Road closure in Rye for town centre work

East Sussex Highways logoA ROAD in Rye town centre will be closed overnight for two weeks in January and February for repairs to be carried out.

East Sussex Highways is carrying out kerbing work in High Street from Monday, January 20 to Monday, January 27 2020 and carriageway repairs from Monday, February 17 to Friday, February 21 2020. Continue reading

Highways hero braves floodwater to save Xmas parkrun

James Streeter fixed a broken pump to clear floodwater and ensure the Eastbourne parkrun could go aheadA HIGHWAYS electrician has been hailed a ‘legend’ after wading through filthy water to fix a broken pump and allow Eastbourne’s Christmas Day parkrun to go ahead.

The fun event looked certain to be cancelled after heavy rain led to a 50m stretch of footpath on the underpass in Shinewater Park being submerged in three feet of floodwater. Continue reading