The trust that runs hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne has been placed in special measures.
The Chief Inspector of Hospitals found problems with services, run by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, including accident and emergency and maternity.
Managers say improvements are being made.
ITV Meridian spoke to Professor Edward Baker from the Care Quality Commission, and Medical Director, Dr David Hughes.
The new road between Bexhill and Hastings opened at the weekend, to those who were prepared to get their running shoes on.
The road builders gave the route over to the 10k run between the two towns, for one day only.
Kevin Harrison reports.
Police are concerned for a teenager, who has been missing from Hastings for two days.
Elliott Hedger, who's 13, hasn't been seen since Tuesday 1st September.
The 13-year-old was last seen at 10am saying he was gong into town to meet his friends.
We are concerned for the welfare of Elliott due to his age. He has links to Eastbourne and Ashford in Kent and may have travelled there.
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The latest arrival at the Blue Reef Aquarium in Hastings is settling in at the attraction's jungle room.
The goliath bird eating spider grows up to thirty centimetres long, making it the world's biggest tarantula.
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Police are growing concerned for a missing teenager from Hastings.
Abigail Beach, 15, went missing from the town on Saturday at around 4.30pm.
She is white, about 5' 3" and of slight build. She has blonde shoulder length hair and brown eyes.
"We believe Abigail travelled to south east London and could be in the Elephant and Castle or Thorton Heath area. We are urging anyone who has seen her to make contact with us as we are concerned for her welfare because of her age. Anyone with information should email firstname.lastname@example.org serial 1151 of 08/08 or call 101."
Part of the famous Mongol Rally comes to Hastings on Sunday.
The rally, specifically for older cars, sets out from the Goodwood Motor Circuit near Chichester heading to Ulan-Ude in Siberia, via Ulan Bator in Mongolia.
Brothers Mikey and Pete Sellens, from Hastings, are making the journey in a 1972 ‘mini moke’.
The charity reconstructing Hastings pier are meeting today to discuss the importance of the structure to local heritage.
The rebuilding of the pier is well under way after it was destroyed by fire in 2010.
It is due to be completed next year.
When it comes to bashing the bracken - what you need are some hardy horses. And so visitors to a country park on the south coast, will see Exmoor ponies, some Ardennes horses, and wild cattle - all doing their bit for nature conservation.
As David Johns found out, it's all the idea of Hastings Council. Good for tourism, it told us and good for the environment too.
He spoke to horse owner Frankie Woodgate, Murray Davidson from Hastings Borough Council, and Anna Bogg from the Sussex Pony Grazing & Conservation Trust.