Battle is on to save vital language service in local schools

There’s a big campaign underway to save the English as an Additional Language Service (EALs). The EALs service has been running in East Sussex for approximately 25 years. It provides teachers and Bilingual Support Officers to work with students in schools where English is not their first language. There are currently 250 children and young […]

Delivering the legacy of Robert Tressell

Directed by Mike Leigh and starring Maxine Peake, Peterloo is a gripping film which is shocking and disturbing but throws up several present-day issues writes Jay Kramer. It is possible that many people do not know about The Massacre of Peterloo which took place in the summer of 1819 in what is now known as […]

The Isabel Blackman Centre – a valuable resource that must not be lost

The Isabel Blackman Centre is an all-inclusive centre offering personal care and support for people over 50 with varying needs, including dementia, learning difficulties, physical disabilities and mental health support. Situated in the Old Town of Hastings, the centre offers a safe haven which combats isolation and enriches the quality of life of those being […]


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