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Hazardous area response team attends injured man near Telscombe cliffs

A hazardous area response team was called to help a man near Telscombe Cliffs today, the ambulance service said.

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Weather forecast: Showers expected midweek in Sussex before sun appears

Sussex will see a cloudy start to the week on Monday with outbreaks of light rain – expect it to be breezy by the coast.

New legislation is expected to come in next year

Sussex drivers still use phone behind the wheel, finds study

More than 50 per cent of Sussex drivers admit to using their phone while driving, while six per cent even admitted to taking a selfie behind the wheel, a survey has found.

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Paper habits dying as fewer people write letters, research shows

Letter writing is a fading habit, according to new research from Yougov which finds that a third of Sussex adults have not written a letter for more than five years.

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Most people seriously underestimate credit card debt payment times, study shows

Most people seriously underestimate credit card debt payment times, study shows

Adults could be facing ‘decades of debt’ as new research reveals that most people seriously underestimate how long it takes to pay off credit card debt.

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Three car collision at Drusillas roundabout closes A27 for hours

A collision between three vehicles closed a section of the A27 for two hours today, police have confirmed.

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Man seriously injured after Mercedes catches fire following minibus collision on A27

The A27 Lewes priory westbound carriageway was closed after a serious collision took place, police confirmed.

The A27 is closed

UPDATE: Overturned van, accident and oil spillage cause A27 closure at Lewes

The A27 East Sussex to the A27 in Lewes is closed in both directions.

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TRAVEL: Serious accident closes A27 East Sussex to A27 Lewes

The A27 East Sussex to the A27 in Lewes is closed in both directions because of a serious accident involving a minibus and car, according to reports.

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Having a child has a negative effect on career, mothers believe

Motherhood has negative effect on career, says a third of Sussex women

Three times as many women as men believe having a child has had a negative effect on their career, a new survey into attitudes to women in the workplace has shown.

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Orionids meteor shower: how to see this weekend’s spectacle

Head outside one evening this weekend and you may well see the annual Orionids meteor shower in the Sussex skies.

One of the Russian ships off the coast of Eastbourne this afternoon

Herald reader captures photograph of Russian convoy off Eastbourne

The Russian warships making their way through the English Channel were clearly visible from Eastbourne today (Friday, October 21).

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Tucking-in ... lemurs Conner and Reece enjoying their Halloween treat

Frightfully good feast served-up at Alfriston zoo

The animals at Drusillas Park in Alfriston have been enjoying some seasonal surprises, as keepers served up a spook-tacular feast of pumpkin as part of the Halloween celebrations.

New Thameslink train (photo submitted).

VIDEO: Thameslink services ‘seriously disrupted’ by electrical fault fire

Thameslink passengers are being urged to check before they travel this evening after an electrical fault with the infrastructure caused services to be seriously disrupted.

Police say wanted man Michael James Reid has links to Lewes and Newhaven

Police seek wanted man with links to Newhaven and Lewes

Police are seeking a wanted man with links to Newhaven and Lewes.

Newhaven Lifeboat crew receive commendations from the RSPCA

Newhaven lifeboat praised for dog rescue

Two crew members from Newhaven lifeboat have received special commendations from the RSPCA for saving the life of a family dog.

Blood donors from Littlehampton, West Sussex who were recognised for their life-saving efforts

Thirty blood donors who saved 9,000 lives given NHS award

Thirty dedicated blood donors from across Sussex who have saved up to 9,000 lives were recognised by NHS Blood and Transplant for their loyalty and commitment at a ceremony.

Police are appealing for witnesses

BREAKING: Fatal accident on busy Hailsham road

Police are urgently appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision in Hailsham this morning (Friday, October 21).


COUNTY NEWS: ‘Parental intimidation and threats’ caused head to quit

A headteacher left her role at a Sussex primary school following ‘parental intimidation and threats’ in a row over the school’s sports days, it has been claimed.

More convictions made in drink and drug-driving campaign

More convictions made in drink and drug-driving campaign

A dozen more motorists have been convicted following a summer crackdown on drink and drug-drivers, according to police.

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