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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man cheated victims out of almost £100K

An heir hunter from Sussex who cheated 19 victims out of £99,000 faces jail.

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Thousands of customers advised to change password following Virgin Media router concern

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

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Church ‘colluded and concealed’ abuse by former Bishop of Lewes

The Church of England ‘colluded’ rather than helped young men abused by a former Bishop of Lewes – an independent review found today (Thursday).

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Peacehaven man in court after dramatic police chase

A man is to appear in court following a chase where a car collided with a police vehicle.

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Man ‘outraged public decency’ on Eastbourne train - say police

Officers are appealing for information after a man touched himself inappropriately on a train to Eastbourne.

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Police make arrest after man threatens supermarket staff

Police make arrest after man threatens supermarket staff

Police have made an arrest after a man threatened staff in two supermarkets in Newhaven yesterday (Tuesday).

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Robert Trigg arrives at Lewes Crown Court before his murder trial. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Court hears how son found body of his ‘happy, joyful’ mother

A man who discovered his mother’s dead body on Mother’s Day described her as ‘cheerful and joyful’ at her former partner’s trial.

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Fly tipper escapes spell in jail

A Hailsham man has narrowly escaped jail for fly-tipping.

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The fly-tipping in Squab Lane, Magham Down. Wealden District Council said access to farmland was blocked and on one occasion crops spoiled by the dumping of large amounts of renovation and house clearance waste.

Fly-tipper jailed for 12 months after dumping spree

A Hailsham man has been jailed for 12 months after a fly-tipping spree across Wealden.

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Sussex PCC's video log: Top ten tips for keeping safe from fraudsters

"In the UK, our population is ageing; the proportion of those aged over 65 has never been greater.

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Man wanted in connection with string of Hailsham burglaries

Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a number of burglaries in the Hailsham area.

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COUNTY NEWS: Five arrested following drilling protest

Five people were arrested after two activists chained themselves to a 100kg concrete block to prevent vehicles from entering a Sussex drilling site on Monday (June 12), according to Sussex Police.

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Peacehaven woman arrested on suspicion of drugs offences at music festival

A Peacehaven woman was among the 20 people arrested at Wildlife festival at the weekend.

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Police investigate claims of voyeurism in Tesco toilets

Sussex Police are investigating claims of voyeurism in toilets at a Tesco supermarket.

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Warning to elderly over fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC

Action Fraud, the national fraud and security reporting service, is warning people again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards.

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Police name fatal crash rider from Heathfield

A Heathfield motorcyclist who died in a collision near Rotherfield last month has been named by Sussex Police this morning (Wednesday).

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Sussex Police Chief Constable Giles York has set up a new road safety team

Police announce drink-driving checks as road ‘strike team’ formed

A new strike team of police officers will be helping to keep our roads safer as Sussex Police announced a wave of drink and drug-driving checks across the county.

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Snap poll finds 75 per cent want British police routinely armed

Snap poll finds 75 per cent want British police routinely armed

A snap poll has suggested that three quarters of Johnston Press readers would back the routine arming of police officers in the UK.

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Man's arm broken in 'unprovoked' Peacehaven assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious assault on a man in Peacehaven on Saturday (June 3).
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Robber steals cigarettes from Pevensey service station

Robber steals cigarettes from Pevensey service station

Police are seeking a robber who stolen cigarettes from a service station at Pevensey.

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