Broken heater forces St Leonards school closure

A St Leonards primary school is partially closed today (Monday) due to a broken boiler.

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Hastings homelessness project wins prestigious award

A Hastings homelessness charity is to receive a funding boost of £30,000 after winning a prestigious national award.

Danny Pockets

Warm tributes paid to St Leonards artist

Warm tributes have been paid to an artist who died this week after an 18-month battle with cancer.

The car was found abandoned on a roundabout in St Leonards SUS-180315-163446001

Man arrested after car abandoned on roundabout

A St Leonards man has been charged with drink driving after a his car was found abandoned on a roundabout this week.

Police news

Police detain wanted St Leonards man

Police have detained a wanted man from St Leonard.

The man is not wanted in connection with the assault, but officers want to speak with him about the use of a stolen bank card.

Police release CCTV of man wanted for interview

Police have released CCTV stills of a man they want to speak to in connection with the theft from a Hastings man who is alleged to have been seriously assaulted.

Vandals destroyed a bat roosting box at the Combe Valley Country Park

Police appeal after 'devastating' damage to Countryside Park

Police are appealing for information after reports of 'devastating' vandalism at Combe Valley Countryside Park.

Fire news.

Firefighters tackle St Leonards house fire

Firefighters were called to scene of a house fire in St Leonards on Saturday (March 10).

Duncan Grant, 66, unemployed, now of no fixed address but formerly of White Rock Road, Hastings, was sentenced to a total of eight years and four months imprisonment when he appeared at Lewes Crown Court

Scout leader jailed for sexually assaulting child

A former Bexhill scout leader has been jailed for more than eight years after admitting sexual offences against a teenage girl who was a member of his scout group.

The Hastings Academy principal Stuart Smith celebrating the report with pupils from the school..

Ofsted praise 'rapidly improving' Hastings school

A Hastings secondary school has won praise from the education watchdog Ofsted for ‘rapidly improving’ in all aspects of school life.

Southern Water

Southern Water apologise as water outage continues

Southern Water apologised to customers this morning (Monday) as a major water outage continues for a third day.

Police Eleanor Pethig-Ireland, 17went missing from Hastings yesterday and has links to theUckfield area.

Concerns raised for missing teenager

Police have raised concerns for a missing 17-year-old girl who was last seen on Thursday (March 1).


Southeastern urges passengers not to travel

Southeastern has warned passengers not to travel on any of its services today (Friday) due to severe disruption from the winter weather.

Police are concerned for the welfare of missing 17-year-old Debbie Sales.

Concerns for missing teenager

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing teenage girl.

Police say four trial bikes have been reported stolen from the Rock Lane area. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police.

Thieves steal Hastings trial bikes

Police are appealing for information about the theft of four trial bikes from Hastings.

Ofsted news

St Leonards school is 'taking effective action'

A St Leonards primary school is taking steps to improve its teaching, an Ofsted inspector has said.

PCSO Amir Nasir (centre) volunteered his language skills to aid Operation Lexus, an investigation into the killing of a 37-year-old Latvian man in St Leonards.

PCSO wins commendation for work on St Leonards stabbing

A PCSO has been given a Sussex Police commendation for the specialist role he played during an investigation into a fatal St Leonards stabbing.

Cumbria Police have an appeal to find 16-year-old Joseph Charlott.

Concerns for missing teen with Hastings links

Police have issued a nationwide appeal seeking to trace a missing teenager with link to the Hastings area.

Police are warning drivers to take extra care.

Police warn of wintry weather

Police across Sussex are warning drivers to make allowances for the wintry weather that is affecting the county and is expected to worsen over the next few days.

Police say 22-year-old Harry Jones, of Sydney Close, St Leonards, is wanted on suspicion of making threats to kill and a kidnap.

£500 reward for arrest of suspected kidnapper

Sussex Police are offering a £500 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspected kidnapper.

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