Month: June 2019

IMPROVE THE ROAD WE HAVE

Lewes MP Maria Caulfield has sent a message to campaigners against a new offline dual carriageway between Lewes and Polegate, saying she now believes Highways England should improve the existing A27, with dualling where possible. A public meeting in Selmeston this week welcomed the news. In 2017 Mrs Caulfield, along […]

Really Want to Hurt Me

June-October2019 Shortlisted for the BrightonFringe Award for Excellence and following sold-out dates in London and Edinburgh Fringe 2018, Really Want to Hurt Me now embarks on a UK tour. This dark hit comedy from Flaming Theatre is about growing up gay in the ’80s featuring dance sequences and a soundtrack […]

SUSSEX COUNTY CRICKET

With all the talk of big concerts at the County ground in Hove it is sometimes difficult to remember that County cricket is played there. In between the huge Elton John concert and the forthcoming Rod Stewart concert on July 12th, there is cricket at the ground. Despite a disappointing […]

SUMMER IS COMING

With the Summer finally starting to show itself, and lighter evenings there will be an increase of parties across the district; often noise/music related incidents are best dealt with other local authorities such as Environmental Health, or local Councils; if the situation feels like it may get heated or violent […]

Behaviour Change for Health Training Course

There are spaces available on the below Behaviour Change for Health (MECC) training course. Date                                      Time                                      Venue                  Address Friday 5th July                    9.30am – 4pm                   ETH                        Eastbourne Town Hall, Grove Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4UG If you haven’t already taken part in Behaviour Change for Health/MECC then don’t miss the opportunity to […]

NEWS FROM THE PARISH

We all know St. Leonards Church as the centre point of Seaford but something extraordinary took place last Sunday 23rd June. Five couples from the Congregation noticed that their Golden Wedding Anniversaries all fell within one month so to mark this extraordinary coincidence a Golden Wedding party was held in […]

Cyber-related sex crimes against children up to almost one every hour

On average nationally, police recorded 22 cyber-related sex crimes against children a day in 2018/19  Sussex Police recorded a 53% rise in cyber-related sex crimes from 2017/18 to 2018/19 NSPCC calls on the next Prime Minister to prioritise online safety by delivering statutory regulation to protect children from the risks of abuse   Children are increasingly being targeted on the web by […]

Police response to bike thefts

Following recent reports of bike thefts from teenagers at the new Pumptrack in Newhaven, Lewes Prevention have continued their patrols to the area, and are working with NeighbourHood First to tackle the issue. UPDATE: Lewes Prevention Officers and staff will be at the Newhaven Pumptrack next month from 1pm – […]

A SPARLKING DAY OUT

The Sussex Gin & Fizz Festival returns on Saturday, June 29, to the beautiful walled gardens of Southover Grange in the heart of Lewes.Now in its third year, the festival celebrates the many award-winning wines and gins made in Sussex. Visitors can enjoy free samples, learn about the production process […]

Seaford Head Golf Course are pleased to announce that they are now signed up to Operation Pollinator.

Leading agriculture company Syngenta are supporting golf clubs over the coming seasons to establish and manage areas of pollen and nectar rich wildflower habitat that will provide essential food resources and nesting habitat for pollinators, including native bees, butterflies and other insects. The selected native wildflowers will also provide new visual […]

Is your outdoor property safe?

Following recent reports of break ins to sheds and outbuildings across rural areas of Sussex; whereby suspects are targeting tools and electrical machinery, Prevention Officers and Staff have been out raising awareness and offering valuable crime prevention advice and tools, to help keep your property safe. Improve the security of your […]

RNLI NEWHAVEN

The RNLI Summer Fete in Newhaven will be held on Saturday 6th July 2019 from 12.00 – 4.00pm at the Fort Recreation Ground, Newhaven. Main features are the Formula One Simulator and the 1066 Chapter of Harley Davidson Bikes. There will be displays, kids funfair rides, music, stalls, games and […]

CHAILEY HERITAGE IS AN “INSPIRING SCHOOL” SAYS ITS OUTSTANDING OFSTED REPORT

Local special school, Chailey Heritage has been called “an inspiring school that consistently develops and implements provision to meet pupils’ special educational needs” in its Ofsted inspection that rated the School and facilities as “Outstanding” for the fourth time running. Praising the “strong senior leadership team and staff that are […]

SEAFORD MOTORFEST

Seaford Motorfest will take place on Sunday 23rd June 2019 from 11.00 am until 5.00 pm at Seaford’s Martello Field. There will be something for everyone with American, Classic, Custom vehicles, Bike, Trikes and Scooters. There will be live bands, a Beer Tent and Funfair as well as Business and […]

GROWING ‘HOLIDAY EXPLORER’ MINDSET COULD BE PUTTING BRITISH HOLIDAYMAKERS AT INCREASED RISK OF TRAVEL-RELATED ILLNESS

A new survey of 2,000 people, commissioned by Sanofi Pasteur, suggests that only 17% of British holidaymakers always get a travel health risk assessment* before they travel. 9 in 10 (95%) British holidaymakers are venturing beyond the resort and exploring their surroundings while they are abroad, which could further increase […]