COUNTY NEWS: Celebrity chef adds to international Sussex event

Celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s famous River Cottage is setting up camp in the grounds of Glyndebourne this summer.

The Tesco supermarket

COUNTY NEWS: Armed man arrested on suspicion of making explosive device

An area of riverbank around a Tesco supermarket in an East Sussex town has been cordoned off today (Wednesday, February 21) following the discovery of a suspicious device.


Man charged after disturbance in Hampden Park

A man has been charged and is due to appear in court after a disturbance in Hampden Park on Monday evening.

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Tragic policeman who died in Brighton honoured posthumously for life-saving efforts

A policeman who ran into the sea and drowned in Brighton has been honoured posthumously for his efforts to save the life of another man.

Archaeological dig at Carpet Gardens on Eastbourne seafront (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-161020-095256008

Combining Eastbourne history with a trip to the pub......

Are you interested in your heritage, history or archaeology? And do you like to have the occasional trip to a local pub?

Police news

Teenagers arrested in drugs raids

Three teenagers have been arrested during drugs raids in Polegate and Seaford.


NOSTALGIA: Looking Back at Old Town church’s colourful history

We continue our look this week at the history of the imposing and now derelict St Elisabeth’s Church in Victoria Drive with the help of reader George Turner and a special booklet dating back to January 2014.

Wanted: Sussex participants for celebrity gameshow

Sussex participants wanted for celebrity gameshow

Producers of an ITV2 celebrity gameshow are looking for participants from Sussex for a ‘fun and energetic comedy show’.

Blu Dwight King

Police concerned for the welfare of missing 15-year-old

Police are searching for teenager Blu Dwight King, who is missing from Golden Cross near Hailsham.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Police seek missing Eastbourne man

Police say they have found a missing Eastbourne man.

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Eastbourne businessman found dead

A popular businessman died suddenly at the weekend.

The new Lidl has opened in Polegate. Photo Nathan Dunbar

New Lidl opens at Polegate today

A new Lidl store has opened today (Thursday).

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Cash cuts put brakes on Eastbourne cycling event

A popular cycling festival in Eastbourne has been scrapped due to a lack of financial support.

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Police concerned for missing Eastbourne man

Police are growing increasingly concerned about the welfare of a 48-year-old Eastbourne man.

Lyanne Trenaman presents the cheque to Chris Downton, with SDC Catering & Hospitality students. SUS-180214-125916001

Sussex Downs College students raise more than £1,000 for children suffering from cancer

Sussex Downs College students raised an impressive £1,100 for the local charity Children with Cancer Fund.

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Another busy Eastbourne road to close for major works

Motorists in Eastbourne are being advised of road closures as a major route in the town is reconstructed.

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Police try to get a Valentine’s date with wanted Polegate man

Sussex Police says it has been stood up on Valentine’s Day.

Eastbourne District General Hospital (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-160824-230343008

Scrutiny committee’s disappointment over no show

Eastbourne councillors have expressed their disappointment and frustration that local health service executives declined two invitations to attend and speak at the council’s influential all-party scrutiny committee.


New flagship store for Arndale

A new flagship store has been revealed today (Tuesday) for the Arndale Centre.

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