A pub doorman has been found guilty of rape and will be sentenced this afternoon (Monday).
An Eastbourne dad who admitted the manslaughter of his toddler daughter has been jailed for two years.
The schoolgirl involved in the Jeremy Forrest abduction case has told the court her 30-year-old maths teacher travelled to France with her because he feared for her safety.
Three people from the Eastbourne area have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List at the weekend.
The family of an Eastbourne pensioner who died after falling from his mobility scooter in the town last week have paid tribute to him.
Eastbourne MP Stephen Lloyd is calling on any constituents who had pensions with Equitable Life to make sure they get the compensation promised to them by the government – before it is too late.
A student from Eastbourne had her work chosen to feature at London Fashion Week.
A university student from Pevensey Bay who is setting off on a charity cycle ride this Sunday has set himself an extra challenge.
Premier Marinas hosted a get-together of berth holders earlier this month to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of Sovereign Harbour.
A certificate was presented to the Gynaecology Outpatients team at the DGH after members won the monthly staff award.1 comment
An Eastbourne slimmer who lost four stone and became a club leader has got through to the finals of a national competition.
A baffled resident says a disabled parking space has suddenly appeared on the road along with a series of double yellow lines.6 comments
Eastbourne’s extreme sports festival returns to the eastern seafront on July 13-14.
Staff have been suspended and an investigation is underway over safeguarding issues at Chaseley in Eastbourne.
A host family from Willingdon has warned others who take students to be aware of the home insurance implications.
A priest who worked at St Luke’s Church in Stone Cross is being investigated for ‘sexually motivated’ inappropriate behaviour during his time as a nurse.
Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a garden shed was deliberately set on fire twice in two days in Myrtle Road.
The family of an Eastbourne pensioner who died from head injuries following a fall from his mobility scooter has paid tribute to him.
Langney shopping centre will reopen on Wednesday (June 19) after undergoing building work to repair the roof.
Police stopped their investigations the day before Jeremy Forrest’s alleged abduction after finding ‘no evidence’ on the 15-year-old girl’s phone.
Eastbourne MP Stephen Lloyd has criticised the ‘whopping’ £20,000-plus rise in salary and benefits received by hospital boss Darren Grayson over the past three financial years. As East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust said it faces a deficit budget of £19.4million this year the politician, said he found the figure ‘extraordinary’.10 comments
Residents in East Sussex are less likely to die prematurely from disease than those living in other parts of the country, new figures have revealed.
Bargain Hunt were down at Eastbourne Auction Rooms as the Herald went to press yesterday (June 13).
The coastguard helicopter was launched yesterday (Thursday) to rescue an injured crewman from a luxury 72 metre cruiser on its way to Gibraltar.
A married couple from Eastbourne have been jailed in connection with a series of historic sexual offences against children.
The dangers of drink driving have been highlighted in a week-long series of events by Sussex Police.
The mayor and deputy mayor of Polegate have been re-elected to stand for another year.
The civil engineering teams behind five East Sussex projects are celebrating after their expertise was recognised in the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South East England Engineering Excellence Awards 2013.2 comments
Premier Marinas hosted a get-together of berth holders earlier this month to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of Sovereign Harbour with all proceeds from the event benefiting Eastbourne RNLI lifeboats.
Dame Sarah Storey, 11-time Paralympic cycling gold medallist, is expecting her first child this month but she’s carried on training hard – thanks to a little help from experts at the University of Brighton’s campus in Eastbourne.
A pair of binoculars worth hundreds of pounds and a small amount of cash were stolen when a car was broken into in Seaford.
An 82-year-old man has died after falling down a flight of steps near Gildredge Park on his mobility scooter last week (June 6).
A fire which tore through a Seaford home prompted East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service to warn of the dangers of candles and cigarettes.
Eastbourne fishermen met with the South East Lib Dem MEP Catherine Bearder last week.
Teachers at Bishop Bell were aware of the gossip surrounding maths teacher Jeremy Forrest and his relationship with his pupil, a court has heard.
Eastbourne’s all-weather lifeboat (ALB) was launched in the early hours of yesterday (Tuesday) morning after radio reports suggested a yacht was in difficulties.
Wealden Neighbourhood Policing Team took part in an Operation Quality Street event in Hailsham on 29th and 30th May 2013.
A teenage girl who fled to France with her maths teacher has said she was in love him.
Hours after his appearance in the finals of Britain’s Got Talent, ventriloquist Steve Hewlett delighted crowds with a performance at Willingdon’s Music in the Park on Sunday afternoon.
Eastbourne ventriloquist Steve Hewlett was the surprise wildcard on Saturday night’s Britain’s Got Talent – but sadly didn’t make it in the top three.
This week’s up and coming act for Herald Showcase is Robin and Ruth Foster.
Town planners are due to meet tonight to discuss the final proposals to turn The Drive Pub in Old Town into a Sainsbury’s Local store.
Sussex Police are urging residents to be wary of bogus callers after a 99-year-old Eastbourne man was nearly conned out of £800.
Police in the Seaford are warning local shoppers to be on their guard after an 81-year-old woman had her bank card stolen in a distraction theft in Morrisons in Seaford.
A new initiative organised by Environmental Health Officers in Wealden and Lewes is seeking to help food businesses achieve top hygiene scores through better understanding of the regulations.
A Polegate Town councillor has defected to UKIP after becoming disillusioned with the Conservatives.
Organisations, businesses and charities are revelling in glory after being awarded trophies and rosettes in Eastbourne’s recent Sunshine Carnival.
Former Bishop Bell teacher Jeremy Forrest has this week gone on trial accused of abducting a 15-year-old schoolgirl last year.
Young people are being invited to get involved and have their voices heard by joining the Eastbourne Youth Forum.
Former Bishop Bell teacher Jeremy Forrest has this morning (Monday) gone on trial on charges of abducting a 15-year-old girl last year.
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