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  1. Updates on Tuesday 22 August 2017

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  1. That's it from us

    Yasmine Djadoudi

    BBC Live reporter

    Thanks for joining the team - we'll be back tomorrow from 06:00 BST with all your news, travel, sport and weather.

    We'll be here until 22:00 BST with all your news, sport, travel and weather for the county.

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  2. 'Respect the water' this August

    The RNLI is urging people to "respect the water" this summer as part of a drowning prevention campaign.

    The charity says more people die in UK waters in August than any other month.

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    Video caption: RNLI launches campaign during 'deadliest' month
  3. Rikki Clarke has rejoined his first county Surrey, from Warwickshire

    With the 2017 county season here, keep up to date with the latest signings, departures and rumours ahead of next season.

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  4. Would you send your kids to school on this bus?

    A school minibus has been filmed ignoring warning lights at a West Sussex level crossing.

    New cameras at the crossing near Yapton have caught 150 drivers jumping the red lights in two months.

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    Video caption: A school minibus has been filmed ignoring warning lights at West Sussex level crossing
  5. Huge rise in dog attacks in the South East

    Figures obtained by the BBC show an increase of more than 60% in the past three years.

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    Video caption: Huge rise in dog attacks in the South East
  6. Part-time soldiers put new skills into action

    Amanda Akass

    Reporter, BBC South East Today

    Part-time soldiers from Kent, Sussex and Surrey have spent two weeks training alongside the US military in Michigan

    The reserve battalion of the Princess of Wales's Royal regiment have been taking part in an exercise designed to get NATO forces practicing working alongside each other.

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    Video caption: Part-time soldiers put new skills into action
  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A22 East Sussex both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A22 East Sussex both ways severe accident, between B2102 and A26.

    A22 East Sussex - A22 in Uckfield closed and very slow traffic in both directions between the B2102 junction and the A26 junction, because of an accident involving lorry and car.

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

  8. 'It's a challenge to break even'

    Tom Darby

    BBC Live reporter

    The summer's been a washout, and local businesses are paying for it.

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    Video caption: 'It's a challenge to break even'
  9. What's this afternoon's weather going to be like?

    Georgina Burnett

    BBC Weather

    It should be bright and warm. Here's my lunch-time forecast.

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    Video caption: Lunch-time weather forecast with Georgina Burnett
  10. Police anger at appeal of man jailed for 'horror' hammer attack on officers

    Lizzie Massey

    BBC Live reporter

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    Video caption: Police bodycam captures hammer attack

    A convicted murderer, who launched a "horror film" hammer attack on police officers, could be back on the streets in two and a half years.

    Jamshid Piruz lashed out at two police constables with a claw hammer during a break-in on 7 January 2016 in Crawley.

    Earlier this year he was jailed for life, with a minimum of six years after admitting burglary, affray and two counts of attempting to cause GBH with intent.

    During an appeal hearing, the minimum tariff was reduced to three years.

    Piruz has already served six months so could be back on the streets by the end of 2019.

    He previously served six years in the Netherlands for locking his female tenant in a room and then slitting her throat.

    Jamshid Piruz
    Image caption: Jamshid Piruz
    Quote Message: It is highly frustrating that a male, who is a convicted murderer in another European country, has been treated so leniently by the appeal judge. When located by police, who were searching for him to arrest him for a string of recent offences in Crawley, he was prepared to use significant violence towards officers in an attempt to avoid apprehension. Who can forget the body worn video footage showing the officers with hammer blows raining down on them, before sufficient numbers arrived to subdue and control him. These officers were attacked and assaulted while simply doing their job, investigating crime and seeking to bring criminals to justice. from Matt Webb Chairman, Sussex Police Federation
    Matt WebbChairman, Sussex Police Federation
  11. Tributes to mark Shoreham air show tragedy

    Flowers laid at Shoreham Old Tollbridge

    Flowers have been laid at the Old Tollbridge in Shoreham to mark exactly two years since 11 men died in the Shoreham air crash.

    Two of the men who died played for Worthing United, Jacob Schilt and Matthew Grimstone, and the club's players will be wearing black armbands during their match tonight.

    Quote Message: Today marks the two-year anniversary since the Shoreham air tragedy. Our first team travel to Horsham YMCA this evening, to play a Peter Bentley Cup fixture - kick off 19:45 BST. Maverick's players will wear black armbands, and observe a minutes silence before the match.
    Quote Message: Club members and supporters are reminded that there will be no official remembrance event on Tuesday, however those who wish to remember the boys, are encouraged to travel to our first team match. The club will not be open during the day; therefore we recommend that you visit the away match. from Worthing United Football Club
    Worthing United Football Club
    Quote Message: "As we mark the second anniversary of the RAFA Shoreham Airshow tragedy, our thoughts and prayers remain with the families and loved ones so very much affected by the great sadness caused by the events on that day. We continue to help with the investigations into the matter and stand ready to help anyone who may need our assistance and support at this time. We would also like to express our gratitude to our many volunteers who assist us through this very difficult time." from RAFA Shoreham Airshow
    RAFA Shoreham Airshow
  12. Sussex Police: Warnings over crystal meth

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Police are warning of a surge in crystal meth being found on the streets of Brighton and Hove.

    Officers say the drug is much more widely available than usual.

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    Video caption: Sussex Police: Warnings over crystal meth