Month: January 2021

Visit Eastbourne

Eastbourne tourism have teamed up with Black Robin Holiday Cottages, the only self-catering holiday accommodation available at the world-renowned Beachy Head, to give you the chance to win a 2 night stay for up to 4 people in the South Downs National Park! Lovingly refurbished to give a cosy yet contemporary feel, Black Robin Holiday […]

Maria Caulfield welcomes railway station improvements across her constituency

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed news that Southern Rail are to make improvements to four railway stations in her Lewes constituency. The improvements are part of the Passenger Benefit Fund.  The fund is supporting a range of work across the network including waiting shelters, refurbished toilets, more seats, information screens, […]

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

School: The Causeway School, EastbourneUnique school code: 4009Partly closed: Tuesday 5 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021Update 27 January, 10.37am: School is now open to Critical Key workers and Vulnerable children from Monday 25th January 2021 For any queries regarding this notification, please contact CS Customer Relations: Email – cs.customerrelations@eastsussex.gov.uk […]

Brighton and Hove MPs Show Support for Early Years Settings in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove MPs Peter Kyle, Caroline Lucas and Lloyd Russell-Moyle joined Early Years professionals, this week, at a virtual meeting to discuss mounting concerns over safety and financial security across the sector.   There were representatives from leaders and staff in NEU, UNISON, GMB and NAHT, across maintained nursery schools, […]

Consultation launched over taxi licensing guidance

People are invited to have their say about how taxi and private hire drivers are licensed across the Lewes district.  Lewes District Council, which is the licensing authority for all Hackney Carriage and Private Hire applicants in the district, launched the six-week consultation today (Monday, January 25).  The council has reviewed its guidance regarding those seeking licences to take account of the Department […]

New permit system for garden waste collections ‘improves efficiency’

Lewes District Council has introduced a new streamlined system for its garden waste collection service using bin permits, online payments and all renewals at the same time every year.  The cost remains £70 a year, equating to less than 20p per day.   Rather than asking people to renew their subscription on the anniversary of their sign-up date, the service will now run annually from April to the end of the following […]

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 […]