Issued by South East Water
South East Water work on a water mains replacement scheme has been stopped by East Sussex County Council after concerns were raised about traffic management and road safety.
The company began a nine month project last Monday to replace a pipe in Diplocks Way, Hailsham, which has burst 13 times in two years – twice since 1 October. Continue reading
A FORMER cocaine addict with a £400-a-day habit who conned pensioners in a roofing scam has been ordered to pay back a large chunk of his ill-gotten gains.
William Jones was jailed for 16 months in December following a prosecution by East Sussex County Council after he tricked elderly residents into handing over cash for unnecessary, overpriced and sub-standard roofing work. Continue reading
SNIFFER dogs helped to catch a shopkeeper from Eastbourne found with illegal cigarettes.
Salar Abdolla was caught out after Trading Standards officers, accompanied by specialist tobacco dogs, inspected his shop, Zagros Fresh Food Market, in Seaside Road. Continue reading
YOUNGSTERS in Hastings are enjoying a safer journey to school after the installation of a new pedestrian crossing.
East Sussex Highways has installed the puffin crossing in The Ridge, improved footpaths and created a new, safer access to Sandown Primary School. Continue reading