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Council awarded green scheme grant funding

East Sussex County Council has taken a step closer to reaching its carbon neutral target by securing grant funding worth just under half a million pounds.

The council has successfully secured £478,423 from the government’s £1 billion Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme which provides grants for public sector bodies to fund energy efficiency and heat decarbonisation measures.

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Link road boost for Newhaven Port

Work starts this week on a new link road at Newhaven Port which will help drive regeneration and provide a huge economic boost to the town and county.

Newhaven Port & Properties has confirmed that work will begin on Phase One of their north link road on Monday, March 15. The new link road will connect to the recently completed Newhaven Port Access Road, which has been constructed by East Sussex County Council.

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Hastings road closure delayed

THE SCHEDULED road closure of Battle Road in Hastings from Monday, March 15 for the installation of temporary concrete protection blocks has been postponed due to emergency SGN gas works.

The work to install the concrete blocks is now expected to start on Tuesday, April 6. During the work the road will be closed 24 hours a day for six days, until Sunday, April 11.

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