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Eastbourne Weekly Update

Alert message sent 16/02/2018 10:08:00

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Friday 9 February to Friday 16 February

News and appeals

This week we have a message from the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service:

Final weeks for East Sussex Fire Authority survey

East Sussex Fire Authority is urging the public to take part in its survey on attendance standards before it closes on 5 March 2018.

Attendance standards are one way in which the Authority monitors and measure the performance of East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

They help the public understand how long it could take us to respond emergencies.

At the moment performance is measured against one standard across the whole of our area.

In reality, you may get a different response time in different areas for a whole range of reasons.

Our aim is to develop a new standard that is simple, meaningful, easy to understand, and representative of a typical attendance time wherever that may be within East Sussex and Brighton and Hove.

This doesn't change the way the Service will respond to incidents - if you have an emergency, we will still send out firefighters as quickly as we can.

The survey is open from 8 January 2018 to 5 March 2018. If you would like to take part in our survey you can do so online at

Take the Survey

You can also request a paper copy by calling 0303 999 1000 or emailing

Sussex Police and East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service work closely together and provide support to each other whenever possible and this is an excellent opportunity to do so.

Crime summary

A garage was broken into overnight on Tuesday (13 February) on St Johns Road in Eastbourne. A car was in the garage and this was also broken into was a dash cam being taken (ref: 0249 14/02).

On Wednesday (14 February), a rogue trader gained access to a house on Framfield Way in Eastbourne and took jewellery (ref: 0523 14/02).

Some items were taken from a porch on Pensford Drive in Eastbourne. This occurred over night on Wednesday (15 February) and the items taken include 4 pairs of shoes (ref: 0611 15/02).

Between Friday (9 February) and Friday (16 February), a garage was burgled on St Johns Road in Eastbourne. A guitar amplifier and PA has been taken (ref: 0120 16/02).


Help us keep Sussex safe

If you saw or heard anything, or have any information about any incident in this message please contact us online, email us at or call 101, quoting the reference number provided.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at

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