Day: 29 October 2020

River Ouse is not a dumping ground’ people are told

Flytippers who throw old bicycles, shopping trollies or other items into the River Ouse are being warned they are causing pollution and potential flooding.  Lewes District Council and the Environment Agency are appealing to people to stop dumping objects in the river following a clear up by specialist contractors between Cliff Bridge and Willey’s Bridge earlier this […]

Council Chair celebrates ‘exceptional commitment’ within waste service team

Unsung heroes’ from Lewes District Council’s waste services team were singled out for praise by senior councillors who visited the Newhaven depot in Robinson Road.  During the visit last Thursday (Oct 22), Councillor Adrian Ross, Council Chair, and Councillor Julie Carr, Cabinet member for Recycling, Waste and Open Spaces, thanked all Environment First staff for their hard work in keeping the district clean and bins emptied, especially during the pandemic.   They also commended five staff who […]