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COUNTY NEWS: Thousands use mobile at the wheel, despite risks

A Freedom of Information (FOI) request has revealed that 1,424 drivers in Sussex have been prosecuted this year by police for using their mobile phone at the wheel.

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Cash, jewellery stolen from Hastings home

Cash and jewellery were stolen from a property in Hastings yesterday evening (Thursday, December 8).

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Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

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Jewellery stolen in Hastings house burglary

A load of jewellery was stolen in a house burglary in Hastings on Tuesday (December 6), police said.

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Katy Bourne's December video log: Enabled Justice, tackling elder exploitation, funding community projects and winning awards along the way

It’s been a busy year for Sussex in terms of putting victims of crime first, raising the profile of Elder Exploitation and delivering the best Restorative Justice service in the country.

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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.

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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.

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Police appeal after theft from charity boxes in St Leonards

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a break-in and theft involving charity boxes in St Leonards.

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COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from November 17 - November 21.

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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.

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Three charged after boy attacked and stabbed in St Leonards

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 16-year-old boy who was allegedly attacked by a gang on Monday (November 28).

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St Leonards man sentenced to life for chopping off victim’s thumbs

A man has been sentenced today (Friday, December 2) to life imprisonment after chopping off the thumbs of his victim.

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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.

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Eastbourne property manager fined over Hastings building

A property manager has been fined for failing to produce when requested the necessary electrical test certificates and for failing to licence a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) he manages in Hastings.

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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.

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Man abused by Hastings paedophile urges others to speak out

A man who was sexually abused as an eight-year-old boy has urged other people who have suffered at the hands of paedophiles to come forward.

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Katie Price’s stepfather ‘relieved’ after not guilty rape verdict

Paul Price has spoken of his relief at being cleared of what he called ‘despicable allegations’ of rape.

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Christopher Cushman, 64, of Marina, St Leonards, was jailed for 11 years after being found guilty of sexually abusing a girl over a 10-year period. Photo by Sussex Police SUS-160112-110314001

St Leonards paedo jailed after 10 years of sexually abusing girl

A St Leonards man was jailed for 11 years after being found guilty of sexually abusing a girl over a 10-year period.

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The Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving has started today (December 1), and runs until January 1. Picture: Sussex Police

Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving starts

Sussex Police has made a significant investment in its ongoing campaign to tackle drink and drug-driving this Christmas.

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Police officers leading away the 24-year old St Leonards man after he was arrested. Photo by Sussex Police SUS-161130-152008001

VIDEO: ‘Conspiring to murder’ East Sussex drugs gang busted

A drug dealing gang suspected of distributing cocaine across East Sussex and conspiring to murder was busted this morning (Wednesday, November 30), poliec said.

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