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  1. The end of another week

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Thanks very much for joining us - we'll be back on Monday at 06:00 BST with more of the county's news, sport, travel and weather.

    Enjoy your weekend.

  2. Half a billion development proposed for Hastings

    Developers are promising Hastings a golden future, with a new harbour and marina bringing hundreds of millions of pounds to the town.

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    Video caption: Proposed £500m development of Hastings Old Town and Seafront
  3. Wet, dry or windy?

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter, BBC South East

    What's the weather got in store for us this weekend?

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Rachel Mackley
  4. Do school figures add up?

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Schools across the South East have been told how their funding will be calculated by the government.

    The new formula, announced today to replace that originally published in July, now includes a minimum amount for each pupil, on average £3,500 in primary schools and £4,800 in secondaries.

    For East Sussex the Department for Education says those numbers are likely to be £3,723 and £4,941 per pupil.

    In West Sussex it's £3,677 and £4,756 a head.

    The Department for Education says the figures for Kent will be £3,724 and £4,781 per pupil.

    In the South East's two unitary authorities, Brighton and Hove will receive £3,858 and £5,026 for each primary and secondary child respectively, while Medway will receive £3,807 and £5,019 a head.

    Justine Greening in the Commons
    Image caption: Education secretary Justine Greening

    Education secretary Justine Greening says overall an extra £1.3bn has been found for schools, but opposition politicians say this isn't enough.

    Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP
    Image caption: Lloyd Russell-Moyle, MP for Brighton Kemptown
    Quote Message: The majority of my schools are getting 0.9% increase. Most commentators say education inflation is at least 2%. There is no point having a fair funding formula if there's not enough money in the pot.' from Lloyd Russell-Moyle Labour MP for Brighton Kemptown
    Lloyd Russell-MoyleLabour MP for Brighton Kemptown
  5. A treasure trove of memories

    Yasmine Djadoudi

    BBC Live reporter

    They say today's news is tomorrow's fish and chip paper and in Brighton and Hove one of the city's newspaper archives nearly went that way, until one local man stepped in to save it.

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    Video caption: The archive of the Argus newspaper in Brighton is saved

    You can see more on this story on Inside Out on BBC iPlayer here.

  6. #PhotoOfTheDay: Here's Kristie

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Meet the woman who shares her love of photography with her young children.

    Kristie Heath is the latest in our series meeting our #PhotoOfTheDay regulars.

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    Video caption: Mum of four shares love of photography with her children
  7. Two jailed over building site death

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Businessman Mike Holland and his foreman Grant Oakes have both been jailed for 9 months over the death of carpenter David Clark on a building site in Brighton.

    Mr Clark fell 4.5m when a plank he was standing on in the stable at Stanmer Park snapped.

  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A2021 East Sussex both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A2021 East Sussex both ways severe accident, at Rangemore Drive.

    A2021 East Sussex - A2021 King's Drive in Eastbourne closed in both directions at the Rangemore Drive junction, because of an accident involving a bus and a car. Congestion to the Decoy Drive junction and to the A2040 Upper Avenue junction.

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

  9. Mum calls for change in organ donation law

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    The mother of a five-month old baby who died because she needed a heart transplant is calling for the organ donation law to be changed.

    Almost two million people are on the register but their family's consent is still needed before a donation.

    In the last 10 years 330 people have died while waiting for a transplant in Kent, Sussex and Surrey.

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    Video caption: Mum calls for change in organ donation law
  10. 'We thought the door was opening by itself'

    Ian Palmer

    Reporter, BBC South East Today

    A Burgess Hill couple's dream honeymoon in Florida was rudely interrupted by Hurricane Irma.

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    Video caption: Sussex couple caught in Hurricane Irma on honeymoon
  11. Primrose flower takes the stage in Brighton performance

    Yasmine Djadoudi

    BBC Live reporter

    What music would a flower make as it bursts into bloom? That's the question a group of experimental sound artists are trying to answer in a former church in Brighton.

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    Video caption: Group of experts give primrose flower starring role in Brighton event
  12. Goodwood Revival celebrates 20 years

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    It's an event like no other with an intoxicating mix of vintage motor sport and period fashion

    Last weekend the Goodwood Revival event celebrated its 20th year.

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    Video caption: Goodwood Revival celebrates 20 years
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    Video caption: West Coast main line: Long delays after Harrow fire

    Fire at a timber yard in north-west London has caused major disruption to the West Coast main line.

  14. Former priest Jonathan Graves guilty of sex abuse attacks

    Jonathan Graves

    A former Church of England priest has been found guilty of torturing and sexually abusing two schoolboys in the 1980s and 90s.

    Jonathan Graves, 60, of Eastbourne, East Sussex, restrained the children, who were aged between 12 and 14, using belts and straps, and then beat them.

    At the time, he was the vicar at St Luke's Church in Stone Cross.

    He was convicted at Hove Crown Court of 12 offences between 1987 and 1992 and will be sentenced on Monday. Read more here.

  15. Two pedestrians killed in Ringmer crash named

    Harvey's Lane

    Two men killed when a car struck a group of pedestrians walking in East Sussex have been named by police.

    James Morden, 31, of Hilbert Road in Tunbridge Wells and Matthew Lind, 31 of Broadway Court, Wimbledon, were killed at about 20:00 BST on Sunday.

    A Nissan Pathfinder 4x4 struck the group as they were walking along Harvey's Lane in Ringmer.

    Two women, a 29-year-old from Wimbledon and a 27-year-old from Addlestone, Surrey, were injured. Read more here.

  16. Motorcyclist films fatal accident

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Footage of a fatal accident, shot by a motorcyclist who died, has been released by Sussex Police in a hard-hitting road safety message.

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    Video caption: Bikecam footage of fatal accident released to promote safety