Suspended jail sentence for ‘naive or stupid’ dodgy cigarettes crook

A CRIMINAL has narrowly escaped jail after being caught with 85,000 illegal cigarettes in the back of his van. Shirwan Jabar was stopped by police unloading boxes from the van outside a shop in London Road, St Leonards, following a report of a vehicle being driven erratically on September 4th last year. East Sussex Trading... Continue Reading →


What happens when the money runs out?

The 'blunt truth' according to one East Sussex County Councillor (ESCC) is that the authority simply doesn't have enough money to do the things it used to do. Speaking at a meeting of the full council yesterday Councillor John Barnes warned his colleagues that the level of cost savings they have been forced to make... Continue Reading →

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