COUNTY NEWS: Car collides with house in Sussex town

A car ploughed into a house today (Sunday, December 31).

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WEATHER: Outlook for Sussex over next week

The first few days of 2018 look set to be dominated by wind and rain, according to the Met Office.

TRAVEL: Travel news for Sussex for Sunday, December 31

TRAVEL: Travel news for Sussex for Sunday, December 31

Anyone heading out by train today (Sunday, December 31) should be aware that engineering works are affecting services.

Amber Rudd and Katy Bourne with partners at the launch SUS-171218-122318001

Helping free those in Hastings and Rother trapped in a world of exploitation

A new initiative designed to tackle modern slavery in Hastings and Rother was launched on Friday (December 15).

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Trespasser causes delays to trains between Hastings, Battle and Tunbridge Wells

Trains between Hastings, Battle and Tunbridge Wells are experiencing delays because of an earlier trespasser incident.

Maria Caulfield MP and Huw Merriman MP in Parliament with a copy of the published report SUS-170712-125501001

MPs’ report on autism and education highlight ‘failures’

Two MPs have have published their national report on the provision of education for children with autism.

Police are appealing for information

COUNTY NEWS: Fears ‘UK cat killer’ has struck in Sussex

There are fears that the notorious ‘UK cat killer’ may have struck in the county.

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COUNTY NEWS: eBay seller puts 50p coin up for sale for £2 million

A seller on eBay has put a commemorative 50p coin up for sale with a hefty £2m price tag.

Police accident

Hastings motorcyclist injured in Beckley road incident

Police are seeking witnesses to a road incident in Beckley in which a motorcyclist was seriously injured.

Erin Bloomer

Beckley teen’s debut single success

A teenage singer has burst into the limelight with her debut single.

Bodiam Castle

Calls for action over ‘pungent’ smell in Bodiam

Residents in a village have had to put up with a foul smell emanating near a tourist attraction for years, it has been claimed this week.

Melanie with her medal

Beckley woman’s half-marathon triumph for charity

A woman who suffered six miscarriages has achieved her goal of running 13 half-marathons for charity.

Huw Merriman speaking in the Commons

Bexhill and Battle MP’s call for action on dangerous roads

Bexhill’s MP Huw Merriman has called for action after sections of the A21 and A259 have been branded some of the most dangerous roads in the country.

Elliot Bourdon-Pierre (left) and Matthew Smith (right). Photo courtesy of Sussex Police. SUS-171121-174035001

Pair jailed for Hastings manslaughter

A pair have been jailed for the manslaughter of a man during a late-night attack in Hastings town centre.

Brian Hill. Picture courtesy of Sussex Police

Pair tell court they were acting in self-defence in Hastings attack

Two men ​standing​ trial charged with manslaughter and GBH said they were acting in self-defence, a court was told.

Robertsbridge Bonfire 2016. Photo by Frank Copper. SUS-161121-091153001

Village promises another bumper bonfire celebration

Robertsbridge Bonfire Society (RBS) will be holding its annual celebrations tomorrow (Saturday, Novemvber 18).

Battle Bonfire 2016. Photo by Frank Copper

Battle gets ready for bonfire night

Battle is gearing up for its annual bonfire celebrations tomorrow (Saturday, November 4).

One of the gates that were ripped from their hinges and placed between trees

Etchingham play area closed after vandals strike during night

A children’s play area in a village was left in a mess after vandals struck.

Wild Boar outside the Ypres Tower. Photo by Oliver Campion

Top music line-up at Rye’s Wild Boar Week

This year’s Wild Boar Week has a fantastic line-up of more than a dozen live music events.

Lady Egremont presents the award to Dr Barry Yates, from Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

Rye and Brede shine at awards

An environmental project and a village housing scheme were praised at this year’s Sussex Countryside Awards.

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