It's been a long haul, but there's just a month left before voters in the USA go to the polls to elect a new president.
With 20,000 Americans living in our region, what's their take on Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton?
Malcolm Shaw has been finding out.
We know that vinyl is making a bit of a comeback for bands to release their music.
But the real heyday for LPs was back in the 1970s, with progressive rock and concept albums.
It was a time when the artwork on the sleeve was almost as important as the record itself.
Now, there's an exhibition in Sussex celebrating the most famous cover artist of them all, Roger Dean, who's worked with groups like Yes and Pink Floyd.
Malcolm Shaw spoke to Roger, and to Tracy Thomson of Trading Boundaries.
A year ago they were two teenage boys from Damascus - often too scared of the bombings and gunfire to go to school or even take their exams.
But now Sulaiman Wihba and Elias Badin have begun a new life at a public school in Sussex, trying to put the horror of their childhoods behind them.
They are thought to be the first Syrian refugees to be offered such a scholarship, but their teachers say we have a duty to do more - comparing their plight to that of children caught up in the conflicts of World War Two.
Andy Dickenson has been to meet them and also speaks to Steve Marshall-Taylor of Brighton College.
There's growing evidence that contact with animals can be a valuable form of therapy for children with disabilities.
Now, a school in Sussex has launched a fundraising campaign to build its own farm.
Chailey Heritage near Lewes cares for youngsters with complex physical conditions.
Staff say animals have a unique ability to help, as Malcolm Shaw reports.
A Rochester father of three is close to completing a 274km walk from Budapest to Vienna for charity.
Paul Barrett was inspired to take on the challenge after witnessing the plight of refugees while on holiday last year. He's so far raised over £2,000.
Paul said: "This is my tiny show of solidarity for those fleeing war, and perhaps a way of raising awareness in some small way for such an immense, huge problem."
Paul's raising money for Kent Refugee Action Network.
It's been left with almost no trains for the last eleven weeks, but today the town of Seaford in Sussex began to get back on track.
Southern Rail introduced its emergency timetable over the summer, cutting more than 300 services across the region.
Some, at least, have been restored, but there's more trouble looming for commuters, as Malcolm Shaw reports.
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Children as young as three are being warned about the dangers posed by the internet.
To some parents such a move may seem excessive, but the organisers of the campaign say it's essential that even pre-school youngsters understand the risks that exist.
And to help get a complex message across to those so young a special puppet play has been developed to help them.
Malcolm Shaw spoke to Jane Crawshaw, Traum Theatre Company, Donna Comerford, Brighton Digital Festival, and Emily Cherry, NSPCC.
England’s leading winemaker, Chapel Down in Tenterden Kent, has announced that it will be exporting around 10,000 bottles of wine to the U.S.A by the end of this year.
Chapel Down has partnered with the American luxury wine and spirit company ABCK Corp in hope to raise the profile of English wines.
America is the latest international market that Chapel Down exports to, with wines already available in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Singapore, Copenhagen and Helsinki.
Thanks to the innovation and hard work of our wine growers, the English wine industry is going from strength to strength with production more than doubling in the last five years.”
A number of rare cars, motorcycles, watches and cameras, once owned by a businessman from Poole, will go up for auction on Monday. The proceeds are set to transform the lives of countless cancer patients.
Robert White died of cancer last year at the age of 62. The money raised from his lifetime collection will build new state-of-the-art facilities at Poole Hospital and the Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester.
And it's all thanks to the help of the famous American chat show host, Jay Leno. Richard Slee explains.