Year: 2021

Todays tips for re-use and recycle

Ever need to recycle unopened glass, plastic or metal food packaging? Remember to open and empty the contents before recycling. As with all food packaging, please wash and squash before popping in your recycling bin! Have you tried our Report It app? It’s the quickest way to report environmental issues when you’re out and […]

ASB Patrols this weekend

Each week, targeted ASB patrols head out across the district to known areas, and areas of ASB, behaviour or driving, reported by your communities. Call 07989188960 between 1600-2200 each Friday and Saturday if you witness, or are victim to anti-social behaviour (ASB), and report directly to officers on the ground, out targeting […]

UK Government invests £5m to develop ​‘library’ of mRNA vaccines to help fight new COVID-19 variants

CPI has received a £5 million investment to support the development of an mRNA ​‘vaccine library’ as part of the Government’s vaccine support package announced in the Budget by the chancellor, Rishi Sunak. “Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlines continued partnership with CPI in the Budget announcement on Government’s vaccines package” The vaccine […]

Cabinet triggers funding opportunity for businesses in Lewes district

Cabinet councillors at Lewes District Council have earmarked a funding pot for businesses in the district and self-employed who are suffering exceptional hardship, including those that have not been able to access any of the government Covid-19 support. Councillor James MacCleary, Leader of Lewes District Council, said: “We are increasingly […]

Council chair thanks Lewes vaccination team

The Chair of Lewes District Council has praised a local vaccination centre which has been administering up to 500 coronavirus jabs a day, as ‘a hugely impressive operation’ following a recent visit there.  Councillor Adrian Ross was shown around the Foundry Healthcare Lewes centre – one of three initial GP sites in East Sussex to offer the Covid-19 vaccine. He said “My thanks to Dr Alice […]

Win a £200 Voucher!

Eastbourne wants to hear from you! Take part in the East Sussex Tourism Survey for your chance to win a £200 voucher to be redeemed in Eastbourne valid on selected accommodation providers, restaurants and more, courtesy of the Eastbourne Hospitality Association.  Full terms and conditions can be found here.

Official school closure notification: Tuesday 2 March 2021 – Iford and Kingston Church of England Primary School

School: Iford and Kingston Church of England Primary SchoolUnique school code: 3077Closed: Tuesday 2 March 2021Reason: Emergency closure – no waterMore information: More work needs to be done to locate and repair the leak causing the loss of water to the school. For any queries regarding this notification, please contact […]

WORK IN TRAIN AT RAILWAY QUAY

Waterside development is ‘great news for the economy and waterfront living’ in Newhaven The transformation of Railway Quay in Newhaven started this week with contractors at the harbourside location beginning the work that will lead to the creation of a new gateway to the town centre. Railway Quay is the […]

COMMUNITY SUPERMARKET OPENS IN PEACEHAVEN TO HELP TACKLE FOOD INSECURITY

Sussex Community Development Association (SCDA) are partnering withKempton House Day Centre in Peacehaven to host a weekly CommunitySupermarket, to be run and used by local residents.Peacehaven Community Supermarket will launch on Thursday March 18th 2021. Community Supermarkets operate as a membership scheme, on the principle that everyone should haveaccess to […]

Media collaboration offers opportunities to writers from under-represented backgrounds

A new initiative co-funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and supported by the New Statesman and Daily Mirror aims to increase opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from under-represented backgrounds. A WRITING CHANCE is a UK-wide programme, delivered by New Writing North and literature organisations nationally, with research from Northumbria […]

Deputy leader prioritises supporting residents, Covid recovery and climate action

The deputy leader of Lewes District Council has vowed to continue prioritising support for people who have been hit hardest by the pandemic and ‘not scaling back our ambition’ to tackle the climate crisis in the district’s recovery from the Covid-19 crisis.  The comments from Councillor Zoe Nicholson (pictured), who is also Cabinet member for Finance and Assets, came as a rise of less than 10p a week […]