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VIDEO: 'Major milestone' as final wind turbine installed off Sussex coast

The last wind turbine has been installed at Rampion Offshore Windfarm in Sussex, six months after the first of the 116 turbines was put in place.
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Celebration launch of 1066 energy campaign

Head down to the Stade, Hastings Old Town this weekend for the Free Big Happy Sun-day, a day of family fun and celebration to launch the 1066 Energy Campaign for Local Energy.

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Launch event for energy campaign

A campaign by local organisations to turn homes, businesses and churches into mini green power stations to keep energy prices affordable will launch later this month.

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Join in the big coastal clean-up to keep our beaches free of rubbish

The UK’s leading marine charity, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), is looking for volunteers to get on board with the UK’s biggest beach clean event.

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Review: Go Ape, Tilgate Park

Go Ape at Tilgate is a hugely popular attraction in Sussex. It's one of 31 Go Ape Adventures in the UK and this August Bank Holiday, Mark Dunford and his family joined many others in living life more adventurously and swung through the trees. Here is what he thought of the experience.
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Tesco to ditch 5p bags in favour of new ‘Bag for Life’

Tesco will be scrapping the 5p single use carrier bags later this month, replacing them with a new ‘Bag for Life’ made from 94 per cent recycled plastic.

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Bexhill's award winning Egerton Park

Through trowel and error the green flag continues to fly at Egerton Park

Bexhill’s Egerton Park has been awarded a national accolade for the fifth year in a row, but its keeper’s hard work is being thwarted by vandals.

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Explore the wine cellars beneath Winchelsea

People will have an opportunity to explore medieval wine cellars beneath the streets of historic Winchelsea on Sunday.

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Hastings flying the flag with some of UK’s best green spaces

Three Hastings parks and green spaces have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as three of the very best in the world.

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Community litter pick for Old Town

ld Town councillor James Bacon is organising another community litter pick on Sunday July 30 to make the Old Town look good for Carnival Week.

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A famous garden at Pett will be open to visit

The acclaimed garden at Fairlight End Pett will be opening to the public on Saturday June 24 and Sunday June 25 as part of the National Garden Society scheme.

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Thundery showers expected as hot weather comes to a close

Thundery showers expected as hot weather comes to a close

The Met Office has said the south will see the final peak in temperatures today as a band of heavy, thundery showers is expected tomorrow (Thursday) morning.

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Is your office like a greenhouse?

Heatwave: How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

It’s hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn’t working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

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The South Downs Way is revealed as one of the UK’s favourite walks

The South Downs Way has been named as one of the UK’s best-loved walks, according to a new survey.

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Hastings wins top Seaside Awards again

Hastings wins top Seaside Awards again

Two beaches in Hastings and St Leonards have been recognised for their cleanliness and water quality.

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Appeal for help to spot ‘alien’ lizards in Sussex

University researchers are calling on the public to help spot ‘alien’ lizards in East Sussex.

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Woodland group still going strong

After 25 years of conservation work in Ponds Wood Nature Reserve, St Leonards, the Wishing Tree Woodland Group are still going strong.

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Discover wildlife on your own doorstep

Conservation group the RSPB is encouraging families to go wild this Easter and discover wildlife on your doorstep.

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Cooler spells are expected next week

WEATHER FORECAST: Cooler spells expected next week

Cooler spells are expected in Sussex next week but don’t worry the sunshine is not going anywhere just yet.

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