Month: May 2020

NSPCC urges Prime Minister to get social media regulation done as online child grooming offences pass 10,000

NSPCC asks Boris Johnson to publicly commit to having world-leading online harms legislation on statute book within 18 months Social media sites are ‘enabling offenders’ as recorded online grooming crimes under new law goes beyond 10,000 and 220 in Sussex Facebook-owned apps were involved in 55% of instances where the method […]

Action Fraud scam watch

This week’s scam and fraud warnings from Action Fraud: EasyJet cyber breach: Action Fraud has been made aware by the National Cyber Security Centre of the cyber breach affecting EasyJet customers. We’re currently monitoring our system for EasyJet related reports to see if there has been a significant increase. Most […]

Operation Blitz ASB patrols

Your Op Blitz (ASB patrols) teams are out again this Friday and Saturday across the Lewes district, and Seahavens. Please call 07989188960 between 4-10 pm to report any ASB across the district during the times given. Op Blitz patrols are in addition to regular patrols of your towns and villages, […]

YOUR HELP IS NEEDED

It gives us great pleasure to announce that The Mayor of Peacehaven, Cllr Claude Cheta, raised just over £12,000 in support of his charity work during his 2019/20 term of office. This means that £2,500 will be awarded to each of the following charities: • Chillax, Youth Centre – sited […]

Christopher Biggins Pledges Support To Community Hub

Former ‘I’m A Celebrity’ Jungle King and well known actor, Christopher Biggins has pledged his support in a video to the Havens Community Hub campaign on the Crowdfunder platform – www.crowdfunder.co.uk/silverliningsBacked by East Sussex County Council ‘Projects That Matter’, donations are currently being doubled at no extra cost to the donor.During […]

Healthy Barbecuing

Just a few thoughts from the Heart Foundation to offer some alternative ideas for barbeques that are the healthy option. Summer is here and many of us are heading out to our gardens to fire up the barbecue. Some of the foods traditionally cooked on barbecues, such as burgers and […]

Peacehaven Community School

The news from Peacehaven Community School is that travellers had camped on the school field over the Bank Holiday weekend and the whole school site needs and inspection and deep clean. For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk Telephone – 0345 60 80 192.

Seaford Town Council is Supporting the Re-Opening of Refreshment Concessions

The Town Council is supporting refreshment concessions to re-open from Saturday 23rd May to provide take-away services. The Town Council is pleased to be supporting refreshment concessions to re-open their local businesses and provide take away services, in line with Government Guidelines. From Saturday 23rd May 2020 the following concessions […]

Action Fraud scam watch

Action Fraud scam watch Did you know scams cost the UK economy £5-£10 Billion a year, with over 50% of people over 65 having already been targeted by scams; and only 5% of all scams reported? Action Fraud’s top tips Although fraud and cybercrime comes in many forms, there are […]

Heart healthy diet

More healthy tips from the Heart Foundation, and perhaps not just for those with heart problems. Keeping to a healthy diet can only be good for all of us. Over seven million people in the UK are living with heart or circulatory disease. By eating a healthy diet, getting plenty […]

CELEBRATING VISIBLE DIFFERENCES

·    FACE EQUALITY WEEK HIGHLIGHTS CHALLENGES FACED BY THOSE WITH A VISIBLE DIFFERENCE DURING THE CRISIS ·    MILLIONS OF UK ADULTS SAY THEY FEEL EXCLUDED FROM PUBLIC LIFE, OFTEN FACING LONELINESS, ISOLATION, AND EVEN HOSTILITY ·    FIVE POWERFUL AND INSPIRING WOMEN TELL THEIR STORIES It is clear that lockdown and self-isolation is having […]

Rescue at Seaford Head

Just in case you saw some activity on Seaford Head over the week-end with the emergency services in attendance it was all to do with a person who was found to be cut off from safety when the tide came in. Passers by called the Coast Guard who attended and […]

CELEBRATE NATIONAL EPILEPSY WEEK 2020

It’s National Epilepsy Week (18 – 24 May). Every year since 1958, people with epilepsy have united this week to tell others about the condition. This year is no different. Case studies and spokespeople from across the regions are available for interview. As lockdown continues, the charity Epilepsy Action is celebrating […]

Salesforce small grants scheme

Salesforce has partnered with Enterprise Nation to offer eligible small businesses the opportunity to receive a £5,000 grant to help them through the COVID-19 outbreak. To be eligible to apply you must: Have not received any other cash grant during 2020 in relation to COVID-19 from any Government Be registered […]

Up to 75,000 Mercedes cabbies & van owners potentially due £5k each as specialist London legal firm investigates ‘defeat devices’ in Vito and V-Class diesel taxis & vans

·      Commercial litigation firm Harcus Parker today announces it is launching a legal action against Mercedes-Benz on behalf of owners of affected taxis and vans ·      Harcus Parker acts for taxi drivers and drivers of other affected Mercedes vehicles who claim their vehicles are fitted with unlawful defeat devices similar in principle […]