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Southern Water staff called out East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS) after a goose was found trapped in a sewage tank at the Uckfield Water Treatment Works in Uckfield today.

Friday staff noticed the bird had landed in the circular waste water tank being chased by the constantly rotating arm, which they quickly turned off. Staff thought the bird might be able to fly out of its own accord but on Monday the goose was still there so they called for assistance from East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS). » Read more

Volunteer rescuers from East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) have been working hard all day today (15 October) checking over 7 miles of streams, ponds and dykes in the Shinewater, Hampden Park area of Eastbourne after a major sewage leak. » Read more

Volunteer rescuers started wondering why they volunteered for their jobs after being called to rescue a swan which had crash landed at a sewage works at Uckfield today. (Thursday 25th October).

Southern Water staff from Uckfield’s Water Treatment works called East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) after the swan was still in the tank after two days, concerned that it could not get out. Rescue Co-ordinator for East Sussex WRAS, Trevor Weeks attended on site to find his swan hook was 2ft too short to reach the centre of the tank so he was joined by Duty Co-ordinator Maz Marriot from Brighton to help out. » Read more