How is our local wildlife being impacted by changeable weather?

Tweet It may surprise you that atmospheric changes lead to confused weather patterns which is interfering with Eastbourne’s woodland animals. East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service have noticed that hedgehogs haven’t hibernated properly during the past winter because it wasn’t as cold as expected. As a result, they haven’t had to sleep or rest, but have instead been out during the past winter which is when sources of food like slugs and worms are at a low. The British hedgehog’s population has declined by 50%, which shows the devastating…

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Jake Bugg at Brighton Dome – Review

Touring off the back of a newly released single, it was clear to see Jake was itching to get back on the road again. Playing at the Brighton Dome on the very first night of his extensive UK tour on March 3rd, the 26-year old singer and songwriter was very enthusiastic to play a variety of his indie folk-rock tunes from his much beloved discography.

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Flooding in Eastbourne

Tweet Global warming means rising sea levels and unpredictable weather and you may be wondering how likely it is for Eastbourne to be flooded. Two factors are considered when measuring the likelihood of a particular area getting flooded- metres above sea level, and how much your council has invested in water overflow protection. getthedata.com has a map of our coastal town with red circles indicating there’s a high risk of swamping, and green to show that there’s a very low chance. The website’s maps are generated by the Environment Agency’s…

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