BREAKING: Popular Eastbourne taxi firm boss dies suddenly

A popular Eastbourne taxi firm boss has passed away.

Tuesday, 12th April 2016, 3:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th April 2016, 3:47 pm
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Chris Islip SUS-161204-152016001

Chris Islip died on Sunday (April 10). He was 62.

Mr Islip, who lived in Cavendish Avenue, was behind Sussex Cars and previously ran a club in the town.

He was described by friends and colleagues as a much loved general manager and respected figure in the town who would be missed by many.

Mr Islip was also a prominent fund raiser and as well as raising money with the firm for local charities, sponsored various local events.

We will have more on this story and tributes later.

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