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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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Green light for multi-million pound project at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

Sussex Wildlife Trust is launching a new multi-million pound project to engage future generations in wildlife conservation.

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Village’s flooding problem is discussed at public meeting

Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd visited Winchelsea Beach Village Hall on Saturday (November 4) to discuss progress on flooding.

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Bonfire makers are asked to keep a lookout for nesting hedgehogs

How to keep hedgehogs and other wildlife safe this Bonfire season

Bonfire-makers are being asked to take steps to save nesting hedgehogs from a terrible fate this Autumn.

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COUNTY NEWS: ‘Cuadrilla are not wanted’ say residents

Residents are gearing up for another battle after Cuadrilla announced it plans to submit a new planning application to test its oil well in a Sussex village.

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COUNTY NEWS: Cuadrilla to submit new application to test oil well

Oil and gas exploration company Cuadrilla says it plans to submit a new planning application to West Sussex County Council to flow test and monitor its existing exploration oil well at its site in Sussex.

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When the Great 87 Storm caused devastation in Hastings and Rother

As we approach the anniversary of a night when hurricane force winds resulted in a swathe of devastation across Hastings and Rother we will be hearing from local people who experienced it.

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John Newnham oversees millions of records of observations from many sources

Database manager shortlisted for two awards

Comprehensive records of wildlife seen in the Sussex have earned two national award nominations.

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Saltmarsh listed as award finalist

Conservationists in Rye are ‘delighted’ after being named as finalists in the Sussex Countryside Awards.

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Call for better recycling of hazardous batteries

Call for better recycling of hazardous batteries

A new campaign to increase the recycling of dangerous, yet potentially precious batteries has been launched across the UK.

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Which stunning image do you think should win?

Which stunning image do you think should win?

Sussex Wildlife Trust has chosen 12 stunning images to feature in next year’s calendar and is now asking the general public to vote for the overall winner.

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Lyme disease: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Lyme disease: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Following news that the South Downs is regarded as ‘high risk’ when it comes to Lyme disease we look at what it is and the symptoms.

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Huge swathes of countryside marked high risk for Lyme disease due to tick infestations

Huge swathes of countryside marked high risk for Lyme disease due to tick infestations

Huge swathes of stunning English countryside are being invaded - by killer ticks.

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Launch event for energy campaign

A campaign by local organisations to turn homes, businesses and churches into mini green power stations to keep energy prices affordable will launch later this month.

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Join in the big coastal clean-up to keep our beaches free of rubbish

The UK’s leading marine charity, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), is looking for volunteers to get on board with the UK’s biggest beach clean event.

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Review: Go Ape, Tilgate Park

Go Ape at Tilgate is a hugely popular attraction in Sussex. It's one of 31 Go Ape Adventures in the UK and this August Bank Holiday, Mark Dunford and his family joined many others in living life more adventurously and swung through the trees. Here is what he thought of the experience.
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Tesco to ditch 5p bags in favour of new ‘Bag for Life’

Tesco will be scrapping the 5p single use carrier bags later this month, replacing them with a new ‘Bag for Life’ made from 94 per cent recycled plastic.

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Explore the wine cellars beneath Winchelsea

People will have an opportunity to explore medieval wine cellars beneath the streets of historic Winchelsea on Sunday.

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MP opens new look Battle cemetery

After months of work, the new extension and refurbished facilities at Battle cemetery have been officially opened.

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A famous garden at Pett will be open to visit

The acclaimed garden at Fairlight End Pett will be opening to the public on Saturday June 24 and Sunday June 25 as part of the National Garden Society scheme.

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