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Sussex Police have seized a huge haul of cannabis plants found in a Littlehampton property

Sussex Police have seized a huge haul of cannabis plants found in a Littlehampton property. Following information from members of the public regarding a funny smell, the Bognor Prevention Team conducted a warrant at a house in Toddington Lane, Wick, near Littlehampton. Officers entered the deserted bungalow on Sunday 17 June and more than 600 […]

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West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service’s fire cadets graduate

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service’s fire cadets have this week successfully graduated from a 38-week programme launched in partnership with Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (MET). The 15 students began their journey as cadets back in September last year when they joined the MET’s Uniformed Services course. Throughout the duration of the programme they have […]

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Third Sussex man sentenced over plot to smuggle automatic firearms into the UK

A Crawley man is the third to be sent to prison over a conspiracy to import lethal automatic firearms into the UK, following a Sussex Police investigation Andrew Charles Billings, 32, unemployed, of Rushetts Close, Crawley, was sentenced to a total of 12 years at Hove Crown Court on Thursday 28 June, having pleaded guilty […]

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Halnaker windmill sweeps back on to West Sussex landscape

Work to restore a West Sussex landmark is nearing completion after its four 15ft sails were hoisted into position this week. The sails – known locally as sweeps, were put back in their rightful place on Halnaker Windmill to return the Grade II listed building to its former glory. Deborah Urquhart, West Sussex County Council’s […]

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PROJECTS helping young people prepare for the world of work in and around Hastings have been given a £70,000 funding boost

PROJECTS helping young people prepare for the world of work in and around Hastings have been given a £70,000 funding boost. Organisations in and around the Hastings area are among 21 to receive a share of £1.5 million from the Careers & Enterprise Company Opportunity Area Fund. The money has been allocated to projects in […]

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Local MP Nick Gibb made a return visit to the Bognor Regis creative digital hub

Local MP Nick Gibb made a return visit to the Bognor Regis creative digital hub on Friday 22 June. The MP for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton was invited to the site at the town’s railway station by Louise Goldsmith, Leader of West Sussex County Council, to hear an update on progress and look at plans […]

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Green light for community libraries plans in East Susex

PLANS to reopen five recently closed libraries as community-run facilities have been given the go-ahead. Libraries at Ore, Pevensey Bay, Polegate and Willingdon will open as community libraries following a decision last week (Thursday, June 21 2018) by Cllr David Elkin, East Sussex County Council lead member for resources. These are in addition to Ringmer […]

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Sussex organisations partnership leads to a road safety boost for children

A partnership between two schools, a charitable organisation and the county council has led to a road safety boost for children and families in Thakeham. The Ellie Thornton Foundation, Thakeham Primary and neighbouring Steyning Grammar, have funded a school crossing patrol body camera. The aim is to help prevent abusive behaviour by road users and […]

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FireBreak students shine as they graduate at Crawley Fire Station

A number of young students taking part in West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service’s FireBreak programme have graduated after completing a week of training at Crawley Fire Station. A Pass Out Parade took place at the station this afternoon (June 22) with an audience of family, friends and instructors watching the 11 graduates take part. […]

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The new West Sussex Care Guide 2018/19 is now available

The new West Sussex Care Guide 2018/19 is now available. It is full of useful information and advice about the adult social care services that are available around West Sussex. The guide lists day care providers, extra care provision, key contacts and provides a handy checklist for people choosing a domiciliary care or care home […]