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Former Eastbourne student embarks on 6,000 coastal walk to raise funds for a good cause

Former Eastbourne College Student Charles Compton is taking on a 6,000 mile walk around the coast of Britain to raise funds for the mental Health Association.

Flu warning at hospital as doctors ask people to stay away

Flu warning at hospital as doctors ask people to stay away

Senior doctors have issued a fresh call for people with cold or flu-like symptoms not to visit patients in hospital, as high flu rates continue.

A section of the Bayeux Tapestry

COUNTY NEWS: Calls for Bayeux Tapestry to go on display in Sussex

Calls have been made for the Bayeux Tapestry to go on display in Sussex after news that the world-famous artefact is set to leave France for the first time in 950 years

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Eastbourne lifeboat rescues boat which suffered ‘catastrophic failure’

Eastbourne’s all-weather lifeboat launched to rescue a fishing vessel which had suffered ‘catastrophic failure’.

Police vehicles at the scene of the accident. Photograph by Raymond O'Donoghue

Girl, 12, taken to hospital after accident in Seaford town centre

A young girl suffered a serious head injury after a collision with a car.

Not too late the have the vaccine

At-risk groups advised - ‘Not too late to have flu vaccine’

People aged 65 and over and those in at-risk groups are being advised it’s not yet too late to have the flu vaccine.

Marie Juden, 71, from Tarring said abuse from car drivers when she is on the road has gotten worse. Pictured in Chatsworth Road.

COUNTY NEWS: Scooter user tells foul-mouthed drivers to ‘grow up’

A mobility scooter owner has told drivers and cyclists to ‘grow up’ after receiving abuse while out on the road.

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.

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.

Ebay pages selling the goods

Concern old Sussex Police uniforms could be used by criminals

Sussex Police has been criticised for selling off uniforms on eBay to plug a £26.5million funding shortage over fears the equipment could be used by fraudsters targeting the elderly.

Family recording bird visits, Big Garden Birdwatch event

Quiz: How many birds can you identify?

The last weekend of January sees the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch get underway and the conservation charity is asking everyone to share details of the birds that live around them.

Weather warning

Snow and ice warning extended to cover all of Sussex

A Met Office weather warning for snow and ice has been extended this evening to cover all of Sussex.

Bruno Pederzolli

Police hunt for missing pensioner

Police have released a desperate plea to help find a missing pensioner.

Police arrested the man in Watford yesterday

Missing Australian teen found safe and well

Police say an Australian teenager who had gone missing while visiting the town has been found.

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.

Southern remain bottom for customer satisfaction in an annual rail survey run by Which?

Southern remains bottom for customer satisfaction

Customer satisfaction with Southern services is the lowest nationally for the third straight year, according to results from a new survey.

Photo by Alex Willis

Lorry and van collide in Eastbourne industrial estate

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


Cases of Alabama Rot confirmed in Sussex

Two cases of the deadly disease in dogs, Alabama Rot, have been confirmed in Sussex, according to a veterinary specialist.

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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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