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POLICE RECRUITS SWORN-IN

An update on police recruitment from the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne OBE ...

SEAFORD GPs SERVICE PLANS REVEALED

Dr Elliott of Seaford Medical Practice talks about primary care services in Seaford and why a new, shared surgery is needed in the town if local GP services are to be maintained.

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.