Category: Awards

Going with the flow scoops countryside award

An innovative flood management scheme across the River Ouse catchment is among six Lewes district projects to win awards from the countryside charity, CPRE Sussex.  Sussex Flow Initiative (SFI) is a partnership between Sussex Wildlife Trust, the Woodland Trust and the Environment Agency with funding and support from Lewes District Council.  SFI works with landowners and local people to reduce flood risk within the River Ouse catchment area using natural defences such as trees, […]

Derek Pratt Mbe

We are delighted that in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020 Derek Pratt has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), for services to Crime Prevention and Public Safety. He is a Neighbourhood Watch right hand, he has assisted in bringing unity to so many […]

Success at the national Soldiering On Awards for the Sussex, Kent and Medway Armed Forces Network

The Sussex, Kent and Medway Armed Forces Network (AFN) is celebrating its success at the national Soldiering On Awards after being named the winner of The Forces in Mind Trust’s Working Together Award. This national prize recognises the AFN’s hard work to make sure people with a Forces background can get support and help on […]

2020 Town Forum Presentations

Seaford Town Council is pleased to share with the community the presentations that would have taken place at this year’s postponed Town Forum. Each year the Town Council facilitates an Annual Town Meeting (also known as the Town Forum). This is a public meeting, not a Town Council meeting, and […]

COUNCIL REFUSES TO ACKNOWLEDGE MILLIONS RECEIVED AS COVID SUPPORT

A council has been blasted for failing to acknowledge millions of pounds received from Government to support local businesses, self-employed workers, the unemployed, charities, other organisations and those in need during the Covid pandemic. Lewes District Council’s ruling Cabinet learned on 11 June that, while still significant, the financial impact […]

Apply now for the LEAP Entrepreneurial Leadership Programme

Businesses from Lewes, Seaford, Newhaven, Peacehaven and the surrounding areas are being encouraged to take part in Edeal’s new LEAP Entrepreneurial Leadership Programme for business support and their chance to win £1,000. Based on the successful LEAP Entrepreneurial Programme that has been running since 2013, this free, comprehensive programme provides: […]

Council delivering ‘millions of pounds’ in Covid-19 business grants

More than 800 small businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic applied to Lewes District Council for a financial lifeline in the first few days of its launch.  The council went live with its Covid-19 Business Grants portal last Thursday (April 9) and since then 806 business across the district have registered using the service, equating to £10.6m in grants.  The Small Business Grant Fund and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure […]

GMB LONDON WELCOME SECURING £10.75 PER HOUR LIVING WAGE FOR OUTSOURCED FRONT LINE (KEY WORKERS) AT BARKING, HAVERING AND REDBRIDGE NHS TRUST

GMB London, the union for cleaners, porters and outsourced staff in the NHS, welcome securing the London living wage of £10.75 per hour. There are 600 outsourced front line staff in King George’s and Queens Hospitals in East London.  From April 2020 the hourly pay for the lowest paid outsourced workers will rise from £8.21 to […]

Enter the Seahaven Business Awards 2020 to celebrate the best of Seahaven’s businesses

Business of the Year Sponsored by Excell Design & Marketing Business Person of the Year Sponsored by Swindells Chartered Accountants Best Environmental Business Sponsored by Fine Marketing Best Customer Service Sponsored by The Sussex Sign Company Best New Business (under 2 years old) Sponsored by The Newhaven Enterprise Zone Best Eatery Sponsored […]