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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man cheated victims out of almost £100K

An heir hunter from Sussex who cheated 19 victims out of £99,000 faces jail.

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Thousands of customers advised to change password following Virgin Media router concern

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

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The scales of justice

COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from May 17 - May 25.

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Robert Trigg arrives at Lewes Crown Court before his murder trial. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Court hears how son found body of his ‘happy, joyful’ mother

A man who discovered his mother’s dead body on Mother’s Day described her as ‘cheerful and joyful’ at her former partner’s trial.

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The fly-tipping in Squab Lane, Magham Down. Wealden District Council said access to farmland was blocked and on one occasion crops spoiled by the dumping of large amounts of renovation and house clearance waste.

COUNTY NEWS: Fly-tipper jailed for 12 months after dumping spree

A man has been jailed for 12 months after a fly-tipping spree across the Sussex countryside.

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The scales of justice

COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from May 10 - May 17.

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Police news

Bexhill cyclist dies after Fairlight crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist from Bexhill died in a collision near Fairlight this morning (Thursday).

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Sussex PCC Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log: Top ten tips for keeping safe from fraudsters

"In the UK, our population is ageing; the proportion of those aged over 65 has never been greater.

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COUNTY NEWS: Five arrested following drilling protest

Five people were arrested after two activists chained themselves to a 100kg concrete block to prevent vehicles from entering a Sussex drilling site on Monday (June 12), according to Sussex Police.

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BREAKING: Bexhill robbery

Police are seeking witnesses to a robbery at the Tesco store in Collington Avenue, Bexhill-on-Sea, which took place shortly before 10.30pm on Sunday (June 11), just as the shop was about to close.

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COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from May 3 - May 10.

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Warning to elderly over fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC

Action Fraud, the national fraud and security reporting service, is warning people again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards.

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Sussex Police Chief Constable Giles York has set up a new road safety team

Police announce drink-driving checks as road ‘strike team’ formed

A new strike team of police officers will be helping to keep our roads safer as Sussex Police announced a wave of drink and drug-driving checks across the county.

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Mark Coleman. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police. SUS-170606-175438001

Bexhill man wanted for recall to prison

Police wish to trace Mark Richard Coleman, 23, who is wanted on recall to prison for breaching the terms of his early release order.

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Snap poll finds 75 per cent want British police routinely armed

Snap poll finds 75 per cent want British police routinely armed

A snap poll has suggested that three quarters of Johnston Press readers would back the routine arming of police officers in the UK.

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The man was arrested in Brunswick Road in Shoreham. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man arrested under Terror Act released

The man arrested in Shoreham on suspicion of terror offences has been released without charge.

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Police cordons will continue to be in place until at least 8am

London Bridge station to reopen on Monday, June 5

London Bridge station will reopen on Monday, June 5 from 5am.
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Police are investigating the attack

London attack: Six killed and at least 48 wounded in ‘terrorist incident’

Six people have been killed and at least 48 people wounded in a terrorist attack in London last night (Saturday, June 3).

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Supermarket’s warning over Whatsapp competition scam

Supermarket’s warning over Whatsapp competition scam

Discount supermarket giant Lidl has issued a warning to its customers about a WhatsApp scam using its branding.

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The scales of justice

COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from April 26 to May 3.

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