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Brighton Journal | 29th January 2020

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#EastSussex Archives - Brighton Journal

Fresh racism row erupts ahead of Lewes bonfire blackface controversy

2nd November 2018 |

The UK’s largest bonfire festival has been plunged into a fresh blackface row after a photograph in a shop window showed a child “blacked-up” for a costume contest before a parade through the East Sussex town. 


The boy had … Read More

Police to Meet With Ex-London Gang Member to Discuss Youth Safety in Sussex

12th July 2018 |

Police and community members are coming together, along with an ex-London gang member, to discuss protecting young people in East Sussex from exploitation, particularly regarding local ‘county lines’ drug dealing stemming from London gangs.

At the one day conference, which will … Read More

Police in East Sussex Combating Drug Gang ‘Cuckooing’ Tactics

26th January 2018 |

Police in Hastings and Rother are at the forefront of wider efforts to tackle “county line supply of class A drugs” and “cuckooing” – the process whereby criminal gangs target the homes of vulnerable people in order to deal drugs … Read More

Expert Bat Conservation Panel Appointed To Protect Biodiversity

19th January 2018 |

Natural England has appointed a new expert panel to help shape the future of bat conservation in this country.

As Natural England considers an innovative approach to licensing across a range of species, it is looking at how the implementation … Read More

Weather Warning Issued as Storm Elanor Closes In

2nd January 2018 |

Storm Eleanor is expected to blow extremely strong winds across Brighton & Hove as it the heavy weather batters the south coast later on Tuesday, and will continue overnight and through Wednesday.

The warning has been adjusted to bring the … Read More

12 Year Conviction Following Fatal East Sussex Stabbing & Class A Drug Possesion

2nd January 2018 |

A man has been convicted of manslaughter following a fatal stabbing in St Leonards.

Mohammed Ahmed has been sentenced to 12 years in jail for the attack which occurred in Clyde Road on Thursday 27 July, 2017.

At about 12.41pm … Read More

Worthing Museum & Gallery Loans Iconic Pieces to Scottish National Gallery

8th December 2017 |

Worthing Museum & Art Gallery loans two iconic oil paintings to the Scottish National Gallery as part of their prestigious exhibition True To Life: British Realist Paintings in the 1920’s and 30’s

Over the summer the Scottish National Gallery of … Read More

Want To Be A Drone Pilot?

26th October 2017 |

Have you ever fancied yourself as a professional drone operator? Have you been impressed the kinds of footage that drones are being used to capture and wanted to find out how it’s done? This new and expanding field of drone aviation would … Read More