Are the police best choice for youth work cash asks councillor?

Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Katy Bourne has secured £890,616 from the government’s Early Intervention Youth Fund to work with young people and attempt to steer them away from a life of crime. The money is also intended to help create what are described as 'positive youth projects' in local communities. However Councillor Godfrey... Continue Reading →


Is Sussex Police really serving Sussex?

Godfrey Daniel was unsuccessful when he stood for election as Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Sussex, today he says he's sad to see the county's police service struggling to keep people safe. Mr Daniel was speaking to Hastings In Focus in the wake of the revealing BBC1 documentary Inside Out broadcast last night that highlighted... Continue Reading →

Unwilling or unable? Why can no one say when (or if) Hastings custody unit will be open again?

"No significant concerns" have been raised with Sussex Police over the ongoing closure of the custody unit at Hastings Police station. A spokesman for the force told Hastings In Focus yesterday: "Partner agencies including solicitors have been kept updated with the progress and have raised no significant concerns." It's now almost eight months since the custody... Continue Reading →

Blog at

Up ↑