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Arndale Centre scoops environmental award

The Arndale Centre’s £85 million extension has won an international environment award for recycling at least 90 per cent of demolished building materials – including turning the former oak bar of the Gildredge pub into wooden jewellery.

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Breathe it in: row breaks out over town’s pollution

A row has broken out after a report found Eastbourne has some of the highest levels of air pollution in Britain.

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Icy blast set to hit England

Ex-NASA engineer reveals quickest way to defrost windscreens

With frosty mornings well and truly here, one man has revealed the quickest way to clear your windscreen in the mornings.

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Ferry company apologises after posting photo of man on Seven Sisters cliff edge

A ferry company has apologised after posting a photo of a man dangerously close to the cliff edge at Seven Sisters.

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Eastbourne MP Stephen Lloyd speaking in the House of Commons

Eastbourne MP speaks out on town’s air pollution

Eastbourne’s MP has responded to a report which says the town has among the highest air pollution levels in Britain.

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Eastbourne council rejects air pollution findings

Eastbourne council has today (Tuesday) rejected a report showing the town has among the highest air pollution levels in Britain.

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Seaford ‘noxious odour’ could have come from farmland

The ‘noxious odour’ which mysteriously appeared in Seaford on Friday night could have come from farmland.

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Eastbourne one of most polluted towns in Britain, finds new report

Eastbourne has some of the highest levels of air pollution in Britain, according to a newly-published report.

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NOSTALGIA: Hurricane 1987 hits the seafront

Eastbourne’s seafront was another victim of the hurricane with boats tossed like corks on to the promenade and wooden chalets demolished.

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Bonfire makers are asked to keep a lookout for nesting hedgehogs

How to keep hedgehogs and other wildlife safe this Bonfire season

Bonfire-makers are being asked to take steps to save nesting hedgehogs from a terrible fate this Autumn.

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Residents campaigning against the controversial plans in 2013

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Cuadrilla are not wanted’ say residents

Residents are gearing up for another battle after Cuadrilla announced it plans to submit a new planning application to test its oil well in a Sussex village.

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New arrivals at Hampden Park, a family of swans, taken by Sue Brookhouse.

Hampden Park nominated for title of UK’s best park

Hampden Park has made the shortlist of green spaces nominated for the title of the UK’s Best Park.

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COUNTY NEWS: Cuadrilla to submit new application to test oil well

Oil and gas exploration company Cuadrilla says it plans to submit a new planning application to West Sussex County Council to flow test and monitor its existing exploration oil well at its site in Sussex.

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Work begins on new community centre at Harbour

Construction of a new community centre is now underway at Sovereign Harbour in Eastbourne.

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READERS’ PICTURES: Dramatic change in sky due to Storm Ophelia

The sun over Eastbourne turned a dramatic fiery orange this afternoon.

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VIDEO: Great Storm of 1987 in Eastbourne

Our photos of the damage caused during the Great Storm of 1987 have proved very popular among readers.

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John Newnham oversees millions of records of observations from many sources

Database manager shortlisted for two awards

Comprehensive records of wildlife seen in the Sussex have earned two national award nominations.

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Call for better recycling of hazardous batteries

Call for better recycling of hazardous batteries

A new campaign to increase the recycling of dangerous, yet potentially precious batteries has been launched across the UK.

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Which stunning image do you think should win?

Which stunning image do you think should win?

Sussex Wildlife Trust has chosen 12 stunning images to feature in next year’s calendar and is now asking the general public to vote for the overall winner.

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Lyme disease: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Lyme disease: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Following news that the South Downs is regarded as ‘high risk’ when it comes to Lyme disease we look at what it is and the symptoms.

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