Category: East Sussex

Litter signage pilot on A27

Highways England have chosen Lewes district to trial new litter prevention signage. The move follows Lewes District Council’s proactive action to recently clear litter from the A27 between Falmer and Beddingham. The pilot scheme, which launched on Monday 28 June, includes prominent electronic roadside signage installed which displays anti-littering messaging […]

Local councils in England urged to support businesses to set-up temporary ‘pop-up’ campsites without the need to apply for planning permission.

Holidaymakers will enjoy ‘pop up’ campsites across England this summer to support the surge in demand for staycations. Brits are expected to flock to the nation’s favourite holiday hotspots and destinations in the coming months and the government is keen to ensure red tape does not get in the way […]

Council removes more than two tonnes of litter from A27

Lewes District Council cleared 2.25 tonnes of litter and 17.5 tonnes of vegetation and soil blocking roadside drains from a 10km stretch of the A27 over four nights last week.  The council’s Environment First team worked between the Beddingham Roundabout and the Falmer slip road in stages from 9pm to 6am Monday to Thursday.  Energy drink cans, disposable coffee cups and contractor debris […]

May sees surge in parking officer attacks Parking enforcement officers are seeing an increase in attacks following a peaceful month in which not a single incident was recorded. East Sussex County Council is again calling on motorists to treat civil parking enforcement officers with respect as they go about their […]

Greens break through in East Sussex

Leading Green declares: ‘there are no safe Conservative seats in Lewes anymore’ The Chailey county division saw a huge swing from Conservative to Green – see diagram. Local Greens are celebrating a historic breakthrough in Thursday’s council elections, after record results in Lewes, Ringmer and a photo finish in Chailey […]

ESCC – Chailey

Turnout: 47.83%      Candidate Party E if elected Votes Nicholas George Belcher Labour Party      186 Karen Dodd Heritage Party – Free Speech and Liberty      42 Hazel Louise Fell-Rayner Liberal Democrats      623  Matthew Peter John Milligan   The Conservative Party  E  1627  Zoe Nicholson   Green Party – Save our […]

ESCC – Peacehaven

Turnout: 34.49%      Candidate Party E if elected Votes Ian Verdun Buchanan UK Independence Party (UKIP)     51 Chris Collier Labour Party  E  1363 Lesley Orr Green Party     100  Katie Alexandra Sanderson   The Conservative Party   1307  Adam Christopher Stratford   Heritage Party – Free Speech and Liberty   31 […]

No More Rubbish Excuses!

Millions of pieces of litter are dropped every day in England. Littering is not only unsightly, but has a devastating impact on our native wildlife. The national ‘Keep it, Bin it’ campaign, encourages people to responsibly dispose of their litter.  The campaign is targeted towards 16-24 year olds, with a […]