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Summary

  1. Our live coverage has now ended
  2. Live updates on Thursday 6 July

Live Reporting

By Kathryn Langley and Bob Dale

All times stated are UK

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  1. Good night from the BBC Live team

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    We're done for another day - join us again tomorrow from 06:00 BST for more of the county's news, sport, travel and weather.

  2. Skeletons found at Brighton Dome site

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Two skeletons have been unearthed by workmen renovating the Brighton Dome site.

    Brighton Dome

    It's believed they may be from a Quaker burial site that was there before the Prince Regent bought it in 1806.

    Bosses at the Dome have called on archaeology experts to excavate the remains.

  3. The mane attraction?

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    A herd of decorated life-size horses are appearing across Kent and West Sussex to raise money for Hospice in the Weald.

    They've been designed and painted by artists, schoolchildren and community groups and will be on display over the summer and auctioned off in October.

    Here's where you can see them...

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    Video caption: A herd of horses is appearing across Kent and West Sussex to raise money for a hospice
  4. Mental health trust's apology after woman's death

    Sabrina Walsh

    A mental health trust has apologised after a patient died at a unit in Sussex.

    Sabrina Walsh, 32, died in October 2016 after being admitted to the Woodlands Centre in St Leonards.

    An inquest heard that a nurse had recommended that Miss Walsh be moved to a secure intensive unit in Crawley, instead of the Woodlands Centre, because of her behaviour.

    The Woodlands Centre is run by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

    An inquest into her death in Hastings concluded today.

    Quote Message: I want to offer my sincere condolences on behalf of the Trust to the family of Ms Walsh. I do not underestimate how difficult and painful this inquest has been for her family and friends. Ms Walsh was a vulnerable young woman under our care and she died in tragic circumstances and for that I am sorry.
    Quote Message: We will reflect on the points the coroner has made today and respond to the concerns he has raised. We have already made changes following our own internal investigation, which include additional training for staff, improving communication among our different teams, better management of risk assessments and admissions procedures for patients and, crucially, replacing bathroom doors to ones where there are no ligature points.
    Quote Message: That said, Ms Walsh should not have died in these circumstances. We are committed to ensuring that we learn from this sad incident and have taken steps to ensure that nothing like this can happen again.” from Diane Hull Chief Nurse, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
    Diane HullChief Nurse, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  5. The heat's still on

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter

    It's another warm one tomorrow, but the weekend's getting fresher.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Rachel Mackley
  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A259 West Sussex both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A259 West Sussex both ways severe accident, between A27 Chichester Bypass and Florence Road.

    A259 West Sussex - A259 Bognor Road in Chichester closed and slow traffic in both directions between Bognor Road Roundabout and the Florence Road junction, because of an accident.

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

  7. 'They've basically saved our daughter's life'

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    How a community in Crawley rallied round to send a little girl to America for life-saving surgery.

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    Video caption: How a community rallied round to save a girl's life.
  8. Neighbour reports Trigg's girlfriend death

    Robert Trigg, 52, murdered Susan Nicholson in 2011, five years after he killed another partner, Caroline Devlin, 35, in her bed.

    A neighbour called 999 to report Ms Nicholson's death.

    An inquest into her death ruled she died accidentally after Trigg claimed he inadvertently rolled onto her in his sleep, however Trigg was found guilty of her murder at Lewes Crown Court.

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    Video caption: Neighbour reports death of Robert Trigg's girlfriend
  9. Concern over missing Bexhill man

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Kayley Hunnisett went missing two weeks ago and police say they're worried about him.

    Kayley Hunnisett

    Officers say the 38-year-old is considered vulnerable because he has mental health issues.

    He was last seen at his home in Bexhill on Tuesday 20 June.

    He is known to use public transport with great knowledge and likes to go to places he's never been before.

  10. ICYMI: New hospital ward dedicated to elderly

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    A new hospital ward has opened in Redhill for vulnerable elderly patients.

    The day ward at East Surrey Hospital, which is run by Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust, is one of the first of its kind in England.

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    Video caption: New hospital ward in Redhill dedicated to elderly
  11. Very warm again this afternoon

    Lucy Martin

    BBC Weather

    There's still a weather warning of thundery showers in place though.

    Here's my latest forecast.

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    Video caption: Lunchtime weather for the South East
  12. 'It's been mental torture'

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Robert Trigg has been convicted of murdering two of his girlfriends, Caroline Devlin in 2006 and Susan Nicholson in 2011, both in Worthing.

    Susan's parents say at the time they questioned how he could have accidentally killed their daughter in his sleep, as he claimed.

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    Video caption: The parents of one of two women murdered by Robert Trigg speak out
  13. Southern strike: Dispute raised in Parliament again

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    As the dispute involving driver-only-operated trains on Southern Rail continues, Eastbourne MP Stephen Lloyd asked the Prime Minister why more isn't being done to resolve it.

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    Video caption: The Prime Minister is asked about Southern Trains
  14. Pop-up velodrome rolls into Worthing

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    The Tour de France may have got under way this weekend but closer to home people of all ages have been trying out a different form of cycling.

    The StreetVelodrome event returned to Beach House Grounds on Worthing seafront.

    I went down to take a look.

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    Video caption: Pop-up velodrome rolls into Worthing
  15. 8,000 Lego bricks used to re-create Portman Road

    A nine-year-old football fan has recreated the home of his favourite club in Lego.

    Joe, who lives in Crawley, decided to build a tribute to Portman Road, home of Ipswich Town FC, using about 8,000 bricks.

    Dad Phil Bryant's own love affair with the club started in the late '70s during the Bobby Robson era.

    "Both my kids follow Ipswich now - I have ruined their lives," he said.

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    Video caption: Ipswich Town FC: Lego lover builds stadium tribute

    It took Joe about five hours, across a couple of days, to complete the model.