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COUNTY NEWS: Students celebrate victory after rent strike threat over halls

University of Sussex students have declared victory in a protest over ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.

Education

Video: Partygoers warned of the dangers of being drunk near a railway line

Revellers are being advised to take extra care as newly-released data reveals a sharp increase in the number of alcohol-related incidents across the rail network during the festive period.

Crime
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Area to benefit from four new Health and Wellbeing centres

People in the most deprived communities of Hastings and Bexhill are set to benefit from the establishment of new Health and Wellbeing Community Hubs thanks to funding from NHS Hastings and Rother Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Health
David Cotton was jailed after admitted two counts of burglary. Photo from Sussex Police

Man jailed for two Chichester burglaries

A man who was caught shortly after burgling a house in Chichester after a neighbour dialled 999, has been jailed.

Crime
Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

This newspaper, published by Johnston Press, today announces that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

Business
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Man meets ambulance crew who helped to save his life

An Etchingham worker who collapsed suddenly in cardiac arrest has been reunited with the South East Coast Ambulance Service, (SECAmb), crews who helped save his life.

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Sussex teen makes FIFA advert cameo alongside Ronaldo

A member of a Sussex under-14 side has been selected to showcase his stylish football tricks on a Christmas advert for the popular video game FIFA 18, writes Henry Flynn.

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County News: Outrage as injured woman is left on icy roadside for hours

County News: Outrage as injured woman is left on icy roadside for hours

Serious new concerns over emergency health services have been raised after a woman had to wait hours for an ambulance when she fell off her bicycle on an icy road.

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Joyce’s charity hair-razing experience

A Bexhill resident had a hair-razing experience to bag a pile of cash for her favourite charity.

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Free lunch for elderly who are alone at Christmas

Local charity Community Christmas are extending an invitation to elderly Bexhill residents who are facing Christmas day alone to join them for Christmas dinner.

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Peter Kay has cancelled his forthcoming tour

Comic Peter Kay cancels tour - here’s how to get a refund...

Peter Kay’s first live stand-up tour in eight years has been cancelled due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’, the comedian has said.

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Christmas Soul party hits a high note with 20 year celebration

The Christmas Soul Party celebrated 20 years of raising money for charity and good causes with a full house on Saturday.

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Illustration festival draws a huge crowd to Hastings

HiFest (Hastings Illustration Festival) has been hailed a great success, attracting hundreds of visitors from the UK and abroad.

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VIDEO: Shocking reasons people give up their dogs to Dogs Trust revealed

Pet charity Dogs Trust, which has a Sussex base, have revealed the shocking real reasons people give up dogs as they prepare for the post-Christmas influx of unwanted dogs.

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Festive food advice for your dog

The festive food you must NOT feed your pet

Pets at Home stores across Sussex are reminding pet owners not to make a dog’s dinner of the festive season.

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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

Health
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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Giant octopus has now been named

A Giant Pacific Octopus at Blue Reef Aquarium, in Hastings now has a name following a hugely popular visitor competition.

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COUNTY NEWS: Safety warning after woman attempts to rescue dog from the sea

A woman risked life and limb when she ran into freezing waters to rescue her dog.

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More parents fined as part of controversial Get a Grip campaign

Parents in East Sussex have been hit with fines and costs of more than £17,000 as a crackdown on poor school attendance continues under the controversial Get a Grip campaign.

Education
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