Sussex eco homes wanted for showcase event

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

Waitrose in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Waitrose to scrap takeaway coffee cups

Waitrose is removing takeaway coffee cups from its stores.


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.

Fire crews went door-to-door during the water crisis. Picture: WSFRS

Fire crews go door-to-door during water crisis

Firefighters handed out more than 2,500 bottles of water to residents who were struck by the water shortage.

A pothole in London Road, Burgess Hill. Picture: Steve Robards

CAMPAIGN: Help improve the surfaces of our roads

It’s National Pothole Day today. But this is very much a local issue too.


VIDEO: Water restored to 'almost all Sussex customers', says South East Water

South East Water has restored supplies to almost all of its customers in Sussex, a spokesman has said.

MP Soames apologises to residents left without water

MP Sir Nicholas Soames has apologised to residents who have been left without water.

Robert Gosling with wife Emma and daughter Heather

Supermarket shelves ‘empty’ says Cuckfield father trying to buy water

A Cuckfield father said when he went to buy bottled water at supermarkets near him the shelves were ‘empty’.

MP for Mid Sussex Sir Nicholas Soames

MP Soames ‘satisfied’ all steps being taken to return water supply

MP Sir Nicholas Soames is ‘satisfied’ all steps are being taken to return a reliable water supply in the district.

Shane Green and wife Tracy

‘Disgrace’ as Bolney family left without water for two days

A Bolney family said they have been left without water for two days which is a ‘disgrace’.

Bolney CE Primary School has closed its doors today due to lack of water. Picture: Google Streetview

Bolney primary school closed due to lack of water

Bolney CE Primary School has closed its doors today due to lack of water.

Green MEP Keith Taylor

Green MEP supports ‘brave’ Sussex activist ahead of court

Green MEP Keith Taylor is supporting ‘brave’ anti-drilling activist Dr Peter Whittick, who is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Dr Peter Whittick, who climbed on an oil rig lorry, is due to appear at court tomorrow (February 14). Picture: Keep Billingshurst Frack Free

Sussex activist who climbed on oil rig lorry to appear at court

A Sussex activist who climbed on an oil rig lorry as an ‘act of conscientious’ could face a prison sentence, according to a campaign group.

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?

Photo by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Report released into mysterious toxic haze on Sussex coast

A government report into the mysterious gas haze that descended on the Sussex coast last summer has been released.

Councillors with delivery manager Chris Love

Councillors visit £225,000 water main project in Haywards Heath

Councillors visited South East Water’s £225,000 water main upgrade project along Oathall Road in Haywards Heath.

South East Water will be carrying out the works from Monday (February 5)

Pipe cleaning in Haywards Heath to keep water crystal clear

Work will soon be carried out to clean water mains in Haywards Heath to safeguard the quality of drinking water.

From left: Richard Harris, Kathryn McWhirter, Rob Greer, Lisa Greer, Sue Taylor, Juliette Harris, Marian Kenward, Malcolm Kenward, Charles Metcalfe, Louisa Delpy and Steve Delpy

Oil well firms are ‘not wanted’ blast Balcombe villagers

“They are not wanted here and will be met with opposition,” said Balcombe resident Kathryn McWhirter.

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