Emergencies

News about serious and dangerous situations in the Crowborough area involving the emergency services – fires, road traffic collisions, civil emergencies, severe weather warnings, natural disasters etc.

Man spotted carry a gun near school was shooting vermin

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Update:  Sussex Police have now traced the man spotted carrying a rifle near to St John's School. Police have confirmed a 29-year-old man was interviewed...
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Man from Crowborough seriously hurt in crash

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash in Uckfield shortly before 10pm last night (Monday 30th) which left two men with potentially life-changing...

Motorcyclist dies following crash outside Gallipot Inn

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A motorcyclist and pillion passenger were involved in a fatal collision with a car on the B2110 Gallipot Hill between Harfield and Forest Row,...
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Crowborough biker flown to hospital after crash in Rye

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision with a van in Rye yesterday lunchtime. The motorcyclist, a 47-year-old...
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Fire Montargis Estate

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People travelling along Montargis Way this morning (Wednesday 21st) were concerned when they saw black smoke rising from a house. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service...

Water company announces compensation arrangements

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South East Water have said they will compensate customers left without water by £100.  They have announced a sliding scale according to how long...
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Water regulator criticises planning and communication

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Ofwat, the regulator for the water industry has said whilst the priority is getting water flowing again, after the crises they will take a...

Up to 5,000 customers in the Crowborough area without water

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The Operations Director at South East Water this afternoon took to Facebook to explain the challenges the company is facing after the thaw. Simon Earl...

Water company working to restore supplies to Crowborough

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Update (Monday 10.10am): Bottled water now in Crowborough. The supplies are at Chapel Green near All Saints "Old" Hall on Church Road - limited to...

Collision between a car and a minibus near Barnsgate

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Police were called to a road traffic collision between a car and a minibus on the A26 near Barnsgate Manor Vineyards on Friday (19th...