Wanted man could be sofa surfing in Eastbourne

A man wanted by police could be sofa surfing in Eastbourne.

Councillor John Ungar, Old Town ward

Eastbourne scam event on how to protect yourself from doorstep crime

Eastbourne residents are invited to attend an event aimed at raising awareness of scams and doorstep crime.

Photo by Dan Jessup

Protest against air pollution at Hampden Park level crossing

Demonstrators gathered in a spirited protest today against air pollution at Hampden Park level crossing.

Allan (74) and Edna Gardner (72) next to their refuse bin outside their house in Polegate (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Polegate couple’s rat fears as uncollected bins overflow

A Polegate couple are worried rats will come to visit after their bins haven’t been emptied in a month.

Stephen Lloyd in Parliament

Eastbourne MP explains why he did not vote on Brexit Bill

Eastbourne’s MP has explained his decision not to vote yesterday (Wednesday) on a proposed amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill.

Gillian McKenzie

Eastbourne woman’s 20-year fight for truth over Gosport Hospital scandal

An Eastbourne woman’s 20-year fight for the truth saw some justice yesterday (Wednesday) after a public inquiry found more than 450 people’s lives were shortened by a hospital incorrectly prescribing strong painkillers.

Russell Chance

Popular Eastbourne businessman took his own life, inquest finds

The family of a ‘gregarious’, popular Eastbourne businessman who was the ‘life and soul of the party’ have paid tribute to him.

Two injured in A259 collision

Two injured in A259 collision

Two people are said to have been injured in a collision between Seaford and Newhaven this afternoon (Wednesday).

Steve Hansen, Derek Carter and Cllr Robert Smart

New signs to point visitors towards Little Chelsea

New signs have been placed in the town centre after Little Chelsea traders raised concerns over roadworks affecting footfall.

A protest against the proposed closure of both care homes

‘Beyond parody’: Eastbourne MP slams closure of Firwood House

Eastbourne’s MP has said it is ‘beyond parody’ that a much-loved and heralded rehabilitation unit in the town is being closed.

A forensic artist's impressionof how the unidentified woman looked when she was alive

Mystery of unknown woman found dead near Birling Gap

Mystery surrounds the identity of a woman whose body was found washed up at a cove near Birling Gap.

Tracy Patsalides

Upset as seafront tribute to homeless woman ‘removed’

Friends of a homeless woman found dead on Eastbourne seafront say they were shocked to find tributes to her had been removed.

Alex Polizzi, business guru and presenter of hit Channel 5 show The Hotel Inspector. Credit TwoFour Broadcast

TV star to support open garden

TV presenter Alex Polizzi will be supporting Friends of Eastbourne Hospital’s open garden next week.

Parking permits to go online as new system launched

Parking permits to go online as new system launched

Motorists will be able to apply for a parking permit at the click of a mouse when a new system is introduced next month.

Police news

Motorbike and car collide on Hailsham High Street

A collision is causing heavy traffic build up on Hailsham High Street this afternoon (Monday).

Hampden Park level crossing

Hampden Park rally to highlight dangers of air pollution

Campaigners will be taking to Hampden Park railway crossing in a rally to highlight the dangers of air pollution this Clean Air Day.

A27 meeting at Selmeston Village Hall

More than 100 residents discuss future of the A27

More than 100 residents gathered at a meeting to discuss plans to dual the A27.

Photo by Dan Jessup SUS-180617-154554001

Outdoor classroom badly damaged in Eastbourne school blaze

An outdoor learning area built for pupils’ enjoyment has been all but destroyed in a fire.

Still from video by Daniel Moon

VIDEO: Eastbourne and Newhaven Lifeboat in rescue off Seaford coast

Lifeboat and coastguard crews were called to an injured sailor in a yacht last night (Saturday).

Sarah Beeny is looking for Sussex residents to go on her new show

Sarah Beeny looking for Sussex homeowners for new TV show

Property expert Sarah Beeny is on the lookout for Sussex homeowners to star in her new TV show.

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