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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man sentenced to life for chopping off victim’s thumbs

A man from Sussex has been sentenced today (Friday, December 2) to life imprisonment after chopping off the thumbs of his victim.

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Sussex County FA urges abuse victims to come forward

Sussex County FA urges abuse victims to come forward

Following nationwide investigations into sexual abuse in football, Sussex County Football Association is urging victims of abuse to come forward.

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Paul Price at an earlier court appearance. Picture by Darren Cool Images SUS-160501-160941001

Katie Price’s stepfather ‘relieved’ after not guilty rape verdict

Paul Price has spoken of his relief at being cleared of what he called ‘despicable allegations’ of rape.

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Paul Price pictured at an earlier court appearance in Worthing. Picture by Darren Cool Images SUS-160501-160930001

Katie Price’s stepfather Paul Price cleared of rape

Paul Price, the stepfather of glamour model Katie Price, has been found not guilty of raping a woman in Worthing.

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The investigation was also looking into money laundering offences

COUNTY NEWS: Two charged with drugs offences following ‘dark web’ investigation

Two men Sussex men have been charged with conspiracy to supply drugs over the internet following an investigation on the ‘dark web’.

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The Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving has started today (December 1), and runs until January 1. Picture: Sussex Police

Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving starts

Sussex Police has made a significant investment in its ongoing campaign to tackle drink and drug-driving this Christmas.

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COUNTY NEWS: Father and son guilty of scamming vulnerable residents

Father and son ‘rogue traders’ have been found guilty of scamming elderly West Sussex residents.

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Stephen Board pleaded not guilty to all charges when he appeared at Worthing Magistrates' Court this afternoon. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Former nurse denies sex offences

A former nurse accused of sex offences while he worked at Worthing and St Richards hospitals has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for November 7 to 11, 2016

HM Courts Service: Results list for November 7 to 11, 2016

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing and South East Hampshire Magistrates’ Court sitting at Portsmouth from November 7 to 11, 2016.

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Sussex Police ask people to be vigilant about terrorism

Police forces across the country are supporting the national Counter Terrorism Awareness Week taking place from today (Monday November 28) to Sunday (December 4).

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Sussex Police report cold caller blocking scam

Sussex Police are warning residents to be cautious of cold callers offering relief from nuisance phone calls after a spate of recent reports.

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Neighbourhood Watch calls for Sussex scam volunteers

Neighbourhood Watch teams in Sussex are calling for volunteers to join the Friends Against Scams scheme, saying the crime has ‘reached epidemic proportions’.

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Police warn shoppers to watch out for Christmas crooks

Sussex Police are warning to residents to keep a close watch when out shopping and celebrating during the Christmas season.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for October 31 to November 4, 2016

HM Courts Service: Results list for October 31 to November 4, 2016

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing and South East Hampshire Magistrates’ Court sitting at Portsmouth from October 31 to November 4, 2016.

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Aerial view of Cissbury Ring, courtesy of Historic England. Provided by Sussex Police.

Police investigate damage to historic West Sussex hill-fort

Officers are investigating damage to an ancient hill-fort on the South Downs near Worthing, police have confirmed.

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Experts warn of Black Friday fraudsters. Photo: Shutterstock

Experts warn of Black Friday fraudsters

Researchers at Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) have issued a fresh warning for shoppers not to be rushed into bagging a bargain this Black Friday as 15 million online shoppers could be putting themselves at risk of financial fraud.

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The farm has been targeted several times this month

COUNTY NEWS: Helicopter and dog in police pursuit

A helicopter and a police dog were deployed as officers pursued a stolen car across the county early this morning.

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A man has been charged

COUNTY NEWS: Two jailed for rare earth metals scam

A West Sussex man was one of two men jailed this week for ‘effectively creating a franchise’ for boiler room scam operations, according to police.

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Bamford must serve a minimum of 16 years in prison. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Man jailed for ‘merciless’ killing of Government adviser

The man convicted of killing a Government advisor in ‘merciless carnage’ at his cottage in Sussex will serve a minimum of 16 years in prison.

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Ben Bamford, 18, must serve a minimum of 16 years in prison for the killing of Paul Jefferies

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex teenager jailed for murder

A Sussex teenager must serve a minimum of 16 years in prison for the murder of Treasury adviser Paul Jefferies, a court heard today (Wednesday)

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