A former DGH consultant has warned that changes to the maternity services at the hospital will see a 300 per cent increase of babies born in cars in East Sussex.1 comment
Eastbourne’s Lottery funded Ancestors Project is going from strength to strength.
Operation Blitz proved to be a success in tackling crime and disorder in Eastbourne after police were called to a group of young people who were causing problems in the street and seized around 30 bottles of alcoholic drinks.
A hospital blunder has forced a former Eastbourne mother to hold a second funeral for her seven-week-old son – 15 years after he died.
The funeral of an Eastbourne lifeboats supporter was briefly interrupted when the crew were paged to an incident off Sovereign Harbour today (Friday).
The chief executive of the trust which runs the DGH has defended the decision to make changes to services at the Eastbourne hospital.
Kirsty Peyton-Lander speaks to the Herald after giving birth in the back of a car on the way to the Conquest Hospital in Hastings.4 comments
Artist’s impressions of the future of Langney Shopping Centre have been unveiled as it’s announced that some shops will reopen next week.1 comment
Eastbourne Herald reporter Joanne Smith visited the DGH on Wednesday (May 15) to speak with staff about the changes at the hospital.
Two young boys have been spoken to by police after firing air weapons in the garden of a north Langney home.
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.8 comments
A teenage girl was sexually assaulted by a woman in town centre nightclub Cameo earlier this month.
Red Deer including a pregnant deer managed to escape after fencing was sabotaged at the Lions Farm on the Pevensey Levels.
A delegation from the town in France twinned with Polegate has been enjoying the local sights and delights.
A con-man stole money from a 92-year-old after pretending his window security needed upgrading.
Eastbourne RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat was launched on Wednesday evening (May 15) after a racing yacht ran in to trouble.
BBC television programme Antiques Roadshow is reminding people it will be in Eastbourne next week and is appealing for residents to get in touch with large items they want valuing.
An ambitious scheme to create the largest indoor water park in the world in Newhaven has been ditched.
Projects for young people in Eastbourne could receive a cash boost of up to £1,500.
Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has told Eastbourne’s MP that he will ask the Secretary of State for Health to look into claims that recommendations from leading clinicans over the future of the DGH were not properly looked into.3 comments
THE jury hearing the trial of retired Eastbourne priest, Gordon Rideout, will return to court this morning to consider their verdict.
A petition calling for the return of physiotherapy services to Seaford has handed to health chiefs.
A MAJOR road resurfacing project between Eastbourne and Hailsham is in the running for a prestigious award.3 comments
If you are unemployed or not working and living in the Wealden or Eastbourne area, local community mediation charity Mediation Plus are offering free mediation skills training for up to 20 people to become Neighbourhood Mediators in their communities.
Sainsbury’s in Hampden Park is on the lookout for a new local charity partner after raising £3,000 for Eastbourne Ambulance Community First Responders.
A NEW survey has revealed a “disastrous financial situation” for the majority of post offices struggling to survive in the wake of falling incomes and a lack of new work.1 comment
More than £1,400 was raised at the British Queen pub charity day at the weekend.
Shoppers in Hailsham had the chance to pick up some fresh, local produce at the weekend.
A man who ran a children’s home in the Eastbourne area and was recently convicted of child sex abuse has narrowly escaped jail.
FRIENDS of an Eastbourne charity fund-raiser who is fighting for his life after a tragic accident in France have raised thousands to help pay for his care.1 comment
Carnival fever is sweeping across Eastbourne with less than two weeks until the grand seafront procession.
Shout 2013 was held on the Western Lawns last month and has been hailed a huge success.
A second man has appeared in court charged with robbery following an attack on a cash in transit van outside Waitrose supermarket in High Street, Eastbourne, in April.
An Eastbourne antiques dealer is hoping a new project will help turn unemployed youngsters into entrepreneurs.
Supermarket giant Tesco has been granted a licence to sell alcohol at the store it wants to open in the former council offices in Grove Road.11 comments
Councillor Mike Thompson has been elected as mayor of Eastbourne for a second year and is looking forward to raising money for good causes.
A Saxon tented village was set up for three days recently in Gildredge Park.
An historic building in Seaford which has stood empty for years could be given a new lease of life if Lewes District Council gives a scheme the green light.
The son of a retired Anglican priest accused of 37 sexual assaults against children has spoken of how ‘generous’ and ‘principled’ his father is.
Eastbourne’s Lottery winner Diane Robson is living proof that the BN postcode is one of the luckiest in the country when it comes to creating millionaires.
The Towner, Bexhill’s De La Warr Pavilion and Hastings’ Jerwood Gallery have joined forces to create a cultural trail.
Supermarket giant Tesco finds out tonight (Monday) if it will get the go-ahead to sell alcohol at the store it plans to open in the old council offices in Grove Road.
A nursery school in Willingdon Trees has been judged by Ofsted as outstanding.1 comment
Organisers of the Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival have secured a major coup just a fortnight from the big event by landing backing for the showpiece event.
Eastbourne’s banks and building societies are doing more to help people with a hearing disability, but they could do better.2 comments
Two men have appeared before court charged with conspiracy to commit burglary in Seaford and Newhaven.
A life-saving piece of equipment has been delivered to Normans Bay at the site where a pensioner collapsed and was brought back to life by two quick-thinking men.
An Eastbourne based group is holding a summer fair next month to mark 101 years of Hampden Park Community Centre in Brodrick Road being used by the public and is calling on residents to try and help uncover some of its history.
The Western Lawns play host to the south coast’s newest food and drink festival this month (May 24-26) as Beer and Cider by the Sea kicks off a three-day extravaganza to tantalise the taste buds.
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Weather for Eastbourne
Saturday 18 May 2013
Temperature: 8 C to 14 C
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Temperature: 8 C to 14 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: North east