Day: 9 April 2020

BUSINESS GRANTS GO LIVE

A support scheme for the payment of £10,000 or £25,000 grants to eligible local businesses went live this morning – Thursday 9 April 2020. The Small Business Grant Fund and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund were announced by the Chancellor in response to the acute challenges being faced by […]

Residents thank waste crews for ‘business as usual’ services

Hardworking council waste crews are being thanked by residents across Lewes district in helping to keep the country going during the pandemic.  Household, recycling, clinical and garden waste collections are operating as normal in Lewes district while some neighbouring authorities have suspended their garden waste pick-ups.  The only current change is there are no bulky waste collections at this time for items such as kitchen […]

Local businesses are being urged to ensure their premises are sufficiently protected during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Sussex Police believe there could be an increase in organised acquisitive crime across the county – including burglaries of business premises – and have increased police patrols and proactive targeting of known local criminals. Two men, charged with stealing £80,000 worth of stock from Currys PC World in Hove, were arrested after […]