COUNTY NEWS: Campaigners bare all in naked bike ride

Campaigners are set to bare all in a naked bicycle protest this weekend which has prompted controversy among some Sussex residents.

Jason and Stephen the Seagull

COUNTY NEWS: Missing cat reunited with Sussex family after 14 years

An elderly cat has been reunited with its Hastings family after going missing for almost 14 years.

Dawn Penney and her guide dog Wallace

COUNTY NEWS: Garage apologises after 'unacceptable' guide dog row

A blind woman has spoken of her shock after she and her guide dog were refused entry to a petrol station shop in Sussex.

Rescue news

Hellingly woman rescued from river

A Hellingly woman was pulled from a fast-flowing river as part of a major rescue operation last night (Wednesday, May 16).

Hastings Law Courts

Retired dentist fined for running illegal service

A retired East Sussex dentist has been ordered to pay more than £3,000 after pleading guilty to running an illegal dental service.

Police news

COUNTY NEWS: Banned driver caught behind wheel moments after leaving court

A disqualified driver was caught behind the wheel just minutes after losing his licence at court hearing this week.


COUNTY NEWS: Sussex Police launch murder probe after body found on beach

Police have launched a murder investigation after a body was found on a Sussex beach this morning (Thursday, April 5).

St Michael's Hospice after the fire in July 2015. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Hospice fined over breaches of fire safety law

A Sussex hospice has been fined £250,000 after pleading guilty to breaches of fire safety law.


East Sussex teachers hold strike ballot

Teachers in East Sussex are being balloted on plans to take strike action next month.
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Photo by Dan Jessup.

Driver in 'critical condition' after A259 crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision on the A259 near Bexhill involving a 71-year-old man from Pevensey.

Stephen Dudley has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Driver jailed for Etchingham generator death

The driver of a flatbed truck, who failed to strap down a generator which fatally struck an off-duty army officer, has been convicted of causing death by dangerous driving.

Police news

Police warn of delays as transformer passes through Sussex

Sussex Police are warning motorists of the potential for significant delays as officers prepare to escort an abnormal load through the county this weekend.

Police are concerned for the welfare of missing 17-year-old Debbie Sales.

Concerns for missing teenager

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing teenage girl.

Police are warning drivers to take extra care.

Police warn of wintry weather

Police across Sussex are warning drivers to make allowances for the wintry weather that is affecting the county and is expected to worsen over the next few days.

Weather warning

WEATHER: The week ahead for Sussex

It is set to be cold but bright for most of Sussex today (Sunday), although scattered wintry showers are expected to start falling later on according to Met Office forecasters.

Eastbourne lifeboat towing the Royal Sovereign into safe harbour SUS-180302-115507001

Lifeboat crew rescues Eastbourne’s largest fishing boat

Eastbourne Lifeboat was called out to assist the crew of the town’s largest commercial fishing vessel yesterday (Friday) after the boat’s propeller became tangled in rope.

A 500 reward still stands for information leading to the arrest and conviction of 50-year-old Nigel Fry of Bexhill.

Police renew appeal to trace wanted East Sussex man

Police have renewed an appeal for information leading to the arrest of a wanted man from East Sussex.

A section of the Bayeux Tapestry

COUNTY NEWS: Calls for Bayeux Tapestry to go on display in Sussex

Calls have been made for the Bayeux Tapestry to go on display in Sussex after news that the world-famous artefact is set to leave France for the first time in 950 years

Father William Haymaker was order to pay 3,700 and carry out 200 hours of unpaid work when he appeared at Hove Crown Court yesterday. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Priest sentenced for Blue Badge fraud

A priest who was caught fraudulently using a dead parishioner's Blue Badge has been fined and ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work.
Nick Leonard found the animal while walking with his one-year-old daughter

COUNTY NEWS: Father finds terrapin covered in EDL graffiti

A father has spoken of his ‘shock and disgust’ after finding a terrapin daubed with right-wing graffiti in a Sussex park.

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