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LEWES RECYCLING AT 'ALL-TIME HIGH'

Lewes District Council’s new recycling service has hit an all-time high. The latest figures for May show that the recycling rate for the district now stands at 43%, an increase from 39% in May last year.

MP PRESENTS CLIMATE CHANGE PETITION

Maria Caulfield MP has presented a petition to the House of Commons calling on the UK to show global leadership in the fight against climate change by hosting the COP26 climate change conference in 2020.

SUSSEX POLICE RECRUITMENT

Monday saw the launch of Sussex Police’s latest round of officer recruitment.  This recruitment drive will see more officers working where they are needed most - in our communities.

BLUE BADGE CHANGES WELCOMED BY MP

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed changes to the criteria for blue badge parking permits that will allow those who have no-visible disabilities that affect their mobility to be able to apply.

MP WELCOMES EMISSIONS LEGISLATION

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed the announcement of legislation that will be introduced to commit the UK to a net-zero emissions target by 2050.

SUPPORT FOR CHAPLAINCY

Maria Caulfield MP has presented a cheque to the Beachy Head Chaplaincy during East Dean & Friston Cricket Club’s Family Games Day.

POLICING UPDATE

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LEWES TRANSFORMATION TO CREATE 500 JOBS

Cabinet councillors at Lewes District Council have endorsed the latest steps and progress to deliver the landmark North Street Quarter regeneration scheme. 

MP CALLS FOR A259 JUNCTION IMPROVEMENTS

Maria Caulfield MP is urging East Sussex County Council to press ahead with changes to junctions on the A259 at Bishopstone following another car crash.