Month: June 2020

Lewes Constituency benefits from unprecedented measures announced by Chancellor

The Lewes constituency has received unprecedented economic support to protect jobs and businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak. 9,500 jobs have been protected through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, with Government grants covering 80 per cent of people’s wages, up to £2,500 a month. 4,300 self-employed people in the Lewes constituency […]

Healthier Takeaways

Heart Research always have our best interests at heart literally so here are some ideas to think about before just ordering that favourite takeaway. The number of takeaway food outlets has risen in recent years and this may have contributed to the rise in rates of obesity in the UK. […]

COUNCIL REFUSES TO ACKNOWLEDGE MILLIONS RECEIVED AS COVID SUPPORT

A council has been blasted for failing to acknowledge millions of pounds received from Government to support local businesses, self-employed workers, the unemployed, charities, other organisations and those in need during the Covid pandemic. Lewes District Council’s ruling Cabinet learned on 11 June that, while still significant, the financial impact […]

Council counts Covid-19 cost: budget deficit forecast up to £10.2million

Cabinet councillors today (June 11) heard that Covid-19 is likely to leave Lewes District Council facing a budget deficit of between £3.2m and £10.2m, according to the latest estimates of Covid-19’s fiscal impact.   The projected figures for this financial year have been produced by modelling a number of best and worst-case scenarios based on potential announcements from the government.   Councillor Zoe Nicholson, Leader of Lewes District […]

Get cycling this Summer

Some more tips to stay healthy from the Heart Research people:- Regular physical activity will help you to maintain a healthy weight and keep your heart healthy. Cycling is a fun way to improve your overall health and wellbeing as well as enabling you to get out and explore your […]