Police in Sussex to lead the way over new Stalking Protection law

“In Sussex we are already recording the second highest number of stalking reports anywhere in the UK after the Met…” Police in Sussex are leading the way to enforce a new law aimed to helping victims of stalking. New Stalking Protection Orders (SPO’s) come into effect tomorrow (Monday January 20th) as an additional tool for […]

Chopbacks grind out another three points

South Coast Athletico – 3 Bexhill Rovers – 2 This weekend saw the Chopbacks host Bexhill Rovers in what is fast becoming a bit of Derby match given the previous encounters between the two teams. Both teams started with high intensity but it was the Chopbacks who made the early breakthrough in the 16th minute when Connor Easton flicked on for Tyler Smith to round the goalkeeper […]

Dynamic Ports in turnaround win

Uckfield II 14 St Leonards CP 24 (HT 7-5) After a month since the last league game Ports took a sizeable squad to face an Uckfield team that had held its own in the league. The similar nature of the squads was apparent from the off. Uckfield carried strongly and Ports had to defend doggedly. […]

Walkers will better understand the function of the wetlands

Wetlands are enormously important they help provide clean water, flood protection, provide food, capture carbon, promote biodiversity and provide an environment for quiet relaxation. So what exactly are wetlands? They are naturally low lying or water-fed areas of land which help store and filter huge amounts of water. In doing so, they enable wildlife to […]

Scratch Ports push hosts hard

Medway IV – 29 St Leonards CP – 19 (HT 17-7) Ports eased into 2020 with a friendly after a month away from the pitch. The quickly arranged match saw a bare Ports squad of 15 travel to Rochester to face a sizeable Medway squad. The Ports XV had an unfamiliar look to it. Debutant […]

Town centre parking charges set to ‘almost’ double

ESCC plan first increase in a decade Motorists should brace themselves for a doubling of some parking charges if plans by East Sussex County Council to increase the cost of on-street parking for the first time in more than a decade are approved by a senior councillor later this month. Councillor Claire Dowling, lead member […]

‘Gorgeous’ George steps up to the mark

Finding his confidence… Last week  ‘Gorgeous’ George French stepped up a a few notches just six weeks after going for trials for the Queensbury boxing league writes Carl Denne of Hastings Kickboxing Academy (HKA)!  They could see he had talent and offered us a tough match against an very experienced boxer Ami Raham. In true […]