Crews tackle fire... at their own station

Fire crews in Haywards Heath didn’t have to go very far on Friday when a fire broke out at their station in Mill Green Road.

The collision has partially blocked the A23

TRAVEL: Four-car collision in Pyecombe partially blocks A23

Police are at the scene of a four-car collision in Pyecombe which has partially blocked the A23.

Isaac Sydenham and his wife Julie

Father-to-be left in ‘pool of blood’ after attack in Burgess Hill

A father-to-be who was attacked and left in a ‘pool of blood’ in Burgess Hill said he ‘thought his life was in danger’.


Cake-buying campaigner who spent 10 hours on oil rig lorry sentenced

An anti-fracking campaigner who climbed on an oil rig lorry when he went to buy a cake from a service station in Sussex has been landed with a criminal record.

Police are investigating the assault

Man smashed over the head with bottle in Burgess Hill

Police are investigating an assualt in Burgess Hill in which a man had a bottle smashed over his head.

Green MEP Keith Taylor

Green MEP supports ‘brave’ Sussex activist ahead of court

Green MEP Keith Taylor is supporting ‘brave’ anti-drilling activist Dr Peter Whittick, who is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Dr Peter Whittick, who climbed on an oil rig lorry, is due to appear at court tomorrow (February 14). Picture: Keep Billingshurst Frack Free

Sussex activist who climbed on oil rig lorry to appear at court

A Sussex activist who climbed on an oil rig lorry as an ‘act of conscientious’ could face a prison sentence, according to a campaign group.

Mr Moore is calling for walkers to be vigilant in the nature reserve

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Bird shot down in Burgess Hill reserve

The leader of Burgess Hill Town Council Pru Moore says she is ‘appalled’ after a bird was shot down in Bedelands Nature Reserve.

Ricky Minott. Picture: Sussex Police

Man jailed for stabbing in Haywards Heath

A man has been jailed for 14 years after stabbing a man repeatedly in the thigh in Haywards Heath, said police.

Haywards Heath Town Council has announced its budget

Charity which supports voluntary groups moves in town

A charity which supports voluntary organisations and community groups in Mid Sussex and Horsham has moved into a new premises.


COUNTY NEWS: Oil and gas firms go into partnership ahead of testing in Sussex

Oil and gas exploration company Cuadrilla has partnered with Angus Energy ahead of testing an oil well in Sussex.


VIDEO: Joy as charity shop reopens in village one year after fire

A village charity shop reopened to the public last Thursday with the help of business tycoon David Gold.

Chairman of the charity councillor Richard Cherry with volunteers

Charity which helps elderly and people in need seeks volunteers

A charity which helps the elderly and people in need in Mid Sussex is desperately calling for volunteers.

The pizza chain plans to open a second store in the town

Papa John’s submits application to remain in town

Papa John’s has submitted an application to remain in Burgess Hill.

There could be a big change to services for Leighton-Linslade patients

COUNTY NEWS: Nurse practitioner faces misconduct hearing over man’s death

A nurse practitioner has been accused of misconduct while working at a surgery in Sussex.

Hurst Community Charity Shop. Picture: Steve Robards

Village’s charity shop to reopen

Hurst Community Charity Shop will reopen in Hurstpierpoint tomorrow.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery

Employee forced into fridge-freezer during armed robbery at golf club

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was tied up, robbed and put in an industrial fridge-freezer at Hassocks Golf Club.


Missing Balcombe man took his own life, inquest hears

A missing Balcombe man who suffered from mental health problems took his own life, an inquest heard.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

UPDATE: Emergency services attend to five casualties in Wisborough Green collision

Five people have been injured in a serious collision involving two vehicles in Wisborough Green.


COUNTY NEWS: Fears for children ahead of oil well testing in Sussex

Residents said the decision from councillors for fracking firm Cuadrilla to return to Sussex to test an oil well came as ‘no shock’.

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