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How did Horsham father Anthony Williams come to be murdered?

Anthony Williams' violent murder left Horsham shocked and horrified. But why did it happen?
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Councillor Tricia Youtan praised the police investigation. Picture: Horsham District Council

Murder ‘shocked and horrified’ Horsham residents

Residents shocked by the violent murder of Anthony Williams in Horsham can now be reassured the town is safe, a district councillor has said.

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Anthony Williams (pictured) was killed in September last year. Pictures: Sussex Police

Drug dealers get 39 years for violent killing of ‘much-loved’ Horsham father

Two drug dealers have been jailed today for the ‘merciless’ killing of Horsham father Anthony Williams.

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Man tries to rob East Grinstead woman at her home.

Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted robbery by a bogus caller in Holtye Avenue, East Grinstead, at 12.10pm on Friday.

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The airline received a hefty fine

Norwegian fined £10k for bringing ‘emotional support’ pets into Gatwick illegally

An airline has been fined nearly £10,000 for bringing ‘emotional support’ pets into Gatwick Airport illegally.

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Watch out for these fake texts offering refunds. Picture: City of London Police

Watch out for fake Argos texts scam

Watch out for these fake Argos texts offering refunds

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How will you be spending the sunny week?

Hot weather here to stay for another week in Sussex

Sussex is set for a week of sun, with temperatures rising to up to 26 degrees.

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Rail passengers are facing delays

Beware of major rail closures today – you may not be able to travel

‘Major engineering work’ taking place today is set to cause significant disruption in Sussex.

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Dr Peter Whittick was convicted following the protest

Fracking protestor who climbed machinery for hours ‘very disappointed’ in appeal dismissal

A protestor who was convicted after climbing on a huge fracking rig for hours has said he is ‘very disappointed’ that his human rights appeal failed in court.

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Gary Dobbie, a former teacher at Christ's Hospital School. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Complex investigation brings former teachers to justice

A top detective has spoken of the two-year investigation into two former teachers, and how they were finally brought to justice.

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James Andrew Husband, a former teacher at Christ's Hospital School. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Convicted former teachers were ‘predatory’ and abused trust, charity says

Two former Christ’s Hospital school teachers who have been convicted of historic sex offences were ‘predatory’, the NSPCC has said.

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Dr Whittick on top of the rig

Protester did not have human right to climb fracking rig, judge decides

A man who climbed a huge piece of fracking machinery and refused to come down for ten hours has had his appeal rejected in court.

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Dr Peter Whittick was convicted following the protest

Protester who climbed fracking rig says he had human right to do it

A man who climbed a huge piece of fracking machinery and refused to come down for ten hours is challenging his sentence on human rights grounds.

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The hearing took place at Sussex Police HQ in Lewes

Detective who failed to report abuse would have been sacked

A detective who failed to properly investigate allegations of child abuse would have been sacked if she had not quit, a misconduct panel has ruled.

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The incident happened at HMP Lewes in 2016

Lewes Prison wing in ‘chaos’ during violent mutiny, court hears

Five prisoners smashed ‘anything and everything’ during a six-hour rebellion that left an entire prison wing unusable, prosecutors say.

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Police investigating reports of attempted child abduction

Police investigating reports of attempted child abduction

Officers are investigating reports that someone tried to abduct a child in East Grinsted on Monday.

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PCC Katy Bourne (left) with Victims' Commissioner Baroness Helen Newlove. Pictures: Sussex PCC

Victims’ advocate visits Sussex to hear how police are tackling stalking and fraud

Progress in cracking down on stalking was among the topics on the agenda when the Victims’ Commissioner visited Sussex on Thursday.

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The month-long operation was launched by Surrey and Sussex Police last week. Picture: Sussex Police

Police arrest 42 as drink and drug-driving campaign kicks off

Police have arrested 42 people in the first week of a summer crackdown on drink and drug-drivers in Sussex.

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VIDEO: 60 vehicles stopped in high-tech police crackdown

More than 60 vehicles were stopped by police in Sussex last week as officers conducted a high-tech crackdown on road crime.
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