Man who carried out a robbery at private house in Peasmarsh jailed for eight years
A man who broke into a house in Peasmarsh, near Rye, during the morning of Friday, 29 January, while a teenage boy was at home alone has been sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to robbery.
Police are appealing for witnesses following three burglaries in Rye between midday and 4pm on Thursday 12 May. Two of the offences were in Udimore Road and the other was in Cooper Road.
In the days before world wide travel when a day trip to France was a special event, a trip to London was a landmark for all those visited the city for the first time.
These were the days when television only came in Black & White and there were no such things as mobile phones, computers or the internet. Going ‘on line’ meant travelling by railway. Popular purchases in those days were, transistor radios, Continue reading London Zoo & Piccadilly 1963
Police offering £500 reward for information following Lancing bookmakers robbery
Police are offering a £500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect who robbed William Hill bookmakers in North Road, Lancing, on Thursday (5 May).
A man went into the premises at around 11am, jumped over the counter and punched the staff member before demanding money. He made off with £400 from the till. No weapons were seen.
The suspect made off north along North Road and then along Culver Road. Police have released this CCTV photo of him. He is white, aged in his 30s, between 5′ 11″ and 6′ and was wearing a grey jacket with the hood up.
Detective Sergeant Simon Dunn said: “This was a frightening ordeal for the staff member. We want to hear from anyone who saw this robbery or has any information. We are offering £500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible.”
Contact police by emailing [email protected] or ring 101 quoting serial 411 of 05/05 or
alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org)
It could have been the Tower Ballroom at Blackpool but no – it was the function room at the Tower Theatre Shorncliff that echoed to the dance music of the Thirties, Forties and Fifties on Sunday 15 July 2012
This evening was the start of something new and going by the numbers attending and the quality of the evenings entertainment, it heralds the start of something big. Continue reading Dancing at the Tower