An elderly woman driver has suffered potentially serious injuries after her car collided with an ambulance in Lancing. The ambulance was on blue lights transporting a patient to hospital when the crash happened at the junction of Western Road with the A259 Brighton Road. The crew and patient were unhurt.
Police are currently at the scene and have closed Western Road southbound and the eastbound carriageway of Brighton Road from Seamill Park Avenue, Lancing. Motorists are advised to avoid the area for the time being.
Thousands of people observed a minute's silence today just after 1.20pm, exactly a week after a Hawker Hunter jet performing at the Shoreham Airshow crashed on the A27 in Sussex - causing the deaths of 11 people.
Local residents joined the families and friends of the victims, along with members of the emergency services, on the wooden bridge which has become a shrine of floral tributes to those who died. Richard Slee reports.
Other tributes have taken place today to remember all the victims of the air crash, including a balloon release by the friends of personal trainer Matt Jones at Littlehampton.
There was also a minute's silence at Shoreham FC ahead of a match, in memory of Worthing United FC players Matthew Grimstone and Jacob Schilt and the other people who lost their lives.
People have gathered in Lancing in Sussex to observe a minute's silence in memory of those killed in the Shoreham air crash.
Police and social services are concerned for the welfare of a 15-year old girl who has not been seen since she left her address in Lancing on Tuesday (21 April).
Jayleigh White is described as white, 5'1" and of medium build with very long blonde hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black blazer, black leggings, and orange/white/black trainers, and was carrying a beige bag containing a green parka jacket.
She is currently believed to be in the Brighton area.
Anyone who sees Jayleigh or knows where she may be is asked contact police via email@example.com or call 101, quoting 1729 of 21/4.
The RSPCA is appealing for information after two rabbits were dumped at a popular dog-walking spot in Lancing, West Sussex.
The animal welfare charity says the two rabbits were cruelly abandoned in Mill Road, in torrential weather and freezing cold.
A member of the public saw the rabbits being left in the car park at around 10.15am on the morning of January 12th.
A man and a woman were seen getting out of a silver Mercedes with a box containing the rabbits.
They then released the rabbits from the box and the pair got back in their car and drove away, leaving the animals to fend for themselves.
A man has been found guilty of sexual offences against a child in Brighton during the 1970s.
Bruce Ernest Geoffery Schooley, 62, from Lancing stood trial at Lewes Crown Court charged with five counts of raping a child between 5 and 12-years-old and five counts of indecent assault on a child between 5 and 12-years-old during the 1970s. The victim is known to him and occurred at his then home address in Whitehawk.
He was found guilty of all ten the offences and was sentenced to 21 years in prison. He will be on the sex offenders register for life and has been given a sexual offences prevention order.
British Transport Police (BTP) officers are looking for a man who threatened a ticket collector at Lancing railway station with violence.
The employee asked to see the man’s ticket around 6pm on Monday, 21 July, after which, the man became aggressive.
Detective Chief Inspector Mike Ashcroft said: "Although we can't categorically prove that Mark is dead at this time, we are treating this as seriously as we can.
"His sudden disappearance is completely out of character. He is close to his family but they have not heard from him at all.
"He hasn't used his mobile phone, or carried out any financial transactions, hasn't turned up for pre-arranged appointments and meetings and there has no been no reported sightings of him.
"There were no signs that he was depressed or may wish to harm himself. He seems to have vanished."
Mark is described as white, 5' 9", clean shaven, with a tanned complexion and of stocky build. He has blue eyes and is bald.
Ring police on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting Operation Light or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
Russell Manning appeals for help in finding his brother Mark who has not been seen since April.
The brother of missing Sussex Mark Manning has made a heartfelt plea to him to get in touch.
Russell Manning appeared at police press conference in Worthing today where he read a statement which appealed for information about his missing brother.
Police have launched a murder investigation into the disappearance of Mark who lives in Lancing.
Detectives from the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team are now investigating after Mark, 54, of Brighton Road, was reported missing on April 22.