Category: Community

East Sussex Councils to receive £964,300 to prevent people at risk of homelessness ending up on the streets

            £105 million extra funding for councils to prevent vulnerable people supported during the pandemic ending up on the streets •             Council to receive £964,300.00 to support vulnerable people across district •             First 3,300 of 6,000 planned new homes for rough sleepers to be delivered by end of the year […]

CALLS FOR GREATER PROTECTION OF SHOPWORKERS AS ABUSE DOUBLES DURING PANDEMIC

·       Reported cases of shopworker abuse have doubled during the coronavirus pandemic, retail workers were abused every fortnight on average in 2019 Despite government’s new measures, trade union Usdaw has launched a petition for new legislation to protect retail staff Mandatory facemasks and coverings have caused an increase in abusive and […]

Council launches annual canvass encouraging voters to register

Residents in Lewes district are being urged to make sure their electoral registration details are correct so that their voice is heard on decisions that affect them.  The annual canvass ensures that Lewes District Council keeps the electoral register updated, identifying any residents who are not registered, so that they can be encouraged to […]

THE UNREFUNDABLES

·     SHOPPERS LEFT OUT OF POCKET BY POST-COVID REFUND POLICIES ·       ONE IN THREE SHOPPERS ACTIVELY AVOIDING PURCHASING DUE TO REFUND WORRIES The global pandemic, COVID-19, has disrupted almost every area of our lives in some way. In addition to obvious disruption to our daily routines like meeting friends, working from the […]

Windrush Day

Windrush Day is coming up on 22nd June and is a moment for the nation to commemorate, celebrate and recognise the Windrush Generation and their descendants – including their vast contribution to the nation’s social, economic and cultural life. This year’s celebrations are particularly poignant in the context of the […]