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Network Rail helicopters crack down on trespassing

Helicopter crews have stepped up patrols on the south east’s railway lines as trespassing hits a six-year high.

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Magistrates Court results for the Eastbourne area

The following are court results for the Eastbourne area at Hastings Magistrates’ Court from August 3 - August 9.

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Afghan-born Jamshid Piruz, 34, launched a ferocious attack on two officers, swinging a hammer and hitting one of them three times. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Killer who attacked police officers with hammer has jail term slashed

A convicted murderer jailed for at least five years for a ‘truly terrifying’ hammer attack on police officers has had his minimum term slashed by appeal judges.

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Network Rail is calling for drivers to not risk their lives for the sake of a few minutes at Yapton crossing. Picture: Network Rail

COUNTY NEWS: School bus among 150 vehicles caught risking lives on level crossing

A school bus was among more than 150 vehicles caught ignoring warning lights at a busy level crossing in two months.

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Heroin and cocaine found in Eastbourne drugs bust

Police who stopped a car in Eastbourne on Friday found knives, a wooden club, £900 cash, several mobile phones and a quantity of class A drugs - some 200 wraps of heroin and cocaine - within the vehicle.

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COUNTY NEWS: Missing father and children found safe

Sussex Police has said Robert Roche and his two small children have been found safe and well after an appeal this morning (August 15).

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The road was cordoned off for five hours on Sunday (August 13). Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man charged following seven-hour police siege

A Sussex man is facing a firearms charge following a seven-hour police siege on Sunday (August 13).

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COUNTY NEWS: Man arrested on suspicion of possessing ‘explosive’ following seven-hour police siege

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an ‘explosive’ following a seven-hour police siege in Sussex yesterday.

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Armed police at the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Armed police siege in evacuated Sussex road is over

The armed police siege which led to a Sussex road being evacuated is now over.

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Sussex road cordoned off in five-hour police siege

A road in Sussex has been cordoned off for five hours while armed police negotiate with a man in a house.

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Sussex Police sergeant asks supermarkets to change feminine hygiene signs

A Sussex Police sergeant’s tweets asking supermarkets to change their feminine hygiene signs has sparked debate online.

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A fake �50 scam is sweeping the county

COUNTY NEWS: Shop owner warns of fake £50 note scam

A Sussex shop owner has warned people to stay alert as a fake £50 note scam sweeps the south coast.

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This switchblade was among the weapons seized by police. Picture: Sussex Police

PICTURES: Several weapons seized in Eastbourne drugs bust

A wicked-looking switchblade was among the weapons seized by Sussex Police during a drugs bust in Eastbourne.

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Man arrested after incident on Eastbourne seafront

A man has been arrested after an incident on Eastbourne seafront this afternoon (Friday).

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Magistrates Court results

The following are court results for the Eastbourne area at Hastings Magistrates’ Court from July 21 - July 26.

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Eastbourne shoppers urged to be alert after thefts

Police are reminding supermarket shoppers in Eastbourne to be on the alert for thieves.

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Royal Mail warn of fake ‘missed delivery’ cards

Royal Mail and Action Fraud are warning households not to duped by fake missed delivery cards.

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Court results for the Eastbourne area

The following are court results for the Eastbourne area at Hastings Magistrates’ Court from July 14 - 20.

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Bogus traders posing as officials and using Grenfell fire tragedy to sell goods

Bogus council and fire safety officials have been approaching home owners to fraudulently sell them fire safety services in light of the recent tragedy at Grenfell Tower.

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Thieves target Eastbourne parking machine

People are being urged to be vigilant for thieves targeting parking machines in Eastbourne.

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