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, […]

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 […]

Council backs annual community spring clean

The annual nationwide litter campaign, delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, will finally be taking place between Friday, May 28th and Sunday, June 13th this year. Working with its waste contractor, Biffa, Rother District Council is offering equipment and advice for anyone wanting to get involved, as well as help with disposing of the […]

Jailed for spitting on a police officer

A woman who spat in the face of a police officer has been sentenced to 18 weeks in prison. Sevana Francais, 46, had been asked by staff the leave the Aldi store in London Road, Bexhill, after drinking gin and wine while in the shop on Thursday (May 6th). Francais, who was clearly intoxicated and […]