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 East Sussex WRAS has had its first two dovelets of the year and its only the second week of the year!

Although doves can nest all year round, it is rare for East Sussex WRAS to admit any into care till March. Two dovelets were admitted this week, one from Uckfield and another from Stone Cross Eastbourne. Sadly the smaller dove from Stone Cross  did not survive, but the slightly older one from Uckfield is doing well but not out of the woods yet.

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Volunteers and staff at East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS) have seen a 24% increase in the number of wildlife casualties being admitted into their Casualty Centre in 2016. This festive season they have also been kept busy [See List below] and seen their Casualty Centre at Whitesmith East Sussex looking after more than 150 casualties.

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East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service, were called to a fox caught in a football net on a school playing field in Eastbourne this morning.

The concerned staff, at Willingdon Primary School, spotted the distressed fox entangled in the net. They moved children away and awaited rescuers to arrive. WRAS rescuer Iain Turner and Casualty Manager Chris Riddington arrived on site and quickly assessed the situation.

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A 42 year old man from Forest Row in East Sussex who is so passionate about raising money for a local animal charity he will be spending Christmas away from his family!

Alone at sea for 90 days Daryl Farmer will be raising money for East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS), rowing over 3000 miles solo from La Gomera to Antigua starting on Wednesday 14th December 2016. He will be one of 12 boats undertaking the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge and he will be one of only four soloists!

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