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Book helps protect Sussex youngsters from accidental poisoning

A COLOURFUL new story book and resource pack for teachers and parents aims to protect thousands of young children across East Sussex from accidental poisoning. Launched to coincide with Child Safety Week, June 3 to 9 2019, Staying Safe with Sam uses interactive stories to help youngsters stay safe around laundry and cleaning products. Produced […]

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Councillor Ash-Edwards elected as new Leader of Mid Sussex District Council

Conservative Councillor Jonathan Ash-Edwards was elected as the new Leader of Mid Sussex District Council at a meeting of full Council on Wednesday 22 May 2019, becoming one of the country’s youngest Council Leaders. The leadership position was vacant after former leader Garry Wall decided not stand for re-election to Mid Sussex District Council. At […]

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Solar schools in West Sussex gear up for a bumper summer

Solar panels on West Sussex schools are now generating as much green electricity as one of the county’s solar farms. The County Council is completing the final installations on 80 schools to generate zero-carbon electricity and help them to reduce their energy bills and impact on the environment. Once complete, the 5 megawatt combined generation […]

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Major investigation finds dangerous products for sale in West Sussex

An investigation by West Sussex Trading Standards has uncovered dangerous chargers and toys being sold in the county. In the last year officers made 25 visits to independent shops to carry out test purchases. Of the 23 different phone chargers sent for testing, nine failed to comply with safety standards, seven were at risk of […]

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His Royal Highness, The Duke of Sussex, will play in the 2019 Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup at Roma Polo Club, Rome, Italy on the 24th May. Sentebale’s flagship event, will travel to Italy for the first time to raise funds and awareness of the charity’s work supporting the mental health and wellbeing of young […]

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Convicted drug dealer Ryan Grayston from East Sussex wanted on recall to prison

Wanted on recall to prison for breaching the terms of a licence for his early release is Ryan Imram Grayston, aged 24. Of no fixed address, Grayston is nevertheless known to have frequented the Hastings and Eastbourne areas, and also Dartford in Kent. In July 2017 he was jailed for two years 10 months following […]

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Sussex recognised as Centre for Excellence in Outreach and Widening Access to Art History

Sussex has been named as one of two Centres of Excellence in Outreach and Widening Access to Art History; recognising efforts from both the University of Sussex and the University of Brighton. The Association for Art History (AAH) made the announcement during an evening reception at their annual conference held in Brighton last month. The […]

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Sussex Symphony Orchestra welcomes back former Musical Director as Guest Conductor

The Sussex Symphony Orchestra are delighted to be once again working with their former Musical Director and Founder of the Orchestra as Mark Andrew James returns for his first annual visit as Guest Conductor in a concert of popular Operatic music that has become a firm fixture in the Brighton Fringe Festival. The concert features […]

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Man arrested in connection with high value robbery in East Sussex village

A man has been arrested after a large quantity of cash and jewellery was stolen during a robbery in rural East Sussex. Two masked men are reported to have forced their way into a house in Fontridge Lane, Etchingham, shortly after 9.15pm on Monday 29 April. The two occupants of the house – a man […]

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13 West Sussex schools have earned Autism Aware Awards

West Sussex schools have been recognised for the excellent work they do to support pupils with autism. In total 13 schools received an Autism Aware Award from West Sussex County Council’s Autism and Social Communication Team at the Hawth Theatre, Crawley, on Wednesday, 24 April 2019. Schools can achieve bronze, silver or gold standard for […]