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HM Courts Service: Results list for February 12 to 19, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from February 12 to 19, 2018.

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Flat used as ‘drugs hub’ is shut for three months

A Worthing flat found to be at the centre of the dealing of Class A drugs has been shut for three months after work led by Adur & Worthing Councils, in partnership with Sussex Police and Worthing Homes.

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Herington Road in Arundel. Picture: Google Maps/Google Streetview

Man stabbed in targeted attack in Arundel last night

Two men have been arrested after a man was stabbed in Arundel last night.

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Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Sussex schools warned after fraudsters steal up to £10,000 in email scam

Schools in Sussex have been warned of an increase in fraud reports where a criminal has pretended to be a head teacher.

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VIDEO: Man ‘in serious condition’ after Durrington stabbing

A man was taken to hospital in a serious condition after a stabbing in Durrington last night (February 20), according to police.

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Chief Inspector Miles Ockwell (right) and Inspector Allan Lowe

Police chief inspector quizzed by Adur and Worthing councillors

Police are committed to patrolling the streets and tackling anti-social behaviour – but have to focus their resources on fighting the biggest threats to our communities, councillors were told on Thursday.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for February 5 to 9, 2018

HM Courts Service: Results list for February 5 to 9, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from February 5 to 9, 2018.

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Lintot Square, Southwater. Pic Steve Robards SR1722766 SUS-170916-085100001

COUNTY NEWS: Village square evacuated due to ‘explosive device’

Police have cordoned off a village square to deal with a suspected explosive device.

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Trader prosecuted for selling fake Rolex watches

Trader prosecuted for selling fake Rolex watches

A trader, who made more than £659,000 selling fake Rolex watches in West Sussex, has been prosecuted by West Sussex Trading Standards.

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Illegal packets of cigarettes and tobacco found at a Worthing shop

Discover the dangers of fake tobacco in Worthing

The dangers of illicit tobacco will be highlighted by West Sussex Trading Standards officers, accompanied by sniffer dogs and a handler, at an event in Worthing.

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Councillors Val Turner and Dave Simmons, of the Adur & Worthing Safer Communities Partnership, have raised concerns about proposed cuts to its funding.

Cuts to community safety partnership funding for Adur and Worthing

Cuts to funding for community safety partnership (CSP) work across Adur and Worthing have been described as ‘unwelcome’ by councillors.

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Cake-buying campaigner who spent 10 hours on oil rig lorry sentenced

An anti-fracking campaigner who climbed on an oil rig lorry when he went to buy a cake from a service station in Sussex has been landed with a criminal record.

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VIDEO: Valentine's Day fundraising success follows theft

Delicious cakes are on sale and sweet prizes are on offer in a Valentine's Day raffle at The Three Fishes in Worthing.
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Sussex Police issue Valentines Day appeal for Dean Mazirel from Worthing

Police issue Valentine’s Day appeal for wanted Worthing man

Sussex Police has issued a Valentine’s Day appeal to help ‘secure a date’ with a wanted Worthing man.

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Dr Peter Whittick, who climbed on an oil rig lorry, is due to appear at court tomorrow (February 14). Picture: Keep Billingshurst Frack Free

Sussex activist who climbed on oil rig lorry to appear at court

A Sussex activist who climbed on an oil rig lorry as an ‘act of conscientious’ could face a prison sentence, according to a campaign group.

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The window at the cafe was broken last Saturday

Lancing cafe owner ‘disheartened’ after vandals break window

The owner of a Lancing cafe whose window was broken last Saturday has said that anti-social behaviour in the village is having a negative impact on businesses.

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Steyning man suspected of arranging to meet girl in Lancing

Steyning man suspected of arranging to meet girl in Lancing

A Steyning man has been arrested on suspicion of arranging to meet a girl under the age of 16 in Lancing after online grooming, police have said.

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Appeal after aggravated burglary in Worthing

Police are appealing for witnesses following an ‘alarming and distressing’ aggravated burglary in Worthing.

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Ex-undercover policeman Neil Woods spoke about Worthing drug crime. Picture: Steve Robards

Undercover policeman speaks out over Worthing drug crime

A former undercover officer who spent time busting organised crime groups in Worthing and Adur has said he thinks his actions did more harm than good.

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