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Contaminated village pond could be a killer, council warns

Residents and tourists are being warned to stay clear of the village pond at Falmer until further notice.

Brian and Clair York

Eastbourne Hospice receives £12,000 for care after Uckfield PE teacher’s asbestos death

Specialist asbestos lawyers secured a payment of £12,000 on behalf of an Eastbourne hospice as part of the settlement for the family of a former PE teacher who died of cancer.

Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne

Revealed: Thousands of homes set for Sussex – but police won’t be claiming a penny to help them cope with growth

Thousands of homes could be built across Sussex without police claiming a penny of funds they are entitled to.


Pictures: the fourth Lewes Moyleman marathon

Tough weather conditions did not stop dozens of runners competing in the fourth Moyleman marathon.

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Burnt out car may be linked to Hailsham hit-and-run on A22

Police investigating a hit-and-run collision on the A22 Hailsham bypass near its junction with the A295 at the Arlington Eagles roundabout at 5.40pm on Saturday, March 10, have renewed a witness appeal after a car believed to have been involved was found burnt out at Downash, near Hailsham, just a few miles from where the incident occurred.

Eleven men died in the tragedy, in August 2015. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Shoreham air crash pre-inquest review postponed

A pre-inquest review into the 11 deaths following the Shoreham air crash due to take place on Monday has been postponed.

Windows were smashed and items stole

Spate of overnight thefts from vehicles in Lewes

Police are seeking information following a spate of vehicle break-ins in Lewes overnight between 7.45pm on Monday and 6am on Tuesday (March 19/20). At least six parked cars had windows smashed and items stolen from within.

NSPCC help thousands of children in Sussex stay safe

NSPCC help thousands of children in Sussex stay safe

More than 4,250 primary school children across Brighton and Hove have learnt to stay safe from abuse thanks to the NSPCC.

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Police appeal after attack on girl, eight, in Lewes

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on an eight-year-old girl local girl who was attacked while she was walking along Blois Road, in the Landport area of Lewes, at about 6.20pm on Thursday, March 15.

Hundreds gathered to mark the first anniversary of the tragedy

COUNTY NEWS: Decision to charge Shoreham airshow pilot welcomed by families

Families of the victims of the Shoreham airshow tragedy have welcomed the decision to charge the pilot – but the MP has said the decision ‘should not have taken 31 months’.

Hundreds of people gathered to pay their respects to the Shoreham Airshow victims, one year on

COUNTY NEWS: Shoreham airshow tragedy pilot to face criminal charges

The pilot involved in the Shoreham airshow tragedy will face criminal charges, families of the 11 victims have been informed this evening.

Sami Stone

Impressive line-up at VegfestUK Brighton Vegan Comedy Festival.

Top comedy is the promise at the VegfestUK Brighton Vegan Comedy Festival.
Theatre and Comedy
Brighton Magistrates' Court

Care worker sentenced for sex offence at residential home

A care worker has been sentenced for a sex offence at an adult care home in Brighton.


Pictures: Displays delight at society’s spring show

It may have been snowing across the country but in Ditchling it appeared spring was in bloom.

Polegate Harvester, photo by Christine Matthews

Rat found at Harvester

A restaurant was forced to close after a rat was found there at the weekend.

Trading Post Coffee Roasters is seeking to expand

New coffee outlet launched in ‘target town’ Lewes

Trading Post Coffee Roasters has this week opened a branch in Lewes at the 18 Cliffe High Street site previously occupied by The Real Eating Company.

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Taxi driver victim of random attack by teenager

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a Brighton taxi driver who was attacked in Saltdean Park Road, East Saltdean on Wednesday (March 14).

Globe-trotter ... Doug Williams in action

‘Massive coup’ as wrestling superstar comes to town

Doug Williams, arguably the biggest name in UK wrestling in the last two decades, is swapping the rings of America and Japan for Peacehaven’s Meridian Centre on Saturday (March 24).


Concern over jobs as Carpetright looks at closures

Carpetright, which has 15 stores across Sussex, is looking to close under-performing stores and restructure its business, according to national media.

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Hailsham man fined for fly-tipping rubbish in Eastbourne

A 30-year-old man has been fined for fly-tipping after a prosecution was brought by Eastbourne council’s Neighbourhood First Team.

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