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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

Caps off to apprentice graduates at countywide event

THE COMMITMENT and effort of more than 50 apprentices was celebrated at an East Sussex graduation ceremony – the first of its kind in the county.

The event, organised by the Sussex Council of Training Providers, marked the importance of apprenticeships to the local economy and the contributions of apprentices, local businesses and educators. Continue reading

Council’s carbon reduction pledge put to vote

Wind turbinesCOUNCILLORS in East Sussex are being asked to declare a ‘climate emergency’ and back a pledge to achieve carbon neutral status by 2050 at the latest.

East Sussex County Council members are recommended to back a cross-party motion committing it to formulating an action plan to meet the target by reducing emissions from the council’s operations. Continue reading