BREAKING: Hunting dogs 'out of control' at cat sanctuary, says charity

A cat sanctuary in Brede has criticised a local hunt group saying a pack of dogs was 'out of control' on its grounds this evening (Tuesday).

Ambulance news

Emergency services called to Hastings park

Emergency services were called to a Hastings park on Boxing Day after concerns were raised for the welfare of two men.

Police news

Nine charged after immigration investigation

Three people from Hastings and St Leonards have been charged following an investigation into alleged immigration crime.
The See Haven Club, which meets at the Charter Centre in Bexhill is one of the support groups facing closure.

Dementia support groups face closure

Popular East Sussex dementia support groups are facing closure due to ‘a loss of funding’ from local government.

Police news

Dog attack man was 'forced to take action', police say

Police say a man who was released without charge following a dog attack in St Leonards was 'forced to take action' to protect the public.

Backed-up post at Royal Mail's delivery office in Hastings.

Royal Mail backlog hits Hastings Christmas post

Staffing issues at Royal Mail’s sorting office in Hastings has led to a backlog of undelivered letters and parcels in the run up to Christmas.

Police news

Woman injured in Hastings street attack

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Hastings at the weekend.
Labour Party members with Peter Chowney at this year's General Election

Labour names its new candidates for May 2018

The Labour Party has announced a sweep of new candidates for Hastings Borough Council, as the party prepares for an ‘all-out’ election in May 2018.

The death of Karl Bunster, 37, was recorded as an 'unlawful killing' at an inquest this week

Inquest confirms ‘unlawful killing’

A Hastings man who was murdered by his ex-girlfriend’s partner has officially been declared dead at an inquest this week.

Police news

St Leonards men arrested after dog attack

Police have arrested two men after a dog was attacked in St Leonards on Saturday (December 9).

Heavy snow in Hastings

UPDATE: Heavy snow closes schools

UPDATE: Several local schools are closed today (Monday) as a result of heavy snow.
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Memorial service for ‘bright and beautiful’ teenage girl

A memorial service is to be held in Hastings this weekend to honour the memory of a ‘bright and beautiful’ girl who died earlier this year.

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Major shake-up for Southeastern rail

The Southeastern rail franchise is set for a major shake-up after being put out to tender by the Government this week.

Police have charged a man with possession with intent to supply cannabis after searching a property in Hastings this week.

St Leonards man charged with drugs and driving offences

A St Leonards man has been charged with drugs and driving offences after an alleged police chase this week.

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COUNTY NEWS: Katie Hopkins event cancelled after protest

A talk by the controversial columnist Katie Hopkins was cancelled last night (Saturday) after a demonstration by around 100 protestors.

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Floral tributes for teenage victim of St Leonards stabbing

Floral tributes have been laid in honour of a 16-year-old boy who died after a stabbing in St Leonards last week.

The weather forecast for next week in Sussex

WEATHER FORECAST: Frosty start to week ahead

There is widespread frost across Sussex this morning (Sunday) starting a cold winter week.

Amber Rudd MP speaking at the Marshlink CRP' AGM on Friday (November 24) SUS-171125-144020001

Marshlink CRP holds AGM

Plans to improve rail services took centre stage as the Marshlink Community Rail Partnership (CRP) held its annual general meeting on Friday (November 24).

TRAVEL: Icy conditions cause delays

TRAVEL: Icy conditions cause delays

Icy conditions are causing major delays to rail services across Sussex this morning (Saturday).

Aerial photo of Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

Hastings Pier Charity in administration

The organisation responsible for running Hastings Pier has gone into administration.
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