Month: September 2019

South East parents could be missing out on hundreds in childcare support

 Survey reveals nearly a third of working parents in South East are unaware of government’s tax-free childcare scheme  97% of working parents in the South East feel that childcare costs are too highIncomes can’t cope with increasing childcare costs – nearly a fifth of those earning more than £40,000 per annum say childcare is unaffordable85% of part-time working parents in the South East would consider […]

Thomas Cook

We all know what happened recently to that very popular and established travel company. Hopefully no-one is affected but do spare a thought for the staff who suddenly find themselves without a job or payment even! This rather sad notice is all that remains in the permanently locked shop in […]

Martello Proms 2019

Martello Proms featuring the Seaford Silver Band, Seaford Musical Theatre and Seaford Sunshine Strummers will take place on Saturday 5th October at Seaford Head School, Arundel Road, Seaford at 2.30 pm. Admission is by ticket only ; £ 10.00 in advance or £ 12.00 on the door. Tickets available online […]

Update on Significant Planned Road Works on the M23 The following works are scheduled on the M23, subject to weather conditions. We have added a map below which may be helpful in identifying the location of these works. Friday 20 September to Friday 4 October 16:00 to 16:00 M25 J7 […]

Firle Ploughing Match

Officers and staff from Lewes Prevention team, including staff from restorative justice and Prevention Support, attended the Laughton and District Agricultural Society’s annual ploughing match this year held at Place Farm, in Firle. As well as bringing along the Sussex Police engagement van to facilitate informal discussion, crime recording and […]

Climate emergency

For more than a year now, young people in the UK and beyond have been striking every Friday to demand decisive action on climate change.  Tomorrow, millions of adults will join the youth movement in a global climate strike to amplify their critical message: this is a climate emergency, and […]

Blooming Success

A glorious sunny, autumn afternoon was the scene for friends and competitors of this year’s Newhaven in Bloom Awards ceremony at Paradise Park which sponsors the event. Fine flowers, pots and water displays were all celebrated. Highlights were the glorious ‘living wall’ of flowers called ‘Summer Madness’, created by the […]