It's ten years since Poland joined the EU, with thousands of Polish workers travelling to the region in search of a better life. Some maintain the level of migration was too high, but the British Polish Chamber of Commerce says the British economy has benefitted from the hard-working new arrivals.
This week it's ten years since Poland joined the EU. Thousands of people travelled to the south in search of a new life and new opportunities. Magda and Peter Brendzel and their seven year old daughter were among the first to arrive here in 2004.
Immigration remains a hot topic and in the first of our special series of reports we find out about their story. Who are the people behind the headlines?
A 34-year-old Polish man has died after his motorbike collided with a car on Davignor Road in Hove.
Officers were called to the junction with Lyon Close at 6:25am to reports of a motorbike hitting a Nissan Serena.
The driver of the Nissan, a 68 year old man from Newhaven was taken to hospital to be treated for shock but later released.