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COUNTY NEWS: Businessman jailed for ‘abhorrent’ racial abuse of young woman

A company director has been sentenced to four months in prison for racially abusing a heavily-pregnant young woman in a pub

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Trading Standards calls time on fake Rolex dealer

A trader who sold fake Rolex watches for thousands of pounds has been sentenced after being caught by Trading Standards.

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New two-lane bridge to be built at Exceat

A new two-lane bridge is being built at Exceat.

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People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

Britons are failing to take basic steps to protect themselves from online crime - despite identity fraud now being at record levels.

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Police arrest man on suspicion of GBH after pensioner has heart attack

Police arrest man on suspicion of GBH after pensioner has heart attack

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident involving an 82-year-old man who suffered a heart attack while at the wheel of his car on June 25.

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COUNTY NEWS: Zip wire takes shape on Sussex seafront

A new visitor attraction is being constructed in Sussex this week, and is set to be open later this summer.

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Emergency services at the scene of the tragedy. Photograph by Nick Fontana

Woman who died in Seven Sisters Country Park fall is formally identified

A woman who tragically fell to her death at Seven Sisters Country Park has been formally identified.

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The first major cliff fall last week as hundreds of tons of chalk collapsed onto the beach below. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

New safety measures at Seaford Head after major cliff falls

New safety measures have been put in place to keep people away the edges of Seaford Head after a series of cliff falls.

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COUNTY NEWS: Camber Sands witnesses give their accounts

Witnesses have spoken of the desperate life-saving attempts made by beach goers on the day five young friends died at Camber Sands last summer.

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March to demonstrate against Pells and Rodmell schools closing back in 2016

Process to close Rodmell school begins

Plans to close Rodmell Primary School moved one step further as county councillors agreed to publish statutory notices on the decision.

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Lifeboat concerned after ‘hoax call’

A lifeboat was launched to reports of a jet ski in difficulty on Sunday – in what crews now fear was a hoax call.

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Glyndebourne Opera House

Glyndebourne to receive £6.5m Arts Council funding

Glyndebourne Productions Ltd is to receive £6,516,220 from Arts Council England over the next four years.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Three charged after illegal rave at Lewes nature reserve

Police were made aware of what they described as an illegal rave taking place at Malling Down Nature Reserve between Lewes and Ringmer shortly after midnight on Saturday (June 24).

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Splash Point, Seaford, photo by Peter Cripps

Lifeboat rushes to help person struggling in water

A lifeboat was launched to reports of a person struggling in the water near Seaford.

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COUNTY NEWS: Worker injured by major electric shock wins compensation payout

An ex-British Telecom worker who was given a major electric shock by overhead power lines in a Sussex village has won a compensation payout.

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Firefighters’ plea to reduce false alarm call outs

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service is urging the public to reduce false alarms after five call-outs in Brighton and Hove last night, and one in Newhaven.

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Product warning

Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

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Warning over limousines. Photo: DVSA

Prom season warning - check limousines

As prom season approaches the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is urging parents to check if their child’s limousine is safe and legal before booking.

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Warning issued for heavy rain and thunder

A warning for heavy rain and possible thunder has been issued for across Sussex this afternoon (Tuesday June 27).

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From left: Verena Hanbury, HRH the Duchess of Gloucester, Alex Hull and Emma Marchant (under umbrella), Lana Stoner, CHF child Lola, Joan Barnes and CHF child Summer. Photograph: Chris Pascoe.

Royal visit for farm opening

A charity that supports and cares for youngsters with complex disabilities and health needs has officially launched its new facility.

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