East Sussex News 2018/2019

March 2019

India Gate 1914 – 1918, in memory of our Indian Warriors.
Bangra 4 X 4 in fitting style.
Reunited with the Eastbourne Scottish Pipe Band. Patron since 2007 Thank you Vanessa

February 2019

Getting familiar with the Taser – From the right end!
Up the i360 on a rough weather day. Undaunted for Brighton Divisional Police Awards with Emily
Over the border in Kent. Old Boy returns to The Skinners’ School
St. John’s Ambulance Treatment Ambulance Hove
A Day to remember with the Traffic Police At 120 mph.

January 2019

Out on the farm, the Upper Rother Valley Chris and Tim Siggs with Andrew Firrell
Lewes Crown Court Swearing in of new Magistrates
Cheer up January Lunch with S.A.F.E And Coast College, Jade and Callum Bryon Purdey and Cath Burrows
Pett Older People’s Project. The Volunteer Kitchen Ladies
And this is the Lunch that they Cooked Roast Chicken and Trifle
Coroner Alan Craze and his Officers at ease in Eastbourne


December 2018

Welcome to Santa, Bexhill Old Town
More Police Awards FCCC Hove Cricket Ground
Advent Vespers with Bishop Richard Moth, Arundel Cathedral
Broad Oak Retained Fire Crew with David Harrington in Full Kit
With High Sheriffs West Sussex and Surrey to Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance, Redhill Aerodrome

November 2018

Warming Up The Homeless in Bexhill
Police Awards
Police Awards – The Leaders – Ladies to the Fore
Out and About in Eastbourne – Prevention Team Inspector Rachel Barrow and PC Scott Franklin-Lester
BEM Awards, Hastings
Brighton Off the Fence Street Laundry Van
Restorative Justice in Worthing with High Sheriff of West Sussex, Caroline Nicholls
With the st John’s Team In Hailsham, 70 year award to Margaret Skinner
St Bartholomew’s Church Brighton with Royal British Legion Chairman, Dudley Button and Giles York, Chief Constable, Emily and Anne
Safe Drive Stay Alive, Police, Fire and Ambulance With bereaved families

October 2018


Visiting Bexhill Fire Station and Engineering Workshops
Winchelsea- Our Judges Service transported to the ‘Eastern Front’ With John Rodley, Mayor, Jonathan Meyer, Rector of St Thomas the Martyr and Charlotte Beecroft, Churchwarden
South East Coast Ambulance Brighton with Chief Officer Tim Fellows and crews
Rochester Cathedral, The Royal Engineers Church Kent Judges Service
Worthing, West Sussex Judges Service
Out and about with the Hastings Street Pastors
The Amex Stadium to see St John’s Ambulance, Leader Trevor Moss The Seagulls won!
Greeting the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

September 2018

Visit to The Hastings (Cinque Ports) Magistrates with Chairman Simon Corello JP Doing 95% of criminal justice
HMP Lewes. With the Independent Monitoring Board. We do a ‘barrack inspection’
Rye Street Pastors with The Reverend Nizam Mohammed We steal a few chips in the High Street
The Laughton Agricultural Society Annual Ploughing Match Clydesdales Dolly and Belle with Ian Williams
Newhaven Community Transport with Paula Woolven, Paul Homewood and Cam
The Peacehaven ‘Tommy’ Silhouette with Lord Lieutenant Peter Field and Mayor, Jackie Harrison-Hicks
South East Ambulance Trust with Comrade (West) Caroline Nicholls, Chief Executive Daren Mochrie, Fleet Manager Stewart Neve and John Griffiths, Late Army Air Corps. We examine trial vehicles
With our Chaplain Paul Mundy to St Mary’s Newick Men’s Group. Introducing the wines of Plumpton College and much more

August 2018

Sussex Army Cadet Force- The Renaissance of the Band – Summer Camp at St Martin’s Plain
Getting Tied in Knots with Hastings Sea Cadets
And More at Sea with Newhaven Sea Cadets
Bexhill 100 Motor Show, with Raymond of the Cycling Section
76th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid, the East Sussex Cohort
Bexhill 100 Motor Show, Best Exhibit
Dieppe The Complete Crew
Dinner with the Officers of Sussex Army Cadet Force Port Lympne Hotel, Annual Camp 2018

