Month: June 2020

Seaford Head School to benefit from upgraded facilities to improve the education of children

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed the announcement that Seaford Head School will benefit from funding to improve school facilities. Seaford Head School has been allocated a share of the £434 million investment, which is set to be used for a boiler replacement project and temporary building replacements. This funding will ensure […]

Further £105 million to keep rough sleepers off the streets for good

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed £105 million of additional government funding to keep rough sleepers off the streets for good. In March, government asked local authorities to bring ‘Everyone In’ and the response was outstanding. As a result, there are nearly 15,000 people accommodated in emergency accommodation, including those who […]

Stagecoach Buses

Another reminder about Face coverings on Public Transport. Here is the policy from Stagecoach Buses:- “As we’re sure you’ll know, it’s now mandatory to wear a face covering on public transport in England.  This added layer of protection will help to keep you and others safe when travelling. We know […]

UP TO 100,000 PETROL NISSAN QASHQAIS AND 1,300,000 NISSAN AND RENAULT DIESELS IN UK COULD BE FITTED WITH EMISSIONS ‘DEFEAT DEVICES’

Specialist class action law firm Harcus Parker has obtained previously unseen documents which show as many as 100,000 petrol 1.2 litre Nissan Qashqais breach emissions limits by up to 15 times when driven on roads in real world conditions. The law firm, which is today launching a major legal action […]

NS&I ANNUAL REPORT 2019-20

Here is something to do with saving your money which maybe we should all be doing. NS&I delivered £11.6 billion of Net Financing to the Government in 2019-20 and in total, met 9 out of 11 of its Service Delivery Measures (SDMs). Attracting younger savers: NS&I has increased the number of its active customers under the age of 16 by more […]

Latest news from Visit Eastbourne…

From the re-launch of visiteastbourne.com and hotel refurbishments, to adapting our events to reflect social distancing measures, we’ve been working hard to support local businesses and upgrade our services as a destination during lockdown. With lockdown restrictions relaxing, we are busy implementing social distancing measures and supporting our accommodation providers in doing so too, to ensure the […]

It’s Bring Your Dog To Work Day this Friday – how to join in the fun

If you are one of many dog lovers here is something of interest. It’s Bring Your Dog To Work (at home) Day this Friday – the UK’s best day out in for dogs It is the 7th annual Bring Your Dog To Work Day this Friday (26th June), and this year they’ve turned this pupular charity day out into an exciting “day in” for our hardworking pawsome pals and their homeworking hoomans. There are five pawtastic online events on the big day from celebrity judged […]

#OpenForBusiness campaign

Many retailers across the country will be reopening, and the Government is keen to help welcome back shoppers and celebrate the hard work businesses and retail workers are putting in to ensure their workplaces are COVID-19 secure. As such, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is encouraging […]

Brighton Buses

Here is some more information from our local bus company regarding social distancing and hygiene on their buses. Each bus has a new maximum number of people permitted to travel on it at once to allow social distancing. This is shown on the side of the bus by the front […]

Cut back on alcohol

There has been a 21% increase in the frequency of alcohol consumption in the UK since the COVID-19 (coronavirus) lockdown. It has been suggested that stress and anxiety, as well as changes to our daily routine, are the reasons why some people are drinking more. Too much alcohol can be […]

Windrush Day

Windrush Day is coming up on 22nd June and is a moment for the nation to commemorate, celebrate and recognise the Windrush Generation and their descendants – including their vast contribution to the nation’s social, economic and cultural life. This year’s celebrations are particularly poignant in the context of the […]