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Blue Heart

An overview of how water behaves in and around Eastbourne and south Wealdon.

Residents of the area talk about their experiences of flooding, drought and water management, historians explain how things have changed over the centuries, and engineers look to the future and how systems can be managed to build resilience in the face of climate change.

Featuring the voices of:
Anna Hastings, Blue Heart Project Manager, East Sussex County Council
Evan Jones, Ecologist
Andy Durling, Eastbourne Eco Action Network
Lousie Elms, Eastbourne Allotments and Garden Society
Sally Lee, Grow Eastbourne
Oliver Sterno, Plastic Free Eastbourne
Kate Baker, Agile Rabbit
Andy Payne, Southdown Angling Association
Chantal Feyn, Eastbourne and District Model Yacht Club
Fiona Durling, Pevensey Forest Garden
Robert Slater, Pevensey Court House and Museum
Katherine Buckland, Heritage Engagement Officer, Eastbourne District Council
Brian Bailey, allotment holder
Neil Raymond, The Star Inn, Old Town
Louise Elms, Eastbourne Allotments and Garden Society
Ruth Kenwood, Gather Community Garden
John Hayward, Pevensey Parish Councillor
Dave Roberts, Gather Community Garden
Peter Birchalll, Pete the Pond
Clare Whistler, Artist, Water Week
Adrian Butcher, Treebourne
Caroline Kimber, Gather Community Garden
Chris Sweetapple, Exeter University