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Sussex Police council tax to go up by £15 per year

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The portion of Council Tax which goes to fund Sussex Police will increase by 7.5% in April. This is the maximum allowable, and means an average Band D household will pay £15 per year more.

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...

Man arrested on suspicion of burglaries & car crime

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A 28-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with several offences of burglary and thefts from motor vehicles in and around Crowborough and...

Man assaulted in Crowborough

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Two men from Crowborough have been arrested following an assault that took place on Crowborough High Street in the early hours of this morning. Police believe...

Crime figures in Sussex falling

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Crime has fallen in Sussex by 12% in three years, and the percentage of crimes solved by the county's police force has risen from 25.4%...
Katy Bourne Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner

Funding to tackle violence against women & girls

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The Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner has been awarded nearly £1 million to tackle violence against women and girls in the latest round of the Government’s Safer Streets funding scheme.

Man jailed after crash at Heron’s Ghyll

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A motorist who caused a serious crash between Crowborough and Uckfield, leaving an elderly woman from Rotherfield with life-threatening injuries, has been jailed. Peter Jason...

Pupils at schools in Tunbridge Wells warned about ‘stranger danger’

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Police are warning parents and children to be vigilant following suspicious incidents in recent weeks involving people travelling in vans approaching children in Tunbridge...

Police warning after nine burglaries in one day in East Sussex

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Police are reminding residents to be on the alert for suspicious activity, and the precautions they can take, after nine house burglaries yesterday in...
Bag of Cannabis (related terms Weed, Grass, Marijuana, Pot)

Banned for drug-driving

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James Stevenson 29, of Wealden Close in Crowborough, has been fined £285 and banned after admitting drug-driving in court. He had over three-times the legal limit of...