The Commonwealth flag was raised at County Hall, in Lewes, today (MON 10) by East Sussex County Council chairman Cllr Colin Belsey (pictured) in one of more than 500 such ceremonies across the UK. Continue reading
NATIONAL Apprenticeship Week (3-7 March) is being given a boost by East Sussex County Council.
The Council’s Business Services Department is holding an Open Day at county hall in Lewes today (6 March) to showcase apprenticeship opportunities, and earlier this week, Council Chairman Colin Belsey spoke to the Medway Youth Trust about the issue at a Build East Sussex event at Falmer (4 March). Watch the video here:
In recent years pupil numbers at Mountfield and Whatlington Primary School have declined raising concerns about the long term sustainability of the school. Currently there are only three children on roll at the school. Concerns were also raised by the Diocese of Chichester, which holds the building and land in trust. Continue reading
A total of £1million has already been agreed for the first 12 companies to benefit from this scheme which encourages growth and the creation of jobs. Continue reading
Smoking kills around 1,000 people in the county every year, while nationally more people die from the habit than the combined total of preventable deaths caused by obesity, traffic accidents, illegal drugs and HIV infections. Continue reading