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Primary academy celebrates good Ofsted

Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy in Hastings is today celebrating its Ofsted report, which has graded the primary school as ‘good’ with outstanding features.


Latest forecast for your Bank Holiday weather

There will be plenty of hot sunny weather across Sussex in the lead up to the weekend before thunderstorms may develop in some places, according to the latest information from the Met Office.

Unhappy residents voice their dissatisfaction at the number 28 service

Residents plea for better Hastings bus service

A bus service, deemed ‘erratic and unreliable’ by passengers has become worse since its timetable was changed, residents say.

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Rail passengers advised to check before they travel over Bank Holiday

Passengers in Sussex are reminded to check before they travel this Spring Bank Holiday weekend as Network Rail continues to rebuild London Bridge and the surrounding tracks as part of the Thameslink Programme.

John Humphries, Vivienne Fox and William Third, of the Tower Road Protest Group

St Leonards flats plan given green light amid residents’ objections

Developers have been given the go-ahead to build flats on a triangle of land in St Leonards, despite attracting widespread opposition.

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Ariana Grande shows in London cancelled

Ariana Grande shows in London cancelled

The O2 has confirmed that the Dangerous Woman tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended following the terrorist attack in Manchester.

The Duchess of Cornwall will be visiting the South of England Show in Ardingly, Clarence House has announced today (May 25). Picture: Jennifer Munson Photography

COUNTY NEWS: Duchess of Cornwall to visit South of England Show

The Duchess of Cornwall will be visiting the South of England Show in Sussex, Clarence House has announced today (May 25).

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Christopher Mackay. Picture courtesy of Sussex Police

Man gets life sentence for street attack in St Leonards

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment after a vicious late night attack in St Leonards left his victim with serious facial injuries requiring multiple stitches and complex medical care at a specialist maxi-facial unit.

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Police investigating reported break-in at football club

Sussex Police are investigating a reported break-in at the ground of Hastings United Football Club.

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PCC welcomes Sussex’s first coercive and controlling behaviour conviction

Sussex PCC Katy Bourne has welcomed the first conviction in Sussex for exercising coercive and controlling behaviour in a relationship.

RNLI lifeguard Angus Siberry on Hastings beach. Picture courtesy of the RNLI. SUS-170524-160623001

First RNLI patrols coming to Hastings beaches this weekend

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution will launch its ‘gold standard’ lifeguard service at Hastings this weekend - the first time in history the charity has provided lifeguards for the town’s beaches.

Lipstick and lollipop pens recalled

Tesco urgently recalls lipstick and lollipop pens

Tesco has issued an urgent product recall notice for a range of pens due to fears that they could cause asphyxiation if accidentally swallowed.

Raising cash for six hospices

Chairman steps out to boost pubs’ hospice bid

Sussex pubs and their customers are raising cash for six hospices across the region - and brewery chairman Mark Woodhouse helped lead the way with a 20k walk on Dartmoor.

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Man charged with dealing heroin in Hastings town centre

A man has been committed for trial, charged with drug dealing in Hastings town centre, following a police operation on Thursday, May 18.

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The water slide is coming to Wild Park, Brighton

COUNTY NEWS: Giant water slide coming to Sussex

A 100-metre water slide will pop up in Sussex this summer, to raise cash for charity Amaze.
Brighton Railway Station

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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Man exposes himself to girl joggers in Hastings

Police are investigating an incident in which two teenage girls reported being chased by a man exposing himself.

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St Leonards man is first in Sussex to be convicted of coercive and controlling behaviour offence

A St Leonards man is the first in Sussex to be convicted of exercising coercive and controlling behaviour in a relationship, following an investigation by East Sussex Safeguarding detectives.


COUNTY NEWS: Armed police on patrol in Sussex as terror threat raised to 'critical'

Armed police are being deployed at railway stations and other key sites around Sussex this morning (May 24).
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Just some of the thousands of people who attended the vigil in Manchester's Albert Square. Ferring student Emily Barleycorn, who took this picture, was among them

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Manchester is not afraid’ – says Sussex student

‘Manchester is not afraid’ – those were the words of a student from Sussex who attended Tuesday’s vigil in Manchester.

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