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Call for Sussex volunteers to help wildlife survey

Volunteers across Sussex are being sought to record any sightings of wild mammals they see in their gardens or local green spaces.

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Air ambulance at the scene. Photo Dan Jessup SUS-170327-173318001

Hastings man airlifted to hospital after serious head-on collision

A Hastings man was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a head-on collision in which another man lost his life, on the A27 Pevensey Bypass last night (Monday, March 27).

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From left, OFTEC Chairman Nick Hawkins, Director Commercial Operations at Kingspan Environmental; OFTEC CEO Paul Rose; FPS Training & Technical Manager, Tony Brown; FPS Marketing & Events Manager Dawn Shakespeare; and FPS President, Duncan Grant.

Warning over safety of households’ oil storage tanks

Some of the 21,000 oil tanks used by households across Sussex may be close or at the end of their 20 year design life.

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The inspection was carried out by Her Majestys Inspectorate of Constabulary (HIMC) and HM Inspectorate of Prisons. Picture: Sussex Police

Detainees in Sussex ‘treated with respect’ but safety concerns remain

Most prisoners in Sussex are treated with respect but concerns remain over jail cell safety, an inspection of Sussex Police has found.

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Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust premises at Hellingly. The trust has launched a recruitment drive for more nurses

‘Nursing crisis’ sparks recruitment drive

A ‘nursing crisis’ at an NHS trust running mental health and learning disabilities services in Sussex has sparked a national recruitment campaign.

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COUNTY VIDEO: ‘It means the world to us to have Barney home’

After a gutwrenching few days, Barney the golden retriever is back at home.

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COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Dozens celebrate Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday at tea party

Dozens came to celebrate Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday last Friday (March 24) at a tea party.

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(Back row from left) Danny Pike, John Wright, Phil Mawhinney, Keith Sharp and Laura Flack; (seated from left) Katy Bourne, Lisa Bell and Louise Baxter at a summit organised by the Sussex PCC to tackle elder exploitation

‘Tougher sentences for fraudsters who target elderly’

One national number to report scams and tougher sentences for fraudsters who deliberately target the elderly were both backed by attendees of a Sussex summit on elder exploitation.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward

COUNTY NEWS: Police officer injured after a knife was thrown

Sussex police have confirmed an officer was injured by a knife which was thrown as she was responding to reports of an assault incident yesterday.

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The new �1 coin

‘Most secure coin in the world’ introduced tomorrow

A new 12-sided £1 coin enters circulation tomorrow (Tuesday March 28), as it starts to edge out the old “round pound” after more than 30 years.

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The fixed speed camera on Marina, St Leonards seafront. SUS-170327-125603001

Average speed cameras on St Leonards seafront to go live soon

Average speed cameras (ASCs) on St Leonards seafront are set to go live in the next couple of months.

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33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33.

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Colour the Coast 2015. Photo courtesy of Battle Photographic Society. SUS-150825-154453001

Colour the Coast returns for 2017

St Michael’s Hospice’s popular colour run ‘Colour the Coast’ will be returning for its fourth year on Sunday, August 13.

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Motorcyclist critically ill after crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision between a car and motorcycle on Sunday afternoon (March 26).

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WEATHER: Warm temperatures set to continue

WEATHER: Warm temperatures set to continue

The warmer weather is set to continue for the first half of this week as temperatures reach 16 degrees Celsius in some areas of the county.

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Motorcyclist ‘seriously injured’ in Hastings collision, police confirm

Emergency services are at the scene of a ‘serious road traffic collision’ between a car and a motorcycle in Hastings, police have confirmed.

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A twitten

10 words you won’t hear outside Sussex

Following concerns that the famous Sussex trug may be under threat, due to fewer craftsmen and women making these sturdy wooden baskets, we have looked at another aspect of Sussex life that is disappearing - words only found in the county.

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Almost half of Brits class their mum as their best friend

Britain is a nation of mummy’s boys and girls, according to new research.

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Get on your bike to help raise vital funds for St Michael’s Hospice

Cyclists are being urged to sign up for the The Rotary Club of St Leonard’s Annual Charity Cycle Challenge on Sunday April 23.

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Sussex travel for Sunday, March 26

Sussex travel for Sunday, March 26

Engineering work carried out by Network Rail will close the line between Preston Park/Lewes and Three Bridges today (Sunday, March 25).

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