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Sussex musician named Brits' awards winner

A Sussex musician has been named as the winner of the critics' choice award in the Brits' Awards 2017.

Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

Robertsbridge Christmas Capers 2016. Photo by Paul Pitman. SUS-160612-115737001

Christmas Capers brings light and festive spirit to the village

On streets lit up by Christmas tree lights and some new street lights provided by the parish council, Robertsbridge embraced the festive spirit last Friday with its evening of Christmas Capers.

Service by Emergency Rider  Volunteers (SERV) team up with West Sussex Bikers' Motorcycle Club to deliver Toys to Sussex Children in Hospital over Christmas.

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Delivering Christmas cheer to sick children in hospital

Big-hearted bikers will be delivering presents - and a few smiles - to sick children across Sussex this Christmas.

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Inside today’s Rye and Battle Observers

The launch of our campaign calling for someone to take responsibility for parking in Rother is the lead story in the Rye and Battle Observers today (Friday, December 9).

Drive for Justice

Justice secretary praises our killer drivers campaign

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

Traffic news

UPDATE: A259 Hastings seafront blocked eastbound after car hits bollard

The A259 on Hastings seafront is blocked eastbound between the Warrior Square junction and the Schwerte Way junction, police have confirmed.

River Island Dog

Perfect gifts to pamper pets

For the pet lovers in your life, or in fact your pet, Charlotte Pearson rounds up the gifts to make them smile.

Road accident

UPDATE: A21 blocked after two-vehicle crash

The A21 was blocked after a crash involving two vehicles this evening (Thursday, December 8).

Fire & Rescue East Sussex

Advice issued after Jury’s Gap Christmas decorations fire

The fire service issued safety information after an accidental house fire in Jury’s Gap caused by Christmas decorations touching lit candles.

Southern strikes are set to go ahead next week

High Court bid to stop Southern train drivers’ strike fails

A High Court bid to stop Southern train drivers from going on strike next week has failed.

Politics 3

‘It’s a team effort’ - training police dogs in Sussex

There are currently 45 dog handlers with at least one dog working in the police force in Sussex and Surrey.

Last year's event

Rye set to shine with town’s Christmas extravaganza

Rye is gearing up for its festive extravaganza on Saturday (December 10).

Dobell suit

Suit up look sharp

For those wanting to look dapper, Charlotte Pearson talks to a man in the know.


Chef accused of sexually assaulting girl in Rye arrested in Amsterdam

A former chef accused of sexually assaulting a girl in Rye eight years ago was arrested in Amsterdam on Tuesday (December 6) after a global police hunt.

Child car seats recalled

Child car seats recalled

Mamas & Papas is recalling a number of child car seats following safety concerns.

Katy Bourne

Katy Bourne's December video log: Enabled Justice, tackling elder exploitation, funding community projects and winning awards along the way

It’s been a busy year for Sussex in terms of putting victims of crime first, raising the profile of Elder Exploitation and delivering the best Restorative Justice service in the country.

Crime 6

Successful Rye road safety meeting

Residents are one step closer to getting traffic-calming measures on two ‘dangerous’ roads in Rye after meeting the authorities for talks.

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Rare chance to see Andrew Kotting’s Edith film

One of the few showings of Andrew Kotting’s Brilliant new film Edith is takes place on the film-maker’s home turf of St Leonards on Wednesday December 14.

Ann 'Lesley' Brownbill with her commemorative scroll after being made an Honourary Freewoman of the Antient Town of Rye with Rye mayor Jonathan Breeds and town sergeant Kevin Barry. Photo by Ray Prewer SUS-160712-110258001

Highest honour for Rye voluntary stalwart and musician

A former professional musician from Rye was given the highest honour a parish council can award in recognition of 45 years spent volunteering in the community.

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