Monthly Archives: March 2015

Canine sleuths bring in £25k illegal cigs haul

Sniffer dog Phoebe with illegal tobacco seized during raids in EastbourneSPECIALLY-trained search dogs helped Trading Standards officers sniff out almost £25,000 worth of illegal tobacco in a series of raids in Eastbourne.

East Sussex Trading Standards enlisted the help of specialist detection dogs Phoebe and Scamp to seek out counterfeit brands and illicit foreign tobacco and cigarettes during its operation on Saturday, March 28 2015. Continue reading

Award bid for mum turned teacher

Chrissie Price - nominated for a learndirect award after completing courses at Eastbourne LibraryA MOTHER-OF-THREE is in the running for a national award after following her dream of becoming a teacher – with the help of courses at her local library.

Hailsham-based Chrissie Price, originally from Eastbourne, is a regional finalist in the learndirect Inspiration Awards, organised by the online learning provider to recognise people who go the extra mile to develop their skills. Continue reading