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COUNTY NEWS: Businessman jailed for ‘abhorrent’ racial abuse of young woman

A company director has been sentenced to four months in prison for racially abusing a heavily-pregnant young woman in a pub

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People not protecting themselves

People not protecting themselves despite record ID fraud levels

Britons are failing to take basic steps to protect themselves from online crime - despite identity fraud now being at record levels.

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String of ambulance stations hit by thefts

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is appealing to anyone with information to come forward following a spate of incidents across its region in which £30,000 worth of life-saving equipment has been stolen.

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Warning over fake bills

BT customers warned over fake bill

Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer.

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Thieves steal life-saving equipment from Hastings ambulances

Thieves broke into half a dozen parked ambulances and stole life-saving equipment early this morning (Sunday, June 25).

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man cheated victims out of almost £100K

An heir hunter from Sussex who cheated 19 victims out of £99,000 faces jail.

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St Leonards man jailed for 27 years after triple stabbing

A man who was found guilty of three counts of attempted murder and affray was sentenced to 27 years imprisonment on Tuesday (June 20).

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Warning

Thousands of customers advised to change password following Virgin Media router concern

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

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The scales of justice

COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from May 17 - May 25.

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Robert Trigg arrives at Lewes Crown Court before his murder trial. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Court hears how son found body of his ‘happy, joyful’ mother

A man who discovered his mother’s dead body on Mother’s Day described her as ‘cheerful and joyful’ at her former partner’s trial.

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Vandals target football club for second time in just over a week

A football club is appealing for financial help after it was targeted by vandals for the second time in just over a week.

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The fly-tipping in Squab Lane, Magham Down. Wealden District Council said access to farmland was blocked and on one occasion crops spoiled by the dumping of large amounts of renovation and house clearance waste.

COUNTY NEWS: Fly-tipper jailed for 12 months after dumping spree

A man has been jailed for 12 months after a fly-tipping spree across the Sussex countryside.

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The scales of justice

COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from May 10 - May 17.

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Police news

Bexhill cyclist dies after Fairlight crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist from Bexhill died in a collision near Fairlight this morning (Thursday).

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Sussex PCC Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log: Top ten tips for keeping safe from fraudsters

"In the UK, our population is ageing; the proportion of those aged over 65 has never been greater.

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Police appeal for witnesses to St Leonards incident

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was injured outside a St Leonards fish and chip shop yesterday evening (June 13).

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COUNTY NEWS: Five arrested following drilling protest

Five people were arrested after two activists chained themselves to a 100kg concrete block to prevent vehicles from entering a Sussex drilling site on Monday (June 12), according to Sussex Police.

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BREAKING: Bexhill robbery

Police are seeking witnesses to a robbery at the Tesco store in Collington Avenue, Bexhill-on-Sea, which took place shortly before 10.30pm on Sunday (June 11), just as the shop was about to close.

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Courts

COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from May 3 - May 10.

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Hastings woman charged after sites are daubed with political graffiti

A 53-year-old woman was arrested in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday, June 7) after dozens of sites were daubed with political graffiti in Hastings.

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