Monthly Archives: March 2018

Students get behind the camera to promote skills-boosting network

STUDENTS inspired by an insight into the world of work have put their skills to the test to promote stronger links between education and business.

Bexhill College students were challenged to work with Marshall Tufflex to produce the video highlighting the work of the county’s employers in supporting the skills agenda as part of the East Sussex Enterprise Adviser Network (EAN). Continue reading

Pupils showcase talent at music festival

More than 800 primary school children from across the county showcased their musical talent at special festival organised by East Sussex Music.

Youngsters from 17 local schools played tenor horns, recorders and ukuleles to packed audiences at Lewes Town Hall and Eastbourne Kings Centre as part of the First Access Festival. Continue reading

100 years on – fight for equality continues

By Becky Shaw, chief executive of East Sussex County Council

Today (Thursday, March 8 2018) is International Women’s Day, which this year coincides with the centenary of the Representation of the People Act passing into law.

While it granted the vote only to property-owning women over 30, the Act was a major milestone on the road to universal suffrage for women and the product of the extraordinary efforts of ordinary people over many years. Continue reading