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Happy Birthday Alice Shill!

Alice Shill celebrates her 102nd birthday at a nursing home in Hailsham.

Flags and bunting for Alice, 102 today!

From the age of 14 until the day of her retirement Alice Shill was a machinist in a flag factory, working long hours in the run up to historic events and days of national celebration.

But today it was her turn to celebrate - and the turn of others to produce the flags and bunting. John Ryall spoke to Alice and to her niece Daphne Grime.

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