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  2. Praise for doctors serving the homeless in Brighton

    Sarah Booker-Lewis

    Local Democracy Reporter

    A doctors' surgery serving the homeless in Brighton and Hove is making a positive difference, health chiefs say.

    A report has reviewed progress made by Arch Healthcare since it took over running the specialist homeless GP surgery in Morley Street, Brighton, in March last year.

    Fewer of the surgery's 1,340 patients now turn up at A&E at the Royal Sussex County Hospital - and fewer of those who are admitted end up being readmitted.

    The progress has been made despite the rising number of rough sleepers in the area.

    The Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Primary Care Commissioning Committee praised the degree of collaboration, which also included outreach work by nurses from Morley Street.

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    Severe disruption: M20 Kent eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M20 Kent eastbound severe disruption, around J4 for A228 Castle Way Leybourne.

    M20 Kent - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M20 eastbound around J4, A228 (Leybourne), because of a broken down vehicle. Congestion to M26 past J2A.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. New homes planned for Kent village

    Caitlin Webb

    Local Democracy Reporter

    Councillors have approved plans for 43 homes to be built in a village which dates back to the medieval ages.

    Ashford Borough Council agreed at a meeting on 15 August for a housing estate roughly the size of two rugby pitches to be built in High Halden.

    High Halden
    Image caption: The development will increase the size of the village by nearly a third

    High Halden boasts a church believed to have been built in the 13th century.

    The village is also known for a large pub, The Chequers on the Green, which was cited in the Domesday book and known to have been used by smugglers in the Georgian era.

    Quote Message: We are taking a pragmatic approach to development in the village, understanding the need for it but wishing to protect the character of the village. We are very happy that 17 of the 43 proposed homes will be affordable but would ask that the figures are not allowed to be reduced during the planning process." from John Audsley Chairman, High Halden Parish Council
    John AudsleyChairman, High Halden Parish Council
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    Severe accident: M25 Surrey anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Surrey anti-clockwise severe accident, from J7 for M23 to J6 for B2235.

    M25 Surrey - Stationary traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J7 M23 to J6, B2235 (Godstone), because of all traffic being temporarily held and an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  6. New homes given approval

    Huw Oxburgh

    Local Democracy Reporter

    Planners have given the go ahead for a new build in Bexhill despite objections from neighbours.

    At a meeting of Rother District Council's planning committee on 16 August, councillors approved plans to build a two-bedroom bungalow and create a new car parking area on land connected to Fairfield Chase.

    Fairfield Chase, Bexhill
    Image caption: The development is planned for land next to this cul-de-sac

    The parking area is expected to have space for six cars and will also serve two listed stone cottages on the site.

    Locals who objected claimed it would add too much traffic to a quiet cul-de-sac.

  7. Bexhill cafe keen to get new seating

    Huw Oxburgh

    Local Democracy Reporter

    Plans to build an outside seating area for a Bexhill seafront cafe have been granted planning permission.

    At a meeting of Rother District Council's planning committee on 16 August, councillors approved the construction of a decking area on the beach opposite the Sovereign Light Cafe.

    The Sovereign Light Cafe
    Image caption: New seating given the go-ahead for the Sovereign Light Cafe

    Although concerns were raised about staff and customers crossing a public footpath with hot food, the plans were approved unanimously by the committee.

    The application appeared before the committee as the land is owned by Rother District Council, which leases it to the cafe.

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    Severe disruption: M25 Surrey anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Surrey anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J6 for B2235 to Clacket Lane Service Area.

    M25 Surrey - One lane closed and slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J6, B2235 (Godstone) to Clacket Lane Service Area, because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe accident: M25 Surrey anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Surrey anti-clockwise severe accident, from J9 for A244 to J8 for A217 Reigate Hill.

    M25 Surrey - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J9, A244 (Leatherhead) to J8, A217 (Reigate), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Video caption: Looping the loop at Eastbourne airshow

    BBC Weather presenter Nina Ridge took to the skies with The Blades at Eastbourne Airbourne.

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    Severe accident: M23 Surrey southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M23 Surrey southbound severe accident, at J9 for .

    M23 Surrey - Queuing traffic on M23 southbound in West Sussex at J9, Gatwick Airport, because of an accident, which is now on the hard shoulder.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe disruption: M23 Surrey northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M23 Surrey northbound severe disruption, between J9 for and M23 J8.

    M23 Surrey - Queuing traffic on M23 northbound between J9, Gatwick Airport in West Sussex and M23 J8 in Surrey, because of an earlier broken down vehicle. All lanes have been re-opened.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time