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MP URGES COUNTY TO BID FOR HIGHWAYS' FUNDING

The commitment of new highways funding is an excellent opportunity says Lewes MP as Maria Caulfield welcomes new £350m funding competitions that could see improvements made to local roads.

MP CALLS FOR CUT IN BEER DUTY

Maria Caulfield MP has joined calls for the Autumn Budget to include a cut to Beer Duty to help the brewing and pub industry.

MP JOINS CALL FOR POLICE COVENANT

Maria Caulfield MP has joined forces with Sussex’s Police and Crime Commissioner to demand the next Prime Minister commits to giving police officers a guarantee in law they will be looked after both in and out of the job.

NEWHAVEN SHORTLISTED FOR MULTI-MILLION POUND REVITALISATION

Newhaven has been shortlisted for the next round of a £675 million Government fund. Newhaven is joined by 50 other towns through to the second phase of the Future High Street Fund to transform high streets, out of around 300 towns that applied.

"BEWARE OF SCAMS" WARNING ISSUED

TRADING Standards officers are stepping up the fight against fraudsters after uncovering new scams across East Sussex. The new cons came to light during Scams Awareness 2019 when officers spoke to residents at events across the county.

EAST SUSSEX'S FAVOURITE CHILDREN'S BOOKS

SCHOOLS in Newhaven and Seaford were among those in which a total of 620 East Sussex children attended author events, earlier this year, to determine their favourite read.

MARIA AWARDED FOR BREWING SUPPORT

Maria Caulfield MP has received the Beer Champion Award from the British Beer & Pub Association for her support for the pubs and the brewing industry.