COUNTY NEWS: Campaigners bare all in naked bike ride

Campaigners are set to bare all in a naked bicycle protest this weekend which has prompted controversy among some Sussex residents.

Jason and Stephen the Seagull

COUNTY NEWS: Missing cat reunited with Sussex family after 14 years

An elderly cat has been reunited with its Hastings family after going missing for almost 14 years.

Dawn Penney and her guide dog Wallace

COUNTY NEWS: Garage apologises after 'unacceptable' guide dog row

A blind woman has spoken of her shock after she and her guide dog were refused entry to a petrol station shop in Sussex.

Police news

COUNTY NEWS: Banned driver caught behind wheel moments after leaving court

A disqualified driver was caught behind the wheel just minutes after losing his licence at court hearing this week.


COUNTY NEWS: Sussex Police launch murder probe after body found on beach

Police have launched a murder investigation after a body was found on a Sussex beach this morning (Thursday, April 5).

St Michael's Hospice after the fire in July 2015. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Hospice fined over breaches of fire safety law

A Sussex hospice has been fined £250,000 after pleading guilty to breaches of fire safety law.

Police news

Police seize cannabis plants in Crawley Down

Police have seized 350 cannabis plants after raiding a derelict pub in Crawley Down this week.

Police are warning drivers to take extra care.

Police warn of wintry weather

Police across Sussex are warning drivers to make allowances for the wintry weather that is affecting the county and is expected to worsen over the next few days.

Weather warning

WEATHER: The week ahead for Sussex

It is set to be cold but bright for most of Sussex today (Sunday), although scattered wintry showers are expected to start falling later on according to Met Office forecasters.

A section of the Bayeux Tapestry

COUNTY NEWS: Calls for Bayeux Tapestry to go on display in Sussex

Calls have been made for the Bayeux Tapestry to go on display in Sussex after news that the world-famous artefact is set to leave France for the first time in 950 years

Father William Haymaker was order to pay 3,700 and carry out 200 hours of unpaid work when he appeared at Hove Crown Court yesterday. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Priest sentenced for Blue Badge fraud

A priest who was caught fraudulently using a dead parishioner's Blue Badge has been fined and ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work.
Nick Leonard found the animal while walking with his one-year-old daughter

COUNTY NEWS: Father finds terrapin covered in EDL graffiti

A father has spoken of his ‘shock and disgust’ after finding a terrapin daubed with right-wing graffiti in a Sussex park.

Poppy Parkinson

COUNTY NEWS: Brave young girl was 'truly inspiring'

The family of a man who died as a result of a brain aneurysm have praised his young daughter for her bravery and quick-thinking.

Police at the scene. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Suspect further held in St Leonards murder probe

A man arrested on suspicion of murder has been further detained for another 36 hours, police say.

Transport secretary Chris Grayling revealed the plans at a meeting with Conservative candidates Caroline Ansell and Maria Caulfield on Monday (May 15).

New A27 survey branded a 'waste of money'

A £3m public survey into a building a new A27 has been branded as a 'waste of money' by transport campaigners.


COUNTY NEWS: Fire crews tackle garage blaze

Firefighters were called to a major incident in Sussex last night (Friday, February 10) after a vehicle caught alight inside a garage workshop.

Sussex artist Rag n Bone Man. Photo courtest of the Brits Awards

Sussex musician named Brits' awards winner

A Sussex musician has been named as the winner of the critics' choice award in the Brits' Awards 2017.

Residents report fish dying in the stream

COUNTY NEWS: 'Serious' pollution hits River Ouse tributary

The Environment Agency is responding to a 'serious' pollution incident at a tributary of the River Ouse today (Thursday).

Ben Bamford, 18, must serve a minimum of 16 years in prison for the killing of Paul Jefferies

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex teenager jailed for murder

A Sussex teenager must serve a minimum of 16 years in prison for the murder of Treasury adviser Paul Jefferies, a court heard today (Wednesday)

Ben Bamford has been found guilty of killing 52-year-old Paul Jefferies following a two-week trial.

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex teen found guilty of murder

A Sussex teenager has been found guilty of the murder of 52-year-old civil servant Paul Jefferies.

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