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Road closed after serious collision near Polegate

Police have been called to a serious collision near Polegate this afternoon (Monday).

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COUNTY VIDEO: ‘It means the world to us to have Barney home’

After a gutwrenching few days, Barney the golden retriever is back at home.

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Ambulance service to close Lewes office

The ambulance service is to close its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Lewes as part of a major restructure plan.

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COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Dozens celebrate Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday at tea party

Dozens came to celebrate Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday last Friday (March 24) at a tea party.

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(Back row from left) Danny Pike, John Wright, Phil Mawhinney, Keith Sharp and Laura Flack; (seated from left) Katy Bourne, Lisa Bell and Louise Baxter at a summit organised by the Sussex PCC to tackle elder exploitation

‘Tougher sentences for fraudsters who target elderly’

One national number to report scams and tougher sentences for fraudsters who deliberately target the elderly were both backed by attendees of a Sussex summit on elder exploitation.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward

COUNTY NEWS: Police officer injured after a knife was thrown

Sussex police have confirmed an officer was injured by a knife which was thrown as she was responding to reports of an assault incident yesterday.

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The new �1 coin

‘Most secure coin in the world’ introduced tomorrow

A new 12-sided £1 coin enters circulation tomorrow (Tuesday March 28), as it starts to edge out the old “round pound” after more than 30 years.

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33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33.

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Laura Murphy has been recognised for her outstanding volunteer work

Hailsham woman honoured for ‘outstanding’ volunteer work by Prime Minister

The Prime Minister has honoured a volunteer from Hailsham for her work to help other women excel in their careers.

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Samurai-sword wielding robbers launch terrifying attack on service station staff

Robbers wielding a samurai sword and a large knife assaulted staff at the Esso Service Station in Mayfield Road, Cross in Hand.

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WEATHER: Warm temperatures set to continue

WEATHER: Warm temperatures set to continue

The warmer weather is set to continue for the first half of this week as temperatures reach 16 degrees Celsius in some areas of the county.

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UPDATE: Signal fault repaired

UPDATE: Signal fault repaired

The signal fault at Lewes has now been repaired but passengers are warned to expect delays as services return to normal, Network Rail has confirmed.

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A twitten

10 words you won’t hear outside Sussex

Following concerns that the famous Sussex trug may be under threat, due to fewer craftsmen and women making these sturdy wooden baskets, we have looked at another aspect of Sussex life that is disappearing - words only found in the county.

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Almost half of Brits class their mum as their best friend

Britain is a nation of mummy’s boys and girls, according to new research.

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Rose Hanson and Nicki Kaufman with some pupils at the school. Picture: Sussex Police SUS-170326-120825001

Wealden Police make donation to primary school

Wealden Police has donated £200 to Bonners Primary School, Maresfield, to fund the purchase of a new outdoor storage shed which is needed to replace the old storm damaged one.

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Sussex travel for Sunday, March 26

Sussex travel for Sunday, March 26

Engineering work carried out by Network Rail will close the line between Preston Park/Lewes and Three Bridges today (Sunday, March 25).

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Nathan Freeman gets some wheelchair racing tips from Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

COUNTY NEWS: Three amazing mums celebrated on Mother’s Day

Some special mums are being lauded this Mother’s Day for their determination and commitment.

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Win a Mother's Day bouquet worth �40 from Blooming Crafty. EMN-150223-142008001

REV DAVID FAREY: The strength of a mother’s love for her children

I wonder how many extra flowers and chocolates will be bought prior to the last Sunday in March?

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