I managed to induce Chris at Rye Harbour nature reserve to have a look at my online blog last week. He came back with a particularly useful ID, as follows:
Some good photos on the blog. One that did jump out at me was the bicoloured beetle on 29/01/14. Its Longitarsus dorsalis, a leaf beetle that feeds on ragwort and other aster type things. Its Notable B, so not that common either. Cool!