Tip set to reopen – but not for another ten days!

The tip at Pebsham will reopen in just over a week’s time East Sussex County Council (ESCC) announced this week. The tip located on a road called ‘Freshfields’ just off Bexhill Road is one of ten Household Waste Recycling Sites that will reopen from 10am on Monday, May 18th, following new guidance issued by central […]

Emergency fund will support charities and not-for-profit groups

A £300,000 emergency fund has been launched to help charities and not-for-profit organisations continue to support communities through the Covid-19 crisis. East Sussex County Council (ESCC) is inviting voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations whose income has been significantly affected by the Government’s ‘stay at home’ advice, to apply for a grant. The CV-19 VCSE […]

Emergency health regulations come into effect

Emergency health regulations came into force on Saturday an in Hastings this means authorised officers from Hastings Borough Council (HBC) and East Sussex County Council (ESCC) have enforcement powers to enforce restrictions for social distancing and close premises. The following businesses must remain closed: Public houses Cinemas Theatres Nightclubs Bingo halls Concert halls Museums and galleries […]

Ever wanted to be a school governor? Here’s your chance to find out more

Individuals and businesses are being invited to discover the ‘career-boosting’ benefits of being a school governor at an event next month. With vacancies for school governors across the county, East Sussex County Council (ESCC) has launched a major recruitment campaign to address the shortfall. In the latest push, a special event will take place on […]

Improved A21 can unleash economic potential and brilliance says MP

Hastings MP Sally-Ann Hart says she had a ‘brilliant meeting’ yesterday as part of the A21 Reference Group. The group consists of MPs whose constituencies lie along the A21, representatives from local authorities and Transport for the South East. The group was instrumental in persuading the Government to carry out the most recent upgrade of […]

Ready Salted makes a pit stop at Hastings’ schools

So far this winter East Sussex Highway’s fleet of 22 gritters have been out 20 times, treating a total of 25,040 km of roads across the county. Youngsters from two Hastings schools were given the chance to climb on board a gritter when a driver from East Sussex Highways made a pit stop at their […]