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Rightful owners sought for property recovered in Eastbourne

Police are seeking the rightful owners of property recently recovered in the Eastbourne area which officers believe may have been stolen. They are keen to establish the provenance of the various items, and ask anyone who recognises their possessions to come forward. They can do so by contacting Sussex Police online or by phoning 101, quoting serial […]

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Around 900,000 could receive increased Housing Benefit from April

Around 900,000 people across the UK could see their Housing Benefit payments rise from April. The freeze on Local Housing Allowance rates that has been in place since 2016 has this week (13 January 2020) been lifted by the Minister for Welfare Delivery, meaning that rates will rise by inflation from April. There are around […]

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Naturally energising drink TENZING has launched the TENZING Clean Air Tracker – a free tool for runners to use on their mobile devices. Runners breathe much more heavily than pedestrians and flood their lungs with pollutants. This tech helps health-conscious runners avoid the most polluted areas and streets of the Big Smoke! The tracker (developed with Kings College London) syncs with running tool STRAVA to show the live Air Quality Score of the […]

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Firefighters’ South Downs Way hike raises more than £3,000 for charity in less than a week

A pair of West Sussex firefighters have successfully completed a 100 mile trek along the South Downs Way in aid of charity while wearing full firefighting equipment and breathing apparatus. Shaun Challis and Lee Smith completed the 100 mile walk from Winchester to Eastbourne in four-and-a-half days while wearing around two-and-a-half-stones worth of firefighting kit. […]

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Roadworks coming to A265 near Heathfield

MOTORISTS are being advised of a series of roadworks taking place on a main East Sussex road. East Sussex Highways will be carrying out kerbing and road repair work on the A265 at Broad Oak and Burwash Weald, near Heathfield in January, February and March 2020. The scheme begins with kerbing to the road at […]

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Station Commander celebrates 40 years of service to West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service

A firefighter is marking an incredible 40 years’ service to West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service. The bombing of the Grand Hotel in Brighton in 1984 and the Shoreham Airshow crash in August 2015 are just two of the major incidents that Roy Barraclough has attended. And Roy – who is Station Commander for Worthing, […]

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Foreign Office to replace diplomats’ cars with all-electric or hybrid models

Foreign Office to replace diplomats’ cars with all-electric or hybrid models FCO aiming to become the “greenest diplomatic service in the world” Change is part of wider FCO effort to reduce carbon footprint The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is replacing diplomats’ official cars with low-carbon vehicles as part of an ambitious programme to cut […]

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Business leaders, celebrities and TV personalities lead 2019’s Brighton Power 100 list

Business leaders, celebrities and TV personalities led 2019’s Brighton Power 100 list which was released this week. The list which celebrates the achievements of Brighton residents and those born there saw Sophie Cook, Chris Eubank Snr and Jnr. View the top 10 here: 1 Tony Bloom 2 Caroline Lucas MP 3 Simon Cowell 4 Zoe Sugg 5 […]

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NEPTO Watch launches two new watch models

The young brand NEPTO Watch has just released two new models in the continuity of its collections with original shapes. Available online on their website, these models enrich NEPTO’s offer in terms of original and non-conformist watches. Inspired by an old Raketa model, these watches feature a refined black or pearly white dial and […]

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For years Brits has been rife with debate on one very important question – can you cook Birds Eye Potato Waffles in the toaster? It’s a question that has divided the nation, with 63% saying they didn’t know you could toast the popular potato snack*. The frozen food giant is ending speculation as it confirms […]