Burn ‘clean’ and improve air quality, residents urged

Wood burningRESIDENTS who burn wood or other solid fuels to heat their homes will be encouraged to cut down their use or switch to less polluting alternatives under a project running across Sussex.

One in 10 households in the south east burns wood – the highest rate in the country – producing harmful gases and particles which have an adverse effect on air quality. Continue reading

Public could be asked for views on parking charge changes

THE public could have their say on plans to raise parking charges across the county – the first significant increase in more than a decade.

On Monday, June 17, Cllr Nick Bennett, East Sussex County Council’s deputy leader, will be asked to approve a public consultation on changes to the cost of parking permits and pay and display fees. Continue reading