To help predict and reduce the impact of flooding, we're investigating how rain, river and waste water move through Eastbourne and south Wealden

Climate change is challenging the way we live. We're working with local organisations and communities to explore how to be more sustainable using water, smarter about how we manage it, and help everyone to be prepared for flooding and other impacts.

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View of the River Cuckmere at sunset.


The Flow: rivers, water and wildness

Wednesday, 2 October, 6pm-7pm

Amy-Jane Beer shares some of the stories and themes explored in her book, The Flow, which won the 2023 Wainwright Prize...

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Beaver in grassland area.


Beavers and Rewilding

Listen now!

If you missed Derek Gow’s talk at Towner on June 5th, you’re in luck – we recorded it! Listen to...

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Flooded street in St Ives, caused by the Great Ouse river.


‘Never-ending’ UK rain made 10 times more likely by climate crisis, study says – The Guardian

The Guardian recently published a piece by Damian Carrington (Environment editor) detailing a study that proves how the current climate crisis is affecting the rising water level.

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Children planting saplings at their school with Treebourne a community grant recipient


Community Groups To Receive Thousands in Grant Funding

There were some very tough choices for the panel selecting the successful Blue Heart Community Grant recipients, after we received...

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A woman with a colourful scarf looks into a video camera outside the front door of a house


Water Butts Roll Out Across Eastbourne

The Slow the Flow project is well underway in Eastbourne thanks to a partnership between Blue Heart and Our Rainwater....

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Child in a pink and purple coat empties a bucket of mulch around a tree sapling


Treebourne Gets Planting

Community Grant Funding in Action Mud and rain weren’t enought to dampen enthusiasm at Ocklynge School as Treebourne spent two days planting...

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