Month: January 2021

Lewes Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Holocaust Memorial Day remembers the millions of people who suffered in the Holocaust and in the genocides which followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur.  Lewes is commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day by hosting live and virtual events including:• online discussion• haiku workshop• online spoken word event To find out more information visit facebook.com/groups/LewesHMD  We also encourage people to […]

Eastbourne’s Holocaust memorial online hub

22 January to 1 February Holocaust Memorial Day remembers the millions of people who suffered in the Holocaust and in the genocides which followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur.  Eastbourne is commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day by hosting an online hub from  22 January to1 February.  The online hub can be accessed at www.lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk/HMD The hub contains  videos of poems, […]

Historic “Kempston” saved

It’s been announced this week that a much-loved building in Eastbourne has been saved from the bulldozer. Councillors and campaigners fought a vocal campaign to preserve the historic building Kempston but were over-ruled by the Planning Inspectorate. The building, in Granville Road, stimulated councillors to extend the College Conservation Area, […]

Change to official school closure: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021 – The Lindfield School, Eastbourne

There have been changes to the following school closure: School: The Lindfield School, EastbourneUnique school code: 7031Closed: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021Reason: Emergency closure – otherMore information: All schools are affected by the Government advice to partly close. Please check the local arrangements with your school.Update […]

Council-run scheme to steer young people away from crime receives £8,000

An early intervention scheme that tackles the underlying causes of criminal behaviour among young people has been awarded £8,000 towards its running costs in Eastbourne and Lewes.  Restoring Eastbourne and Lewes, operated by the Eastbourne Business Crime Group in partnership with Eastbourne Borough Council and Lewes District Council working with Sussex Police and the Youth Offending Team, was recently successful in its bid for […]

Maria Caulfield MP welcomes Government support to give every child in Lewes constituency access to a high-quality remote education

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed the measures the Government has put in place to ensure every student across the Lewes Constituency receives a high-quality remoted education while schools are closed. Throughout the pandemic, education has been a national priority, and thanks to the efforts of teachers and school staff across […]

Have you got a great business idea for 2021 but don’t know where to start?

Future entrepreneurs in the Lewes district are being encouraged to take part in this year’s Local Enterprise & Apprenticeship Platform (LEAP) business start-up programme.   Applicants will access a package of tailored support and be in with a chance to win a £2,500 grant to start their business.   This free programme is funded by Lewes District […]

Change to official school closure: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021 – Christ Church C.E. Primary And Nursery Academy, St Leonards-on-sea

School: Christ Church C.E. Primary And Nursery Academy, St Leonards-on-seaUnique school code: 3350Partly closed: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: All schools are affected by the Government advice to partly close. Please check the local arrangements with your school.Update 13 January, 10.24am: Nursery […]

Change to official school closure: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021 – Holy Cross Church Of England Primary School, Uckfield

There have been changes to the following school closure: School: Holy Cross Church Of England Primary School, UckfieldUnique school code: 3335Closed: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: All schools are affected by the Government advice to partly close. Please check the local arrangements […]

Change to official school closure: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021 – All Saints And St Richards Church Of England Primary School, Old Heathfield

There have been changes to the above school closure: Unique school code: 3327Partly closed: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: All schools are affected by the Government advice to partly close. Please check the local arrangements with your school.Update 10 January, 1.24pm: Unfortunately, […]