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Turner watercolour on display at Royal Pavilion

Click video. It is regarded as the defining image of Brighton in the 1800s. A stunning watercolour by the famous fine artist Turner is now on display in the city which inspired it.

Brighthelmston, Sussex, was painted in Brighton in 1824 - and it's now on hung alongside other pieces of his work for the first time in more than 100 years. Charlotte WIlkins has been to take a look.

Tour Turner exhibition at Petworth House

Now he's known as the nations' greatest painter and, some of Turner's finest work has been brought together for a unique exhibition in Sussex.

It was a county that was very special to him - and now his finest views of the area are being seen together for the first time.

It's taking place at Petworth House - a place that not only inspired him, but became his rural retreat. Stacey Poole reports and speaks to Andrew Loukes, House and Collections Manager.


8,000 rubber ducks in beach clear up!

Rubber ducks on Margate beach Credit: Courier Media Ltd

As the region's beaches brimmed with bathers last week, thousands of rubber "feathered friends" flocked to Fulsam Rock in Margate.

Corinne Felgate's Nature Nurture installation featured 8,000 ducks made by the public, and was commissioned by the Tate Gallery as part of its Turbine Generation Project.

The ducks were not actually rubber, but jesmonite, and bio-degradable. They were captured before they drifted too far out to sea.

Rubber ducks on Margate beach Credit: Courier Media Ltd