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COUNTY NEWS: Murderer claims rights are being violated after ‘home-made sex change’ in prison

A Sussex murderer claims her rights as a transgender woman are being violated after performing a home-made sex change operation in prison.

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Christopher Hunnisett. Photo courtesy of CONNORS BRIGHTON.

Murderer claims rights are being violated after ‘home-made sex change’ in prison

A Hastings murderer claims her rights as a transgender woman are being violated after performing a home-made sex change operation in prison.

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Four pregnant sheep ‘killed by dog’ in Burwash

A dog is suspected of killing four ewes in two sheep-worrying incidents in Burwash.

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COUNTY NEWS: 22-year-old found with stab wound in flat

A 22-year-old man was taken to hospital with a stab wound after police were called to a Sussex flat last night, a spokesperson said.

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The 18 dead ewes after being worried near Boreham Bridge. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police SUS-170217-160756001

18 ewes killed in ‘sheep worrying’ incident

Eighteen sheep were killed after it is suspected they were panicked into running into a road by dogs on Sunday (February 12).

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COUNTY NEWS: Police officer sacked after sharing pornographic images at work

A police officer with Sussex Police has been dismissed after sharing pornographic images among colleagues, including a female supervisor who he compared to the women in the images, a spokesperson said.

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COUNTY NEWS: Man convicted of raping Sussex woman after drugging her

A man has been given a prison sentence for raping a woman after he gave her a ‘date-rape’ drug during a night out in Sussex.

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COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from January 11 - 13

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An expert examining the scene outside Wilko in Worthing. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Homeless woman slashed in razor attack

A woman suffered serious injuries after it is believed she was slashed with a razor in an attack yesterday evening.

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COUNTY: No justice for teenager Billie-Jo 20 years after murder

There is still no justice for murdered Sussex teenager Billie-Jo Jenkins and her family after her death 20 years ago today (Wednesday, February 15).

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Man pleads guilty to causing death of his wife in A21 crash

The husband of a woman who was killed in a head-on collision on the A21 last year has pleaded guilty to causing her death.

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Online daters warned of fraudsters this Valentines Day

Online daters warned of fraudsters this Valentine’s Day

Online daters looking for love this Valentine’s Day are being warned not to be duped by fraudsters posing as prospective partners.

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Lee Heane and Matthew Bryan - photo from Crimestoppers

Rewards offered for whereabouts of two men following 70 burglaries

Following a dozen burglaries across Sussex and several others in the UK, Independent charity Crimestoppers is today offering a reward of up to £2,000 for information on the whereabouts of Matthew Bryan and a separate reward of up to £2,000 for information on the whereabouts of Lee Heane.

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Kirsty Geoghegan leaves Lewes Crown Court after facing charges of blackmail. Picture by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Jail for blackmailer who threatened to cut horses’ throats with a machete

A former horseowner has been jailed for threatening to ‘mutilate and kill’ five horses with a machete as part of a blackmail demand.

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Loose animals on highway, increased deer poaching and diggers stolen

Dozens of animals loose on the highway, an increase in hare coursing and deer poaching and Quadbike and diggers stolen have been reported to Sussex Police in the past week.

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COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates Court from January 3 - 11

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COUNTY NEWS: Man admits role in cinema acid attack

A man has admitted his role in an acid attack outside a cinema which left another man with ‘life-changing’ injuries.

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Officers at the scene on Friday. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

Hastings man and Rye man arrested on suspicion of murder after man dies following attack

One of two men attacked in Hastings town centre died from his injuries with two men arrested on suspicion of murder, police said today (Monday, February 6).

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Winchelsea man charged following alleged removal of items from WWI wreck

Winchelsea man charged following alleged removal of items from WWI wreck

A Winchelsea man has been charged in connection with the alleged removal of items from a sunken Royal Navy warship in the English Channel.

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Police are working with the council to tackle misuse of disabled blue badges. Picture: Sussex Police

Police tackle misuse of blue badges

Sussex Police and East Sussex County Council (ESCC) have been working together over the past two years to tackle misuse of disabled driver blue badges throughout East Sussex.

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