Dog owners in Hastings and St Leonards are being given the opportunity to have their dogs micro-chipped for free.
The events, by Hastings Police, Hastings Council, Amicus Horizon and the Dogs Trust, will be held across the towns in the next few months.
It comes as the law changes from the 6th April 2016, meaning all dogs must be micro-chipped.
Owners can turn up with their dogs at the following places to get their dogs a free micro-chip:
Monday 16th June at Downs Farm Community Centre, Brightling Avenue, 11am-3pm
Friday 18th July at Hastings Town Centre, Harold Place, 11am-3pm
Monday 11th August at the Scout Hut, Oxford Road, 11am-3pm
Saturday 16th August at Hastings Town and County Show, Alexandra Park, 10am-5pm
Police are appealing for witnesses to a fight between two men in CambridgeGardens, Hastings, at 2pm on Thursday.
Both men are described as Asian, one wearing a camouflage jacket and the other wearing a grey hooded top.
A 27-year-old man from Hastings was arrested on suspicion of affray and released with no further action.
A 34-year-old man from Hastings was arrested on suspicion of affray. He was questioned and bailed until Wednesday 2 July.
We would be grateful to receive any information which may shed light on this incident and help this investigation."
Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses after a major fire in Hastings last night. A 66-year old woman living in Marine Parade jumped from a second floor window and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with critical injuries to her legs and body.
Several residents from adjacent properties, including a building in George Street, were safely evacuated and given assistance by the local authority. The fire is currently being treated as unexplained.
Detective Sergeant Suzy Joseph said: 'We would like to speak to any witnesses, and in particular to three people, believed to be men, who held out a bedsheet or duvet to the woman had thrown down, to try to break her fall. They left the scene without giving us their details.'
A woman in her 60s has been taken to hospital with spinal injuries after she jumped from a burning building in Hastings. More than 40 fire fighters were called to tackle the blaze at Marine Parade which broke out just after midnight.
A number of people have been left homeless after the fire spread in a row of terraced houses. Hastings Borough Commander Nigel Cusack, from East Sussex Fire and Rescue, said: 'It is obviously a distressing time for those whose homes and properties have been affected by this fire.
'Firefighters worked incredibly hard to limit the damage it caused and stop it spreading even further through neighbouring buildings. Building experts are now making the area safe so that a fire investigation can begin.'
More photos are emerging from a major fire in Hastings last night. This photo was taken by Inspector Lee Lyons of Sussex Police. The blaze broke out just after midnight in Marine Parade. One person has been taken to hospital. The cause of the fire is not yet known.
Here are some of the first photos taken from a major fire in Hastings last night. They were taken by Nigel Hammond from the South East Coast Ambulance Service. Around 40 fire fighters tackled the blaze in Marine Parade. One person has been taken to hospital. The cause of the fire is not yet known.
One person has been taken to hospital after a major fire in the Old Town area of Hastings last night. At it height, 40 fire fighters tackled the blaze at property on Marine Parade which broke out just after midnight. The fire badly damaged the roof, the first and second floors of the building.
The building - which is in a row of seven terraced properties including homes and shops - is unsafe and a structural survey is being arranged. Crews remain at the scene. Traffic disruption is expected.
There was a major fire last night in the Old Town area of Hastings in East Sussex. The cause of the blaze is not yet known, but many residents were evacuated as fire crews fought the blaze. More details to follow.
Victory for Labour in the Hastings local council elections; runner-up place to the Conservatives but not such a good result for any of the other parties.
David Johns has our round-up, talking to Cllr Jeremy Birch (Lab), leader of the council; Cllr Robert Cooke (Cons); and Ralph Steven Atkinson from UKIP
In Hastings, half of the seats were up for election. At the end, Labour not only held onto control of the council but gained a seat as well, while the Conservatives lost one. UKIP, which showed a strong second place in many of the wards, nonetheless lost its only seat on the council.