators of children's books explores darker themes in his new exhibition at the Jerwood Gallery.

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    Video caption: Sir Quentin Blake's new exhibition opens
  11. Creating art in the face of death

    An exhibition features work by artists with one thing in common - they're all facing execution.

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    Video caption: Kent artist stages exhibition of art by death row inmates
  12. Rikki Clarke has rejoined his first county Surrey, from Warwickshire

    With the 2017 county season here, keep up to date with the latest signings, departures and rumours ahead of next season.

    Read more
  13. Nottingham Open: Johanna Konta beats Tara Moore to reach 300 wins

    Johanna Konta

    British number one Johanna Konta reached the second round of the Nottingham Open after compatriot Tara Moore was forced to retire.

    Konta was 6-2 3-0 up when British number four Moore pulled up injured.

    The 26-year-old from Eastbourne, who is ranked eighth in the world, has now amassed 300 career singles victories and will play Belgian Yanina Wickmayer in the second round.

    You can read the full story here.

  14. School goes online to fund sports centre

    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.

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    Video caption: TV star Katie Price's old school launches JustGiving page to raise money

    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."

  15. 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.

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    Video caption: Baby born in car after parents got lost
  16. 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.

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    Video caption: Here’s something that might make you laugh – 10 dogs keeping cool in the sun.
  17. Today's Sussex local newspaper headlines

    Pile of newspapers

    The Argus: Entrepreneur accused of bribing young voters with drink offer

    Eastbourne Herald: Upset after birds are shot at in Hailsham

    Hastings Observer: Crowds celebrate Brazilian culture at inaugural festival in Hastings

    Worthing Herald: Moby Dig set to be finally freed

    Brighton and Hove News: Brighton’s gay Oscars puts on a show of glitz and glamour for the 21st Golden Handbags

  18. '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.

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    Video caption: Crispin Blunt defends Chris Grayling as Transport Secretary
  19. 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

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