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Friday, 30th July 2021, 6:00 am

This week we cover the story of a St Leonards woman who has saved the lives of three people after donating her organs following her death in a collision last year.

The parents of 23-year-old Claudia-Rose Moor said they are ‘incredibly proud’ of their late daughter for helping save the lives of the three people.

Also in today’s Observer, you can read about a professional race car driver who grew up in Rye entering the Love Island villa this week.

Today's front page of the Hastings and Rye Observer SUS-210729-124551001

In other news, a St Leonards man, described as a ‘prolific offender’ has been jailed for 10 years for a series of offences carried out over a 12-month period.

Proposals to erect a new sculpture on St Leonards seafront have also been given the go-ahead by town planners.

In other news in today’s Observer, the number of people who died with Covid-19 in care homes across Hastings and Bexhill has been revealed after figures were published for the first time.

Police this week have also published pictures of 38 items stolen from a Rye shop as they renewed their appeal for information.

For more on this and other stories this week, pick up a copy of today’s Observer.

* Got a story? Ring reporters Richard Gladstone on 07803 505794 or Stephen Wynn-Davies on 07393 754494.