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Police launch summer burglary crime prevention and awareness campaign

Sussex Police has launched its summer burglary crime prevention and awareness campaign Operation Magpie.

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Sussex Police and Gatwick Airport are launching Operation Disrupt

Police and Gatwick outline measures to tackle disruptive passengers this summer

Holidaymakers are being reminded to drink responsibly at Gatwick Airport as an annual campaign to tackle disruptive passengers is launched.

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Five handguns and three hand grenades have been seized following a NCA operation at Rosier Business Park in Billingshurst. Picture: NCA

UPDATE: Guns and grenades seized after NCA operation at business park

Five handguns and three hand grenades have been seized following a National Crime Agency (NCA) operation at a business park in Billingshurst.

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Chief Constable of Sussex Police Giles York supports International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). Picture: Sussex Police

VIDEO: Sussex Police officers and staff come out for LGBT colleagues

Officers and staff from across Sussex Police have produced this video in support of International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT).

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COUNTY NEWS: Lorry crashes into Sussex pub

A lorry has crashed into a pub in Sussex, police have confirmed.

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MP Nick Herbert. Picture: Derek Martin

MP calls for reversal of rail timetable changes in Hassocks

MP Nick Herbert is calling for rail timetable changes in Hassocks to be reversed.

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Marie Stenning with her late husband Gordon

Widow’s dismay over Hassocks bank closure

A widow whose late husband was manager of Lloyds Bank in Hassocks said she was ‘quite put out’ when she heard the branch was to close.

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Jonny Lea, 44, was almost a victim of the crime. Picture: Steve Robards

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Act now in improving your security’ warns kitchen fitter

A Sussex kitchen fitter who almost had his tools stolen from his van is warning other tradesmen to ‘act now in improving their security’.

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The Burgess Hill Bike Ride takes place on Sunday, June 3

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex bike ride to raise funds for ‘state of the art centre’

A bike ride in Sussex is to raise funds for a ‘state of the art centre’ where disabled young people can enjoy sports, drama and an ‘immersive 4D experience’ which will ‘whisk them virtually around the world’.

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The drink-drivers have appeared in court

Drink-drivers in Crawley and Horsham convicted

A number of drink-drivers in Crawley and Horsham have been convicted.

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Keymer level crossing in Junction Road, Burgess Hill. Picture: Google Streetview

Police called to level crossing after concerns for woman’s welfare

Police were called to the Keymer level crossing in Burgess Hill earlier today after concerns for a woman’s welfare.

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Slow traffic has been reported following the accident

TRAVEL: A281 in Horsham closed both ways due to overturned vehicle

The A281 in Horsham has been closed both ways due to an overturned vehicle, police have said.

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The 94-year-old man fell victim to a distraction burglary on March 8

Community replaces £200 cash stolen from elderly man

The community has replaced £200 cash which was stolen from an elderly man during a distraction burglary in Burgess Hill.

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Sussex PCC Katy Bourne at the meeting on Wednesday night

COUNTY NEWS: Future looks bright for police in Sussex

The future looks bright for police in Sussex, according to Sussex Police Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne.

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The broken down bus is causing delays for motorists. Picture: Mid Sussex Police

TRAVEL: Delays on A273 in Hassocks due to broken down bus

A broken down bus on the A273 in Hassocks is causing delays for motorists.

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Balcombe Place

Rediscover Balcombe Place at big launch party

The historic Balcombe Place is being renovated back to its former glory.

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COUNTY NEWS: Van break-ins 'rife' in Sussex warns resident

A resident said van break-ins are ‘rife’ in Sussex and are ‘destroying people’s lives’.

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Bill Lucas, the oldest living Olympian, has died at the age of 101. Picture: Derek Martin

Oldest living Olympian Bill Lucas dies aged 101

Oldest living Olympian Bill Lucas has died at the age of 101.

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VIDEO SLIDESHOW: ‘Mega weekend at Wakehurst’ attracts thousands

A ‘mega weekend at Wakehurst’ over the bank holiday attracted thousands of visitors.

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Dame Vera Lynn's daughter Virginia Lewis-Jones with family and friends

COUNTY NEWS: Village honours Dame Vera Lynn on 101st birthday

Forces’ sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn celebrated turning 101 years old surrounded by her family and close friends.

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