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Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner candidates

Five candidates who hope to become the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner are standing for election on 6th May 2021.

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

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.
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

A Crowborough man has been sentenced for child sex offences.

Teenager Jailed

Teenager jailed for breaching his Community Behaviour Order in its first two weeks.

Knife point robbery at vape shop

At around 5.30pm yesterday evening (Friday 10th) two young men entered Vapour Style near Crowborough Cross and threatened the owner with a knife.

Family wanted Thomas Fisher to stand trial for Crowborough murder

Update: A man who stabbed his mother to death at her home in Lordswell Lane has been given life and told by a judge...

Crowborough paedophile jailed for 8-years

A Crowborough man was convicted last week for attempting to meet a 12-year old "child" in Brighton for sex. Last August, Danny Watson from Crowborough was arrested...

Crowborough man arrested as part of crackdown on drink & drunk-drivers

A Crowborough man was among those arrested during the Summer crackdown on drink and drug-drivers.
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Police car attacked in Crowborough

Yesterday a police car was attacked and its windscreen shattered in Crowborough town centre.
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Residents urged to join new group for reporting crime

On Friday (27th), a new Facebook was created for Crowborough to allow people to share details of local crimes, vandalism and scams in order to try...