Day of celebration on the Cuckoo Trail

Celebrate Wealden’s most popular green trail on Saturday May 12 and make the most of fitness and fun.

The stranded hedgehog

Hedgehog rescued from crocodile in Eastbourne

A hedgehog was rescued from the clutches of a crocodile by brave volunteers yesterday (Sunday).

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Eastbourne residents take air quality monitoring into their own hands

The Clean Air Eastbourne group is looking for citizen scientists in the Devonshire West area to join its latest project and host an air quality monitor to find out how clean the air we breathe really is.


Sussex eco homes wanted for showcase event

Eco homes are being sought to take part in a local energy campaign.

A bundle of fox cubs rescued previously by WRAS

Eastbourne residents urged to look out for orphaned fox cubs

Eastbourne residents are being asked to watch out for fox cubs after their mother was hit by a car.

Waitrose in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Eastbourne Waitrose to scrap coffee cups

Eastbourne Waitrose is removing takeaway coffee cups from the store.

The swan found by KFC. Photo by WRAS

Oil-covered swan found by Eastbourne KFC

An oiled swan was rescued near an Eastbourne KFC yesterday (Sunday).

The hedgehog sadly had to be put down due to the extent of its injuries

Rescuers ‘horrified’ after hedgehog killed in Polegate

WARNING: Video contains flickering images

Trevor approaching the swan

VIDEO: Dramatic swan rescue at Eastbourne’s Sovereign Harbour

Rescuers were called down to Sovereign Harbour after a swan was found on the shingle beach causing a lot of interest from the public.

A yellow mist descended over Birling Gap ;ast summer. Photo Eddie Mitchell

Eastbourne MP questions Minister over unresolved Birling Gap toxic haze incident

Eastbourne’s MP met with a Minister over the mysterious and unresolved case of the noxious haze that appeared at Birling Gap last summer.

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Campaigners fight to save Eastbourne period villa from risk of demolition

A bid to knock down a period villa in Meads and replace it with a five storey block of flats has sparked a protest campaign by residents living nearby.

Eastbourne Big Beach clean up (Photo by Jon Rigby)

PHOTOS: Volunteers assemble for huge Eastbourne beach clean

Volunteers turned out in their numbers to spruce up Eastbourne’s seafront as part of the town’s biggest ever beach clean at the weekend.

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

Biggest ever beach clean planned for Eastbourne seafront

Eastbourne’s biggest ever spring beach clean is taking place this weekend.


COUNTY NEWS: Seabirds and fish killed by plastic wash up on beach

After discovering seabirds and fish killed by plastic on the beach, a dog walker has called for us to stop throwing rubbish in our seas.

Barry Taylor with the new Tarmac SUS-180319-141539001

Upset after ‘wrong coloured’ Tarmac is laid in Eastbourne

Laying black Tarmac in a conservation area in Eastbourne has prompted a campaign to get it changed.

Ratton Beach Clean SUS-180313-121221001

Students join forces to fight beach pollution

Students from Ratton School joined forces with a number of other Eastbourne schools to take part in a Beach Clean along Eastbourne seafront last Friday.

Terminus Road, Eastbourne (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-151009-085231008

‘Victorian’ features in Eastbourne town centre to be removed

Heritage campaigners have lost a battle to save the distinctive walled planting at the Bankers Corner entrance to the Terminus Road precinct.

Natural England has been working on plans to install a section of a long-distance walking trail between Eastbourne and Camber. Picture: Beth Haines Doran of Natural England

Natural England working on walking trail between Eastbourne and Camber

Natural England has been working on plans to install a section of a long-distance walking trail along the coast between Eastbourne and Camber.

Michael Burns and team, Medipower, Newhaven SUS-180228-171230008

New incinerator will be burning body parts to power 1,250 homes

A ‘pioneering’ engineering company from Newhaven has hit back at critics, saying it is proud of its plans to build the world’s first-of-its-kind combustion plant turning medical waste, including human body parts, into energy.

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