Category: East Sussex

Change to official school closure: Monday 23 March 2020 to Thursday 30 April 2020 – Holy Cross Church of England Primary School Uckfield

Update 25 March, 8.50am: The school had been partly closed and was open for 2 key worker pupils on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th March 2020. The circumstances of these 2 pupils’ families changed and school provision was no longer required. Therefore with no children in school, Holy Cross has […]

Local School Updates

We have received updates on local school situations:- Burwash Church Of England Primary School Update 25 March, 7.11am: School closed today as no children of Keyworkers need care provided today Holy Cross Church Of England Primary School, Uckfield Update 25 March, 8.50am:The school had been partly closed and was open […]

Firle Flytipping

Officers attended with colleagues from NeighbourHood First to address your concerns of recent fly tipping in Firle. Fly tipping on an industrial scale like this can include hazardous waste, please do not attempt to clear items and report large scale fly tipping to the Police. While the police will take […]

Public Health England and East Sussex County Council statement on confirmed COVID-19 case in East Sussex

SPECIALISTS from Public Health England (PHE) are working with East Sussex County Council and NHS colleagues following a confirmed case of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The case has recently returned home from a cruise.Alison Barnett, Centre Director for Public Health England South East, said: “Public Health England is contacting people who had […]

‘Citizen scientists’ wanted to help measure air quality

People across Lewes district are being invited to take part in an international project to monitor air quality.Councillor Matthew Bird, Cabinet Member for Sustainability, said: “‘This is a chance for everyone, young and old, to become ‘citizen scientists’ and contribute to an international project measuring local air quality. “Improving air […]

Beavers back in Sussex

After an absence of over 400 years, the beaver is coming back to Sussex. These natural ecosystem engineers, which help so much with natural flood management and water quality, were hunted to extinction in the UK in the 16th Century.  But, thanks to The Sussex Beaver Trial, a partnership led by […]