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MP URGES FARMERS TO APPLY FOR GRANTS

Maria Caulfield MP has urged local farmers to apply for the popular Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme which opened for applications on Tuesday 9 July.

DON'T BE CONNED BY COLD CALLERS

RESIDENTS are being urged to be on their guard against cold callers charging hundreds of pounds for basic gardening services.

East Sussex Trading Standards has received a number of reports of cold callers in the Lewes and Seaford areas offering gardening and tree surgery.

EAST SUSSEX FUNDING ISSUES

INCREASED funding from Government is needed to protect vital council services, a report has warned.

MP'S SUPPORT FOR NEW TEENAGE RAILCARD

Maria Caulfield MP has written to schools across Lewes, asking teachers to encourage their students to take advantage of a new railcard for 16 and 17 year olds, that is soon to be launched by the Conservative Government.

DANGEROUS DRIVERS REPORTED

Lewes Council teams collecting waste and recycling in Saltdean, Peacehaven and Newhaven, had a lucky escape recently after car drivers performed illegal and highly dangerous manoeuvres to get round the refuse trucks.

LEWES LAUNCHES ANTI-IDLING CAMPAIGN

Air quality and health is top of the agenda this week as Lewes District Council mounts a campaign to encourage drivers on the school-run to switch off their engines when waiting at the school gates. 

MP JUDGING SHOW'S TOOP POOCH

Maria Caulfield MP joined celebrity vet and animal welfare campaigner Marc Abraham to help judge the dog show at Raystede Animal Welfare Centre’s summer Fair.

NEWHAVEN'S HIGH STREET SUCCESS

Maria Caulfield MP has helped Newhaven into the second phase of the Government’s Future High Streets Fund.

NEWHAVEN ROAD CONTRACTOR AWARDED

 

WORK on a new road which will act as a catalyst for regeneration in Newhaven has been given the thumbs up from industry standards experts.

BRINGING OUR LIBRARIES TO LIFE

East Sussex's libraries are being brought to life for groups of East Sussex schoolchildren with the help of miniature puppets.

The Book Folk have been making an appearance at all 17 of the county’s libraries, inspiring youngsters to use their local library.