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Worker injured by major electric shock in Catsfield wins compensation payout

An ex-British Telecom worker who was given a major electric shock by overhead power lines in Catsfield has won a compensation payout.

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Battle’s 1066 statue to feature in international calendar

Battle’s new war memorial statue is to feature in two new calendars celebrating unique roundabouts of the world.


String of ambulance stations hit by thefts

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is appealing to anyone with information to come forward following a spate of incidents across its region in which £30,000 worth of life-saving equipment has been stolen.

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One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits say they would rather date someone with a pet, according to a new survey.

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Warning over fake bills

BT customers warned over fake bill

Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer.

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Hundreds of kids beat the streets as scheme gets off to running start

Beat the Street – East Sussex’s giant walking and cycling initiative – has got off to a running start with residents travelling more than four times the circumference of the UK in less than one week.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex MPs suffer cyber attack on emails

Sussex MPs’ emails have been hit by a cyber attack this weekend.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Sunday, June 25

Main roads across Sussex appear to be clear of congestion so far this morning (Sunday, June 25).

WEATHER: The week ahead for Sussex

WEATHER: The week ahead for Sussex

The weather for Sussex over the next few days appears to be a mixed bag, following on from the recent heatwave, which saw record-breaking temperatures.

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COUNTY NEWS: Lorry collides into front of house in Sussex village

A lorry collided with the front of a house in a Sussex village this afternoon (Saturday, June 24).

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Boating tragedy claims the life of community stalwart

Tributes have been paid to a popular church official and former businessman who has died in a boating tragedy.

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COUNTY NEWS: Photo competition to celebrate Sussex coast

National maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, is once again calling on photographers to submit images celebrating the country’s maritime heritage, for its annual competition searching for the UK’s ultimate sea view.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man cheated victims out of almost £100K

An heir hunter from Sussex who cheated 19 victims out of £99,000 faces jail.

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Smiles all round during open day

Children from Battle and Langton Primary School brought smiles and laughter to residents at Saxonwood Care Home in Battle as they joined them in celebrating National Care Home Open Day on Friday (June 16).

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex charity receives financial boost

SERV Sussex, a UK registered charity which works with hospitals in the county, has received much-needed support from Anglian Home Improvements in the form of a £500 donation.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, June 24

The main roads across the county are reporting no major incidents so far for motorists but there is disruption on some train services for thos planning to head up to London.

Police: 27 people killed in Sussex road collisions this year

Police: 27 people killed in Sussex road collisions this year

Motorists are being urged to take extra care after 27 people have died in Sussex collisions so far this year.

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Sussex Police defends £750 spend on Pride cars

Sussex Police has defended its decision to spend hundreds of pounds on livery for two of its cars for Gay Pride events.


Battle’s Big Weekend returns to the town

Battle’s Big Weekend will make a welcome return to the town with a programme of fun getting underway tonight (Friday June 23).

Labour workshop demands an end to sexual violence

Labour workshop demands an end to sexual violence

To mark the life and work of the late MP Jo Cox, Bexhill and Battle Labour party hosted a lunch and afternoon workshop at the Emmanuel Centre in Battle.

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