For six years, the people of Newhaven have not been able to enjoy their sandy beach, but this week the fight to grant the town's west beach "village green" status moved a step closer.
Charlotte Wilkins explains and speaks to Cllr Carla Butler, campaigner Graham Luttman and resident Paul Cutler.
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