PICTURES: Eastbourne goes for world record attempt at longest cracker chain pull

Eastbourne residents and visitors attempted to beat the world record for the longest Christmas cracker pull today (Saturday, December 3).


LETTER: Thoroughly entertained

We wish to congratulate all the cast members, production team and everyone else involved in the marvellous Rattonians production ‘A Christmas Spectacular’. Everyone who took part was enthusiastic and showed great talent. We were thoroughly entertained.

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Uganda project gains extra support

Hailsham charity The Quicken Trust is delighted its partner in Uganda is receiving support from the UK Government.


LETTER: Your kindness so appreciated

I would like to thank the exceptionally helpful passers-by who came to my rescue when I had a really nasty trip (severely injuring forehead and nose) near Eastbourne Town Hall on Tuesday, November 14, at about 5pm.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex police officer suspended after allegations of ‘selling threesome romps with woman’

A Sussex police officer has been suspended from duty after allegedly selling threesomes with a woman on an escort site while on sick leave.


LETTER: Not a trolley good show ...

One frequently sees an abandoned shopping trolley in the car park at Eastbourne Railway Station. However it is difficult to believe that anyone would push a Sainsbury’s trolley all the way up St Anne’s Road, and abandon it round the corner in Mill Gap Road. Has that person no conscience or sense of shame?

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Lifesaving defibrillator now outside Hydro Hotel

The Hydro Hotel became the first hotel in Eastbourne to install a Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) for access by the hotel and the general public in the street.


Sussex public to beware of fake banknotes this Christmas

Crimestoppers is appealing to the public in Sussex for information on those making, buying or selling counterfeit banknotes.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, December 3

The main roads across Sussex are reporting no congestion for motorists this morning (Saturday, December 3).


LETTER: Met by blanket of silence

I write following the publication of Brenda Robinson’s letter regarding the closure of the RVS Centre in Eastbourne [November 11].

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LETTER: Air quality set to get worse

Air quality in Eastbourne is known to be poor, and to those of us who drive in and around the town the reason is painfully obvious.

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Eastbourne man unravels Sussex in book of riddles

An Eastbourne man has published a book of riddles about Sussex.

All-rounder in life and sport: Jonathan Cooper leaves a wife and two children

Tributes paid to Eastbourne man after sudden death in New Zealand

The death of a popular Eastbourne man in New Zealand has prompted a flood of warm tributes from devastated friends.

Dishonoured 2 is in the running to be crowned the Game of the Year

Console Corner: Dishonoured 2 review

An honour to play Dishonoured 2.


Eighth man charged following East Sussex drug raids

An eighth person has been charged following a series of raids in East Sussex, police have said.


LETTER: Take your oar out, Mr Blair

We live in divisive and discordant times, not only because of Brexit but also due to the efforts of those who cannot accept the determination of the majority to leave the EU. It has resulted in a hitherto unheard of failure to accept the result of a general vote to the extent of quite a fair number of politicians joining in opposition to the result and working towards a repeat of the referendum.

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REV DAVID FAREY: The Christian aspects of Father Christmas

The Christmas machinery really is starting to kick in now. Hellingly and Upper Dicker will be having our Christingle services in support of the Children’s Society and carol services are starting to appear.

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Gatwick airline announces festive route

A Gatwick airline has announced a rather festive new route, just in time for Christmas.

Southern fares to rise by nearly two per cent

Southern fares to rise by nearly two per cent

Southern and Gatwick Express fares will rise by an average of nearly two per cent at the start of 2017.

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Spate of vehicle crime in Langney

Police are appealing for witnesses following a number of reported thefts from vehicles in the north Langney area of Eastbourne.

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