Every year hundreds of police officers in our region are assaulted while on duty. Some suffer serious injuries, others are left with mental scars.
Now, Sussex Police has launched a new plan to make sure that staff who are victims of violence get the same help as members of the public.
Malcolm Shaw has been speaking to one PC who feared for her life when she was beaten up.
The girlfriend of a Sussex student murdered in Australia fifteen years ago has returned there to try to find his body.
Peter Falconio and Joanne Lees, who lived together in Brighton, were exploring the Outback when Peter was shot dead.
His killer, Bradley John Murdoch, tried to abduct Joanne but she escaped. Peter's body has never been found, as Malcolm Shaw reports.
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We hear a lot these days about the problem of obesity, but it's not just humans who are struggling with their weight.
The same is true of our pets - dogs, cats and even rabbits are piling on the pounds.
Now, an animal expert from Sussex has set himself a challenge - to slim down a loveable but far too cuddly Golden Retriever.
Malcolm Shaw has the story.
Church goers from across the Diocese of Winchester have raised nearly £6,000 to help support refugees in Hampshire.
The Bishop of Winchester made the appeal at Christmas. The money will go to the Red Cross who are working to resettle refugees in Dorset and Hampshire.
Two men have admitted their part in an acid attack which caused the victim life-changing injuries.
Samir Hussain had sulphuric acid thrown in his face outside a cinema at Crawley in Sussex, leaving him needing plastic surgery. He was lucky not to be blinded.
A court in Brighton heard the attack was completely unprovoked, as Malcolm Shaw reports.
A gang of criminals who carried out ram-raids and break-ins across Gravesend and the Medway Towns have been jailed.
The four men were all convicted of conspiracy to burgle following a series of twelve offences last year.
The gang are beginning prison sentences totalling seventeen years.
Some of their offences were caught on CCTV footage, as Malcolm Shaw reports.
The idea's not new, but more and more schools are considering plans to put back the school day.
Instead of the nine o'clock bell, the idea is to give students an extra hour in bed which will hopefully make them more productive in lessons when they do arrive in the classroom.
Children - teenagers specifically - apparently have different body clocks which is why one school in Hove has plans for a later start, and a later finish, as Malcolm Shaw reports.
Ryan Lock, 20, left his job as a chef to fight against IS and died 10 days before he was due to return to Britain.Read the full story ›
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