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LEWES MP BACKS LEASEHOLDERS

Maria Caulfield MP is supporting a proposed new law the Ten-Minute Rule Motion ‘Freehold Properties (Management Charges)’ which would give greater transparency to leaseholders on what management charges for their properties are spent on.

GO PEDAL POWER IN EAST SUSSEX

PEOPLE across East Sussex are being urged to employ pedal power for their daily journeys as part of a national celebration of cycling.

MP BACKS PLASTICS BAN - A YEAR AHEAD OF EU

Lewes MP Maria Caulfield has backed planned announced by the Government to ban the sale of plastic drink straws, stirrers and cotton buds in April 2020, a year ahead of the planned EU wide ban.

SUSSEX POLICE & CRIME UPDATE

An update from the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne. I began this week by joining local charity Streetlight UK and Sussex Police on a joint operation to initiate a safeguarding intervention for a local sex worker suspected of being a victim of trafficking. 

NEWHAVEN 'PUMPED' OVER NEW TRACK

Newhaven’s impressive new pumptrack is now open and proving hugely popular, while work is well underway on the adjoining skatepark.

MP BACKS ALZHEIMER'S PROPOSAL

Maria Caulfield MP has written to the Prime Minister to support Alzheimer’s UK’s proposed Dementia Fund that would improve care costs for those living with dementia across the UK.

COUNTY'S AWARD-WINNING HIGHWAYS

The team that maintains the county's roads has been praised for its excellent customer service. East Sussex Highways has once again been awarded the Government-backed Customer Service Excellence award, being ranked as ‘fully compliant’ in all areas.

SUSSEX POLICING BOOST

Our Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne reports on her great start to the week meeting the new Apprenticeship Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) who will soon be out and about in our communities.