Time to re-visit your favourite places in East Sussex

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Your East Sussex

26 June 2020

Best picnic spots in East Sussex

Cuckmere Haven.

To celebrate National Picnic Month this July, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite picnic spots in East Sussex.

With the sun being out, we're all looking forward to enjoying the outdoors safely with friends and family this summer. So, grab a picnic blanket and plan your next outing!

Remember to follow the latest advice from the Government and maintain social distancing rules.

Best picnic spots in East Sussex.

Visit 1066 Country

Respect, protect and enjoy 1066 Country.

With further eases to lockdown coming, more of our favourite places in 1066 Country are re-opening. 

From famous historical sites, tranquil gardens, zoos and animal sanctuaries, to restaurants, make plans to safely enjoy all that 1066 Country has to offer this July.

Time to visit 1066 Country.

Arts and crafts activities for children

Two children drawing.

This year Children’s Art Week spans three whole weeks from 29 June to 19 July 2020. The good news is, it will take place online to promote activities and workshops that you can do with the little ones from the comfort of your own home.

With a different theme each week it will be sure to get the creative juices following in your home! 

To get you started we've got some nice easy ideas: Children's Art Week 2020.

Help us keep East Sussex litter free

Litter in Friston Forest.

Noticed more litter while out and about? Since lockdown restrictions have eased and we can all travel further afield, litter has become more noticeable.

So what can we do to keep East Sussex litter free? We've got some top tips, plus facts you can arm yourself with to help show friends and family the damage that dropping even one cigarette butt can cause.  

Keeping East Sussex litter free.

From the newsroom...

A stack of newspapers

Tell us how you’re coping with coronavirus. The survey also asks what your priorities are for when the county begins to rebuild from the impact of Covid-19. Closes 29 June.

Secondary schools welcome back more pupils. Schools across East Sussex are welcoming back more students with a range of measures in place. 

Rare plant flourishes in East Sussex. The Spiked Rampion has made a return, with one verge in East Sussex containing nearly 70% of the population of the plant.

Pupils’ cards spread joy to vulnerable and lonely. 5,000 cards have been sent to those who have been shielding and self-isolating during the Covid-19 pandemic via Community Hubs, foodbanks and community and volunteer groups.