Vigilante artist's Rye pothole protest

A vigilante artist has painted giant rude symbols on roads around Rye in what appears to be a protest over potholes.

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BREAKING: Child seriously injured after Battle hit and run

A child has been involved in a collision with a vehicle in Battle this afternoon.

Rother District Council

Rother responds to damning Ombudsman's report

Rother District Council says it is taking 'immediate action' after a damning report by the Local Government Ombudsman criticised its treatment of a homeless woman.
Stephen Dudley has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Driver jailed for Etchingham generator death

The driver of a flatbed truck, who failed to strap down a generator which fatally struck an off-duty army officer, has been convicted of causing death by dangerous driving.

Police news

Motorists warned of delays from Ninfield transformer

Sussex Police are warning motorists of the potential for significant delays as officers prepare to escort an abnormal load to Ninfield this weekend.

Stephen Dudley, 43, denies charges of causing death and serious injury by dangerous driving. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

'Unsecured' generator caused fatal Etchingham crash, court hears

A workman had failed to strap down a generator before it fell from his truck and fatally struck an off-duty army officer in Etchingham, a court heard this week.

Police Eleanor Pethig-Ireland, 17went missing from Hastings yesterday and has links to theUckfield area.

Concerns raised for missing teenager

Police have raised concerns for a missing 17-year-old girl who was last seen on Thursday (March 1).


Southeastern urges passengers not to travel

Southeastern has warned passengers not to travel on any of its services today (Friday) due to severe disruption from the winter weather.

Telahm Farm. Photo courtesy of Google Maps.

Controversial housing application refused

A controversial application seeking outline planning permission to build houses on a greenfield site in Telham has been refused by Rother District Council this week.

RNLI chief executive Paul Boissier met with a group of crew and volunteers at Rye Harbour

RNLI boss visits Rye Harbour lifeboat crew

Rye Harbour’s lifeboat crew played host to a special guest last week during a visit by the RNLI’s chief executive.

Police are warning drivers to take extra care.

Police warn of wintry weather

Police across Sussex are warning drivers to make allowances for the wintry weather that is affecting the county and is expected to worsen over the next few days.

Police news.

Police name Camber Sands woman as M20 victim

A woman whose body was found on the London-bound carriageway of the M20 earlier this month has been named as a 32-year-old from Camber Sands.

Rye Town Hall

Formal consultation begins on Rye neighbourhood plan

The first stage of formal consultations are to begin on Rye’s local-awaited neighbourhood plan.
Posh Club has proven to be popular elsewhere in the south east.

Innovative club for over 60s comes to Hastings

Older people in Hastings and St Leonards are being invited to put on their glad rags to enjoy a flamboyant cabaret-inspired experience this spring.

Weather warning

WEATHER: The week ahead for Sussex

It is set to be cold but bright for most of Sussex today (Sunday), although scattered wintry showers are expected to start falling later on according to Met Office forecasters.

Fire news

Firefighters called to Staplecross

Firefighters were called to Staplecross this afternoon (Friday) after reports of a chimney fire.

Warm tributes have been paid to golfing legend Peter Marsh

Warm tributes paid to Rye Golf Club legend

Friends and family have paid tribute to Rye Golf Club’s longest-serving professional player following his death last week.

A 500 reward still stands for information leading to the arrest and conviction of 50-year-old Nigel Fry of Bexhill.

Police renew appeal to trace wanted East Sussex man

Police have renewed an appeal for information leading to the arrest of a wanted man from East Sussex.

Police say Joseph O'Riordan, 76, is charged with four offences of harassment and one of stalking.

Ex-secretary of 1066 LVA faces stalking charge

The former secretary of the 1066 Licensed Victuallers’ Association has been charged with stalking his ex-wife, police say.

A petition calls on Theresa May to bring the Bayeux Tapestry to Battle

Petition calls for Bayeax Tapestry to come to Battle

A petition has been launched to formally request the Bayeaux Tapestry go on display in Battle if it is loaned to the UK in 2022.

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