Seafront protection timescales are the subject for Robert Smart's latest column for Eastbourne's weekly newspaper. The leader of the opposition Conservative group on Eastbourne Borough Council says that "timescales can be squeezed if there is adequate will".
You can read Robert's full report on Environment Agency's plans to safeguard the town from flooding HERE
Meanwhile, he maintains that "Eastbourne Borough Council cannot (and should not) defer decisions on our important seafront assets until this proposal is completed in 2025".
More details are available on the EA website HERE
Pictured: Cllr Robert Smart with others on the latest Environment Agency-organised walk to view flood risks