Two endangered tortoises have been found in the van of a man travelling to the UK from Morocco.
A woman who was revived after a motorbike crash which killed her fiancé, has launched a project to teach others about road safety.
Four men who hid 13 million counterfeit cigarettes in freight loads presented as ice cream, and pizza have been sentenced to 15 years.
The Government today announced that 13 new University Technical Colleges are set to open from September 2014 – backed by more than 140 major employers and universities.
The projects have all been approved to move to pre-opening stage and are spread across England. Each will specialise in demanding technical subjects, including engineering, digital technologies and biomedical science. More than 8,000 young people will study at them.
They include Medway University Technical College in Chatham; CleanTech UTC in Newhaven; Science UTC in Oxfordshire; and South Wiltshire Defence Industries UTC.
A Sussex beach at the centre of a bitter dispute between locals and its French owners could be reopened after an intervention of the High Court today.
Newhaven's West Beach has finally been awarded 'village green' status, but it comes amid threats the town's port could close with the loss of 500 jobs, as Andy Dickenson reports
For six years, the people of Newhaven have not been able to enjoy their sandy beach, but this week the fight to grant the town's west beach "village green" status moved a step closer.
Charlotte Wilkins explains and speaks to Cllr Carla Butler, campaigner Graham Luttman and resident Paul Cutler.
A 32-year-old man from Bulgaria has been arrested and bailed, after Border Force officers seized approximately three and a half tonnes of cannabis at Newhaven.
The drugs have an estimated street value of £10.5million pounds. The haul was discovered on Wednesday 16th January after officers stopped and searched a Spanish registered lorry which had arrived on a ferry from Dieppe. The investigation continues.
– Carole Upshall, Director Border Force South
Border Force officers work round the clock, using the latest technology, sniffer dogs and their own expertise to stay one step ahead of those involved in the illegal drugs trade. Those who engage in illegal drug smuggling should be in no doubt that they will be targeted and brought to justice."
A 34-year-old Polish man has died after his motorbike collided with a car on Davignor Road in Hove.
Officers were called to the junction with Lyon Close at 6:25am to reports of a motorbike hitting a Nissan Serena.
The driver of the Nissan, a 68 year old man from Newhaven was taken to hospital to be treated for shock but later released.
A fire at an industrial unit in Newhaven has been put out.
It's thought firefighters are now investigating the cause of the blaze at the skip yard in North Quay. Around 40 firefighters tackled the fire at its height, which broke out shortly after midnight.
Around 40 firefighters are tackling a blaze at a skip yard in East Sussex. It's not yet known how the fire at North Quay in Newhaven started. It broke out shortly after midnight. There are reports smoke is blowing across North Quay Road at B2109.