Day: 10 December 2020

Official school closure notification: Friday 11 December 2020 – St Leonards Church Of England Primary Academy, St Leonards-on-sea

School: St Leonards Church Of England Primary Academy, St Leonards-on-seaUnique school code: 2017Partly closed: Friday 11 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: Academy is closed on Friday 11th December for all children except for key worker children who need to book in on the App . Work will be placed […]

Local NHS Trusts to receive £14 million to upgrade and refurbish local hospitals

The Health Secretary has announced that hospital staff, patients and visitors in hospitals which are part of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust will benefit from refurbished wards, brand new electrics and upgraded ventilation systems. The Government has announced allocations of £600 million to tackle […]

Official school closure notification: Thursday 10 December 2020 – The Baird Primary Academy, Hastings

This is an official school closure notification School: The Baird Primary Academy, HastingsUnique school code: 2011Partly closed: Thursday 10 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: They are closing for all pupils except those from keyworker families. For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk Telephone […]

Council takes ‘decisive step’ to build community wealth in Lewes district

Cabinet councillors today (Thursday, December 10) agreed an ambitious action plan to build local wealth in the Lewes district based on recommendations from a national economic thinktank report.  Lewes District Council made a commitment to community wealth building (CWB) in its Corporate Plan adopted in February 2020 and commissioned the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) to undertake a study over the summer involving in-depth interviews with council staff and […]

Council offers financial lifeline to people suffering hardship

Lewes District Council will provide increased support to people in financial distress and on low incomes, Cabinet councillors agreed today (Thursday, December 10).  The Local Council Tax Reduction (LCTR) scheme for working-age people has been running since 2013 and awards a council tax reduction up to maximum of 80% of a person’s council tax liability and is means-tested.  […]

Council to sell minority share in North Street Quarter to Human Nature Deal is subject to planning permission being secured

Cabinet councillors at Lewes District Council have agreed to sell their minority share in the North Street Quarter site in Lewes to Human Nature, subject to the developer securing planning permission for the new scheme that it wants to bring forward. The decision follows the news last week that MAS […]