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PHOTOS: Huge turnout at protest against Polegate Library closure

More than 100 people gathered in protest against the proposed closure of Polegate Library on Saturday (November 18).

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Polegate Level Crossing

Elderly woman hurt after being hit on head by Polegate level crossing barrier

An 89-year-old woman was injured after the barrier at Polegate level crossing hit her head.

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Photo Nick Fontana

Seaford ‘noxious odour’ could have come from farmland

The ‘noxious odour’ which mysteriously appeared in Seaford on Friday night could have come from farmland.

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St John Ambulance is urging people to be first aid ready for this year's Bonfire Night

Around 1,000 people a year hurt by firework-related injuries, says first aid charity

Remember, remember first aid in November, is the advice of St John Ambulance this Bonfire season.

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Photo by Nick Fontana

TRAVEL: A22 closed both ways due to car blaze

The A22 is closed both ways this afternoon (Saturday) due to a car on fire.

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Scene of crime teams were called to the scene in Tarring Road. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Police at scene of ‘unexplained death’ at Sussex address

Police were called to an ‘unexplained death’ at a house in a Sussex street last night (Friday).

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Bonfire makers are asked to keep a lookout for nesting hedgehogs

How to keep hedgehogs and other wildlife safe this Bonfire season

Bonfire-makers are being asked to take steps to save nesting hedgehogs from a terrible fate this Autumn.

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Photo Nick Fontana

UPDATE: Emergency services investigate ‘noxious odour’ in Seaford

Residents were advised to stay inside and keep doors and windows shut following reports of a ‘noxious odour’ affecting Seaford last night (Friday).

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Mr Merriman with residents campaigning against the proposed library closure

MP urges residents to write to county council to save Pevensey Bay Library

The MP for Pevensey was joined by residents and councillors at a second meeting to try and save the village’s library.

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Photo by Nick Fontana

Members of public detain Hailsham man after village store robbery

Members of the public detained a man after a robbery in a village store.

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Warning for ‘temporarily discoloured’ water as mains cleaned

Warning for ‘temporarily discoloured’ water as mains cleaned

South East Water has warned residents water could become ‘temporarily discoloured’ as it starts work to clean mains in the area.

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Around 680 burglaries in Sussex every month, say police

Around 680 burglaries in Sussex every month, say police

There are 680 burglaries across Sussex every month, according to newly-released figures from police.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Two-vehicle collision at Drusillas Roundabout

Emergency services were called to a two-vehicle collision this morning (Tuesday) on the A27.

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The broken down tanker on the A27 Polegate caused delays this morning. Photo by Sussex Roads Police

Broken down tanker causes serious traffic delays in Polegate

A broken down tanker caused significant delays to traffic on the A27 in Polegate this morning (Monday).

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Drusillas Park celebrates International Sloth Day in style

Drusillas Park is celebrating International Sloth Day today (Friday).

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Chairman of the Council Chris Hardy turning the first sod alongside Council leader Bob Standley (left) and local Horam Councillor Susan Stedman.

Work starts on all-new crematorium

Work started today (Thursday) on Wealden’s new crematorium.

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Maria Caulfield speaking in Parliament

MPs call for new medical centre to be separate from 1,100 strong housing development

Local MPs are calling for a new medical centre to be separate from plans to build 1,100 houses in the area.

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VIDEO: Polegate puppy fights for her life after catching deadly parasite

A Polegate puppy was left fighting for her life after catching a deadly parasite spread by common garden slugs and snails.

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