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Mystery of ‘rotting fish’ smell in Bexhill solved

The mystery surrounding a strange smell in Bexhill has been solved.

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Bexhill and Battle MP meets minister to press case for conservation zone

Bexhill’s MP Huw Merriman has welcomed the news that parts of his constituency will be included in a consultation to become a Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ).

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Heavy horses are making welcome return to Hastings Country Park

Frankie Woodgate and her heavy working horses Yser and Tobias made a welcome return to Hastings Country Park nature reserve last week.

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A wheely great cycle festival

It was two wheeled fun in the sun for hundreds of cycling enthusiasts over the weekend when the 1066 Cycling Festival took place.

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Discovery Centre campaign calls for public’s support

The campaign to develop the new Discovery Centre at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve reached a key phase this week as it officially launched to the public.

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VIDEO: Basking shark spotted off the coast of 1066 Country

A basking shark has been captured on camera in waters just off the coast of 1066 Country.

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VIDEO: Observer welcomes an unusual visitor to its offices

The Observer welcomed an unusual visitor to its offices last week.

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Bluebells springing into season in Sussex

Sussex is home to some of the most beautiful woodland areas that the country has to offer, and with spring well underway it means one thing – bluebell season is here.

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Ramblers campaign leads to new Battle Kissing Gate

Walkers from Battle Health Walks and Battle Ramblers made an inaugural walk through the new Kissing Gate at Mansers Shaw on a warm spring day last Friday.

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Sussex eco homes wanted for showcase event

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

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Rare discovery of seahorse on Bexhill beach

Two local children made the rarer discovery of a seahorse on Bexhill Beach.

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Waitrose to scrap takeaway coffee cups

Waitrose is removing takeaway coffee cups from its stores.

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Group is meeting to discuss issue of chemical effects

Bexhill Environmental Group and the Bexhill Science Cafe are inviting the public to attend a special meeting to discuss chemicals in the environment.

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Museum exhibition charts history of Bexhill’s hotel industry

At its peak Bexhill’s hotel industry was a major factor in the town’s economy. In the inter-war period Bexhill Hotels Association boasted around 140 members.

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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.

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Stone Age tools found as work on Country Park Centre commences

Stone Age tools have been found at Hastings Country Park during an archaeological monitoring process.

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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.

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Source Park project is shortlisted for national community awards

The Source BMX and skateboard park in the former White Rock Baths has been shortlisted for two national awards from The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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Anchors aweigh for historic boat

Two salvaged anchors donated by local residents are now gracing the display site of the Cyril and Lilian Bishop lifeboat.

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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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