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Clampdown on people who misuse Blue Badges

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Sussex Police and the County Council are proposing to tackle Blue Badge misuse, in order to free-up spaces for genuinely disabled people living and...

Crowborough accountant convicted of evading more than £6m in tax

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Update: Christopher Lunn has been jailed for five years and HM Revenue & Customs has now begun confiscation proceedings to reclaim any financial gain...

Drink-driver jailed for fatal collision

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A drink-driver who killed two people travelling home the Crowborough Carnival has today been jailed.

Five people arrested for drug offences in Crowborough

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Yesterday five people were arrested, and a quality of drugs were seized, at a house in Crowborough. Officers from Sussex Police carried out a warrant...
Ben Bamford from Crowborough found guilty of the muder of Paul Jefferies in Mayfield

Crowborough teen jailed for at least 16-years

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Ben Bamford has been jailed for at least 16-years.  In sentencing Bamford, Mr Justice Spencer said he caused "merciless carnage" by using at least three...
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Crackdown on driving while stoned

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Motorists who get behind the wheel after taking drugs are to be targeted in a new road safety crackdown across Surrey and Sussex. Legislation that...

Police hunting Crowborough burglars

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary and an attempted burglary in The Grove, off Southview Road in Crowborough. Between 6.45pm and 9.15pm Tuesday...
Katy Bourne Police Crime Commissioner for Sussex and Giles York Chief Constable

WATCH: The Chief Constable defend the PCSOs changes in Crowborough

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Changes to the local policing model and the role of Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) were discussed as part of the Police and Crime Commissioner's...

Wealden police welcome drop in reported crime

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Police in Wealden have welcomed a 6.6 per cent reduction in reported crime during 2018 when compared to the previous year. It represents 427 fewer...
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Two men steal purse from a 90-year-old woman in Crowborough

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Police are advising people to take extra care when using their debit or credit cards after two men distracted a 90-year-old woman and then...