Immediate pay rise for Lewes Prison officers up to £5,000

Offices working at Lewes Prison are set to receive immediate pay rises of up to £5,000 a year in a Government bid to solve national recruitment and retention problems.


COUNTY NEWS: 22-year-old found with stab wound in flat

A 22-year-old man was taken to hospital with a stab wound after police were called to a Sussex flat last night, a spokesperson said.

The 18 dead ewes after being worried near Boreham Bridge. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police SUS-170217-160756001

18 ewes killed in ‘sheep worrying’ incident

Eighteen sheep were killed after it is suspected they were panicked into running into a road by dogs on Sunday (February 12).

Crawley Police station. Google street view image

COUNTY NEWS: Police officer sacked after sharing pornographic images at work

A police officer with Sussex Police has been dismissed after sharing pornographic images among colleagues, including a female supervisor who he compared to the women in the images, a spokesperson said.


COUNTY NEWS: Man convicted of raping Sussex woman after drugging her

A man has been given a prison sentence for raping a woman after he gave her a ‘date-rape’ drug during a night out in Sussex.

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An expert examining the scene outside Wilko in Worthing. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Homeless woman slashed in razor attack

A woman suffered serious injuries after it is believed she was slashed with a razor in an attack yesterday evening.

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Police are appealing for help after a suspected burgler was filmed by a 'doorbell camera' in Seaford. SUS-170215-131248001

VIDEO: Suspected Seaford burglar caught on ‘doorbell camera’

Police have issued an appeal after an alleged burglary in Seaford was caught on a ‘doorbell camera’.

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William John Moore, 40, unemployed, of Southmead Close, Mayfield, was jailed for a total of three years after admitting four counts of fraud. SUS-170215-105000001

Mayfield couple admit to defrauding elderly women

A couple from Mayfield who defrauded a string of elderly women of cash and possessions were sentenced at Lewes Crown Court this week.

Billie-Jo Jenkins

COUNTY: No justice for teenager Billie-Jo 20 years after murder

There is still no justice for murdered Sussex teenager Billie-Jo Jenkins and her family after her death 20 years ago today (Wednesday, February 15).

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Online daters warned of fraudsters this Valentines Day

Online daters warned of fraudsters this Valentine’s Day

Online daters looking for love this Valentine’s Day are being warned not to be duped by fraudsters posing as prospective partners.

Lee Heane and Matthew Bryan - photo from Crimestoppers

Rewards offered for whereabouts of two men following 70 burglaries

Following a dozen burglaries across Sussex and several others in the UK, Independent charity Crimestoppers is today offering a reward of up to £2,000 for information on the whereabouts of Matthew Bryan and a separate reward of up to £2,000 for information on the whereabouts of Lee Heane.


Three arrested after stabbing in Seaford

Three people have been arrested after a 24-year-old man suffered stab wounds in Seaford this weekend.

Kirsty Geoghegan leaves Lewes Crown Court after facing charges of blackmail. Picture by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Jail for blackmailer who threatened to cut horses’ throats with a machete

A former horseowner has been jailed for threatening to ‘mutilate and kill’ five horses with a machete as part of a blackmail demand.

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Loose animals on highway, increased deer poaching and diggers stolen

Dozens of animals loose on the highway, an increase in hare coursing and deer poaching and Quadbike and diggers stolen have been reported to Sussex Police in the past week.

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COUNTY NEWS: Man admits role in cinema acid attack

A man has admitted his role in an acid attack outside a cinema which left another man with ‘life-changing’ injuries.

Officers at the scene on Friday. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Murder investigation launched after Sussex man dies

One of two men attacked in a town centre on Friday (February 3) has died from his injuries with two men arrested on suspicion of murder, police said today (Monday, February 6).

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex Man charged following alleged removal of items from WWI wreck

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex Man charged following alleged removal of items from WWI wreck

A Sussex man has been charged in connection with the alleged removal of items from a sunken Royal Navy warship in the English Channel.

Police are working with the council to tackle misuse of disabled blue badges. Picture: Sussex Police

Police tackle misuse of blue badges

Sussex Police and East Sussex County Council (ESCC) have been working together over the past two years to tackle misuse of disabled driver blue badges throughout East Sussex.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man detained in hospital for threatening to kill schoolchildren

A Sussex man who was found guilty of threatening to kill schoolchildren will be treated in hospital.

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Wealden taxi drivers asked to help stop child abuse

Taxi drivers and bar staff in Wealden are being invited to learn how to spot signs of child abuse as part of a new council project.

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