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Woman flown to hospital after receiving emergency treatment in Hastings

A woman has been flown to hospital by air ambulance after being given emergency treatment in Hastings this afternoon.

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Girl, six, recognised for bravery through illness

A brave six year old has been chosen as this month’s Outstanding Young Person of the Month Award winner.

Katy Bourne, Sussex Police crime and commissioner

Katy Bourne welcomes £5 police council tax rise

Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne says she ‘welcomes’ confirmation of a £5 increase to the police’s share of council tax for next year.

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Simon Kenny, 61, of Old Hunt Stables in Catsfield, near Battle, East Sussex. Picture Central News

Judge from Catsfield facing jail over £1m fraud

A district judge and his assistant are facing jail for stealing £1m from clients of their law firm in Selsey to fund their lavish lifestyles.

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Chance to view steam giants

There will be an opportunity to view giant Edwardian steam engines when a monthly Open Day takes place at Brede Waterworks on Saturday February 4 from 10am - 4pm.

The Flying Scotsman, pictured here by Tim Williams

The Flying Scotsman comes to Sussex

Bluebell Railway has announced the ‘Flying Scotsman’ is coming to the line between April 13 and 19, 2017.

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TRAVEL NEWS: Buses replace trains in some areas

A reduced Southern rail service is in operation today, Saturday, January 21, and replacement buses are running in some areas.


FEATURE: The beating heart of our hospitals

The pharmacy is undoubtedly the beating heart at the centre of our local hospitals, responsible for reducing pain, fighting infections and improving the quality of life for thousands of patients with long-term illnesses.

Jason Sutherland-Rowe (middle) is a member of the 'commuter's club'

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Commuter’s club’ find fun way to enjoy their journey

After a long day in the city, most people dread the gruelling commute home – but this group of commuters have found a fun way to look forward to it.

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L-R: Pilot Captain Kevin Goddard, Paramedic Adam Ormrod and Doctor Ed Clitheroe

Shoppers raise almost £3,000 for air ambulance in car competition

Shoppers at Marks & Spencer in Bexhill raised almost £3,000 for the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance as the charity awaits the arrival of a new helicopter.

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Chance to question group reviewing Bexhill’s political future

People in Bexhill are being offered the chance to put questions to members of the steering group reviewing how the town is governed.

Katy Bourne at last year's election count with Michael Jones. The Labour runner up attempted to veto her plans for a council tax rise at a Sussex Police and Crime Panel meeting

Bid to veto Sussex PCC’s council tax rise fails

A bid to veto plans to increase Sussex Police’s share of council tax has failed.

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COUNTY NEWS: IKEA addresses rumours of Sussex move

IKEA has reconfirmed its interest in Sussex as a location for a potential new store.

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Cash-strapped ambulance trust forced to take out loan

A cash-strapped ambulance trust has been forced to take out a loan as it heads towards the end of the financial year several millions of pounds in debt.

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Van owners urged to ensure vehicles are secure after spate of thefts

Police have seen a rise in reports of vans being targeted while parked overnight within the Hastings, Rother and Eastbourne areas.

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UPDATED: Missing Bexhill schoolboy found safe

Missing Isaias Brewerton-Bennett has been found safe and well.

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Former Bexhill student, 19, died after losing control of her car in Northiam

A former Bexhill student died from head injuries after her car overturned in Northiam, an inquest heard yesterday (Thursday, January 19).

ATM fees could be on the way

ATM fees could be on the way

Bank customers could soon be forced to pay to withdraw their own cash at ATM machines, following a dispute over who maintains them.

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Seven-year-old boy missing from school in Bexhill

Police have issued an urgent appeal to help find a young boy who has gone missing from a primary school in Bexhill this morning.

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Inside this week’s Bexhill Observer (January 20)

This week’s edition of the Bexhill Observer is on sale today (Friday, January 20) and here’s what you can find inside:

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