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Sussex Police are searching for teenager Charley Tilbury from Burgess Hill

Police are searching for teenager Charley Tilbury, who is missing from Burgess Hill. The 15-year-old was last seen at her home in the town on Wednesday evening (16 August). She is described as white, about 5’6”, of large build, with very long black hair and blue eyes. She has a tongue piercing and may be […]

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A quirky local train that became known as the ‘noisiest and most rickety railway in England’

A quirky local train that became known as the ‘noisiest and most rickety railway in England’ is the subject of a talk by veteran West Sussex County Record Office archivist Bill Gage. The railway was the Selsey Tramway, although its official name was the Hundred of Manhood and Selsey Tramways Co. Ltd.  It opened 120 […]

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Public invited to consultations on major junction improvements in Three Bridges

West Sussex Highways is preparing to upgrade seven junctions along Haslett Avenue in Three Bridges Residents and businesses are invited to come along to an extra public drop-in session at Pound Hill Community Centre, Worth Road, Pound Hill, on Thursday, August 31, from 6pm to 9pm. Engineers will be there to talk about the plans […]

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Sussex Children’s centres offer top quality support to breastfeeding mums

NEW mums needing breastfeeding support and advice can now find help at children’s centres and health visiting clinics across the county. East Sussex’s health visiting and children centre service has been given stage 2 of an internationally-recognised accreditation by Unicef after training hundreds of staff to support mums to breastfeed. Having already achieved Stage 1 […]

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West Sussex fire engine confirm they carry animal oxygen masks

Every fire engine in West Sussex will now be equipped with specialist animal oxygen masks for firefighters to use should they need to help a pet suffering from smoke inhalation. Two charities, Smokey Paws and the RSPCA, have come together to fund the specialist kits with the aim of saving the lives of as many […]

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Police concerned about missing 51year old Stephen Sharrod from Bognor

Police are concerned about a man missing from his home in Bognor. Stephen Sharrod has been missing since 7am on Sunday (August 20) when he went for a walk from the care home where he lives on Alexandra Terrace. The 51-year-old has a brain injury and suffers with short term memory loss. Inspector Sharon Sawyer […]

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Sussex Police and Crawley Borough Council will join forces to tackle anti social behaviour

Sussex Police and Crawley Borough Council will join forces to tackle reports of anti social behaviour in Maidenbower. The week of action, from Monday, August 21 until Saturday, August 26 will see the police working with local businesses and the community. Street surgeries will be held at Maidenbower Square Monday to Friday from 1pm to […]

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West Sussex students received their A Level results amidst new system

Young people in West Sussex have been receiving their A Level results. A new system this year means that for some subjects, students will have taken their A-level exams at the end of two years of study, instead of sitting modular exams throughout the duration of their course. AS Level results no longer count towards […]

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TRADING Standards Officers and their sniffer dogs will take to the streets of East Sussex next week

TRADING Standards Officers and their sniffer dogs will take to the streets of East Sussex this week to ask for the public’s help in tackling the sellers of illegal tobacco. Illegal tobacco is known to make it easier for children to start smoking, as it is sold at cheap prices and there is evidence that […]

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West Sussex Fire and Southern Water join hands for training exercise

Specialist firefighters from West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service (WSFRS) and Southern Water have held a joint training day, sharing their expertise and rehearsing rescue techniques should anyone become trapped underground. The joint collaboration at the Hardham Water Treatment Works involved the WSFRS Technical Rescue Unit (TRU) performing a mock-rescue as they came to the […]