Cannon’s trial for child sex offences

Gordon Rideout
Gordon Rideout

The trial of a retired Eastbourne priest facing child sex offences is due to start at Lewes Crown Court on Monday (April 8).

Canon Gordon Rideout, 73, of Filching Close, Wannock, is alleged to have committed the 38 offences against 18 children between 1962 and 1973 in Crawley, London and Hampshire.