Skating round the problem

SKATEBOARDING seems as popular today as it has always been. Rouser in

1977 was highly impressed by a county council decision to allow skateboarding in the huge County Hall car park in Lewes during evenings and weekends.

He had this to say: ‘If youngsters can be relied on to dodge the occasional car continuing to use the area, everything will be fine.

‘Lewes isn’t exactly a thrilling place for young people in the evenings. But from now on they will have at least one alternative to aimlessly walking the streets.’