LETTER: Save European Citizenship

After the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU earlier this year, over 16 million ‘remain’ voters face having their right to live and work across the EU taken away from them.

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Sussex Police officer sacked after testing positive for cocaine

A detective has been sacked from Sussex Police after testing positive for cocaine.


Festive treats for your home

Your home may also need a little attention over Christmas, with that in mind Melanie Adams, retail development manager at Brewers Home gives some tips on creating your perfect Christmas space.

St Agnes at Hailsham Pavilion

Bring Christmas on with St Agnes Fountain’s live gig

Music fans will want to welcome St Agnes Fountain back to Hailsham Pavilion on Saturday December 17 at 7.30pm to properly launch the festive season.

Little Rose Designs

Show you care this Christmas

Bored of all the same old cards in the shops? Charlotte Pearson talks to a Hastings woman doing things differently.

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COUNTY NEWS: Tributes to Game of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan

Tributes are being paid to Sussex actor Peter Vaughan - best known for roles in Game of Thrones and Porridge - who died this morning (Tuesday December 6), aged 93.

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Mischief and high jinks with Explore The Arch

After a sell-out summer production, East Sussex’s ExploreTheArch is back with a festive show, the second in its Hidden Book Season.

Theatre and Comedy
Reg Holdstock. Picture by Frank Copper

Hastings veterans bid farewell to squadron leader

Family, friends and veterans said their farewells to a former squadron leader on Thursday (December 1).

A train arrives at Gatwick Airport Railway Station

Gatwick Airport has busiest railway station in South East

Gatwick Airport has the busiest railway station in the South East region excluding London.

Fire at Gatwick causes train disruption

Fire at Gatwick causes train disruption

A fire on the track at Gatwick Airport disrupted rail services earlier today.

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South East Coast Ambulance Service

Ambulance service facing ‘eye-watering’ £40m underfunding

‘Eye-watering’ underfunding of Sussex’s ambulance service by £40 million next year would put ‘patients’ lives at risk’, according to paramedics.

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The Sussex Belle is visitng Hastings this afternoon

Christmas steam train on track to visit Hastings

A Christmas steam train will be chugging its way into Hastings this afternoon (Tuesday, December 6).

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Southeastern new smart card ‘a total waste of money’

Southeastern’s new smart card for train passengers is a ‘total waste of money’ according to transport campaigners.

Lorraine Clarke, executive principal of Ark Blacklands, celebrating with her pupils. SUS-160612-095813001

School shakes off special measures to be rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

A primary school in Hastings has turned around an ‘inadequate’ rating to be deemed outstanding in all categories by Ofsted.

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LETTER: Rail talk is hot air and no action

The problems on the utterly inadequate two-coach diesel trains that are now operated by GTR between Brighton and Ashford are obvious to all who use this service.

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Sussex Police's Christmas drug and drink drive crackdown SUS-160612-105234001

Police arrest 35 motorists in first five days of Christmas crackdown

Police have arrested 35 motorists in Sussex in the first five days of their Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-drivers.

Cllr Andy Batsford and Cllr James Bacon outside Blacklands Academy with members of the school council petitioning against dangerous parking. SUS-161130-092319001

Hastings parents and children’s campaign against dangerous parking

Hundreds of parents and children have signed petitions calling for a clampdown on inconsiderate and dangerous parking outside schools.

A bus crashed through a fence in Old Church Road, St Leonards, on Monday night (December 5). Photo by Joe Nash SUS-160612-140637001

Driver suffers ‘medical episode’ in St Leonards bus crash

A bus went through a fence and up a bank in St Leonards after the driver suffered a medical episode last night (Monday, December 5), police said.

Party poppers or party poopers?

Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

Health experts have said that the office Christmas party should be scrapped in favour of no-booze leisure treats for staff.

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at ‘trending’ veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.

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