A badger had a lucky escape from the bottom of a disused swimming pool this weekend. The stranded animal didn't put up much of a fight when volunteers at East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service removed him from a wet corner of the pool.
More top news
Thursday morning's weather for the east of the region
Thursday morning's weather for the west of the region
Robert Weighton and Alfred Smith only became pen pals two years ago - and today Britain's oldest men both celebrated their 109th birthdays.