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BREAKTHROUGH FOR THE CUCKMERE

At a meeting last week the local MP, Maria Caulfield, the Parish Council and the Friends of Cuckmere met with The Environment Agency (EA) to work out an action plan to tackle the terrible problems the river Cuckmere has had in recent months with flooding in the winter and dying fish in the summer

NO TIME TO CUT EAST SUSSEX SERVICES

A message from Keith Glazier, Leader of East Sussex County Council

 

"Every home and every business in East Sussex has been hit by Covid-19 - often severely.

SUSSEX RURAL CRIME DAY OF ACTION

An update from Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne OBE

On Monday I attended a Rural Crime Day of Action in north Wealden where residents in more isolated communities have previously expressed concern about burglaries, police engagement and response.

£4m FROM GOVERNMENT TO BOOST LEWES AREA

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed over £4 million in government funding for five projects across her Lewes constituency including £1.2 million for a new Maritime & Sustainable Technology Hub in the UTC building in Newhaven.

SAD DEATH OF FAITHFUL SEAFORD SERVANT

Lewes Conservatives are very sad to report the sudden death of Councillor Ian White who represented Seaford West Ward on Lewes District Council and was a former Leader of Seaford Town Council and Chairman of Seaford Conservatives.

BOOSTING EDUCATION STANDARDS IN SEAFORD

​​​​​​Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed the announcement that Seaford Head School will benefit from funding to improve school facilities.

ACTION ON RECYCLING FROM LEWES CONSERVATIVES

A report just published reveals that while some political parties on Lewes District Council are busy drafting strategic documents on sustainability, it is the Conservatives who inspire decisive action on green issues in an effort to reduce, reuse and recycle.

COUNTY'S SCHOOLS WELCOME BACK MORE STUDENTS

SECONDARY schools across East Sussex are welcoming back more students with a range of measures in place to ensure they can come back to the classroom safely. 

Huge efforts are also continuing behind the scenes to keep remote learning going during the pandemic.

NO HIDING PLACE FOR CRIMINALS DURING LOCKDOWN

This week, the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioners joined a socially-distanced attestation ceremony to welcome 64 new officers to Sussex Police as they swore their oaths watched on video link by their families and friends. Katy Bourne OBE takes up the story ...