Jon Lewis has been named bowling coach of Sussex after announcing his retirement from the playing ranks.
County champions Yorkshire begin their title defence against Worcestershire on the opening day of the 2015 season.
Seamer Lewis Hatchett has signed a new two-year deal with Sussex.
Sussex academy products Will Beer, Callum Jackson and Steffan Piolet have all signed new one-year contracts.
England all-rounder Luke Wright has signed a three-year extension to his contract with Sussex.
Sussex have signed former England bowler Ajmal Shahzad from Nottinghamshire on a three-year deal.
Sussex have signed England Lions paceman Tymal Mills following his departure from Essex.
Matt Prior will have his right of reply to claims from Kevin Pietersen that he was 'bad for the environment' of England.
Australian seamer Steve Magoffin will be staying with Sussex for another two years after a superb 2014 campaign.
The contrast in fortunes on the two sides of the Pennines was stark as Yorkshire took the title
Division One champions Yorkshire had to settle for a dramatic draw against Somerset in their final match of the season.
Jeetan Patel has been named county cricket's Most Valuable Player, according to the FTI rankings.
Warwickshire completed a crushing LV= County Championship win over Durham inside three days at Edgbaston.
Lancashire ended the second day against relegation rivals Middlesex on 259-6, meaning they lead by 41 at Old Trafford.
Lancashire bowled relegation rivals Middlesex out for 214 on the opening day of their crucial fixture at Old Trafford.
Chris Rushworth came agonisingly close to claiming 10 wickets in an innings as Durham crushed poor Northamptonshire.
Middlesex were reduced to 64-7 in reply to Somerset's first-innings 523-9 declared on day two at Taunton.
Craig Kieswetter marked his return to action by digging Somerset out of a hole on day one against Middlesex.
Yorkshire clinched their first County Championship title since 2001 after wrapping up an emphatic victory over Notts.
Yorkshire will go into the final day against Nottinghamshire needing five more wickets to clinch the Division One title.
Full-on Yorkshire are the pride of the County Championship, says David Lloyd, and deservedly so.