Category: Health and Safety

Stay safe, stay local

The general advice suggests staying as close to home as you can, even as you enjoy England’s gradual release from lockdown. East Sussex is fortunate to have lower rates of Covid infection than most other places, but this could change quickly. Darrell Gale, Director of Public Health for East Sussex, said:“I’d still […]

People visiting East Sussex’s spectacular coastline are being urged to stay safe this spring and summer. The council is reminding visitors of the serious risks the unstable cliffs pose to those getting too close to the edge or walking at the base of the cliffs, and the dangers to beach […]

New report warns that UK could become next Wuhan – yet Doncaster Racecourse gets set to open doors to a wildlife market

The Animal Protection Agency (APA), an organisation campaigning against the trade in wild animals as pets, has called on the government to halt all wild animal markets in order to protect animal welfare and safeguard public health. A newly published scientific report summarising the mountain of evidence for a ban […]

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership Commercial Vehicle Campaign

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) are supporting the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s Carraige of Dangerous Goods and Insecure Loads Campaign to raise awareness of the importance of proper fleet and vehicle management. The campaign will educate road users on the importance of road safety legislation compliance, particularly amongst the commercial […]

Green Party Councillor Johnny Denis backs teachers’ urgent call to close schools and move learning online

Support comes as Green-led Brighton & Hove City Council advises primary schools to move to remote learning until Monday 18 January Councillor Johnny Denis urges East Sussex County Council to protect our NHS and close primary schools immediately Councillor Johnny Denis, Green Party Lewes District Councillor, Parliamentary Spokesperson and Cabinet […]

Seaford Town Council’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Position Statement

The Town Council has been regularly monitoring the situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) bothlocally and nationally. Following the most recent announcement by the national Government to placeSeaford and the Lewes District (as well as many surrounding areas) into Tier Four with effect from00.01am Saturday 26th December 2020, the following arrangements are […]

Official school closure notification: Friday 11 December 2020 – St Leonards Church Of England Primary Academy, St Leonards-on-sea

School: St Leonards Church Of England Primary Academy, St Leonards-on-seaUnique school code: 2017Partly closed: Friday 11 December 2020Reason: COVID-19 local arrangementsMore information: Academy is closed on Friday 11th December for all children except for key worker children who need to book in on the App . Work will be placed […]

Local NHS Trusts to receive £14 million to upgrade and refurbish local hospitals

The Health Secretary has announced that hospital staff, patients and visitors in hospitals which are part of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust will benefit from refurbished wards, brand new electrics and upgraded ventilation systems. The Government has announced allocations of £600 million to tackle […]