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SUSSEX POLICING UPDATE

An update from the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne OBE on the Gatwick drone investigation and on more police officers arriving to serve the county.

NEWHAVEN PORT TO RECEIVE SIGNIFICANT FUNDING BOOST

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed news that Newhaven Port has been chosen as one of only 16 across the country to receive a share of the £10 million Port Infrastructure Resilience and Connectivity Fund.

MP AT DITCHLING TRAFFIC MEETING

Ditchling MP Maria Caulfield attended a meeting in Ditchling to discuss ongoing traffic problems in the village with local residents.

MP AT HOSPICE COFFEE MORNING

Maria Caulfield MP has joined Newhaven residents at Paradise Park for a charity coffee morning to raise vital funds for St Wilfred’s Hospice and other local charities.

MP SECURES SCHOOL FUNDING BOOST

Lewes MP Maria Caulfield has achieved another year of additional funding from the Government for local schools in her constituency, with average per pupil funding set to increase to £4,209 in primary schools and £6,374 in Secondary schools.

MORE POLICE FOR SUSSEX

A report from the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne OBE, as Ministers confirmed that funding to recruit the first tranche of 6,000 police officers is now allocated to forces and Sussex will be able to recruit 129 over the next 18 months.

MP AT ROTARY MARTELLO PROMS

Seaford MP Maria Caulfield has attended the Seaford Martello Rotary Club’s Martello Proms event at Seaford Head School.

Performing at the Martello Proms were the Seaford Silver Band, Seaford Musical Theatre, and the Seaford Sunshine Strummers.

HOMELESSNESS REDUCTION WELCOMED

Maria Caulfield MP has congratulated Lewes and Wealden Councils, who along with Rother Council recently secured £120,000 to aid their work in homelessness reduction.

MP AT LEWES' NEW GYM OPENING

Maria Caulfield MP has attended the opening of Body Happy in Lewes. Body Happy Lewes is a wellbeing centre with a fully functioning gym. Their aim is for you to feel confident, capable and revitalised, and stay that way for life.