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Father channels personal struggles to help the homeless

A father-of-three from Hastings has channelled his own personal struggles to help tackle the problem of homelessness in the area.

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26 sets of twins at the group's Christmas party

Twins and multiples advice-group founder stands down after 13 years

A mother behind the Hastings and St Leonards twins and multiples group expects it to continue offering advice to expectant mothers despite her decision to step aside.

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Castle play equipment installed at the North Trade Road recreation ground. Picture: Battle Town Council

Playground given £25,000 facelift

New castle-themed play equipment has been installed at the North Trade Road recreation ground following a £25,000 community grant from Rother District Council.

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Sussex Police sergeant sacked for sexual activity on duty

Sussex Police sergeant sacked for sexual activity on duty

A Sussex Police officer has been sacked after it emerged he had been spending parts of his night shifts visiting two women he was having sexual relationships with.

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Savers store (with old shop front sign), in Devonshire Road, Bexhill.

Discount chain to open store in Bexhill

A health and beauty company has announced plans to open a new store in Bexhill next month.

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Phoebe Martin's dog Inca

COUNTY NEWS: Woman perfectly responds to neighbour’s ‘disgusting owner’ note

A woman perfectly responded to one of her neighbours who left a note calling her a ‘disgusting owner’ by returning a handwritten letter from her dog.

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Chris Grayling, Huw Merriman, Andrew Wood (Senior Commercial Scheme Sponsor, Network Rail), Amber Rudd.

Transport secretary supports campaign to deliver high speed train journeys

The Secretary of State for Transport committed to support the development of a proposed track layout at Ashford International which would allow trains from Rye to travel direct to London St Pancras.

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Refugee resettlement programme defended following concerns

The decision to recruit an officer to assist with homing Syrian refugees in East Sussex has been defended by a local council following concerns raised by residents.

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Bird persecutions ‘continuing’ across South East England

Bird persecutions ‘continuing’ across South East England

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is concerned that illegal persecution of birds is continuing after receiving further reports of peregrines being shot in the South East in 2017.

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COUNTY NEWS: Former Oxford professor trampled to death while saving dog

A former Oxford academic died after being trampled by a herd of cows while trying to save his dog, an inquest has heard.

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How much could Hastings be affected by Brexit?

How much could Hastings be affected by Brexit?

As Brexit negotiations continue, reporter Stephen Wynn-Davies has taken a look at how the future of Hastings could be affected by its decision to leave the European Union.

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Enforcement group set up to help alleviate parking issues

Enforcement group set up to help alleviate parking issues

A civil parking enforcement group has been established to help alleviate parking issues around Rother.

Transport
The boundary proposals outlined by the Boundary Commission for England

How the constituency boundary changes could affect you

The Bexhill and Battle and Wealden parliamentary constituencies are set to be changed as part of revised proposals set out by the Boundary Commission for England.

Politics
An artist's impression of the new store was included in the leaflet

Aldi announces plans for new store in 1066 Country

Plans for a new Aldi store in 1066 Country have been revealed by a spokesman for the company’s property agency.

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Roy Collins met with five other men who have suffered with breast cancer

Police officer encourages men to check themselves for breast cancer

A Sussex Police officer from Bexhill who was diagnosed with breast cancer six years ago has joined forces with a cancer charity to raise awareness of how the disease can affect men.

Health
James Beeching with his wife Becky and twins Logan and Isobel. Picture supplied by James Beeching

COUNTY NEWS: Father records heartbreaking video for his three-year-old twins

An inspirational father who requires a double lung transplant to save his life has gone viral after recording an emotional video for his three-year-old twins.

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Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard documents his ‘Marathon Man’ challenge

Award-winning comedian Eddie Izzard has began sharing his ‘Marathon Man’ journey of 27 marathons in 27 days through South Africa onto his YouTube channel.

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