Day: 19 August 2020

COUNTY COUNCIL SAY NO TO CYCLING AND WALKING IMPROVEMENTS IN LEWES DISTRICT

Councillor ‘in despair’ at ‘bewildering decision’ Councillors at Lewes District Council are ‘in despair’ after East Sussex County Council decided to pull all their support for government-funded improvements to Lewes district’s cycling and walking infrastructure. The government emergency active travel fund was announced in May in response to the increase in […]

CALLS FOR GREATER PROTECTION OF SHOPWORKERS AS ABUSE DOUBLES DURING PANDEMIC

·       Reported cases of shopworker abuse have doubled during the coronavirus pandemic, retail workers were abused every fortnight on average in 2019 Despite government’s new measures, trade union Usdaw has launched a petition for new legislation to protect retail staff Mandatory facemasks and coverings have caused an increase in abusive and […]