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SUSSEX POLICE & CRIME UPDATE

An update from the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne. I began this week by joining local charity Streetlight UK and Sussex Police on a joint operation to initiate a safeguarding intervention for a local sex worker suspected of being a victim of trafficking. 

MP'S PETITION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Maria Caulfield MP has launched a Parliamentary petition calling on the UK to host the next global climate change summit, COP26, in London next year.

NEWHAVEN 'PUMPED' OVER NEW TRACK

Newhaven’s impressive new pumptrack is now open and proving hugely popular, while work is well underway on the adjoining skatepark.

MP BACKS ALZHEIMER'S PROPOSAL

Maria Caulfield MP has written to the Prime Minister to support Alzheimer’s UK’s proposed Dementia Fund that would improve care costs for those living with dementia across the UK.

COUNTY'S AWARD-WINNING HIGHWAYS

The team that maintains the county's roads has been praised for its excellent customer service. East Sussex Highways has once again been awarded the Government-backed Customer Service Excellence award, being ranked as ‘fully compliant’ in all areas.

LEWES MP HELPS LAUNCH 'BLUE COLLAR CONSERVATISM'

A group aimed at starting a conversation to develop policies for the Conservative Party in a post-Brexit Britain was launched in Westminster on Monday 20th May, backed by Lewes MP Maria Caulfield.

SUSSEX POLICING BOOST

Our Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne reports on her great start to the week meeting the new Apprenticeship Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) who will soon be out and about in our communities.

BAN ON STRAWS, STIRRERS AND BUDS

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has today confirmed a ban on plastic straws, drinks stirrers, and plastic stemmed cotton buds in England, following overwhelming public support for the move.