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15 sentenced after Sussex Police dismantles drugs ring

A long-term Sussex Police investigation has completely dismantled a complex drugs ring which was distributing heroin and cocaine across East Sussex, South East London and Kent. It has also resulted in convictions of 16 people, including two ringleaders who have been convicted and on Friday 23 February were sentenced at Hove Crown Court to life imprisonment for conspiracy […]

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Troy Grayston, aged eight, missing from St Leonards

Police are urgently searching for Troy Grayston, who is missing from St Leonards. The eight-year-old was last seen leaving his house at about 8.30am on Monday (26 February), however he failed to turn up to school. Troy, pictured, has brown hair with a bright red tint at the front. He was last seen wearing a […]

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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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A trader was prosecuted by West Sussex Trading Standards for selling fake Rolex watches

A trader, who was prosecuted by West Sussex Trading Standards for selling fake Rolex watches in West Sussex, has been ordered to pay £28,000. Jamie Thorpe (33), trading under the name Ludgate Watches, sold counterfeit watches and parts and even tampered with official Rolex warranty booklets. He was investigated by Trading Standards after a consumer […]

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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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M23 motorist caught drink-driving said he “should have had a bigger burger”

A drink-driver involved in a collision on the M23 claimed he “should have had a bigger burger”. Colin Delaney admitted he had consumed “a couple of glasses of wine at lunch time” prior to the crash just south of junction 9 near Crawley. He was driving a silver Mercedes CL500 which collided with the rear of […]

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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 […]