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Fundraising record in memory of Shoreham victims

This week has marked the first anniversary of the Shoreham air crash.

Now, a group of young musicians have recorded a song in memory of the victims.

The band called the Street Poets were friends of Matt Jones, one of the 11 men who died.

Proceeds from the track are being donated to a charity helping those affected by the disaster.

Malcolm Shaw spoke to band members Nino Vydeenaden and Jack Hibbert.


Parents of Jacob Schilt speak one year on from plane crash that killed their son in Shoreham

It's almost exactly a year since 11 people were killed when a Hawker Hunter vintage jet crashed onto the A27 during the Shoreham Airshow.

As the anniversary approaches families of the victims are still waiting for answers about the chain of events leading up to the crash.

Andy Dickenson talks to Bob and Caroline Schilt, the parents of Jacob Schilt - one of two young footballers killed that day - about their uncertainty and their loss.

'There was no management for my Mum' - Sussex NHS Trust goes into special measures

An NHS Trust that runs both the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton and the Princess Royal in Haywards Heath has been placed in 'special measures'.

A new Care Quality Commission report describes a catalogue of errors - including patients treated in corridors, a lack of leadership, poor safety, and long waiting times.

The damning indictment even included allegations of bullying and discrimination between staff.

Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Maggie Snowsell, Alan Thorne of the Care Quality Commission, and Dr Stephen Holmberg of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Award nomination for life-saver Richard in workplace love story

We all like a love story don't we? Well, how about one with added workplace drama?

Richard Tucker from Crowborough has been nominated for an award after his quick-thinking actions helped save his fiancee's life!

The forklift truck driver - who's engaged to his boss - woke up one night to find her having a cardiac arrest.

Andy Dickenson has the story and spoke to Bridget Massey and Richard.


The face of 2,500 year old mummy could be revealed at museum

Exhibits at Maidstone Museum

The face of a 2,500 year old mummy could be revealed soon under plans by Maidstone Museum. They're using Heritage Lotery Fund money to conduct a CT scan and facial reconstruction of Ta-Kesh, who passed away aged 14.

Maidstone Museum has received a £78,700 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for an exciting project to redisplay ancient Egyptian and Greek artefacts in an Ancient Civilisations Gallery. With support from the Maidstone Museums' Foundation, the Egyptology Department at the British Museum, the Petrie Museum at University College London, and the Egypt Exploration Society to research and uncover the stories behind the objects, the redisplay will be unveiled in Summer 2017 with a fantastic new space in which to discover the artefacts.

Travel chaos as Pride crowds tried to leave Brighton by train

Crowds at Brighton Railway station yesterday evening

People attending yesterday's Brighton Pride faced chaos as they tried to leave the city by train.

Brighton station struggled to cope with the amount of overcrowding. A restricted service on Southern and delays on Network Rail meant passengers travelling home faced lengthy delays.

Southern warned passengers to make alternative travel arrangements.

Commuters at a packed Brighton Station Credit: Andy Dyer
Brighton Station struggles to cope with overcrowding

Mother and brother of Charlotte Eades almost half way in 200 mile memory walk

A 200 mile fundraising walk in memory of Charlotte Eades will finish today

The family of a Brighton teenager who died in February will be half-way in their 200 mile fundraising walk by tomorrow afternoon.

Charlotte Eades set up a video blog of her battle with a rare form of brain cancer. Her brother and mother have been walking 200 miles of the South Downs way as Charlotte Wilkins reports.

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