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Sussex police ‘encouraged’ by rise in hate crime reports

Recorded hate crime has risen by a quarter in Sussex over the past year, but the increase is seen as encouraging by Sussex Police.

Fox hunt protesters in Lewes on Boxing Day

Mask removal powers not used against Sussex hunt protestors

Hunt protestors have never had their masks removed in Sussex since 2013 by police despite having the power to do so, according to new research.

William, Polly and Penny were born early at 32 weeks and one day at St Richard's Hospital in Chichester

COUNTY NEWS: Triplets born on the Queen’s 90th birthday

A couple are the proud new parents to triplets who were born on the same day the Queen turned 90.

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Eastbourne shopkeeper arrested in rogue trader crackdown

A shopkeeper in Eastbourne was arrested as part of a national crackdown on rogue traders on Wednesday (April 13).

A huge number of firefighters are still battling the fire, in a thatched cottage near Bognor Regis. All pictures and video by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Firefighters battle thatched cottage fire through the night video

Firefighters remain on the scene after battling through the night to extinguish a blaze in the roof of a thatched cottage in Sussex.

Trevor's Week and Animal Stories rss

Three-day-old Digby somehow survived the journey from the M40

County news: Kitten survives 80-mile journey in digger

A litter of kittens travelled more than 80 miles across the country to Sussex in a digger but only one survived the journey.

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Rescued hedgehogs released across Wealden and Eastbourne

More than 30 hedgehogs were put back into the wild across Wealden after being looking after over the winter.

Looking Back rss

The First Folio is the 1623 published collection of William Shakespeare's plays

NOSTALGIA: Eastbourne couple unravel history of The Bard

A new book launched this month and written by an Eastbourne couple entitled ’Shakespeare Unravelled. Court Plays: The 1623 Deception’ delves into the rich history and controversy surrounding William Shakespeare’s First Folio of 1623.

Trams ran from Princes Park to The Crumbles in days gone by

NOSTALGIA: Trams, a rock shop ... and a boat trip to the lighthouse

Don Townshend wrote in to Looking Back recently with his memories of Eastbourne in the 1950s when he visited the town as a child and how it has changed.

Hundreds of people enjoying the sunshine on the beach in the 1950s

NOSTALGIA: Eastbourne memories of ice cream, the pier and deckchairs

I am a regular visitor to Eastbourne, writes Don Townshend. My wife and I often stay there a couple of times a year. I know the resort has a reputation for being the retirement place of choice but the resort has much to offer and I fend off jibes from people who tell me it is only full of “oldies”.

The SS Moldavia prior to her loss in May 1918 when she was torpedoed and sunk off Beachy Head

NOSTALGIA: Remembering wrecks from the First World War in Eastbourne

A new exhibition raising the profile of under-represented aspects of the First World War, including shipwrecks, is now open at the Redoubt on Eastbourne seafront.

The grave of Lieutenant Terence Joseph McManus in Ocklynge Cemetery

NOSTALGIA: Eastbourne soldier died of wounds inflicted three years earlier

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has this week launched a new initiative to get local communities to visit war graves and discover the stories behind the names of those who gave their lives in the First World War – including a those buried in local cemeteries.

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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