Tsar – sniffing out the suspects of crime

Two suspected criminals were ‘collared’ after a newly qualified police dog tracked them through fields and farmland. In the early hours of Sunday (June 27th) a red Nissan X-Trail was being pursued by Kent Police before it crossed in to Sussex. Sussex officers went to help out and found the vehicle abandoned in Buckholt Lane, […]

How to keep warm next winter

Even though winter is likely to be the last thing on your mind during summer, wintertime is special. There are bonfires, hot chocolate, twinkly lights, and the holiday season. The catch is, it also gets bitterly cold! Staying warm can often feel like a mission, especially if you are trying to cut down on your […]

Coming together together to help the homeless

A coalition of councils and voluntary organisations are working together on a new initiative to support the homeless and those at risk of homelessness. The ‘Live, Work, Thrive Project’ will be headed by Rother District Council (RDC), Hastings Borough Council (HBC), Education Futures Trust, Fellowship of St Nicholas and Sussex Community Development Association. The initiative’s […]

Local roads set to get £1.3m summer dressing

Roads in East Sussex will get a summer makeover this month as a £1.3 million surface dressing programme gets underway. East Sussex Highways will treat rural and urban roads across the county covering an area of more than 141,000 square metres or approximately 20 football pitches. The ten-day programme begins next Wednesday (June 16th) and […]

Hair loss – is there anything we can do about it anyway?

Having our hair ‘done’ should make us feel good. Haircuts and styles give us choices about how we express ourselves. Hair also protects our scalp from sunburn, so it’s not surprising that we may feel anxious and alarmed if our hair starts to thin.  This month I consider whether hair thinning, or hair loss in women is […]

Man pleads guilty, crash victim remains in serious condition

A man has appeared in court and admitted causing serious injury to a cyclist in a Bexhill road collision. Reece Ripley, 21, unemployed, of no fixed address, appeared in custody at Brighton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (June 3rd) charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by driving while disqualified, and driving with […]