Unauthorised excavations in Seaford spark warning

SEAFORD Town Council has been informed that a member of the public has been making unauthorised excavations on Seaford Head around the site of a number of abandoned WW1 practice trenches.

A council spokesperson said: “As well as causing damage, these excavations could be dangerous both to walkers and to the person making them.

“Parts of the site are registered as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and the whole area is within the boundary of the South Downs National Park.

“Anyone found excavating without permission will be reported to the Sussex Police and may be subject to prosecution.”

If anyone has information contact Seaford Town Council on 01323 894870 or Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999.