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MP'S CALL FOR IMPROVED PATIENT CARE

Lewes MP and nurse Maria Caulfield MP has called for greater nurse staff levels and increased spending on hospital food following the recent outbreaks of Listeria in hospitals.

'KEEP CLEAR OF CLIFF EDGES' WARNING

VISITORS to East Sussex’s spectacular white cliffs are being urged to stay safe this summer.

Each year thousands of tonnes of chalk fall from the cliffs, which stretch from the edge of Eastbourne, past Beachy Head, the Seven Sisters and Seaford Head.

TELL THE NEXT PRIME MINISTER YOUR VIEWS

The next Prime Minister wants to know what you think. The election for leader of the Conservative Party is well underway.

And whoever wins will be the next Prime Minister. Do you have strong views?

Then don’t keep them to yourself.

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.