Monthly Archives: November 2019

First opposite sex civil partnerships to take place on New Year’s Eve

REGISTRARS will be available from midnight on New Year’s Eve for couples wanting to be among the first in the country to enter into an opposite sex civil partnership.

Following a change in the law, opposite sex couples can give the required 28 days’ notice from December 2, and will be able to sign the schedule and/or hold a ceremony in Eastbourne, Lewes or Hastings from midnight on Tuesday, December 31. Continue reading

Castle wall remnant toppled for safety reasons

(Video courtesy of BBC South East Today)

A SECTION of wall at Lewes Castle which was at risk following a collapse earlier this month has been removed for safety reasons.

Contractors working for East Sussex County Council yesterday (Thursday, November 21 2019) used heavy machinery to pull down the wall onto nearby land, away from properties in Castle Ditch Lane. Continue reading

Emergency work to make safe section of collapsed wall

Contractors working for East Sussex County Council will be accessing the site of a collapsed wall near Lewes Castle to carry out emergency maintenance work.

The work will require machinery to access the site across the historic castle bowling green, which in turn will require removing a small section of wall at the entrance to the bowling green from Castle Precincts. Continue reading