Monthly Archives: November 2017

Residents reap benefits of energy plant cash boost

Cllr Nick Bennett, lead member for transport and environment, with Hillcrest Centre manager Heidi Coram and trustees and centre volunteers Nicki Day and Umi SinhaRESIDENTS around Newhaven are seeing the benefits of funding from the town’s energy plant with the completion of two community projects.

An all-weather path alongside the river Ouse in Piddinghoe has been created and interpretation boards explaining the history of Tide Mills erected, using money left over from landscaping around the Newhaven Energy Recovery Facility. Continue reading

At-risk groups urged to test for HIV

Cynthia Lyons, East Sussex acting director of public healthPUBLIC health chiefs in East Sussex are urging more people to test for HIV – as part of a national campaign week.

East Sussex County Council is backing National HIV Testing Week, running from November 18 to 24 2017, aimed at encouraging more people to take the test – particularly those most likely to be carrying the virus. Continue reading