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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.

NEWHAVEN'S HIGH STREET SUCCESS

Maria Caulfield MP has helped Newhaven into the second phase of the Government’s Future High Streets Fund.

NEWHAVEN ROAD CONTRACTOR AWARDED

 

WORK on a new road which will act as a catalyst for regeneration in Newhaven has been given the thumbs up from industry standards experts.

BRINGING OUR LIBRARIES TO LIFE

East Sussex's libraries are being brought to life for groups of East Sussex schoolchildren with the help of miniature puppets.

The Book Folk have been making an appearance at all 17 of the county’s libraries, inspiring youngsters to use their local library.

£3M PLUMPTON COLLEGE FUNDING WELCOMED

Funding of £3m from the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) for improvements at Plumpton College has been welcomed by Maria Caulfield MP.

STATIONS IN DANGER OF 'MISSING OUT'

Four railways stations within the Lewes constituency are among those yet to have ideas put forward for part of a £15m improvement fund from Govia Thameslink Railway, and Maria Caulfield MP is urging local rail users to submit their ideas, wither directly to GTR or through her.

LEWES SCHOOL'S NEW MEMORIAL

Maria Caulfield, the MP for Lewes,  joined the Deputy Lieutenant of East Sussex, the Mayor of Lewes and others at a service of dedication of a new war memorial at Lewes Old Grammar School, that coincided with 100th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.

ANIMAL CRUELTY SENTENCES WELCOMED

New legislation that would increase tenfold the maximum sentencing for the worst animal cruelty has begun its passage in the House of Commons in a move welcomed by Maria Caulfield MP, Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cats.