Environment

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Urgent appeal to help hedgehogs

An urgent appeal for food for hedgehogs has been put out by Brent Lodge Wildlife Hospital.

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St Leonards woman bombarded with recycling reminders

The council has shown it may be a little too enthusiastic about encouraging residents to recycle after bombarding one woman with seven reminder letters in the space of just one day.

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Monitoring and improving the health of Sussex ponds

New award for inspiring young conservationists

A new competition has been launched to find the county’s most inspiring young conservationists.

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Wildife survey is a great thing to do and takes just an hour

Wildife survey is a great thing to do and takes just an hour

East Sussex residents are being urged to take some time out to count birds in gardens and parks for the world’s largest wildlife survey.

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Cow dies after water tank fall at Hastings Country Park

One of five cows at Hastings Country Park died after falling into a disused water tank just before Christmas.

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Calls for 2017 to be the ‘Year of the Village Green’

The Open Spaces Society, Britain’s oldest national conservation body, has called on local authorities and developers throughout England to make 2017 the Year of the Village Green, by voluntary registering their land as greens.

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Filthy fly-tippers dump waste on Link Road greenway

Fly-tippers have dumped a pile of builders’ rubbish along the Link Road greenway.

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Petition for Hastings council to recycle food waste

Hastings Green Party has launched a petition calling on the council to start collecting and recycling food waste.

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Festive Friday at Mallydams Wood

The RSPCA is inviting people to its free Festive Frosty Friday event at Mallydams Wood, Fairlight, on Friday December 2 from 3pm - 7pm.

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Cyclists ride delayed Hastings park cycle route in protest

A cycling group protested in Alexandra Park in Hastings demanding the council put in a safe cycling path on Sunday (November 27).

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MP to help mark Fairlight cliff protection scheme’s success

The MP will help celebrate the completion of the £1.8m project to protect the cliffs at Fairlight on Saturday (November 26).

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No 'major issues' are expected, the flood information service has confirmed

COUNTY NEWS: Phew! Chance of a flood is ‘very low’

The chance of Sussex being flooded over the next five days is ‘very low’, according to the flood information service.

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The lane is reported to be closed due to flooding.

TRAVEL NEWS: Flooding causes lane to close on M23 near Gatwick

A lane is reported to be closed on the M23 near Gatwick due to flooding.

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Report floods online to East Sussex council

Report floods online to East Sussex council

People in East Sussex are being urged to use an online system to report flooding from roadside drains this winter.

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Cllr James Bacon with parents and children enjoying the new swing in Barley Play Space. Photo by James Bacon

Swing finally replaced at Hastings play park

Children have been able to swing to their hearts content after it was finally replaced at a play park in Hastings

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Pension fund member launches fossil fuel divestment petition

A new petition calling for the county council to divest its pension fund from fossil fuels was launched by one of its members on Saturday.

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Members of organisations from East Sussex and across the UK at the first UK-wide gathering of fossil fuel divestment campaigners. Photo courtesy of Fossil Free Hastings SUS-161024-184459001

Hastings fossil fuel divestment campaigners attend national meet

Campaigners from Hastings joined scores of people from across the UK for the first national gathering of fossil fuel divestment supporters.

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Conker trees are facing extinction say experts

The conker could disappear from Britain within 15 years warn environmental experts.

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Surfers Against Sewage set to clean up town’s beaches

An environmental pressure group is to clean the beach at St Leonards as part of a nationwide initiative.

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Where is the new Alexandra Park greenway?

A delayed safety audit report is holding up plans for a new cycle and pedestrian greenway through Alexandra Park, it has been revealed.

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