What's on in East Sussex this June?

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 30 May 2019

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What's on this June?

Sheffield Park and Gardens

Looking for things to do this June? 

From days out to celebrate Father’s Day, to fish food festivals and waterlily walks, check out our round up of the best events for June 2019.

What's on in East Sussex this June.

How you can fight plastic pollution - from home

Zero waste products

Did you know that up to a staggering 12.7 million tonnes of plastic enters our oceans every year?

The great news is that more of us are making a conscious effort to buy products made of sustainable materials to help our environment become plastic free. 

For World Oceans Day on 8 June, we've put together a list of easy and affordable reusable product swaps that can be made to help banish plastic from your home. Plus, we spoke to one mum from East Hoathly who has already made simple swaps to reduce her plastic use. 

How to ban single-use plastics from your home.

Bring back birdie

An Avocet bird on water.

Avocet birds have made an impressive comeback over the years and there are now 50 pairs at Rye Habour Nature Reserve.

Until the 1940s the distinctive bird, which is familiar as the logo for the RSPB, was extinct in the UK.

However, thanks to the RSPB and the Sussex Wildlife Trust, the avocet is an established resident at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. The avocet is now the reserve’s most common breeding wader.

Read the full story: Rare bird makes comeback in East Sussex

Looking for a good read this June?

Books lined up on a shelf

Are you ready for our top reads for this month?

Get ready for an epic journey involving a small town in Virginia, a solitary island and an impenetrable wall via the Mexican borderlands. Don’t worry though, you can put down your passport for this trip – your library card is all you need to enter this wonderful world of reading. 

Read our latest book reviews for June.

From the newsroom...


A consultation on the draft Early Help Strategy is now open for you to have your say. Under the draft strategy the council would work with partners to identify an alternative provider of pre-school or education services to take over 14 Children’s Centres. 

Watch the story of a homeless Vietnamese teenager whose life was changed by a couple with our Supported Lodgings scheme. The story was shared for Foster Care Fortnight. 

East Sussex Highways has been awarded the Government-backed Customer Service Excellence award. The team that maintains roads in East Sussex has been praised for its excellent customer service.

For Child Safety Week (3 to 9 June), a new story book and resource pack is available for parents to help protect children. The book aims to safeguard young children across East Sussex from accidental poisoning.