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Battle Medieval Fayre to return this bank holiday weekend

The annual two-day Battle Medieval Fayre is back as part of a bumper bank holiday weekend in Battle.

Weather warning issued for Sussex over weekend

Weather warning issued for Sussex over weekend

A weather warning has been issued for heavy showers and thunderstorms this weekend across Sussex.

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‘Outstanding’ result for support service

The Hastings Community Support Service has been rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following an inspection.

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Chance to see Brede steam giants

There will be a chance to view huge Edwardian steam engines in action at Brede Waterworks over the bank holiday weekend.

Magistrates Court results

Magistrates Court results

These are the results from Hastings Magistrates’ Court for May 9 to May 16.

Network Rail engineers

Rail engineering works set for Bank Holiday weekend

Train passengers are being urged to check before they travel during the upcoming Bank Holiday weekend.

The silhouettes in Arundel

County at the heart of national war campaign

Sussex is at the centre of a campaign to commemorate those who died in the First World War.

Protesters in Playden.

Playden protesters criticise housing plans

Protesters met in Playden last weekend to raise objections to plans to build up to 24 new homes on the outskirts of the Domesday village.

The team congratulates Tony. Photo by KT Bruce

Rye Harbour RNLI welcomes new helm

Rye Harbour RNLI has welcomed a new helmsman to its ranks with the passing out of one its crew members this week.


COUNTY NEWS: BBC Question Time comes to Sussex tonight

BBC Question Time – the topical political debating programme – will be filmed in Sussex tonight (Thursday, May 24).

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Police reissue appeal for wanted Hastings man

Police are continuing to search for a Hastings man who is wanted on recall to prison.

ESFRS news

Firefighters raise fears over 'failing' IT system

A firefighters's union has raised serious fears over the use of a ‘failing’ IT system in East Sussex, claiming it has meant crews have been delayed when heading to life-threatening emergencies.

COUNTY NEWS: Police officer found guilty of attack in Sussex bar

COUNTY NEWS: Police officer found guilty of attack in Sussex bar

A police officer has been found guilty of assaulting a man after a row in a Sussex bar.

Staff at The Silver Line, a national helpline for older people.  Pictured is volunteer coordinator Kenny Dale. LPL-180105-135903027

Older generations get their silver lining

When Joanne Higgins began working for national help line The Silver Line, little did she know the extent of loneliness among elderly people in our country.


How police spot a drink driver - even before they’ve stopped your car

Police officers have issued a warning to drink and drug drivers who think they can get away with it: Don’t bother.

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Remembering crew of bomber

Netherfield will remember the Polish crew of a bomber that crashed at Netherfield Hill in 1941 when an annual service takes place on Sunday May 27 at 3pm.

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Pupils at Bexhill prep school enjoy dressing up for the Royal Wedding

Pupils at the Battle Abbey Prep School in Bexhill enjoyed celebrating the Royal Wedding.

Redoubt Fortress. Twins Arthur and Seth 8 (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-180204-115704008

May half term activities in Sussex

There are plenty of things to do this May half term across Sussex, to entertain both adults and children.

Amber Rudd MP. Photo by Derek Canty.

MPs voice their views on Rother Valley Railway plans

The MP for Hastings and Rye has spoken out against Rother Valley Railway’s plans for a level crossing on the A21.


Your Bank Holiday weather for Sussex

Sussex is set for another sunny and hot Bank Holiday weekend - but occasional thunderstorms could cause a few problems.

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