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£8.85million investment in crucial areas agreed

COUNCIL leaders have agreed to invest millions of pounds in tackling climate change and improving the county’s roads and pavements.

East Sussex County Council’s Cabinet agreed one-off additional funding of £8.85million in the two areas at its meeting today (November 9).

A total of £5.8million will be spent on improving road signs, lines and pavements and carrying out road patching across the county, while £3.05million will support the authority’s efforts to cut its carbon emissions.

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Council secures Levelling Up funding for new Exceat Bridge

THE PROJECT to replace the single lane crossing at Exceat with a new two-lane bridge has been given a cash injection of nearly £8 million.

East Sussex County Council has been awarded £7,957,517 from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund for a new two-lane bridge, with improved pavements and safer crossing points for pedestrians.

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