COUNTY NEWS: Stamp saliva solves 80-year mystery of abandoned baby on Downs

Saliva from a stamp has unlocked the 80-year-mystery of a baby abandoned on the South Downs: who were her parents?

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Here are Sussex Police’s top signs that someone could be a terrorist

Sussex Police is urging the public to help the police tackle terrorism and save lives by reporting suspicious behaviour and activity.

Stock image of cheese. Picture: Stephen Lawrence

COUNTY NEWS: Angry customers kick up stink at cheese festival

A cheese festival dubbed ‘an absolute joke’ by one angry customer has responded by saying the event was scuppered by bad weather conditions.


COUNTY NEWS: Freezing weather causes ‘very large’ number of burst water pipes across Sussex

An appeal has gone out from South East Water for people to help find leaks both inside their homes, on business premises and out in streets and fields.


Police appeal for missing 17-year-old girl from Hastings

Police are trying to track down a teenage girl from Hastings who has gone missing.

Stock image of a sinkhole, taken last year in Eastbourne by Dan Jessup

Police called to reports of metre-wide ‘sinkhole’ in East Sussex

Police were called to reports of a metre-wide ‘sinkhole’ in East Sussex earlier today.


COUNTY NEWS UPDATE: Teen’s leg slashed outside Waitrose in fight among 20 youths

Did you see a teenage boy get his leg stabbed outside Waitrose in Lewes where 20 youths had gathered?

Candles lit for Jonathan and Ellie Udall, Becky Dobson, Stuart and Jason Hill, Jennifer Barham and pilot Scott Booth, those killed or injured in the Grand Canyon helicopter crash, at a prayer service in Worthing

COUNTY NEWS: Parents of Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim ‘file lawsuit’

The parents of a man from Sussex who died in the Grand Canyon helicopter crash have filed a lawsuit against the tour operator and the aircraft manufacturer, national media outlets are reporting.

Lead researcher Dr Penny Dodds, formerly from the University of Brighton, with Paro the robotic therapy seal pup

VIDEO: Therapy seal pup could help dementia patients thanks to Sussex-based research

Robotic seals that respond to touch and speech are a step closer to being introduced onto dementia wards following new research by a university in Sussex.

Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Weather forecast: Beast from the East is finally tamed

From the looks of the weather forecast, it appears the Beast from the East has finally been tamed.

Picture: Neil Cooper

Snow could cost Marie Curie £400,000 in daffodil appeal donations

Marie Curie is urging people to back its annual daffodil appeal after it estimated it could lose £400,000 in donations due to the snowy weather.

A snapping turtle was found as crews continue works on revamping Worthing's Brooklands Lake

COUNTY NEWS: Rare creature unearthed in dredging of lake

A rare creature has been unearthed in the regeneration of a popular Sussex lake.

Martin Godden, 30, from Moulsecoomb Way in Brighton, has made �400 from four KFC deliveries during the national shortage

COUNTY NEWS: Dad charges £100 for bargain bucket – and gets four orders from KFC addicts

A ceiling fixer who made £400 from selling bargain buckets to fried chicken addicts during the KFC shortage said he could not believe people bought them.

The Rev Sara-Jane Stevens from St Matthew's Church led the prayer service

COUNTY NEWS: Father of helicopter crash victims thanks sons in emotional service

A father who lost his sons in the Grand Canyon helicopter crash thanked them for their love in an emotional prayer service attended by hundreds of people.

Stuart Hill, 30, and Jason Hill, 31

COUNTY NEWS: Parents who lost 'inseparable' sons in Grand Canyon crash pay tribute

The parents of Jason and Stuart Hill, two 'inseparable' brothers who died in the Grand Canyon helicopter crash, have paid tribute to their 'wonderful sons'.

St Matthew's Church in Tarring Road, Worthing. Picture: Google

COUNTY NEWS: Prayer service to be held for Grand Canyon crash victims

A prayer service is being held for the victims of the Grand Canyon helicopter crash at the church of two of the victim’s parents.

Vets4Pets in Lyon's Farm, Worthing, where Becky Dobson worked as a receptionist. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Sussex receptionist among victims of Grand Canyon helicopter crash

A Sussex receptionist is reportedly among three people who died in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon.

Sussex Police has issued an efit of the knifeman. Picture: Sussex Police

Hunt for gap-toothed knifeman who caused victim to fall from roof

Police have issued an efit of a suspect who confronted a couple with a knife when they answered the door to him in Beauclerk Way, Hastings.

Man arrested with £5,000 of drugs in busy road

Man arrested with £5,000 of drugs in busy road

A man seen acting suspiciously by police has been arrested with more than £5,000 of drugs.

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.

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