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Sussex Police lead the way in new initiative to tackle drug dealing

Sussex Police, working with the Metropolitan Police and the Home Office, is the first force in the country to use a new law aimed at curbing the use of phone lines by organised crime groups to distribute drugs. Two investigations have already resulted in the closure of nine dedicated phone lines used by alleged dealers […]

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Come to the launch of the West Sussex Crowd!

Do you have a great idea to improve your local area? Come and find out about crowdfunding and the West Sussex Crowd! A launch event taking place on Wednesday 9 May from 5.30-7pm at St Paul’s, Worthing. Community groups and individuals and others wanting to find out how to crowdfund – or back projects – […]

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Extra funding to support West Sussex veterans

Armed forces veterans will be better supported thanks to a funding boost of almost £150,000 for drop-in centres around the South East. The award – from the Ministry of Defence’s Armed Forces Covenant Fund – will go towards expanding local support for former military personnel who often find it harder to access public services. The […]

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Top tips for an easy trip to your Recycling Site

Spring has finally sprung and the change in weather and lighter evenings has seen a big increase in people heading along to a Household Waste Recycling Site (HWRS). Whether tending to the garden, having a spring clean, or a general declutter, a quick run to the local HWRS is, for many of us, a seasonal […]

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PROPOSALS are to be considered which could see a reduction in the role of East Sussex Music

PROPOSALS are to be considered which could see a reduction in the role of East Sussex Music – the county music service. East Sussex County Council’s lead member for education and inclusion, Cllr Bob Standley, is recommended to approve a consultation on the proposed changes at his lead member meeting on Monday, April 30 2018. […]

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Don’t miss the bus, school attendance campaign warns

THE latest phase of a hard-hitting campaign aimed at driving up school attendance rates in East Sussex has been launched. The ‘Get A Grip’ campaign uses radio and bus shelter advertising and social media to highlight the detrimental impact of any absence from school on children’s education. The third phase of the East Sussex County […]

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Additional officers to strengthen policing in Sussex

Sussex Police has an exciting opportunity to strengthen policing with an additional 200 police officers. These new posts are in addition to protecting nearly 500 police officer and staff posts it had planned to lose as part of its savings plans. The increase in the precept has put the force in a much stronger financial […]

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The Old Shoreham Tollbridge has been temporarily reopened

The Old Shoreham Tollbridge has been temporarily reopened for pedestrians following Wednesday’s emergency closure. The hole in the approach surface, caused by subsidence, has been covered and a reduced-width access provided for pedestrians. Unfortunately, equestrians will not be able to use the bridge at present and cyclists will have to dismount. A West Sussex County […]

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West Sussex has a new way to fund and support local projects

From a local event or festival to bringing a disused space back to life, West Sussex has a new way to fund and support local projects. West Sussex Crowd is a new crowdfunding platform where you can share your community idea and offer neighbours, local businesses and other interested parties the opportunity to pledge their […]

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Sussex residents invited to complete the 2018 National Rural Crime Survey

It has been three years since the first National Rural Crime Survey asked the public for their views on matters relating to rural crime. This year’s survey went live this week on April 17, and Sussex Police encourages those who live, work or visit rural communities in the county to respond and have their voice […]