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Crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

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Using your phone while driving could cost you £200 and six points on your licence.  It could also cost lives. This is the message being...

Crowborough Scouts consider extra security to combat vandalism

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1st Crowborough Scouts have suffered a spate of damage at the Scout Headquarters on Whitehill Road.  Over the past year, vandals have smashed the...

Sussex Elders’ Commission launch their report in Parliament

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Today (Tuesday 8th March) the Sussex Elders’ Commission, are presenting the findings of their year-long consultation at a launch event in Parliament. Their report highlights...
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Three child sex offences reported every day in Sussex

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The number of child sex offences reported in Sussex rose to 1,212 in 2014-15, according to figures obtained by the NSPCC. It compared to 838...

Are you prepared to pay more for policing?

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Katy Bourne, the Police and Crime Commissioner wants to know whether Sussex residents are willing to pay more towards policing their county. Last year 67%...
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Sussex Police to recruit up to 100 new Police Officers

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For the first time in two years Sussex Police are recruiting police constables. The force is looking to fill new positions, after the increase in...
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Letterbox thieves steal money from charity box

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Overnight thieves have tried to steal from a charity box on the counter at Thirlwell Carpets & Flooring at Chapel Green in Crowborough. When owner...
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Praise for Police Officers

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Two detectives have received awards for helping to bring a former doctor who sexually abused children, in Crowborough and Eastbourne, to justice.
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Group of youths attack man

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Following an incident in Uckfield town centre on Sunday in which a 26-year-old man was assaulted by a group of youths, two...
William Harris, also known as William Elliott, 29, a handyman, of Aldervale Cottages, Crowborough, was given a 13-and-a-half year prison sentence, with an extended licence supervision requirement of a further three years, at Lewes Crown Court on 20th January 2020.

Crowborough man jailed for raping a girl

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A Crowborough man has been sentenced for child sex offences.