Month: February 2021

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 […]

£1,069,272 for East Sussex to help support victims of domestic abuse

Domestic abuse victims and their children living in East Sussex will be able to receive more support thanks to extra Government funding. The extra money will help victims and their children access life-saving support in safe accommodation, including advocacy, counselling, and therapy in safe locations such as refuges or specialist […]

Scams Alert

Residents are receiving scam alerts so please be careful. Cyber criminals are using the roll out of the NHS Covid-19 vaccine to target victims with convincing looking text messages. The texts appear to be from the NHS and state the recipient has the opportunity to sign up for the vaccine. The […]

Bitcoin-Related Scam Emails

Action Fraud are warning the public to be vigilant of unsolicited emails promoting cryptocurrency (Bitcoin) investment opportunities. They’ve received over 750 reports this week about Bitcoin-related phishing emails that use fake celebrity endorsements to try and lure victims into investment scams. The links in the emails lead to fraudulent websites that are […]