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The e-cigarette exploded after being left charging overnight

‘Exploding’ e-cigarette causes flat fire

A woman had a lucky escape after her e-cigarette exploded, setting fire to her flat.

PC Chris Newby, the High Sheriff of West Sussex Mark Spofforth and PC Peter Wood

Bravery and dedication honoured at Sussex Police awards

A PC who saved the life of a baby and two officers who dealt with a man armed with knives threatening to kill his entire family were amongst those honoured with Sussex Police awards.

Trevor's Week and Animal Stories rss

JPNS-01-07-11-006 YOUR VIEW COOL FOR CATS

I spotted a neighbours cat "chilling out"in this summers sunshine.
 
PICTURE: BRIAN MERRIKIN of Wheatstone Road, Southsea.

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Look out for your pets during the summer heat

Summer is a great time for pets and their owners, but vets are warning about the hidden risks to pets during the warmest season of the year.

A pigeon was put down by vets after being kicked by teens. Picture: Tristan Ferne

County news: Teenager ‘kicks pigeon to death’

Teenagers were spotted kicking pigeons in Sussex with one bird being hit so hard it had to be put down.

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Peanut the lurcher who was found dumped under a bush

Cruel summer - One pet dumped every hour, RSPCA reveals

Pets are most likely to be dumped in the summer time with one animal being abandoned every hour on average, RSPCA figures show.

Tabby kitten Bella was found abandoned in a cardboard box next to a wheelie bin on the drive of Paws Animal Sanctuary in Findon.

County news: ‘Traumatised’ cat found dumped in Henry hoover box

A ‘traumatised’ tabby kitten was found abandoned in a cardboard box next to a wheelie bin on the drive of a Findon animal sanctuary.

Michael Carter and Basil, with Michael's partner Katherine SUS-160607-102243001

County News: Blind dog Basil walking Coast to Coast

A Sussex man and his beloved pet are preparing to walk from Coast to Coast to raise funds for Dogs Trust.

Looking Back rss

Sergeant John Edward Bayley, from Eastbourne ... lost his life during the Battle of Britain

NOSTALGIA: Wilmington was a training ground for Second World War pilots

We continue our look back at the history of flying in Eastbourne and in particular the construction of the Wilmington Aerodrome on land off the A27.

Company Sergeant Major Nelson Victor Carter VC

NOSTALGIA: Eastbourne war hero honoured for his courage

A war hero from Eastbourne who lost his life ‘The Day that Sussex Died’ during the First World War has been commemorated in his home town.

Wilmington Aerodrome was opened in August 1938 by W P Hildred OBE, the deputy controller of General Civil Aviation

NOSTALGIA: Daring stunts and parachute races in the Wilmington sky

On May 23 1936 an Empire Day Rally was held at Wilmington Airfield hosted by Eastbourne Flying Club.

Murder victim Emily Kaye

NOSTALGIA: Terrified folk ran screaming from an Eastbourne pub

Sussex writer and ghost walk tour guide Robert Stevens introduces readers to ghosts and ghouls from years gone by including the infamous Crumbles Murder.

No 10 Inter-Allied Commando members were based in Eastbourne during the Second World War

NOSTALGIA: How Eastbourne forged wartime bonds with the Dutch

Eastbourne has an interesting bond with the Dutch, writes Bart J G Bruijnen.

Announcements rss

Thomas (Tom) Bradley : Obituary

Published in the Eastbourne Herald on 08 November 2013

Anthony Stanley (Ants) Teague : Obituary

Published in the Eastbourne Herald on 08 November 2013

John Callow : Obituary

Published in the Eastbourne Herald on 08 November 2013

Williams Alan : Obituary

Published in the Eastbourne Herald on 08 November 2013

Mary Farnes : Obituary

Published in the Eastbourne Herald on 08 November 2013

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