Seaford Community Meeting

Seaford residents (outdoor socially distanced community meeting) Join the Police on Tuesday 15th June from 10am to 2pm, where their engagement van and your local Neighbourhood Policing Team will be parked up in Dane Rd near Morrisons to speak to residents about local issues, and offer crime prevention advice and support. […]

Fraud Newsletter – June 2021

Here is a newsletter from the Police remindinding us that fraud and crime doesn’t go away:- “Each month we see many incidents of fraudsters targeting our residents in an attempt to defraud them. We’re working hard to prevent this and support vulnerable victims of fraud or scams. By following our […]

Boot Fair this Sunday 6th June

Stalls and Stallholders 1.     The number of stalls will be limited to 70.  Manning of each stall will be restricted to 2 people (including children). 2.     Stallholders are advised to bring their own hand sanitizer and make it available to members of the public. 3.     All stallholders, stallholder’s family and/or friends are required […]

Latest update

The main points from this week’s national influenza and COVID-19 surveillance report are: Surveillance indicators suggest that at a national level, COVID-19 activity increased in week 21 of 2021. Case rates have increased or stayed level across all age groups. The biggest increase has been seen in those aged 10 to 29. […]

Council removes more than two tonnes of litter from A27

Lewes District Council cleared 2.25 tonnes of litter and 17.5 tonnes of vegetation and soil blocking roadside drains from a 10km stretch of the A27 over four nights last week.  The council’s Environment First team worked between the Beddingham Roundabout and the Falmer slip road in stages from 9pm to 6am Monday to Thursday.  Energy drink cans, disposable coffee cups and contractor debris […]

Help for businesses from local councils

Business rates relief boosted with new £1.5 billion pot On 25 March 2021 the Government announced new business rates relief for those affected by COVID-19 outside the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. The details of this announcement can be found here: www.gov.uk/government/news/business-rates-relief-boosted-with-new-15-billion-pot Still awaiting detailed guidance and timelines from the Government […]

Annecy press release

A very proud Annecy School Seaford has asked to share this good news:- “Annecy Catholic Primary School is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Local School Nature Grant, thanks to players of the People’s Postcode Lottery. Our pupils will be benefitting from two catapults, a Get Growing […]

May sees surge in parking officer attacks Parking enforcement officers are seeing an increase in attacks following a peaceful month in which not a single incident was recorded. East Sussex County Council is again calling on motorists to treat civil parking enforcement officers with respect as they go about their […]

Dolly Scrubs Up Very Well

The Chair of Lewes District Council has spoken of being “in awe” at the achievements of a group of volunteer clothes makers who have made and donated thousands of scrubs to hospitals, care homes and surgeries across the UK. Councillor Adrian Ross visited the Dolly Scrub Hub, the inspired creation […]

New Mayor for Newhaven.

At its Annual Meeting on May 20th the Town Council elected Cllr Lesley Boniface as Town Mayor of Newhaven for the Civic Year 2021-22. First elected to the Town Council in 2019, Lesley has previously worked with both Council officers on the management of Riverside Park and alongside the volunteers […]

NEW CHARITY LAUNCHED IN EAST SUSSEX

A volunteer-led organisation that supports families, parents and children across East Sussex struggling with their mental health has been granted charitable status. This will allow Eastbourne-based Holding Space to increase its profile amongst all sectors of the local community in a way that will attract interest and reach potential clients […]

Keep Your Home Safe This Summer

Over the last year reports of burglary have dropped dramatically across Sussex. The lockdown measures that have been in place across the UK have undoubtedly contributed to this reduction. As lockdown measures continue to ease and with summer approaching, we want to keep it this way. Monday 17 May marked […]

A meeting of the Planning & Highways Committee will be held at Seaford Baptist Church,Belgrave Road, Seaford, BN25 3EE on Tuesday 25th May 2021 at 7.00pm

At this meeting several local planning issues will be discussed but two are of note:- Exceat Bridge, Eastbourne Road, Application by East Sussex County Council for realignment and replacement of an existingsingle lane bridge at the A259 over the river Cuckmere, with a new two-way, two lane bridgewith a footpath, […]