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Visitors urged to enjoy the coast safely

PEOPLE visiting East Sussex’s spectacular coastline are being urged to stay safe this spring and summer.

The council is reminding visitors of the serious risks the unstable cliffs pose to those getting too close to the edge or walking at the base of the cliffs, and the dangers to beach walkers who risk getting cut off by the tide.

High numbers of people have been visiting the coast for clifftop and beachside walks during the pandemic. As lockdown restrictions ease over the coming months and the weather improves, visitor numbers are expected to increase.

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Innovative cycle sessions gearing up to reopen

EAST Sussex County Council’s Bikeability Cycle Team are gearing up to restart weekly Wheels for All cycling sessions for children and adults with disabilities and additional needs at the Eastbourne Cycle Centre, where they will also be running Bikeability courses during the Easter holidays.

Like many groups and activities, Wheels for All sessions were forced to stop when the country returned to lockdown in January.

Now the cycle team, supported through the county council’s East Sussex Active Access for Growth programme, are working on plans to reopen the Eastbourne site when central Government says it is safe to do so.

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Lights to ease congestion at Exceat bridge

TEMPORARY traffic lights are to be put in place to ease traffic problems on a key coastal route between Seaford and Eastbourne.

East Sussex Highways will be installing the lights on Exceat Bridge on Monday, March 29.

It is hoped the lights will improve the traffic flow on the A259 especially for people travelling from Eastbourne towards Seaford and Brighton.

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Can you help shape adult care services?

MEMBERS of the public are being encouraged to play their part in improving support services for adults in East Sussex by joining the People Bank.

The East Sussex County Council initiative wants people who have used adult social care services, or know someone who has, to get involved by completing surveys or being part of discussion groups and project panels.

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