Council ‘disappointed’ after Gatwick expansion snubbed

gatwick webCOUNCIL chiefs in East Sussex have expressed their disappointment after Gatwick was overlooked for a new runway – but vowed to continue to back the Sussex airport in its long-term ambition to expand.

The Government today gave the go-ahead for a third runway at Heathrow rather than expanding Gatwick, subject to a public consultation and vote of the House of Commons in 2017-18. Continue reading

Celebration of older people continues throughout October

Older People's Day 2016A RAFT of events across the country helped mark Older People’s Day 2016 on October 1 – and residents in East Sussex have plenty more to look forward to.

There are a range of activities and events remaining in a two-month ‘Full of Life’ programme backed by East Sussex County Council and East Sussex Seniors’ Association, in partnership with leisure centres, local councils, charities and community and voluntary organisations. Continue reading