THE Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival takes plac later today with organisers expecting thousands of spectators to line the seafront route of the parade.
Former Eastbourne priest Gordon Rideout is behind bars after being jailed for ten years for the “systematic” sexual abuse of vulnerable children.
Top doctors at the DGH have warned that services for children are ‘unsafe’ – and that it is at risk of ‘catastrophes and serious failure’.
Eastbourne Lifeboat was called out to recover a dog which had run off the cliffs at Beachy Head.
Victims of sex abuse within the church have welcomed the conviction but are angry that still, nobody who was in authority in the Church has been held to account for the failings. Phil Johnson, who waived his right to anonymity after he was abused by vicar Roy Cotton, has long campaigned for justice for victims of abuse at the hands of clergy.
Eric Slater was a renowned artists from Seaford who produced more than 30 colour woodcuts between 1926 and the outbreak of the Second World War. Many depict scenes near his East Sussex home.
First there was The Only Way is Essex, a docu-drama depicting the lives of pretty young things in Essex - and now there is The Only Way is Eastbourne.3 comments
An Eastbourne resident has said he was ‘baffled’ to find double yellow lines in the busy town centre road opposite his home.2 comments
Les Miserables star Isabelle Allen met with fans to sign copies of the film’s DVD which was released on Monday (May 13).
A dog owner who regularly walks his Chihuahuas across a golf course says a greenkeeper has been pelting excrement at him following a dispute over his pets’ mess.12 comments
WRAS was visited last week by Virginia McKenna and Chris Draper of Born Free Foundation.
I guess most of us think the same on one issue at least. We dislike waiting.
Earlier this month, the elections took place to decide who should represent us on East Sussex County Council. Here in Seaford, as in many other places, UKIP were successful, winning two of the three seats in the town, the other being won by my Lib Dem colleague Carolyn Lambert.
East Sussex WRAS is holding a fox rescue day on Saturday May 18 at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm and 8pm.
There is always a danger of exaggerating a case we wish to put forward in a paper’s letters column and it can sometimes be difficult to resist the temptation.2 comments
Hailsham Town Council have showed yet again how arrogantly they treat the residents of the town.
We all know independent retailers who are special to us, and I’d like to sing the praises of three where merchandise, service and presentation are of the highest standard.
I write in praise and admiration for the staff in our DGH. Home just two days after a total hip replacement operation I was experiencing debilitating pain and a very swollen, discoloured leg.
The recent changes to the services at Eastbourne DGH were decided by the Hospital Trust Board, but it appears that any decision about the future after the 18 months temporary period will be made by the Clinical Commissioning Groups. If these changes are genuinely temporary why isn’t the Hospital Trust making the decision itself?
Question: “I was approached out of the blue by someone who wanted to buy my company. What should I do?” Mike
Question: “I thought I was doing quite well but now my boss has criticised my work. I’m shocked and don’t know what to do next.” Sarah
Leonardo DiCaprio is taking a trip into space with one lucky bidder who won the spaceship seat next to him at a charity auction.
James D'Arcy has revealed how the writer and director of his new film In Their Skin completely rewrote the script to get him on board.
US rock band Stone Temple Pilots have accused former frontman Scott Weiland of misusing the group's name to further his solo career.
Sharon Stone, Kylie Minogue and Paris Hilton were among the stars who helped raise money for Aids research at the 20th amfAR gala in Cannes.
Bradley Cooper has revealed that he would happily reunite with his Hangover co-stars in the future - but they won't be nursing any more Hangovers.
The family of an Albanian man shot dead in East Sussex in a suspected feud between two families have paid tribute to him as police named the alleged gunman.
An illegal waste boss who ran a site in Berkshire and was arrested at Heathrow airport as he tried to flee the country has been jailed for three years, the Environment Agency said.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall sat through a "hairy" mid-air drama when an in flight emergency forced them to land in Buckinghamshire minutes after take-off.
Struggling regional airline Flybe is quitting Gatwick Airport by selling its runway space there to budget rival easyJet for £20 million.
A 72-year-old woman was stabbed in the face by a balaclava-wearing robber who tied up her wrists and ankles during a raid on a jewellery shop in Portsmouth.
Child abduction is a "growing problem" with the number of reported cases up by 81% over the last nine years, ministers have warned.
A UK ticket-holder will bank £1 million every month for a year in a new prize being launched by the National Lottery, it has been announced.
Thousands of people are escaping the dismal British weather and seeking sun for the May bank holiday weekend, experts have said.
A boy aged just nine has admitted burgling a house and stealing the keys of a car that crashed moments later, police said.
The murder of soldier Lee Rigby has provoked a backlash of anger across the UK, including the attacking of mosques, racial abuse and comments made on social media.
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Weather for Eastbourne
Saturday 25 May 2013
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