New pedestrian crossing on The Ridge

Local people are able to cross a busy road more safely following the recent completion of a new pedestrian crossing on The Ridge. East Sussex Highways installed the pedestrian crossing to the south of the junction with Chowns Hill, providing safer and easier access to St Helen’s church, Hastings Court Oakland Care Home, Hastings Cemetery, […]

Holiday ‘Food and Fun’ programme to launch at Easter

A holiday food and activity programme to support children during the school holidays will be launched in East Sussex next month. Activities will include outdoor pursuits, arts and crafts, and sports with an emphasis on healthy food and the preparation of meals. Coordinated by East Sussex County Council’s Children’s Services department, the holiday clubs will […]

Schools made ‘wrong decision’ on future of EALs

An attempt to set-up a working group to look at the future of the English as an Additional Language Service (EALs) in East Sussex failed yesterday. Two days after the consultation process over the future of the service concluded and at a meeting of the full East Sussex County Council (ESCC) Councillor Alan Shuttleworth asked […]

ESCC wants your opinion of its plans to save cash by cutting services

People in East Sussex are being asked to give their views on its county council’s plan for the future of services amid  what the council describes as, “the continuing difficult financial climate”. East Sussex County Council’s (ESCC) ‘core offer’ document was considered by the council’s Cabinet on Tuesday. It outlines what ESCC leader Keith Glazier […]


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