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Eastbourne’s parks are flying the flag

Eastbourne’s three parks with Green Flags have all been awarded the status again this year for being among the best green spaces in the country.

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Dog waste bins in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-170719-124411008

New crackdown targets dog mess and street drinking

Street drinking and dog fouling will be the focus of new orders in Eastbourne – with potential fines of up to £1,000.

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Photo by Angie Parsons

VIDEO: Time lapse video shows Eastbourne’s famous Carpet Gardens being transformed

Eastbourne’s famous Carpet Gardens were stripped of their old greenery and replaced with 19,000 bedding plants to create a stunning new display.

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Dog fouling and street drinking targeted in new Eastbourne crackdown

Dog fouling and street drinking targeted in new Eastbourne crackdown

Street drinking and dog fouling will be the focus of new orders in Eastbourne – with potential fines of up to £1,000.

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Exceat Bridge (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-160714-095148008

New two-lane bridge to be built at Exceat

A new two-lane bridge is being built at Exceat.

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Cliff fall at Seaford Head, photo by Eddie Mitchell SUS-170622-093303001

PHOTOS: Massive cliff fall at Seaford Head

Photographer Eddie Mitchell took these stunning photos of the cliff fall at Seaford Head yesterday.

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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 at Houghton. Photo by Derek Martin

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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Irene Smithers (left) with Lisa Clitheroe, Eastbourne Borough Council recycling co-ordinator

Eastbourne woman scoops £250...for taking the bin out

A lucky resident has learned how rewarding recycling can be after winning £250.

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Learn about life on a farm

Farms across Sussex and Kent will be opening their gates on Sunday June 11 as part of the national Open Farm Sunday event.

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Eastbourne Town Hall

Eastbourne MP candidates to debate for first time at public hustings

Candidates vying for the Eastbourne seat in the upcoming General Election are to battle it out at a public debate.

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Paradise Reservoir is on downland off Paradise Drive

Eastbourne reservoir – the oldest in the south east – to get a £300,000 makeover

The oldest reservoir in the South East Water network is to get a £300,000 makeover to ensure it continues to provide top-quality drinking water to people living in Eastbourne and the surrounding area for decades to come.

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Wall lizards are non-native species from the European continent SUS-170905-120150001

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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Cliff fall at Seven Sisters (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-160526-093516008

Seven Sisters voted as one of greatest sights in Britain

The chalk cliffs of the Seven Sisters have been voted one of the top 20 breathtaking views in the UK.

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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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Blue Rock Thrush at Beachy Head, taken by Peter Brooks SUS-170704-103030001

Extremely rare bird spotted at Belle Tout

Eastbourne amateur wildlife photographer Peter Brooks managed to snap this photo of a ‘very rare’ bird at Belle Tout.

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Kia Trainor, director of CPRE Sussex, and her son Oliver

Does your school have the ‘E Factor’?

Countryside campaigners are worried schools and colleges will miss out on the chance to win a new environmental award.

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Andrew Durling

Eastbourne’s beaches and wildlife must be protected post-Brexit, says downland campaigner

As Article 50 was triggered this week, a downland farms campaigner has spoken out on how Brexit may affect the town.

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