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MORE MONEY IN FAMILIES' POCKETS

We are helping families with the cost of living, so they have more money in their pockets and can provide for themselves and their families:

RECORD EMPLOYMENT FIGURES

New jobs figures today show that employment is at a record high – with more people in work than ever before – and unemployment is at its lowest since 1974, giving families the security of a good job and more money in their pockets thanks to another month of rising wages.

CHANGES TO STATION PARKING AFTER MP'S INTERVENTION

Southern Rail are to make changes to the planned standard charges and times of parking at Cooksbridge and Plumpton Railway Stations following an intervention from Maria Caulfield MP and local user groups.

SEARCH FOR EAST SUSSEX SCHOOL GOVERNORS

With vacancies for school governors in maintained schools across the county, East Sussex County Council launched 'I'm a Governor' - a major recruitment campaign, to address the shortfall.

MP WELCOMES VETERANS' RAILCARD

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed the news that military veterans will soon get cut-price train travel with a new railcard on sale from Armistice Day.

PCC'S CONSULTATION WITH LEWES RESIDENTS

The Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne OBE reports on her ongoing engagement programme.

As part of this, staff from my office held a focus group meeting this week with residents from Lewes and the surrounding villages of Ringmer and Falmer.

MAJOR BOOST FOR ACTIVE TRAVEL ACROSS EAST SUSSEX

SCHEMES to encourage cycling, walking and public transport use will benefit from a major funding boost.

East Sussex County Council’s Active Access for Growth (AAfG) programme has been awarded an additional £400,000 of Government money, which will allow it to continue until March 2021.