Ward is closed at Conquest Hospital

Patients in a ward at the Conquest Hospital had to be moved due to flooding today (Monday, March 12).

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Council to consider urgent repairs to Rye’s Landgate

An historic 14th century landmark in Rye is set to undergo urgent repairs.

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Scouts from 1066 Country heading to USA jamboree

A group of scouts from 1066 Country have been selected to attend next year’s World Scout Jamboree in the USA.

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Snow chaos keeps schools closed in 1066 Country

Many schools across 1066 Country remain closed today (Thursday, March 1) for the third day in a row as the Arctic weather continues.

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UPDATE: More train disruption for passengers in 1066 Country

Passengers are facing more disruption on the trains in 1066 Country as the Arctic spell continues today (Thursday, March 1).

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UPDATE: Many schools in 1066 Country remain shut

Many schools across 1066 Country remain closed after the region woke up to another layering of snow this morning (Wednesday, February 28).

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Southeastern expecting further delays and cancellations to trains

A train operator is warning passengers to expect further delays and cancellations as services continue to be affected by snow.

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Schools across 1066 Country closed

Many schools across 1066 Country have shut for the day after the region woke up to thick snow this morning (Tuesday, February 27).

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Works stopped at Ninfield school due to no money

Work to extend a village school has been stopped due to the county council running out of money.

From left to right Cllr Sue Prochak (Rother District Council) Cllr Ian Peacock (Hurst Green Parish Council), Cllr Graham Browne (Rother District Council and Chair or Hurst Green Parish Council), Dan Cavaliere (Balfour Beatty Mott Macdonald) Huw Merriman MP, Felicity Drewett (Highways England) SUS-150608-122236001

MPs continue campaign for major improvements to A21

Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd and Bexhill and Battle’s MP Huw Merriman joined forces with Parliamentary colleagues this week to ensure the improvement of the A21 is a key priority.

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Winchelsea Beach movie fan converts garden shed into own cinema

A film enthusiast has turned his garden shed into an Art Deco-style cinema.

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Council leader to stand as candidate for Hastings and Rye in next General Election

A borough council leader has been selected to stand as the Labour party’s candidate for the Hastings and Rye constituency in the next General Election.

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Police in Hastings and Rother combat cuckooing

Police in Hastings and Rother are stepping up their efforts to target criminal gangs using vulnerable people’s homes to sell drugs.

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Misuse of ‘Red Devil’ drug causing concern for Hastings and Rother police

Police have raised concerns that a drug is being misused by young people in Hastings and Rother.


Campaign to give young homeless people in South East a home in winter

A campaign has been launched to try and combat homelessness.


TV show on lookout for gifted children

Producers are looking for contestants to take part in the next series of Child Genius.

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Tenants in South East at risk of the silent killer

Nearly 45% of people renting a private property in the South East have not had a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm installed by their landlord, research by campaign group Project SHOUT has uncovered.

Weather news

WEATHER: The week ahead for Sussex

Today (Sunday, January 21) is expected to be a mostly cold day, according to the Met Office, with some bright spells in the east.


TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Sunday, January 21

Passengers heading out by train today should be aware that engineering works have closed some lines in the county.

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COUNTY NEWS: Main Sussex road closed after serious collision

A serious accident has closed one of the county’s primary roads this evening (Saturday, January 20).

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