Ramblers campaign leads to new Battle Kissing Gate

Walkers from Battle Health Walks and Battle Ramblers made an inaugural walk through the new Kissing Gate at Mansers Shaw on a warm spring day last Friday.


Sussex eco homes wanted for showcase event

Eco homes are being sought to take part in a local energy campaign.

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Rare discovery of seahorse on Bexhill beach

Two local children made the rarer discovery of a seahorse on Bexhill Beach.

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Belgian delegation arrives to hear about St Leonards housing project

A group of 20 representatives from the Belgian Housing Authority, Zonninge Kempen were in St Leonards on Monday to learn about an energy advice and housing improvement project.

Waitrose in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Waitrose to scrap takeaway coffee cups

Waitrose is removing takeaway coffee cups from its stores.


COUNTY NEWS: Seabirds and fish killed by plastic wash up on beach

After discovering seabirds and fish killed by plastic on the beach, a dog walker has called for us to stop throwing rubbish in our seas.

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Gastro pub is at the heart of new regeneration project in Silverhill

A popular St Leonards pub is set to enjoy a new lease of life at the centre of a new regeneration project.

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Dozens defy the rain to get fit and clean up

Dozens of people enjoyed a free, 30-minute fitness session before taking part in a hour-long beach clean.

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Stone Age tools found as work on Country Park Centre commences

Stone Age tools have been found at Hastings Country Park during an archaeological monitoring process.

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Residents brave rain to clean up the Old Town

Residents braved the wind and rain to take part in a recent clean-up of Hastings Old Town.

Natural England has been working on plans to install a section of a long-distance walking trail between Eastbourne and Camber. Picture: Beth Haines Doran of Natural England

Natural England working on walking trail between Eastbourne and Camber

Natural England has been working on plans to install a section of a long-distance walking trail along the coast between Eastbourne and Camber.

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Source Park project is shortlisted for national community awards

The Source BMX and skateboard park in the former White Rock Baths has been shortlisted for two national awards from The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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Amazing icicles! West Hill lift up and running despite freeze

Giant icicles formed in the interior of the West Hill Lift funicular railway thsi week as it opened for the start of the summer season.

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Hastings Old Town shortlisted for Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood Award

Hastings Old Town is in the running to win the very first Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood Award, launched by the Ramblers.

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Anchors aweigh for historic boat

Two salvaged anchors donated by local residents are now gracing the display site of the Cyril and Lilian Bishop lifeboat.

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Badgers rescued after becoming trapped in Hastings back garden

Two juvenile badgers exploring a new housing development in Hastings found themselves trapped after falling down a seven foot drop into a garden below.

You can bring a reusable coffee cup instead of getting a disposable one

People encouraged to produce zero waste for #PlasticFreeFriday

Can you spend a whole day without throwing away plastic?

Photo by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Report released into mysterious toxic haze on Sussex coast

A government report into the mysterious gas haze that descended on the Sussex coast last summer has been released.

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Hundreds of chickens die in terrified stampede after military aircraft flies over East Sussex farm

An East Sussex farm has received almost £80,000 from the Ministry of Defence after hundreds of chickens died when terrified by low-flying military aircraft.

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