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  2. Updates on Tuesday 12 September 2017

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  1. Good night from the BBC Live team

    Tom Darby

    BBC Live reporter

    We've finished for another night, thanks very much for joining us.

    We'll be back bright and early tomorrow morning at 06:00 BST with more of the county's news, sport, travel and weather.

    Enjoy the rest of your evening.

  2. Mum calls for change in organ donation law

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    The mother of a five-month old baby who died because she needed a heart transplant is calling for the organ donation law to be changed.

    Almost two million people are on the register but their family's consent is still needed before a donation.

    In the last 10 years 330 people have died while waiting for a transplant in Kent, Sussex and Surrey.

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    Video caption: Mum calls for change in organ donation law
  3. #PhotoOfTheDay regulars: Here's James

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Meet the barber with a passion for photography who displays his work on the walls of his salon.

    James Brown is the latest in our series meeting our #PhotoOfTheDay regulars.

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    Video caption: Barber displays his photograply in his salon
  4. There's a storm heading our way

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter, BBC South East

    With Storm Aileen on her way, it's going to be a wet and windy 24 hours.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Rachel Mackley
  5. East Sussex pupils 'sent home despite correct skirt length'

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Girls were sent home from school when their skirts were deemed too short in the morning only to be told they were acceptable later, it is claimed.

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    Video caption: East Sussex pupils 'sent home despite correct skirt length'
  6. Moped gang strikes in Brighton

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Police in Brighton are investigating a series of attempted thefts by moped riders in Brighton.

    A woman had her iPhone 6 stolen in Coombe Road around 14:50 BST.

    It followed several reports of two mopeds being ridden dangerously and without crash helmets.

    Coombe Road, Brighton
    Image caption: A woman was robbed by a moped gang in Coombe Road

    Detectives are particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have filmed any of the incidents.

    A 17-year-old from Brighton has been arrested on suspicion of theft and being carried on a motor vehicle taken without the owner's consent.

  7. Half a billion development proposed for Hastings

    Developers are promising Hastings a golden future, with a new harbour and marina bringing hundreds of millions of pounds to the town.

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    Video caption: Proposed £500m development of Hastings Old Town and Seafront
  8. Biker hurt after Bognor crash

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Police at scene of crash in Bognor

    A man's been seriously hurt after crashing his motorbike in Bognor.

    Police say the 29-year-old had failed stop for police moments earlier and was being pursued at the time of the crash.

    He suffered head and leg injuries and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton where doctors say his injuries aren't life-threatening

    No other vehicle was involved in the crash, which happened just after 00:30 BST today.

    Sussex Police says the Independent Police Complaints Commission has been informed.

  9. Crews tackle high rise fire in Brighton

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Fire crews have been tackling a fire at a high rise building in Brighton.

    Six fire engines were sent to Albourne Close just after 12:30 BST after smoke was seen coming from the back of a block of flats.

    The fire was on the eighth of nine floors.

    East Sussex Fire and Rescue say nobody's been hurt.

  10. Body found in hunt for missing man

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Police searching for a missing Hastings man have found a body.

    Dene Brazil was reported missing on Tuesday 5 September and was last seen walking along the seafront in St Leonards the day before.

    Although the body hasn't been formally identified, officers say it's believed to be the missing 51-year-old.

    He was found in woodland near Croft Road at 09:40 BST today.

  11. BreakingMan arrested after house fire

    Yasmine Djadoudi

    BBC Live reporter

    Firefighters at fire scene

    A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a house fire in Peacehaven on Monday 11 September.

    It was reported that the fire broke out at 19:50 BST at a property in Cissbury Avenue.

    Police say the owner of the house was not inside the property at the time of the incident.

  12. BreakingBungalow fire in Shoreham

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Shoreham bungalow fire

    Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a bungalow in Shoreham.

    The fire broke out at the property in Kingston Close around 13:50 BST.

    Six fire engines are at the scene. It's thought more crews may be sent, but there are no reports of casualties at this stage.

  13. #PhotoOfTheDay regulars: Here's Mel

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Meet the bank clerk whose passion is taking photos of the South East's stunning skies.

    Mel Chennell is the latest in our series meeting our #PhotoOfTheDay regulars.

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    Video caption: The woman with a passion for taking photos of the Thanet skies
  14. Batten down the hatches

    Kate Kinsella

    BBC Weather

    Storm Aileen's heading our way.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Kate Kinsella
  15. Oil exploration gets extension

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    The company looking for oil at a site near Billingshurst has been given a 12-month extension to its license.

    UK Oil and Gas believe there could be millions of gallons in rocks below the Weald.

    West Sussex County Council unanimously approved the application for Broadford Bridge this morning, despite receiving nearly 400 objections.

    Protest at drilling site near Billingshurst

    The site has been the target of protests in the past.

    Quote Message: Local residents have many concerns about the risks of these operations and have said loud and clear that they don't want the oil industry on their doorstep. We should leave climate-wrecking fossil fuels like oil in the ground - and develop cleaner alternatives instead.' from Brenda Pollack South East campaigner, Friends of the Earth
    Brenda PollackSouth East campaigner, Friends of the Earth
  16. Hastings man wanted for recall to prison

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Clinton Goodfellow

    Clinton Goodfellow is being sought by police after he failed to turn up at Hastings magistrates court on a theft charge.

    The 39-year-old from Hastings is also wanted for recall to prison after his release licence was revoked.

    Police say he'd been let out of prison in May part way through a 39-month sentence for robbery.

    It's thought he's still in the Hastings area.