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Critically endangered monkey gives birth to adorable twins at Drusilla’s

A critically endangered monkey has welcomed two adorable twins at Drusilla’s Park.

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Penguins will march through Eastbourne town centre on Saturday

Penguins to march through Eastbourne town centre

A waddle of penguins is set to march through Eastbourne town centre this weekend.

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Iceland take a stand against plastic

Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

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Mr and Mrs Carr with Stephen Lloyd at Jevington Place Farm.

Farmers urge dog walkers to control their pets after series of sheep attacks in Jevington

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New pollution report for Eastbourne district

Air pollution across the Eastbourne district is low according to a new interactive report.

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UPDATE: Flood Alert still in place at Pevensey Bay

UPDATE: Flood Alert still in place at Pevensey Bay

Although Storm Eleanor is easing, large waves and a higher than average tide will continue tonight (January 3) and may still cause flooding at Pevensey Bay – said the Environment Agency.

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Flood warning at Pevensey Bay during today’s high tide

Flood warning at Pevensey Bay during today’s high tide

The Environment Agency is warning that flooding is possible in Pevensey Bay during today’s (Wednesday, January 3) high tide at 11.45am.

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Met Office releases New Year weather warning for Sussex

The New Year brings with it stormy weather as Sussex is warned to brace itself for strong winds and high tides.

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VIDEO: Seal spotted paddling in Pevensey Bay

A seal has been spotted having a paddle close to the shore in Pevensey Bay this afternoon.

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Watch what you put down the sink this Christmas

Experts issue warning over Christmas fatbergs and how to avoid them

It’s the time to eat, drink and be merry – but experts are warning people to dispose of Christmas leftovers carefully or face creating costly festive fatbergs.

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A report has been released by Water UK

COUNTY NEWS: Wet wipes most common reason for sewage blockages

A report by Water UK has revealed wet wipes are the most common reason for sewage blockages.

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Ex-NASA engineer reveals quickest way to defrost windscreens

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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Wealden council plans to charge residents for garden waste collections

Wealden council plans to charge residents for garden waste collections

Wealden District Council is planning to charge residents for garden waste collections.

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The 2017 Green Apple Award for Sustainable Development was presented to Bill Plumridge, manager of the Arndale Centre.

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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Mozmil Hussain, Penny Shearer, Sally Boys and Andy Durling (Photo by Jon Rigby)

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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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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New signs for Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)

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...Breathe It In (Photo by Jon Rigby)

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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