December 23rd, 2022

Three community heroes recognised for their contribution to Worthing

Three local heroes who go above and beyond to make Worthing a better place have been honoured as part of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee.

Claire Cook, Jeffrey Garrard and Khristina McCormack have each been recognised for their contribution to the area, after voluntarily giving their time to have a positive impact on those less fortunate in the community.

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December 22nd, 2022

Council tax minimum charge scrapped in Worthing

The most financially vulnerable in Worthing will no longer have to pay any council tax.

Anyone on a low income is entitled to claim council tax support to reduce the amount they must pay in council tax each year, and some residents can have the charge completely removed.

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December 21st, 2022

Drink and drug drivers arrested in Sussex Police crackdown

Dozens of drivers have been arrested on suspicion of drink or drug-driving as part of Sussex Police’s annual crackdown.
Officers from across the county have been working as part of Op Limit, a nationwide campaign to catch offenders on our roads.

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December 21st, 2022

A Worthing man who stole almost £140,000 from his disabled sister has been found guilty at court.

Graeme Brooker, 54, of Vale Avenue in Worthing, had power of attorney over his sister, Cheryl, who had been left physically and mentally impaired following a series of strokes.

The court heard Brooker made direct transfers from his sister’s bank account to his own of up to £20,000 at a time, as well as monthly transfers of £1,050 disguised as payments such as ‘cleaner’, ‘gardener’ and ‘laundry/shopping’.

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