This week we lead with the sad story of the death of a Bexhill Academy student, who died at home on Monday (May 24).
Touching tributes have been paid by the school.
See today’s paper for the full story.
In other news, violent and racist behaviour against shopkeepers has spurred Bexhill Chamber of Commerce to accelerate its plan to introduce a Bar and Shop Watch scheme.
And the historic first meeting of the brand new Bexhill Town Council has taken place.
Our two-page feature this week also investigates the rise of dog thefts in Sussex.
For more on this and other stories this week, pick up a copy of today’s Observer.
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