People can now have their say on plans for a wind farm off the coast of Sussex.
E.ON want to build between 100 and 175 turbines off Newhaven. The Secretary of State will also examine the proposal for the Rampion project.
The application for the off shore wind farm, with a generating capacity of up to 700MW, was submitted on March 1st and accepted for examination three weeks later.
Kent and Sussex are both to get new university technical colleges. They're the new generation of vocational training centres where students, aged between 14 and 19, will learn traditional subjects plus skills like construction and engineering.
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.
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."
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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.