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Eighth man charged following East Sussex drug raids

An eighth person has been charged following a series of raids in East Sussex, police have said.

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Stephen Bryant. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man sentenced to life for chopping off victim’s thumbs

A man from Sussex has been sentenced today (Friday, December 2) to life imprisonment after chopping off the thumbs of his victim.

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Sussex County FA urges abuse victims to come forward

Sussex County FA urges abuse victims to come forward

Following nationwide investigations into sexual abuse in football, Sussex County Football Association is urging victims of abuse to come forward.

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Seven charged after East Sussex drugs gang busted

Police have charged a number of people following a series of raids in East Sussex.

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UPDATE: Assault arrest after ‘ramming into Bexhill ambulances’

A woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer and dangerous driving after ‘ramming into two parked ambulances’ in the early hours of yesterday morning (Wednesday, November 30), according to police.

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Paul Price at an earlier court appearance. Picture by Darren Cool Images SUS-160501-160941001

Katie Price’s stepfather ‘relieved’ after not guilty rape verdict

Paul Price has spoken of his relief at being cleared of what he called ‘despicable allegations’ of rape.

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Paul Price pictured at an earlier court appearance in Worthing. Picture by Darren Cool Images SUS-160501-160930001

Katie Price’s stepfather Paul Price cleared of rape

Paul Price, the stepfather of glamour model Katie Price, has been found not guilty of raping a woman in Worthing.

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The Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving has started today (December 1), and runs until January 1. Picture: Sussex Police

Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving starts

Sussex Police has made a significant investment in its ongoing campaign to tackle drink and drug-driving this Christmas.

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Police officers leading away the 24-year old St Leonards man after he was arrested. Photo by Sussex Police SUS-161130-152008001

VIDEO: ‘Conspiring to murder’ East Sussex drugs gang busted

A drug dealing gang suspected of distributing cocaine across East Sussex and conspiring to murder was busted this morning (Wednesday, November 30), poliec said.

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Police called to Bexhill College over ‘gun’ incident

Police were called to Bexhill College on Monday afternoon (November 28) following reports that man had been seen with a gun.

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Tax-dodging Bexhill madam could be home for Christmas

A Bexhill mother jailed for running a high-class escort agency while pocketing £300,000 in benefits and hiding £650,000 in illicit cash could be home for Christmas after an Appeal Court ruling.

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Sussex Police ask people to be vigilant about terrorism

Police forces across the country are supporting the national Counter Terrorism Awareness Week taking place from today (Monday November 28) to Sunday (December 4).

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Sussex Police report cold caller blocking scam

Sussex Police are warning residents to be cautious of cold callers offering relief from nuisance phone calls after a spate of recent reports.

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Neighbourhood Watch calls for Sussex scam volunteers

Neighbourhood Watch teams in Sussex are calling for volunteers to join the Friends Against Scams scheme, saying the crime has ‘reached epidemic proportions’.

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Eastbourne

Police warn shoppers to watch out for Christmas crooks

Sussex Police are warning to residents to keep a close watch when out shopping and celebrating during the Christmas season.

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Man jailed following attack in Bexhill

A man has been jailed for six years following an attack in Bexhill.

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Bexhill caretaker charged with grooming girl for sex

A Bexhill caretaker has been charged with grooming a young girl for sex.

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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 November 10 - November 16,

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Experts warn of Black Friday fraudsters. Photo: Shutterstock

Experts warn of Black Friday fraudsters

Researchers at Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) have issued a fresh warning for shoppers not to be rushed into bagging a bargain this Black Friday as 15 million online shoppers could be putting themselves at risk of financial fraud.

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Bamford must serve a minimum of 16 years in prison. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Man jailed for ‘merciless’ killing of Government adviser

The man convicted of killing a Government advisor in ‘merciless carnage’ at his cottage in Sussex will serve a minimum of 16 years in prison.

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