Category: Seaford

News from Seaford in East Sussex

Seaford Health Hub unlikely at Downs site

Lewes District Council has pledged to continue to support health bodies to identify new GP premises in Seaford following a viability study of the Dane Road site in the town centre.   Earlier this year, the council decided that plans for a new health hub at The Downs site in Seaford could not proceed unless it was demonstrated that there was no way to deliver new GP premises […]

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 […]

Maria Caulfield MP holds virtual meeting with local farmers as part of the Meet Maria launch

Lewes MP Maria Caulfield has meet virtually with farmers from across the Lewes constituency to discuss issues that are of concern to local agricultural industry. The Lewes constituency is made up of Lewes, Seaford, Newhaven, Polegate, and the surrounding villages. The attached photo shows Maria Caulfield MP meeting virtually with […]

Bee-friendly flowers in public gardens as Covid-19 hits plant supplies

Public gardens across Lewes district will not be showcasing their usual summer floral displays this summer because of plant supply issues due to the Covid-19 crisis – however a pollinator-friendly alternative is being sown instead.  Lewes District Council uses around 45,000 bedding plants every summer to create beautiful flower displays at its gardens which include Southover Grange Gardens in Lewes, Fort Road Recreation […]

Christopher Biggins Pledges Support To Community Hub

Former ‘I’m A Celebrity’ Jungle King and well known actor, Christopher Biggins has pledged his support in a video to the Havens Community Hub campaign on the Crowdfunder platform – www.crowdfunder.co.uk/silverliningsBacked by East Sussex County Council ‘Projects That Matter’, donations are currently being doubled at no extra cost to the donor.During […]

Seaford Town Council is Supporting the Re-Opening of Refreshment Concessions

The Town Council is supporting refreshment concessions to re-open from Saturday 23rd May to provide take-away services. The Town Council is pleased to be supporting refreshment concessions to re-open their local businesses and provide take away services, in line with Government Guidelines. From Saturday 23rd May 2020 the following concessions […]

Rescue at Seaford Head

Just in case you saw some activity on Seaford Head over the week-end with the emergency services in attendance it was all to do with a person who was found to be cut off from safety when the tide came in. Passers by called the Coast Guard who attended and […]

Council waste team praised for extra clean-ups

Lewes District Council’s street cleansing crews have gone into overdrive during lockdown taking on extra duties to keep the district looking its best.  The Environment First team has extended its rounds into areas the council is not responsible for cleaning, to ensure people can enjoy clean and litter free surroundings when they go out for exercise.  Councillor Julie Carr, Cabinet member […]

We remember Stephen Lucas and his family after hearing the sad news of the sudden and unexpected death of his wife, Revd Pauline Lucas, vicar of Kirdford with Plaistow & Ifold. ( West Sussex). Pauline died on Good Friday.  Although this news is belated it is important that we do […]

Return of bulky waste collections to Lewes district is welcomed

Bookings have re-opened for bulky waste collections in Lewes district after the service was temporarily suspended in mid-March due to the coronavirus crisis.  Bulky waste covers items which cannot be recycled or disposed of in household or communal bins such as kitchen appliances and furniture.  With household waste, recycling and garden waste collections continuing as usual, bulky waste was the only element of Lewes […]

Local Lockdown Lowdown for Wednesday 29 April 2020

1) From Lewes District Council –The new ‘one-stop’ website of local businesses is open at the following web address:http://eatlocal.info/You can filter results by supplier type and by local area. 2) Government loans for small businesses –The government will cover the interest and the administration costs of their Bounce back loans:www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-a-coronavirus-bounce-back-loan […]

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: […]

Residents thank waste crews for ‘business as usual’ services

Hardworking council waste crews are being thanked by residents across Lewes district in helping to keep the country going during the pandemic.  Household, recycling, clinical and garden waste collections are operating as normal in Lewes district while some neighbouring authorities have suspended their garden waste pick-ups.  The only current change is there are no bulky waste collections at this time for items such as kitchen […]