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Bournemouth hopes for promotion to Premier League

Manager Eddie Howe's team take on Bolton Wanderers this evening Credit: PA

AFC Bournemouth is hoping to secure promotion to the Premier League when they take on Bolton Wanderers this evening.

They need just three points to move up - only a sixteen goal result from Middlesborough in their last game could stop it.

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Hailsham man jailed for knife offences

Mostafa Al-Saidi Credit: SUSSEX POLICE

A Hailsham man has been jailed for nine years and nine months after admitting a string of knife offences over a two day period in May last year.

25 year-old Mostafa Al-Saidi pleaded guilty to committing grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article after he stabbed a man in the leg with a knife in The Drive, Hellingly on 20th May 2014.

Al-Saidi also admitted possessing a bladed article and committing affray after he produced a knife and threatened two women in the churchyard in Hailsham town centre on 23rd May.

He also pleaded guilty to possession of a bladed article and affray after he threatened staff with a knife in Simpsons Chicken takeaway in Hailsham High Street on the same day just 40 minutes after he had threatened the two women. Later that evening, he threatened a food delivery driver in The Drive, Hellingly saying he had a gun. He admitted a charge of attempted robbery.

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