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Company to pay £54,000 for polluting East Sussex river

Interserve Construction Limited (ICL) has been fined £54,000 with £5,955 costs after admitting a single incident of discharging silt-laden water into a tributary of the River Rother in Burwash, East Sussex on 1 October 2014. ICL was contracted to South East Water over an 18-month period at the Crowhurst Bridge Water Treatment Works to improve […]

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New Mid Sussex District Council Chairman Announced

Councillor Forbes has represented the Crawley Down and Turner’s Hill Ward on Mid Sussex District Council for the past six years and has been the Council’s Vice-Chairman for the past two years. He has lived with his wife Jennie in Turner’s Hill for over 10 years and together they have two children and six grandchildren. […]

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Chief Constable plants a chestnut tree in aid of Children’s Hospice Week

Chief Constable Giles York planted a sweet chestnut tree outside Malling House at the Sussex Police and East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service joint headquarters on Monday (22 May) to mark the beginning of Children’s Hospice week and to show the Force’s support of Chestnut Tree House with a living symbol. Chestnut Tree House (CTH) […]

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Mid Sussex District Council is offering grants of up to £250

Mid Sussex District Council is offering grants of up to £250 for any activities held in October that provide an opportunity for older people to try something new, meet new people and have an uplifting day. It could be a tea party, a classic film showing, an informative talk, music or dance performance or simply […]

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Sussex Search and Rescue benefit from Police Property Act Fund donations

Donations of £2000 each have been made to Lowland Search Dogs and Sussex Search and Rescue (SUSSAR) from the Police Property Act Fund. The money was presented to the respective chairmen for both groups, Steve Ball and Danny Wood, by Hastings and Rother district police commander, Chief Inspector Steve Curry. Mr Ball said the money […]

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Sussex Police Commissioner Katy Bourne in visit from Secretary of State for Justice

Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has welcomed the Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary Elizabeth Truss to celebrate the work of the award-winning Sussex Restorative Justice Partnership. Ms Truss visited Haywards Heath Police Station on Monday, 13 March, to learn more about the co-ordinated process in the county. During her visit she met with […]

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Local gang jailed for Brighton multi-million pound heroin conspiracy

A drug dealing group have been sentenced to a total of 67 years for their involvement in a £12.5million conspiracy to supply heroin from Liverpool to Brighton and Eastbourne. Following a seven-week retrial at Hove Crown Court, a jury on 9 March found Lea Elton Smith guilty of conspiracy to supply heroin. On 24 March […]

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The local caretaker who raised £280,000 for three schools

A CARETAKER who has raised more than £280,000 for the three schools he works at has been hailed for going ‘beyond the call of duty’. Paul Herdman, who works at Laughton Community Primary, East Hoathly CE Primary and Chiddingly Primary schools, has been named East Sussex Caretaker of the Year 2017. As well as working […]

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Commercial premises targeted by burglars in Hastings

Police are appealing for information following recent break-ins at business premises, garages and commercial units in Hastings and Rother. Two motorcycles – a red Honda CRF450R and a green Kawasaki KXF250, respectively numbered 13 and 44 – – were stolen from a caravan park in Hastings at around 1.30am on Saturday 13 May. Power tools […]

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This is how University of Sussex celebrated Brighton Pride

A rainbow flag is flying on the University of Sussex campus this week to mark the fact that the University is an official partner of this year’s Brighton & Hove Pride festival. Brighton & Hove Pride festival is an annual celebration of the city’s LGBTQ+ community, and is one of the major events in Brighton’s calendar. […]