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BREAKING NEWS: Man jailed for St Leonards fatal stabbing

A man has been convicted of manslaughter following a fatal stabbing in St Leonards.

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COUNTY NEWS: Car collides with house in Sussex town

A car ploughed into a house today (Sunday, December 31).

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WEATHER: Outlook for Sussex over next week

The first few days of 2018 look set to be dominated by wind and rain, according to the Met Office.

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TRAVEL: Travel news for Sussex for Sunday, December 31

TRAVEL: Travel news for Sussex for Sunday, December 31

Anyone heading out by train today (Sunday, December 31) should be aware that engineering works are affecting services.

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New Year’s Honour for Hastings community champion

A community stalwart and former headteacher has been named in this year’s New Year’s Honours List.

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Scheme to revamp former Observer building given go-ahead

A new proposal to redevelop the former Observer building in the town centre has been given the green light by council planners.

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Tribunal decision on Hastings council’s appeal to be announced soon

Tribunal decision on Hastings council’s appeal to be announced soon

The result of an appeal hearing against a decision by the Information Commissioner (ICO) to order Hastings Borough Council to release information regarding development at a caravan park will be announced in the New Year.

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Helping free those in Hastings and Rother trapped in a world of exploitation

A new initiative designed to tackle modern slavery in Hastings and Rother was launched on Friday (December 15).

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Campaign to save St Leonards post office reaches 10 Downing Street

Campaigners battling to save St Leonards’ main post office from closing delivered hundreds of letters from residents, together with a petition to Downing Street.

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Missing Carlisle teenager may be in Peterborough or Hastings areas

Police trying to locate a missing Carlisle teenager believe he may have travelled to the Peterborough or Hastings areas.

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Combe Haven Defenders blast St Leonards business park development

An environmental group has criticised the business park development at North Queensway, which it said was supposed to create hundreds of jobs.

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Trespasser causes delays to trains between Hastings, Battle and Tunbridge Wells

Trains between Hastings, Battle and Tunbridge Wells are experiencing delays because of an earlier trespasser incident.

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Summer Finlay (centre) with her dad Shaun hand over the cheque

Variety show helps raise thousands for Hastings charity to help disabled children

The family of a disabled little girl helped organise a variety show in aid of a children’s charity.

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Cllr Batsford, third from right, with concerned residents

Hastings school entrance closure is ‘ludicrous’, residents claim

A school’s decision to change its entrance for pupils has created major parking problems in the area, residents claim.

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Police are appealing for information

Fears ‘UK cat killer’ has struck in Hastings

There are fears that the notorious ‘UK cat killer’ may have struck in town.

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eBay seller puts Battle of Hastings 50p coin up for sale with £2 million price tag

A seller on eBay has put up the commemorative Battle of Hastings 50p coin for sale with a hefty £2m price tag.

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Hastings motorcyclist injured in Beckley road incident

Police are seeking witnesses to a road incident in Beckley in which a motorcyclist was seriously injured.

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St Leonards man died following fall, inquest hears

St Leonards man died following fall, inquest hears

A pensioner died after falling from the seventh floor balcony of a block of flats, an inquest heard.

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Teenager killed in St Leonards knife attack named

A boy, who died after a knife attack in St Leonards has been formally identified.

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Cllr Rob Lee, right, with residents outside Castlemaine care home

Opposition to St Leonards housing scheme

A scheme to build a number of houses behind a care home in St Leonards have met with opposition from residents.

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