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Accident closes A27

A two vehicle crash has closed the A27 this morning (Monday).

If you're caught behind the wheel on your phone you face a 200 fine along with six points on your licence.

Police crackdown begins today

A police crackdown on motorists who use their mobiles while driving is launched today.

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Campaign to give young homeless people in South East a home in winter

A campaign has been launched to try and combat homelessness.

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TV show on lookout for gifted children

Producers are looking for contestants to take part in the next series of Child Genius.

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Tenants in South East at risk of the silent killer

Nearly 45% of people renting a private property in the South East have not had a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm installed by their landlord, research by campaign group Project SHOUT has uncovered.

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WEATHER: The week ahead for Sussex

Today (Sunday, January 21) is expected to be a mostly cold day, according to the Met Office, with some bright spells in the east.

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TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Sunday, January 21

Passengers heading out by train today should be aware that engineering works have closed some lines in the county.

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COUNTY NEWS: Main Sussex road closed after serious collision

A serious accident has closed one of the county’s primary roads this evening (Saturday, January 20).


All welcome to join as King’s Church Hastings opens new venue in Bexhill

A new local church officially launches in Bexhill on Sunday (January 21), when King’s Church in Hastings starts its new venue in the town.

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COUNTY NEWS: ‘Drunk’ pilot arrested by police on flight

A British Airways pilot was escorted off a packed flight at Gatwick Airport by armed police moments before take-off after crew suspected he was drunk.

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Charity’s aim to raise awareness of bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer UK is looking for work places and community groups to host a talk about bowel cancer, to raise awareness of the UK’s second biggest cancer killer.


Children in South East have no knowledge of grandparents’ skills, says study

Children in the South East have no knowledge or interest in what their grandparents did for a living, or what they used to do before they retired, according to the results of a new survey.

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, January 20

TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, January 20

Engineering works are affecting some train services in the county today.

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COUNTY NEWS: Heartbroken parents ‘devastated’ as baby’s death found to be avoidable

A heartbroken Sussex mum has criticised hospital staff after an inquest found the death of her day-old baby boy last year could have been avoided.

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COUNTY NEWS: Poorly puppies dumped outside rescue centre in freezing temperatures

An animal charity is investigating after four puppies were abandoned just metres from a rescue centre in Sussex.

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Conservation group set to open its doors

Bexhill Heritage, Bexhill’s new conservation group, is opening its doors to the public for the first time from Tuesday, January 23.

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Katy Bourne’s council tax increase plan agreed

A council tax increase of 7.8 per cent proposed by Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has been backed by a scrutiny group today (Friday January 19).

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Store recalls some pulled pork products due to salmonella fears

Pulled pork products are being recalled by a store following the discovery that they may contain salmonella.

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Bexhill family launch petition over eviction fears

The family of a Bexhill woman who died just before Christmas say they fear they will be evicted from their housing association home.


Carnival to embrace a theme of children’s TV programmes

Hastings Direct will be the lead sponsor of this year’s Bexhill Carnival – marking its sixth year of support for one of the town’s biggest community event.

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