Appeal launches to save murals

A £950,000 appeal has been launched to conserve paintings at Berwick Church.

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Police donation boosts Eastbourne hospital radio

Police in Eastbourne have helped their local hospital radio station, Radio DGH, to keep the records spinning with a £500 donation from the Police Property Act Fund.

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College merger creates new ‘group’ with more than 18,000 students

Sussex Downs College has now officially merged with Sussex Coast College Hastings to form a new ‘college group’ with more than 18,000 students and an annual turnover of £52 million.

The latest Eastbourne Magistrates’ Court results

The latest Eastbourne Magistrates’ Court results

These are the results for Eastbourne Magistrates’ Court, sitting at Hastings, for March 28 andApril 9.

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Eastbourne priest jailed for abusing vulnerable children claimed prison sentence was ‘too tough’

A degenerate priest caged for grooming and whipping vulnerable schoolboys 30 years ago had his 12-year sentence backed by senior judges today (Thursday, Aril 12).

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Sussex Harmony singers strive to keep cheerful church music alive

Lewes-based group of costumed singers and instrumentalists Sussex Harmony is giving a concert in All Saints’ Church, Waldron, near Heathfield, in aid of the organ fund.

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Hailsham Pavilion agrees new 20-year lease

Hailsham Pavilion Cinema – described as possibly one of the most elaborate small provincial cinemas ever built – has agreed a new 20-year lease with Wealden District Council.

Millennials lacking in ‘everyday practical abilities’, study finds

Millennials lacking in ‘everyday practical abilities’, study finds

From changing a fuse to sewing on a button, millennials in the South East are lacking the everyday practical abilities that their parents and grandparents had, a study has found.

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Two men suffer facial injuries in attack outside Eastbourne club

Police are appealing for information about two men after an assault outside Eastbourne’s Cameo nightclub.

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Eastbourne council reveals its gender pay gap

Eastbourne Borough Council has revealed its gender pay gap today (Wednesday, April 4).

COURT: Eastbourne Magistrates Court results

COURT: Eastbourne Magistrates Court results

These are the results for Eastbourne Magistrates’ Court, sitting at Hastings, for March 20 - 26

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Eastbourne woman lost £230 from bank account after card theft in nightclub

An Eastbourne woman had £230 withdrawn from her bank account after her card was stolen in a nightclub.


Love letters of Eastbourne couple during Second World War

Eastbourne’s Jeremy Pickard got more than he bargained for when he opened a battered old suitcase following the death of his mother Christobel.

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Burnt out car may be linked to Hailsham hit-and-run on A22

Police investigating a hit-and-run collision on the A22 Hailsham bypass near its junction with the A295 at the Arlington Eagles roundabout at 5.40pm on Saturday, March 10, have renewed a witness appeal after a car believed to have been involved was found burnt out at Downash, near Hailsham, just a few miles from where the incident occurred.

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Eastbourne police officer sacked

An Eastbourne police officer has been sacked this for gross misconduct.

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‘Heroes and Heroines’ theme for Eastbourne’s Sunshine Carnival

Eastbourne’s Sunshine Carnival returns again for 2018 on May 26 (2pm) with the theme Heroes and Heroines.

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Hailsham man fined for fly-tipping rubbish in Eastbourne

A 30-year-old man has been fined for fly-tipping after a prosecution was brought by Eastbourne council’s Neighbourhood First Team.

Health news

Radiographer struck off after making ‘sexual comments’ to a patient during a scan

A radiographer has been struck off after making sexual comments to a patient while working for InHealth Ltd at the DGH site.


PICTURE GALLERY: Behind the scenes at Congress Theatre refurbishment

As news was revealed last week that the cost of refurbishing Eastbourne’s theatres and tennis facilities has rocketed by almost £10 million, council officials invited reporter Annemarie Field to go behind the scenes to see the work going on.

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Eastbourne doctors’ surgeries set to merge

Two of Eastbourne’s doctors’ surgeries are set to merge and move into a new purpose built facility.

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