Gambling addict who stole £70k from mother is spared jail

A compulsive gambler who fleeced his mother’s bank account to the tune of £70,000 has avoided jail.

Product warning

Store recalls some pulled pork products due to salmonella fears

Pulled pork products are being recalled by a store following the discovery that they may contain salmonella.

'We will continue to keep pressure on anyone committing these sorts of offences.'

Man arrested on suspicion of Wealden burglaries

A 28-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with several offences of burglary and thefts from motor vehicles in and around Crowborough and Uckfield.

Comedian Tim Vine hosts Indigofest 2018 at The Capitol, Horsham

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, January 19-25

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex

Theatre and Comedy
Silent Stream

George IV takes on the forces of nature to build his Pavilion

Something Underground Theatre Company bring The Silent Stream to Brighton’s Rialto Theatre on Sunday, January 21.

Theatre and Comedy
Twisted Nymph at The Secret Circus

Run away with The Secret Circus at the Hotel Pelirocco, Brighton

The Secret Circus is set to make its Brighton debut this month at the Hotel Pelirocco.

Theatre and Comedy
Rebecca Ferguson

Superwoman singer Rebecca Ferguson brings tour to Bexill

Singer Rebecca Ferguson performs at De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill, on Friday February 16.

The 2017 community orchestra. Picture by Alison Willows

Musicians of all ages and abilities wanted for community orchestra

Classical music group Ensemble Reza are excited to be running their Community Orchestra for a third year.

Robert Eggleston

Traditional music shows to say farewell to Martlets Hall in Burgess Hill

The Martlets Hall has been part of Burgess Hill’s live arts scene since the 1970s but it is closing in June to make way for a town centre revamp.

Sue James and Stephanie Verrall as Fetch and Carry in Sleeping Beauty

Ten things to see in Sussex, January 19-25

Wondering what do over the next seven days? Here are ten of the best events.

Theatre and Comedy
Police vehicles at the scene of the accident. Photograph by Raymond O'Donoghue

Girl, 12, taken to hospital after accident in Seaford town centre

A young girl suffered a serious head injury after a collision with a car.


Garden equipment stolen from property in Framfield

Police are seeking witnesses to the theft of an orange Eco-line Wood chipper, a STIHL orange-and-white leaf blower and a black tool box from a property in Sandy Lane, Framfield, near Uckfield.

In safe hands ... Ruby the dog. Photograph by Brighton RNLI

Lifeboat rescue drama after dog swept out to sea

A dog has been rescued after it was swept out to sea shortly before 8am on Sunday.

Chris Bowers: 'More and more people are sleeping out in the cold'

Council under attack over ‘scandal’ of empty homes

Nearly 500 homes in Wealden district are sitting empty, research by the Liberal Democrats has revealed.

Dr John Parry: 'It feels as though traffic attendants are preying on us'

Lewes parking bays ‘too narrow to park legally’

Drivers have been warned about the risk of fines after ‘narrower than average’ parking bays in Lewes leave owners of sports utility vehicles (SUVs) with no choice but to park illegally.

Musician David Ramirez is at the Brighton Komedia on Saturday, January 13. Picture by Greg Giannukos

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: Friday to Thursday, January 12-18

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex

Theatre and Comedy
Muddy heroes: Lee Samson (left) and Liam Walker minutes after the dramatic rescue beneath Wiley's Bridge

Heroes of River Ouse rescue drama in Lewes

A woman was rescued from the freezing waters of the River Ouse on Wednesday evening (January 10) by two passers-by who heard her fall in.

Indre Serpytyte. Picture by Billie Scheepers

Brighton artists’ work included in Imperial War Museum exhibition

Art works by a University of Brighton professor and a graduate are included in a major new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum in London.

Totally Tina. Picture by Keith Fletcher (Fletch Photography)

Spectacular tribute to Tina Turner comes to Brighton

A breathtaking tribute to Tina Turner is coming to Theatre Royal Brighton, on Wednesday, January 31 (7.30pm).

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