July 2018


999 Display Eastbourne Lawns – Neighbourhood Watch
Police Awards with High Sheriff of West Sussex, Chief Constable of Sussex and High Sheriff of Sussex with Assigned Police Cadet, Miss Emily Mabbott
999 Emergency Services Display Eastbourne Lawns accompanying Sara Stonor, Vice Lord Lieutenant
St Andrew’s Church, Alfriston, the Licensing of The Reverend Stephen Stukes
With the Bexhill and Rother Food Bank under the leadership of The Reverend Simon Earl
Seaford FM interviews with Major Bob Peedle MBE
Parents’ evening Brighton Police Cadets and Emily’s last cadet parade
Rye Community Garden with Katharine Manning and Pip Al-Khafaki
With the Blood Bikes and Vice Lord Lieutenant Sara Stonor
Our Judges Service Team on Reconnaissance in Winchelsea
Try explaining the Rôle of the High Sheriff to French schoolchildren! Royal Pavilion Brighton
Dover Castle The Constable’s Tower, Lord Warden’s Lunch

June 2018


Our Summer Reception, Ashburnham. Smiling uniforms of the Sea Cadets
Compline at Hamsey, a quintessentially English occasion of Gregorian Chant, strawberries and cream, with Shrievalty Chaplain, The Reverend Paul Mundy
Friday Friends at The Bevy – Celebrating the Queen’s Birthday in Moulscoomb
BEM Awards in Lewes Town Hall
St John’s Ambulance Awards, Plumpton College
Crowborough Fire Station with Shrievalty Coordinator, Major David Harrington Royal Engineers – we give our opinion on the UNIMOG heavy animal rescue unit. And drink tea!
Hastings – The Retirement of Diana Day JP After 33 Years of Service to the Magistracy
Sussex Police Cadets Assembled
Heathfield Show Best Sow Stand Agrifactors

May 2018


Royal Garden Party, Buckingham Palace with Assistant Chief Fire Officer Northamptonshire
Lunch for incoming and outgoing High Sheriffs given by the Chairman of East Sussex County Council, Councillor Michael Ensor with incoming Chairman Councillor Peter Pragnell
High Sheriffs Garden Party Sung Evensong St Peter’s Ashburnham With Vice Lord Lieutenant, Chaplain Paul Mundy and Vicar Peter Walker
Heathfield Show, among new friends
To Chichester Cathedral, 100th Anniversary of the Royal Air Force, skilfully organised by The Sussex Wing, Royal Air Force Cadets
Maresfield, Operation Florian, the cascading of British fire fighting equipment to Moldova and Transdniestria. Presentation of certificates at the end of the handling course
Gatwick Airport Firearms Division
And Fire and Rescue
With Henry Grissell- Hailsham Market
A Friend at the Heathfield Show
The Shrievalty Team assembled in the garden, Castle Well
Chichester Cathedral – Preparations for the Flower Festival

Our Garden Party alias ‘Summer Reception’

A Pride of Mayoralty
And our Scouts and Guides
Joannah Boyle of Cuisine Studio – Star of the Show!
Lieutenant Colonel Wayne Hopla and the Kohima Band of the Princess of Wales Royal Regiment
The inevitable speech by JMB
Safety Display for Schools in  Newhaven Fort With  Mark Andrews, ESFRS, Trisha and David Harrington
Gatwick Airport with High Sheriffs of East and West Sussex, Kent and Surrey Passports needed.

April 2018


Introducing the High Sheriff to the Fire and Rescue Service The Seaford Crew at Lewes Fire Station
With the Magistrates – Stalking seminar in Eastbourne
Horsham Food Bank with Sussex Community Foundation
St George’s Day Service and Dinner Alfriston
We meet the Police Chaplains in Lewes
And end up behind bars in The Old Police Cells Museum Brighton
With Professor Morgan Heikal Brighton University Advanced Technology Department
Cutting the Tape! New Citizens Advice Bureau Newhaven

First Steps – Catsfield Women’s Institute 100th Anniversary Tea

The first JMB Address
The Certificate
The Warm Welcome
First Call on Dawn Whittaker I learn that there are no Firemen, only Firefighters
With Battle Probus Chairman Michael Ashenheim

March 2018

The Grand Start!

East and West hold their Declaration at Lewes Crown Court and Corn Exchange on the 28th of March in the presence of Mr Justice Stuart-Smith.


Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex Mr Peter Field
Lord Lieutenant of West Sussex Mrs Susan Pyper
High Sheriff of East Sussex Major General John Moore-Bick CBE DL
High Sheriff of West Sussex Mrs Caroline Nicholls DL
Under Sheriff of the Bailiwick of Sussex Mr Kevin Smyth
Mrs John Moore-Bick


The Team assembles at the Declaration Introducing Miss Emily Mabbott, assigned Sussex Police Cadet
The Declaration  – the first speech, Lewes Corn Exchange
The Declaration with our Lord Lieutenants And Predecessors
A Memorable and Historic Gathering before Lewes Crown Court
The Cornmarket
Team members Paul and Pam Mundy