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COUNTY NEWS: Camber Sands witnesses give their accounts

Witnesses have spoken of the desperate life-saving attempts made by beach goers on the day five young friends died at Camber Sands last summer.

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De La Warr Pavilion scoops more than £2 million of funding

The De La Warr Pavilion will receive £2 million in funding from Arts Council England (ACE) over the next four years.

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Charity’s ‘occasion to remember’

Local charity Homecall held a successful Cream Tea and Gardens event last Saturday (June 24) raising more than £1,500.

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Celebrating Care Home Open Day 1950s style with friendship theme

Residents at a Hastings care home took a trip back to the 1950s to celebrate national Care Home Open Day on Friday June 15.

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COUNTY NEWS: Worker injured by major electric shock wins compensation payout

An ex-British Telecom worker who was given a major electric shock by overhead power lines in a Sussex village has won a compensation payout.

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Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

Warning over limousines. Photo: DVSA

Prom season warning - check limousines

As prom season approaches the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is urging parents to check if their child’s limousine is safe and legal before booking.


Warning issued for heavy rain and thunder

A warning for heavy rain and possible thunder has been issued for across Sussex this afternoon (Tuesday June 27).

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Stand and deliver! Pirate themed fundraiser will help special kids

Local charity Special Kids Bexhill held a pirate themed collection in Bexhill town centre last Saturday (June 24).

The five friends who died at Camber Sands in August. (Clockwise from top left) Inthushan Sriskantharasa, brothers Kobinathan and Kenugen Saththiyanathan, Kurushanth Srithavarajah and Nitharshan Ravi SUS-170314-171912001

COUNTY NEWS: Men who died in sea off Sussex coast were ‘strong and competent swimmers’, inquest hears

A group of five young men who died in sea off the Sussex Coast last summer, have been described as strong and competent swimmers at an inquest in Hastings this week.

The Amex stadium

COUNTY NEWS: Football club to check cladding at stadium as 'precaution' after Grenfell

A Premier League football club is to 're-check' the cladding used as its home ground as a precaution after the Grenfell tower disaster.

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Elderly man ‘dragged 20 feet along ground’ in car-jacking

A 92-year-old man was injured after he was dragged along the ground when a thief stole his car from the forecourt of Bexhill Railway Station.

Rowfant Business Centre fire. Pictures by Eddie Howland

COUNTY NEWS UPDATE: Crews investigate major fire at business park

Firefighters are investigating what caused a major fire at a business park in Sussex in the early hours of this morning (June 26).


String of ambulance stations hit by thefts

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is appealing to anyone with information to come forward following a spate of incidents across its region in which £30,000 worth of life-saving equipment has been stolen.

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One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits say they would rather date someone with a pet, according to a new survey.

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Warning over fake bills

BT customers warned over fake bill

Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer.

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Hundreds of kids beat the streets as scheme gets off to running start

Beat the Street – East Sussex’s giant walking and cycling initiative – has got off to a running start with residents travelling more than four times the circumference of the UK in less than one week.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex MPs suffer cyber attack on emails

Sussex MPs’ emails have been hit by a cyber attack this weekend.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Sunday, June 25

Main roads across Sussex appear to be clear of congestion so far this morning (Sunday, June 25).

WEATHER: The week ahead for Sussex

WEATHER: The week ahead for Sussex

The weather for Sussex over the next few days appears to be a mixed bag, following on from the recent heatwave, which saw record-breaking temperatures.

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