Author: Peter Longden

MINUTES of a Meeting of the Community Services Committee held via Zoom on Thursday 30th July 2020 at 7.00pm.

This is a draft ot the minutes of the Council meeting that contain items of general interest:- Present:Councillors S Dunn (Chair), L Wallraven (Vice-Chair), M Brown, J Cash, J Edson, M Everden andJ Meek.Tony Jackson, Project and Facilities ManagerSharan Brydon, Projects Support Officer (Facilities)Georgia Raeburn, Executive Support Officer5 members of […]

Monday 3rd August

News on the hour 24 hours a day     00:00 Monday Morning Through the Night 06:00 Breakfast Jukebox 07:00 David Scott with Breakfast 10:00 Nick Mallinson with The Morning Show 12:00 Mark Evans with The Lunch Time Show 14:00 Brian Noon with The Feel Good Afternoon 16:00 Clive Mellor with The Seahaven FM Drive […]

Maria Caulfield MP welcomes £893,366 in additional Government funding to crack down on burglary and theft in local crime hotspots

Maria Caulfield MP has welcomed the announcement that Sussex Police will receive £893,366 in extra funding as part of the Government’s £25 million Safer Streets Fund – delivering on a key Conservative manifesto commitment. The Safer Streets Fund forms part of the Government’s concerted action to tackle crime, and aims […]

Time running out for Lewes district businesses to apply for Covid-19 support grants

Lewes District Council is issuing a final call for local businesses to access Covid-19 support grants as next month’s closure date nears, with £21.7m so far paid out.   The council has paid grants to 81% of all eligible small or retail, hospitality and leisure businesses in Lewes, equating to 1,763 firms.  The Small Business Grant Fund and the Retail, Hospitality & Leisure Grant Fund will close on […]

Maria Caulfield MP urges Seaford residents to join Seaford Football Club local discount scheme

Maria Caulfield MP is urging residents in Seaford to support their local football club and local businesses by joining the new local community discount card scheme. The Seaford MP joined Seaford Town FC to launch the Community Card and handed out awards to players, alongside Seaford Town Mayor, Cllr Rodney […]

SEXISM IN THE (REMOTE) WORKPLACE

•       35% of female workers experienced at least one sexist workplace demand since lockdown started •       60% of female workers didn’t report inappropriate requests to HR •       25% of female workers targeted with these comments have upped their beauty regime,  fearing a negative impact on their career Female workers have received sexist demands from […]

Free support for businesses on the high street

Save the High Street is offering free personalised COVID-19 recovery and resilience health-checks for local businesses. After completing an online survey you’ll receive: A Health-Check report and scores, highlighting risks and opportunities across your business. 6 top recommendations selected for you, each with step-by-step guides and other content. A telephone […]