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3 days ago

Brighter Uckfield

The next “Bow Bells” milepost on the list for restoration. It didn’t look too bad from a distance, but close up it was clear how flakey the paint was, and the bottom is quite badly corroded, possibly from minerals leeched from the cement put around the base during the High Street works.

Stage 1, removing loose paint (which was most of it) and a wash down, with the the first coat of rust-curing paint to follow over the next day or two. With several layers of paint removed, there is some nice detail of the Georgian numbers, the bow and the bells revealed.
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1 week ago

Brighter Uckfield

It’s likely that the children seen doing this last night were the same ones dancing on the roof of Peacocks in the High Street. Most of it was easy to pick up, unfortunately the bag of litter thrown into the River Uck isn’t so easy to retrieve, unless there are any anglers in Uckfield who could wade in and retrieve it? Please share to see if we can find someone who can get to it, preferably before the litter spills out into the river! ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

Brighter Uckfield

More people litter picking around Uckfield.A few weeks after 2 of us litter picked some of the northern half of the bypass, someone had thrown newspapers all along the same stretch, so it was revisited again. At the same time, the southbound lay-by was cleared and lots of fly tipped junk was pulled out of the woods, which has already been collected by the council. ... See MoreSee Less

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