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Mechanical grab and Socomec breaker stolen from Coppards Plant Hire in Crowborough Hill

Theives steal equipment worth £13,000 from Coppards in Crowborough

Thieves have stolen eight items of heavy plant machinery from a Crowborough plant hire firm. Sometime between Friday 13th and Monday 16th November a mechanical...
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Sussex Police to recruit up to 100 new Police Officers

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...

Baggage handler beat his lover to death in a vicious attack

Jayesh Gobar, from Crawley, was unanimously found guilty of murdering Nelly Myers from Rotherfield by a jury at Hove Crown Court.

Two women convicted of theft and assault

Two women from Tunbridge Wells were convicted this week after they were caught shoplifting at Waitrose in February. Shardayne Austin (33) and Rosie Smith (40) pleaded...

Crowborough will lose dedicated PCSO in radical shake-up of local policing

Today Sussex Police have announced the start of a consultation with Police Community Support Officers about their role within a new model of local...

Reward to catch prolific burglars

Rewards worth up to £10,500 have been put up to help find a group of burglars who have broken into almost 100 homes across...

Three vans broken into on Queens Road

Crowborough Police are warning builders, plumbers and other traders to be extra vigilant, after thieves broke into three vans in Crowborough. The rear doors of the...
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Crowborough man pleads guilty to assault

Steven Weller of Luxford Drive in Crowborough pleaded guilty of Assault by Beating at Brighton Magistrates' Court on 11th January. In addition Mr Weller, aged...

Wire fence alongside Poundgate Path ripped down

The metal fence surrounding Fermor School's playing fields has been ripped down by vandals. The fence runs alongside Poundgate Path at the back of the...

How Stop & Search powers are used

Wealden District's Police Commander is asking for feedback about how stop and search powers are being used by his officers. Sussex Police have joined a...