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Eastbourne residents’ views sought on £558,000 cuts to waste service budget

Residents are being asked for their views on cuts to recycling services.

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Greenpeace on Eastbourne beach to highlight the need for cleaning up our beaches for the good of our environment (Photo by Jon Rigby)

PHOTOS: Volunteers gather on Eastbourne beach to ‘Show the Love’

Greenpeace volunteers gathered on Eastbourne beach to Show the Love as part of an initiative to protect the planet.

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Green MEP Keith Taylor

MEP: Birling Gap haze report ‘doesn’t tell us anything we don’t already know’

A Green MEP has criticised the official report into the chemical haze which descended on Birling Gap last summer.

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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?

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Rodmill is open for business

Eastbourne retailers who were losing trade due to road works are celebrating after local councillor Colin Murdoch stepped to ensure ‘open for business’ signs were put up.

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Report released into mysterious toxic haze at Birling Gap

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

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Chickens in stampede

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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Photo by Wealden District Council

Hailsham recycling site closed due to asbestos

A recycling site has been closed today due to the discovery of asbestos.

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Which birds will you spot?

Bird-lovers are being urged to lose themselves in nature this weekend to support a conservation charity.

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One of the new arrivals at Drusilla's clinging to its dad

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

WARNING: This story contains graphic images

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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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Weather

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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