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Katy Bourne Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner photographed outside Crowborough Town Hall with two PCSOs.

Opening of Crowborough’s new Police Station

Sussex Police have announced that the new Police Station in Crowborough, at the former Town Hall, will open on 8th September 2021.
Lewis Ashdown

Man from Fairwarp pleads guilty to murder

Lewis Ashdown, 20, of Normansland in Fairwarp, has admitted murdering 18-year-old Marc Williams in the early hours of Sunday 30th May this year.

Do you recognise this man?

Police Officers have received multiple reports of nuisance and anti-social behaviour in the Croft Road and Whitehill Road areas of Crowborough, and believe the man pictured could help with their enquiries.
catalytic convertor thefts: Protect, Mark, Park.

Catalytic converter thefts in Crowborough

Sussex Police are warning motorists to be vigilant following five catalytic convertor thefts overnight, including two in Crowborough.
Wealden District Council offices in Hailsham

Council continues to face cyber-attack

Wealden District Council continues to face a ‘sustained’ cyber-attack, Councillors have heard.

Hackers try “brute force” to break into Council’s system

On 14th June, Wealden District Council had about 3,000 attempts to break into their email system.
Katy Bourne Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner

Comparing police numbers to past not ‘helpful’

Comparing police numbers to pre-austerity levels is not “terribly helpful”, Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has said.
Sussex Police car

More than 2,500 Covid fines issued in Sussex

Sussex Police has issued over 2,500 fines for breaches of coronavirus regulations and incurred £8.5 million in additional costs policing the pandemic.
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Spike in anti-social behaviour over lockdown

Councillors have heard that a spike in reports of anti-social behaviour in the Wealden district over the last year were likely linked to lockdown.
CCTV image showing girls on level crossing near Eridge

Warning as young people risk their lives at level crossings in Sussex including Eridge

Warning from Network Rail as young people risk lives at Sussex level crossings including Eridge.