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Daughter fights for more safety measures after mother struck to the ground at Polegate level crossing

The daughter of an elderly woman who was struck by the barrier at Polegate level crossing is calling for more to be done to prevent it happening again.

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Garage owners devastated after thieves steal £20,000 worth of equipment

A small business is facing risk of closure after thieves broke in and stole around £20,000 worth of equipment.

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The six-legged creature found in a salad

Eastbourne customer finds stick insect in salad

A customer got more than they bargained for in their pre-made salad.

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Penguins will march through Eastbourne town centre on Saturday

Penguins to march through Eastbourne town centre

A waddle of penguins is set to march through Eastbourne town centre this weekend.

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Sovereign Harbour (Pic by Jon Rigby)

Cat drowns after children ‘throw it into water’ at Sovereign Harbour

An organisation is appealing for information after three children were seen to throw a live cat into the water at Sovereign Harbour.

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Stephen Lloyd, MP for Eastbourne and Willingdon

Eastbourne MP criticised for opening event that celebrates women

The town’s MP has been criticised for opening an event honouring the ‘hidden women’ of the town’s past.

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Andy and Becky are leaving their lives behind to go travelling

Eastbourne couple quit jobs and sell house to explore the world

An Eastbourne couple are packing in their jobs, selling their house, and leaving their ‘normal’ lives behind to travel the world indefinitely.

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Lorry and van collide in Eastbourne industrial estate

A lorry and van collided in an Eastbourne industrial estate this morning (Tuesday).

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Have you seen Yasmin Price?

Family concerned over missing teenage girl from Eastbourne

The family of a teenage girl who has been missing since Saturday are very concerned for her welfare.

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Eastbourne MP Stephen Lloyd speaking in the House of Commons

Eastbourne MP calls for inquiry into Carillion as thousands of jobs put at risk

Eastbourne’s MP has called for an inquiry into the government’s actions after Carillion announced it had gone into liquidation today (Monday).

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Palm Court Nursing Home in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Eastbourne nursing home rises out of special measures after inspection

The care providers at an Eastbourne nursing home are ‘delighted’ it has improved its rating in its latest CQC (Care Quality Commission) report.

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Eastbourne ambulance team is left note complaining about noisy sirens after emergency call

An ambulance worker has shared a note he received from an angry neighbour complaining about a siren – when the vehicle was called to someone suffering a cardiac arrest.

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Photo by Mark Dimmock

Lidl store set to open in Polegate

Polegate’s new Lidl will be opening soon, it has been confirmed.

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PCSOs John and Jackie who are helping with parking issues in roads around St John's School (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Police called in as residents complain about ‘inconsiderate parking’ outside Eastbourne school

Police have been brought in after residents complained about inconsiderate parking outside an Eastbourne school – including some cars blocking people’s drives.

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Polegate woman four times the limit convicted after head-on collision in Eastbourne

This was the scene after a woman driving at almost four times the limit collided head-on with another car.

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Shamus with his dogs

Homeless veteran who survived cancer is travelling the coast for children with terminal illnesses

A homeless veteran and cancer survivor is travelling the coastline with his six dogs to raise money for poorly children.

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Maria Caulfield MP

MP responds to backlash over new role as Vice Chair for Women

Maria Caulfield has been embroiled in a row over her promotion as Vice-chair for Women due to her views on abortion.

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A still from the video taken by Brighton Hunt Saboteurs

Rider will not be prosecuted after clash with saboteurs at hunt

A horse rider captured on video appearing to hit a man with her riding crop at a hunt will not be prosecuted.

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Petr Cech with the Ratton Rangers U9 team

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech under fire for tweeting Eastbourne football team during match

Arsenal goalie Petr Cech has been criticised for tweeting Ratton Rangers while his team was losing.

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