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Brighton Rock takes centre stage at CINECITY Film Festival

Plenty of homes in Brighton have a copy of Graham Greene's famous novel 'Brighton Rock' on their shelves. It was written in 1938. Hard to believe the film of the same name is celebrating its 70th anniversary.

The iconic movie, that starred a young Richard Attenborough as teenage gangster Pinkie Brown, was shot in part around the city, and this year is the focal point of Brighton's CineCity festival.

Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Tim Brown, co-director of CineCity Film Festival, and Jess Dadds, director of The Goose Hunter. With footage courtesy of STUDIOCANAL Films Ltd.

Trump and May 'star' in Lewes Bonfire as thousands throng streets

It's the country's most famous Guy Fawkes celebration and flaming torches once again filled the streets of Lewes on Saturday night.

Bonfire societies in their traditional costumes were joined by spectacular effigies poking fun at politicians and world leaders - but with travel restrictions in place, did the visitors stay away?

Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Ch Const Giles York, Mick Symes of Lewes Borough Bonfire Society, and Thandanani of Gumede Zulu Tradition.

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RAF flypast marks Number 99 Squadron's centenary

A flypast was held to mark the centenary

Veterans and serving members of 99 Squadron of the Royal Air Force have been at RAF Brize Norton today to celebrate 100 years since the unit was created. The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, joined them for the event which included a flypast.

The squadron flew several missions during the First World War. More recently it has been delivering food, water and shelter to people living in the British Virgin Islands who were hit by Hurricane Irma. Penny Silvester was there for the celebrations.

Southampton launches Black History Month 2017

The launch event featured an afternoon of inspiring talks and entertainment

Imagine your neighbours starting up a petition to have your family moved from the street where you live. Or your young daughter being told she wasn't allowed inside her friend's house. Those were the experiences of some black people when they came to the UK in the 1950s and 1960s.

The 13th Black History Month has been launched in Southampton today with the theme 'knowledge empowers'. Organisers say that, while there is less racism today, it still exists and education is a powerful weapon. Kerry Swain reports.

You can find out more about the events during Black History month nationwide online.

A royal nod to 100 years of number 99 Squadron

A flypast marked the centenary celebrations

Today marks one hundred years of number 99 Squadron - with celebrations taking place at RAF Brize Norton in Carterton. The centenary was marked with a flypast. Princess Anne, has been meeting those at the base.

Wing Commander Mark Holland told us more about what the squadron has been doing in recent years.

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Muster at RAF Brize Norton ahead of Royal visit

The Princess Royal is due to attend centenary celebrations

The members of Number 99 Squadron are celebrating their centenary at RAF Brize Norton. Princess Anne is a guest of honour.

Olympic cyclist joins 600 others in endurance event

The World Championship cyclist Jason Kenny OBE has been taking part in a 24 hour endurance challenge at the Brands Hatch motor circuit in Kent. His team has been raising money for the RNLI. More than 600 cyclists took to the track this afternoon. Kenny has won six Olympic Gold medals.

The video is from Revolve24.

Queen's Award for charity for people with disabilities

A Sussex charity which helps disabled people live life to the full has won a Queen's Award for Voluntary Service. The organisers of 'Possability People'were given their award by the Lord-Lieutenant of East Sussex at the Amex Stadium in Brighton. The honour recognises outstanding work done in our local communities.

Geraldine Desmoulins, the Chief Officer of Possability People; and Jon Hastie the organisation's Chair of Trustees.

Hundreds attend Portsmouth Pride parade

Portsmouth Pride parade takes place through Southsea

Hundreds of people have attended the Portsmouth Pride rally in Southsea today. This is the third time that the event has come to the city. It has been organised by a committee of local volunteers who say the event is not just for the LGBTQ plus community, but a chance for everybody to get together in a celebration of unity in a safe space. Sally Simmonds sent this report from the seafront in Portsmouth.

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