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Police donation boosts Eastbourne hospital radio

Police in Eastbourne have helped their local hospital radio station, Radio DGH, to keep the records spinning with a £500 donation from the Police Property Act Fund.

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The Bridge of Light in memory of the Shoreham Airshow crash victims. An RIP candle is left

COUNTY NEWS: Shoreham airshow pilot enters not guilty plea at court

The pilot involved in the Shoreham airshow tragedy has entered a not guilty plea to 11 counts of manslaughter by gross negligence.

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Lady Colin Campbell arrives Worthing Magistrates' Court. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Lady Colin Campbell walks free from court as speeding charge dropped

I’m a Celebrity star Lady Colin Campbell walked free from court after prosecutors dropped a speeding charge against her.

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COUNTY NEWS: How police tackle youth crime in wake of teen double-stabbing

After months of vandalism and petty crime, a stabbing in a Sussex town centre which left three teens injured and another in court has brought the issue of youth crime into sharp relief. Dealing with it is more than just a police issue, as reporter James Butler found out.

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Daryll Rowe (Photograph: Sussex Police)

COUNTY NEWS: Life sentence for man who deliberately infected men with HIV

A ‘dangerous’ man who set out to deliberately infect men in Sussex with HIV has been handed a life sentence, police said.

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Litter bugs are being targetted with a new rule from Wealden Council

New £75 fine for owner if litter thrown from vehicle in Wealden

If litter is dropped from a vehicle, the owner can now be issued with a £75 fine – no matter who was responsible for throwing it.

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Sussex PCC's video log: #StandUpToStalking

Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, explains why it is important that we all #StandUpToStalking

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Flowers were placed at the scene of Shana Grice's murder (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Huge increase in stalking reports after Shana Grice murder

Sussex Police has seen a dramatic increase in stalking reports since the death of 19-year-old Shana Grice.

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Maryna with her husband Giedrius

COUNTY NEWS: Husband pays tribute to woman found dead in Sussex home

The husband of the woman found dead in a Sussex home on Friday has paid tribute to her, police has confirmed.

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Emergency services rescue woman from Brighton roof

COUNTY NEWS: Fire service rescue woman stuck on roof

The fire service and police were called to the rescue of a woman after she got locked out on a roof terrace.

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COUNTY NEWS: Motorist caught engaging in sex act at 103mph

Sussex Roads Police took to social media last night to tell of an 'officer's surprise' after catching a motorist 'engaged in an act not mentioned anywhere in the Highway Code' at 103mph.

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Knife crimes increase in Sussex over five years

Knife crimes increase in Sussex over five years

Recorded knife crimes have increased slightly in Sussex over the last five years, reflecting a national rise in stabbings.

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UPDATE COUNTY NEWS: Flats 'made safe' after 'potentially explosive' items are found

Residents have now been allowed home after the discovery of 'hazardous and potentially explosive' items saw a 12 storey block of flats in central Brighton evacuated this morning, police confirmed.
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COUNTY NEWS: Murder investigation launched after bodies found in house

Police have launched a murder investigation after two bodies were discovered at a house in Sussex.

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Sussex PCC Katy Bourne at the meeting on Wednesday night

COUNTY NEWS: Future looks bright for police in Sussex

The future looks bright for police in Sussex, according to Sussex Police Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne.

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Matt Webb, chairman of the Sussex Police Federation

Sussex Police Federation joins row over frontline officer numbers

The organisation which represents police officers has joined the debate over what the increase in council tax bills will pay for in terms of numbers of officers on the beat.

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COUNTY NEWS: Banned driver caught behind wheel moments after leaving court

A disqualified driver was caught behind the wheel just minutes after losing his licence at court hearing this week.

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Police warning after man receives call from wife’s phone number about horrible car accident

Police are issuing a warning about a sophisticated new phone scam in which the victim is targeted with a phone call from a loved one’s phone number.

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COUNTY NEWS: Van break-ins 'rife' in Sussex warns resident

A resident said van break-ins are ‘rife’ in Sussex and are ‘destroying people’s lives’.

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Peacehaven teen jailed for Eastbourne stabbing

A teenager has been jailed for seven years after a stabbing in Eastbourne.

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