East Sussex nature trail re-opens after pipe replaced

Cuckoo Trail (from Wealden District Council)
Image caption The Cuckoo Trail forms a section of the national cycle network

A section of a popular nature trail in East Sussex that was closed for eight months has re-opened.

Southern Water closed the Old Loom Mill section of the Cuckoo Trail, between Polegate and Hailsham to replace a sewer pipe.

The pipe burst last October leading to serious pollution of Shinewater Lake in Polegate.

Keith Jeffery, of Southern Water, thanked residents for "being so patient and understanding".

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