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  1. It's goodnight from us

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    That's all from us on another busy Monday.

    We're back at 06:00 BST tomorrow morning with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather for the county.

    Is there anything you'd like to tell us about?

    You can get in touch on Twitter, on Facebook or by sending us an email.

  2. Road calming plans for Heathfield

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    People in Heathfield are being asked for their views on plans for a traffic calming scheme aimed at cutting vehicle speed and improving safety.

    East Sussex Highways has launched a consultation on the plan for Ghyll Road, which would complement an existing scheme in the neighbouring Tilsmore area.

    It would see speed cushions installed at regular intervals, a raised junction at the intersection of Ghyll Road and Geers Wood, upgraded street lights and new signage.

    The scheme would cost around £150,000, to be funded by money set aside by East Sussex County Council for local transport improvements.

    You can take part in a consultation here.

  3. School goes online to fund sports centre

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    A school in Brighton has launched an appeal to help fund a state-of-the-art sports centre.

    Patcham High School, which was attended by TV star Katie Price, wants to build a sports hall, 4G football pitch and netball centre at a cost of £4m.

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    Video caption: TV star Katie Price's old school launches JustGiving page to raise money

    Katie Price said in a statement: "I loved my sport when I was at Patcham. Running was my big thing and I was really proud to represent the school. As a mum I know how important physical exercise is for kids and I reckon the kids at Patcham High deserve the best facilities they can get.

    "I still have friends who live in and around Patcham and I think the new sports hall and the all-weather pitches will be brilliant for them and their families and anyone else in the area who's into sport."

  4. Born on the A21

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    A mother has given birth in her car after her husband got lost on the way to hospital.

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    Video caption: Baby born in car after parents got lost
  5. All change for Crawley

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Crawley Town Hall is to be demolished, as part of the continuing redevelopment of the town centre.

    The building will be knocked down, along with a two-storey car park, to be replaced with 250 properties, including 100 affordable homes, and a new town hall.

    This will include five floors of commercial offices, a new public square and improvements to the town hall multi-storey car park.

    Queens Square, Crawley
    Image caption: The Queens Square redevelopment in Crawley

    Over £3m has already been spent redesigning Queens Square in the centre of the town.

  6. 'We need a fresh pair of eyes, we need more energy'

    Helen Catt

    Political editor, BBC South East

    The Association of British Commuters says Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is being "rewarded for failure" by being allowed to keep his job in the cabinet reshuffle.

    It follows widespread disruption and a year-long strike on Southern Rail, over the introduction of Driver Only Operated trains.

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    Video caption: The Association of British Commuters says Chris Grayling is being rewarded for failure
  7. Arrests after stabbings in Brighton

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Two men have been stabbed during an incident in central Brighton.

    The incident happened at 16:30 BST outside a sports store on Western Road.

    The victims have been taken to hospital with puncture wounds.

    Five men have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and are currently in custody.

    A knife has been recovered at the scene.

    The incident is not terrorism-related and the investigation is ongoing.

  8. 'We've got a secretary of state who knows what he's dealing with'

    Helen Catt

    Political editor, BBC South East

    A senior South East Conservative MP is defending the decision to keep Chris Grayling as Secretary of State for Transport.

    Many commuters are angry at Mr Grayling for not intervening directly to try to end the Southern Rail dispute, which began in April 2016.

    But Reigate's Crispin Blunt is backing him.

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    Video caption: Crispin Blunt defends Chris Grayling as Transport Secretary
  9. 'It hasn't got us very far so far'

    Helen Catt

    Political editor, BBC South East

    Southern Rail passengers say they're disappointed that Chris Grayling's kept his job as Secretary of State for Transport.

    Passengers have faced widespread disruption and more than a year of strike action over Driver Only Operated trains.

    Mr Grayling's faced criticism for refusing to intervene directly to help bring an end to the dispute.

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    Video caption: Southern passengers angry that Chris Grayling keeps job
  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A23 West Sussex southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A23 West Sussex southbound severe disruption, at Perimeter Road East.

    A23 West Sussex - A23 London Road in Horley blocked and stationary traffic southbound at Gatwick Road roundabout, because of a vehicle fire.

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

  11. Have you seen Klodian Marku?

    Police are concerned for Albanian teenager Klodian Marku who has gone missing from his Brighton home.

    Have you seen Klodian Marku?

    The 16-year-old was last seen on Sunday 21 May by his carer in Eastbourne Road at midday.

    He said he was going out but would be back home at 11:00 BST.

  12. Breezy but dry afternoon ahead

    Kate Kinsella

    BBC Weather

    A breezy day is expected, with scattered cloud and some sunny spells.

    Most places will remain dry - here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: Weather 1330 Kate Kinsella