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Fashion extravaganza wears it well

The saying which states that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure was epitomised to the max at the spectacular FRONT ROW Fashion and Performance Art show, held at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill last Saturday (November 26).

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex police officer suspended after allegations of ‘selling threesome romps with woman’

A Sussex police officer has been suspended from duty after allegedly selling threesomes with a woman on an escort site while on sick leave.


Vocal Explosion set to pack church

Local community choir Vocal Explosion is expecting a sell-out success when it stages its annual Midwinter Concert at St Clements Church, in Hastings Old Town on Saturday December 10.


Sussex public to beware of fake banknotes this Christmas

Crimestoppers is appealing to the public in Sussex for information on those making, buying or selling counterfeit banknotes.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, December 3

The main roads across Sussex are reporting no congestion for motorists this morning (Saturday, December 3).


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.

Norwegian will commence the UKs only scheduled direct flight to Laplands capital  Rovaniemi

Gatwick airline announces festive route

A Gatwick airline has announced a rather festive new route, just in time for Christmas.

Southern fares to rise by nearly two per cent

Southern fares to rise by nearly two per cent

Southern and Gatwick Express fares will rise by an average of nearly two per cent at the start of 2017.

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Jenson Button at this year's FOS. The date has been changed so F1 drivers and teams can come and wow the crowds.  Michael John Reed/REEDIMAGE PPP-160627-094420001

Goodwood Festival of Speed announces date change

The date of the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed has been moved because of a change to the Formula 1 calendar.

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.

Hastings RNLI boathouse

COUNTY NEWS: RNLI appeals to Sussex supporters to ‘opt-in’ before end of year deadline

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), is issuing an urgent reminder to people in Sussex to opt in to receiving communications from the lifesaving charity, before this new approach is adopted next year.

Gatwick staff accepting the award. Picture: Pete Jones

Gatwick wins at Alzheimer’s Society awards

Gatwick Airport has been recognised for its ‘remarkable’ efforts to improve travel for people with dementia.

Product warning

Pet food recalled over salmonella fears

A range of pet food has been recalled by its manufacturer following the discovery that the product contains salmonella.

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.


Rother Council to give residents a recycling reminder

People in Rother will receive a sticker to remind them of what they can recycle at home.

Devonshire Road Post Office, Bexhill. SUS-150923-135931001

Post Office strike this weekend

Overseas Christmas mail and parcels are set to be disrupted as Post Office managers are to stage a 24-hour walk out over a long-running row about pensions.

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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.

Jane Mather Picture: John Starns Photography

What to wear this Christmas

With the festive season upon us Charlotte Pearson gets advice on how to get through in style.

Southern Rail asked customers to tell the RMT how they feel

Southern season ticket holders to receive free month’s travel

Tens of thousands of Southern rail users are to be repaid the equivalent of a month’s travel for the extraordinary disruption they have suffered, the Government announced today (Friday 2 December).

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Pick up today’s Bexhill Observer

Today’s Observer leads with the story of a suspected drug dealer being arrested in Bexhill in a series of raids which disrupted a county-wide gang following a year-long police investigation.

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