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East Sussex,

county (1991 pop. 670,600), 693 sq mi (1,795 sq km), extreme SE England. It comprises five administrative districts: Eastbourne, Hastings, Lewes, Rother, and Wealden. Brighton and HoveBrighton and Hove,
city and unitary authority (1991 pop. 134,581) and district, SE England. It was formed by the merger of the boroughs of Brighton and Hove in 1997, and became a city in 2000.
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, former districts in the county, now form a single, administratively separate city. The county, the seat of which is LewesLewes
, town (1991 pop. 14,499) and district, East Sussex, SE England. The county seat of East Sussex, Lewes is a farm market with light manufactures. St. Pancras priory was founded in the town in the 11th cent.; its ruins remain.
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, borders the English Channel. The South Downs form a chalky ridge on the coast, marshes line the southeast, and in the north are the Weald ridges, which are forested and comprised of clay and sand. Produce is grown, and cattle are raised. There is some light industry, but the area is mainly oriented toward tourism and resort towns that service London. William I the conqueror fought the battle of Hastings there. The remains of 12th- and 13th-century castles, churches, and abbeys are found throughout the region. See also SussexSussex,
former county, SE England, since 1888 divided for administrative purposes into East Sussex and West Sussex. Lewes is the county seat of East Sussex; Chichester of West Sussex.
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East Sussex

a county of SE England comprising part of the former county of Sussex: mainly undulating agricultural land, with the South Downs and seaside resorts in the south: Brighton and Hove became an independent unitary authority in 1997 but is part of the geographical and ceremonial county. Administrative centre: Lewes. Pop. (excluding Brighton and Hove): 496 100 (2003 est.). Area (excluding Brighton and Hove): 1795 sq. km (693 sq. miles)
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East Sussex County Council and the 5 districts and Boroughs as named below:
A spokesman for East Sussex County Council said its priority was "public safety and the swift removal of any wood from the coast".
The association is angry that East Sussex County Council has instead entered into negotiation with representatives of the multi-millionaire's estate, near Uckfield, over plans to divert the public footpath.
East Sussex County Council invites organisations who would like to apply to join an Approved List for the provision of accommodation based care and support for working age adults.
His relationship with Megan is under investigation by his bosses at East Sussex County Council - and he was due to be suspended the day after he went missing.
East Sussex County Council has taken delivery of a liquid propane gas-powered Volvo at the start of a new contract hire deal with British Car Contracts.
Last night a spokesperson for East Sussex County Council refused to comment on the matter.
A spokesman for East Sussex county council admitted that the school had been aware of concerns about the relationship but refused to say when these were first raised.
MAY 29: The leader of East Sussex county council, Peter Jones, says he is "good value for money" after receiving pounds 91,000 in allowances and expenses in just one year.
He also rapped East Sussex County Council for awarding NCP a pounds 1million a year contract to run the scheme - although ESCC transport chief Malcolm Wood insisted: "It's now easier to visit the centre without driving about for a free space.
East Sussex County Council will also be allowed to use this framework, although this spend will be relatively small - see estimated values in Annex B.

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