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By Stuart Maisner and Kathryn Langley

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  1. Rail woes for Seagulls match

    Fans heading to the Amex stadium for Brighton and Hove Albion's match against Huddersfield face train problems.

  2. Cricket: Terrific entertainment at Hove

    Adrian Harms

    BBC Sussex sports reporter

    Terrific entertainment at Hove with 147 runs scored and four wickets taken, a genuinely quick bowler roaring in down the hill, and an exciting young all rounder showing a full array of shots. 

    It's been great stuff!

    Sussex v Worcs

    Worcestershire have their noses in front largely thanks to Miguel Cummins who has bowled with electric pace and has fully deserved his six wickets. 

    Jofra Archer has yet again shown he is a very special talent following up his seven wickets last week with an effortless innings of 46, and sharing a partnership of 97 with Chris Jordan who remains 45 not out at lunch.

    Bring on the afternoon session!

    Live updates and commentary here

  3. The sunshine is set to stay

    Kate Kinsella

    BBC weather

    The temperatures are set to soar again this afternoon, here's my forecast.   

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    Video caption: Weather
  4. Crawley sign Cox after Orient exit

    Claire Cottingham

    BBC Live reporter

    Dean Cox

    League Two side Crawley Town sign Dean Cox on a deal until 2019 following the winger's departure from Leyton Orient.

    Crawley sign Cox after Orient exit

    Dean Cox

    League Two side Crawley Town sign Dean Cox on a deal until 2019 following the winger's departure from Leyton Orient.

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  5. Entertainment round up

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Bake Off, country duo in Brighton and a stage adaption of a top film.

    Here's our showbiz round-up.

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    Video caption: showbiz
  6. 'I may never feel this moment again'

    Claire Cottingham

    BBC Live reporter

    You can't blame Will Bayley for getting slightly excited after winning gold at the Paralympic games in Rio. 

    The Groombridge Paralympian was so overjoyed he jumped on the table, which didn't please the umpire, who handed him a yellow card.

    So how did Will react? By hugging her, of course...

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    Video caption: Bayley
  7. A beautiful morning in Hove

    Cricket

    Adrian Harms

    BBC Sussex sports reporter

    It's a glorious morning here as Sussex resume on 50-4 after Worcestershire made 306 yesterday.

    Live updates and commentary here.

    Hove crickedt
  8. Home education: The children going 'not back to school'

    It's that time of year again when social media fills up with photographs of children wearing too-large new uniforms as they head off for the first day of school.

    But what of those who are home educated? The hashtag #notbacktoschool has been gaining traction as parents post their first day pictures.

    Here are some of the pupils - and teachers - who do their learning away from the formal classroom. Read the feature here.

    Children on a bridge
  9. 'Passengers should have significant compensation'

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Tim Loughton, MP for East Worthing and Shoreham, described Southern's rail service as 'a shambles' and called for compensation for passengers.

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    Video caption: Southern debate
  10. Trade Union Congress: What today holds

    Ben Weisz

    Political reporter, BBC Sussex

    How many politicians can say they’ve headlined a Billy Bragg gig? This evening, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will be living many a musician’s dream, as he addresses a rally of supporters on the fringe of the Trade Union Congress in Brighton. 

    Elsewhere, delegates will discuss a variety of workplace matters, from bosses who spy on their staff to the future of the NHS.

    And in the city with the country’s only Green MP, there will be discussion of what the Paris Agreement on Climate Change means for jobs, and how trade unions should respond.

  11. 'It was a huge relief I'd achieved my dream'

    Claire Cottingham

    BBC Live reporter

    The South East's first Paralympic Gold medal winner at the Rio Games, Will Bayley, says he's "achieved the impossible dream".

    The 28-year-old from Groombridge beat Brazilian favourite Israel Pereira Stroh 3-1 in the Class 7 table tennis final.

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    Video caption: Bayley
  12. 'Many suffer daily difficulties getting in to work'

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Crawley MP Henry Smith criticised the service provided on Southern services during a Commons debate last night.

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    Video caption: Southern debate
  13. This morning's top Sussex local newspaper and website stories

    Here's what is making the headlines in the local newspapers and websites:

    The Argus: Disappointed visitors turned away from Brighton's i360.

    Worthing Herald: Sussex football game abandoned after alleged assault.

    Brighton and Hove News: Radical new boundaries proposed for three Brighton and Hove seats

    Eastbourne Herald: Decision looms over 425 homes plan.

    Pile of newspapers
  14. What does the MP boundary review mean for the South East?

    Helen Catt

    Political editor, BBC South East

    The Boundary Review is a bit like a game of electoral musical chairs and this time it's Mid Kent and Faversham's Helen Whately who's left, quite literally, without a seat.

    While the Conservatives will see their majorities shored up by the changes in many constituencies, losing this one will be a blow as it's one they can usually rely on winning.

    Caroline Lucas

    Big changes in Thanet won't work in their favour either. South Thanet, which Craig Mackinlay won by a whisker in 2015, is set to become the new constituency of Thanet East.

    It'll lose Tory-leaning Sandwich (to neighbouring Dover) and gain Margate, which comes with a much higher level of support for Labour and UKIP.

    The Liberal Democrats though may well be eyeing up Maidstone, now without the Weald, as well as the newly created Brighton East and Newhaven.

    Craig Mackinlay

    And what of the country's only Green MP, Caroline Lucas? Well, Woodingdean is being joined to much of her existing constituency of Brighton Pavilion to become Brighton North. She'll also inherit the heavily Labour area of Moulsecoomb, both of which could make a Green win there in 2020 that bit harder.

    The thing about these proposals though is that they are just that: proposals. There'll be plenty of scope for them to change and, since they'll need to pass a vote of MPs, it's fairly likely they will.

    Helen Whately
  15. Rail Minister 'determined to resolve' Southern issues

    Rail Minister Paul Maynard was speaking at an adjournment debate in the House of Commons last night about the Govia Thameslink rail service.

    The government recently announced a £20m fund and a new review board in a bid to improve Southern rail services and "get to grips" with problems on its network.

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    Video caption: Rail Minister Paul Maynard on Southern rail
  16. Coastal drive to raise awareness of prostate cancer

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    The first Round Britain Coastal Drive is underway.

    Fifty classic cars have left Goodwood near Chichester for the 3,600-mile journey.

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    Video caption: Round Britain Coastal Drive
  17. FA Vase match abandoned after 'spectator punched player'

    An FA Vase first-round qualifying match was abandoned on Saturday after a spectator reportedly punched a Worthing United player as he was substituted.

    The incident occurred 70 minutes into Worthing's home tie against Peacehaven at the Robert Albon Memorial Ground.

    Sussex Police say a 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault, and has been bailed until 3 October pending further enquiries. Read the story here.

    Worthing United's football ground