Monday, 19/2/2018 | 6:01 UTC+0
  • Police wish to trace a man who robbed a woman in St Leonards-on-Sea

    Police wish to trace a man who attacked and robbed a woman as she walked home in St Leonards-on-Sea  between 11.49pm on Friday (9 February) and 12 minutes after midnight the following day. The 20-year-old victim has helped detectives create the accompanying efit image of her assailant, who struck as she passed a metal staircase

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  • Sussex Police supports national week to prevent knife crime

    This week (February 12 to 18) sees the start of a national campaign to tackle knife crime and highlight the risks of carrying a knife. Op Sceptre is a countrywide operation, led by the Metropolitan Police, and aims to reduce the number of people, especially young people, who carry a weapon. Knife crime in Sussex

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  • University of Sussex cuts a third of student rents

    Rents will be cut for around one in three students living on campus for 2018/19, the University of Sussex has confirmed. A third of current on-campus accommodation – nearly 1,400 bed spaces – will be offered at reduced rates next academic year, as the University reaffirms its commitment to providing a range of price points

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  • West Sussex dairy farm adopts latest robotic milking methods

    A West Sussex dairy farm has become one of the county’s first to invest in a latest generation robotic milking parlour, with funding awarded by the LEADER programme. Open to applications from farmers, small rural businesses and communities, LEADER grants can help fund capital investments for projects that will grow the rural economy. Buddington Farm

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  • Young people from Sussex celebrate Duke of Edinburgh Awards success

    Young people from across the county were treated to royalty and stardom as they visited St. James’s Palace to be given their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards. The 22 young people were presented with their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) Award from celebrity presenter and broadcaster, Ortis Deley, and were able to share their experiences

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  • Sussex Police makes the top 100 list of LGBT friendly employers

    Sussex Police has once again made Stonewall’s top 100 employers for lesbian, gay, bi and trans people to work. The force has risen 30 places this year reaching the 47th place. Stonewall’s top 100 employers is a definitive list showing the best and most inclusive employers for lesbian, gay, bi and trans people to work.

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  • Further arrest made in Gatwick charity globes theft investigation

    A 23-year-old Eastbourne man has been arrested on suspicion of theft by officers investigating incidents at Gatwick Airport in which thieves removed transparent globes containing charitable donations. On Wednesday 3 January three men took a globe from the South Terminal. but a second incident on Thursday 18 January involving four men was thwarted by a

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  • University of Sussex flies the flag for LGBT History Month

    A rainbow flag will be flying on the University of Sussex campus for a month from today (1 February) to celebrate LGBT History Month. With various events due to take place on campus and in Brighton and Hove during February, the University will be fully supporting and embracing the diversity in our community. Vice-Chancellor Adam Tickell says: “The University

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