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Disabled could be 'hardest hit' by Southern Rail changes - full report

Fresh talks are underway between Southern Rail and union leaders to try to resolve the ongoing dispute over the role of the guard.

The two sides have been meeting at the conciliation service ACAS. This week's 5-day strike has been called off but that hasn't stopped further cancellations today - although things should improve by tomorrow.

But campaigners claim the real victims of any changes will be wheelchair users who could be forced to book their travel 24-hours in advance.

Andy Dickenson investigates and speaks to rail users Esther Fox and Sam Taylor.

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Suspected WW2 mine uncovered in Seaford

10 year-old Lillie Ward discovered the mine while at the beach Credit: Eva Balaziaova

A possible WW2 mine has been uncovered just above low tide level at splash point in Seaford.

Police have attended and secured the area. Because the object is under the water level most of the time it is necessary to wait for low tide to be able to make a full assessment of the object to determine if the item is indeed a suspected WW2 mine.

Police have cordoned off the area while investigations take place Credit: John Boorman

Police say at the moment there is no need for an evacuation of any premises. The cordon will remain in place until know more once the assessment has been completed.

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Hope for sheep death prosecution

A farmer from Sussex has spoken of his anger after one of his lambs was chased off a cliff by an out-of-control dog.

A local photographer captured the moment the lamb was forced to the cliff edge at Seven Sisters country Park in Seaford.

It's the latest in a series of incidents of sheep-worrying in the county.

David Johns has our report; he spoke to farmer Sam Stanisstreet and James Osman from the NFU. Still pictures by Eddie Nolan.

Concerns raised for missing teenager

Dominic Abnett was last seen on Friday morning Credit: Sussex Police

Police are concerned for the welfare of teenager Dominic Abnett who has gone missing from his home in Seaford.

The 17-year-old was last seen at 11am on Friday. He is known to frequent the Brighton area.

Dominic is described as white, 5' 8", is slim and has straight ginger hair, and blue eyes. It was not known what clothing he was wearing.

"Although Dominic has gone missing before, we are concerned for his welfare. If anyone sees Dominic or knows where he is please contact police."

– Sergeant Lynda Lynch

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Concern grows for missing teenager from Seaford

Dominic Abnett has gone missing from his home in Seaford Credit: Sussex Police

Police are concerned for the welfare of teenager Dominic Abnett who has gone missing from his home in Seaford.

The 17-year-old was last seen at 11am on Friday (24 April). He is known to frequent the Brighton area.

Dominic is described as white, 5' 8", is slim and has straight ginger hair, and blue eyes. It was not known what clothing he was wearing.

Sergeant Lynda Lynch said: "Although Dominic has gone missing before, we are concerned for his welfare. If anyone sees Dominic or knows where he is please contact police."

Call police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 1623 of 24/04.

Threatened with court action at 100 years old

A 100-year-old grandmother is being threatened with legal action over a disputed nursing home bill.

Violet Davies, from Seaford, who's blind and deaf, has been given two weeks to pay nine thousand pounds - or be taken to court.

Her family have described the council officials who issued the threat as "heartless".

But East Sussex County Council say they're not convinced Mrs Davies is unable to pay. John

Violet Davies faces eviction Credit: ITV News Meridian

Police remind youngsters of the dangers of free running

Sussex Police have released this image of a boy they believe may have been involved in the damage of a roof and a car in Seaford after a group of youngsters went free running.

They have received a number of reports and want to warn them of the dangers of climbing on roofs in the town centre.

The boy pictured is thought to have been involved in damaging the roof of St Leonard's Church Hall roof and a nearby car.

Sussex Police believe this boy may have been involved in damaging a roof and a car Credit: Sussex Police

PCSO Daniel Turk said, "We have had several complaints about youngsters climbing onto buildings in and around Broad Street and it has been suggested that they are taking part in 'free running', which can include jumping from one building to another.

"Not only is this dangerous, but it can cause damage to the buildings. We are concerned that somebody might fall and seriously hurt themselves or dislodge more tiles and masonry and injure somebody on the ground.

"We are keen to hear from anybody who knows the identity of those responsible so we can put a stop to it before somebody does get hurt or more damage is caused."

Anyone with information should contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial number 1172 of 04/07.

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