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Major Eastbourne improvement scheme scaled back for festivities

SHOPPERS searching for the perfect Christmas presents will be given room to roam as work to transform Eastbourne town centre is scaled back. As the festivities get into full swing, fencing will is being reduced and machinery moved to reveal more of the new paving laid as part of the major scheme to revitalise the […]

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Recognition for three Sussex academics in ‘Highly Cited Researchers List’

Three professors from the University of Sussex have been recognised in a global list of highly cited researchers, marking the highest number of researchers included from the University in one year. Professor of Conservation Science Jörn Scharlemannand Professor of Biology Dave Goulson, both from the School of Life Sciences, as well as Professor of Energy Policy Steven Sorrell from the Science Policy […]

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Crawley College apprentice Kieran Barnes has won a silver medal in joinery at the SkillBuild UK National Final

Crawley College apprentice Kieran Barnes has won a silver medal in joinery at the SkillBuild UK National Final, which was held at Birmingham’s NEC last weekend (15-17 November 2018). The three-day event saw around 500 competitors battle it out in their chosen trade with skills such as bricklaying, stonemasonry and plastering all being put to […]

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West Sussex County Council staff recognised in awards ceremony

The positive difference West Sussex County Council staff make to the lives of residents was recognised at an annual awards ceremony last Thursday. Amongst the 30 winners was Kelly Pierce, a consultant midwife who is leading a new digital project with the NHS to help families find the right support during the first years of […]

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Horsham fish bar assault: Do you recognise these men?

Police investigating a disturbance at a Horsham fish and chip shop which resulted in the owner being assaulted would like to identify these two men. The two suspects went into the Oceans Fish Bar in New Street on Monday 5 November at 7.20pm and got into an argument over paying for sachets of tomato ketchup. […]

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Growing concern for missing Iesha Christopher from Littlehampton

Police and family are increasingly concerned for the welfare of missing 15-year-old Iesha Christopher from Wick, Littlehampton, who was last seen at 3pm on Friday (23 November) when she boarded a train from Littlehampton to London Victoria to meet a friend. She has not been in contact with anyone since 6pm that day when she had […]

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The White Ribbon Campaign’s 16 Days of Action gets East Sussex County Council backing

CAMPAIGNERS are taking action to help eliminate domestic violence and abuse against women and girls as part of an annual international initiative. The White Ribbon Campaign’s 16 Days of Action is being backed by East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council who have committed to raising awareness of the issue and support […]

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Latest FireBreak graduates shine at Bognor Fire Station

The latest group of young students taking part in West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service’s FireBreak programme have graduated following a week of training. The group have spent a week at Bognor Fire Station taking part in drills, including hose running, ladder climbs, and wearing breathing apparatus. They have also learned a range of skills, […]

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Have you seen West Sussex teenagers Paige and Keyona?

Sussex Police are concerned for the welfare of missing West Sussex teenagers Paige Feltham and Keyona Fraser. The teenage girls are believed to have travelled together by train to London. Paige, 13, went missing from her Worthing home on Wednesday afternoon (21 November). She is white, 5’ 4”, of slim build and with long straight brown hair. […]

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Final countdown for Heathfield road scheme

A MAJOR road improvement scheme in Heathfield town centre has reached its final phase and is on course to be completed on schedule by the end of the month. East Sussex Highways began work on November 2 2018 in the High Street, which is being reconstructed and resurfaced. The first two phases of the scheme, […]