Eastbourne explosives: Emergency services lift cordon around beaches

A cordon enforced around several Eastbourne beaches has been lifted by the emergency services.

Sussex Police said the explosive items found on beaches between Birling Gap and Cow Gap, west of Eastbourne, were all found to be inactive.

Emergency services at the scene

Emergency services at the scene

Safety cordons have been removed, said police, who thanked anyone inconvenienced for their patience and understanding.

Read as the story broke here: Beaches locked down around Eastbourne after several explosive devices discovered

Emergency services at the scene

Emergency services at the scene

Emergency services at the scene

Emergency services at the scene

Emergency services at the scene

Emergency services at the scene

Emergency services at the scene

Emergency services at the scene