Yearly Archives: 2019

Simple steps to keep warm and well this winter

WinterOLDER and vulnerable residents in East Sussex are urged to take action to ensure they don’t become a victim of cold weather this winter.

As the cold weather begins to bite, county public health chiefs have issued the appeal to over 65s and people with long-term health conditions, who are especially vulnerable to the effects of the cold. Continue reading

Delays warning over Polegate traffic lights

Damage to traffic lights controller in PolegateMOTORISTS are being warned to expect continuing delays after damage was caused to traffic lights at a busy crossroads in Polegate following a road traffic collision.

The crash on the A2270 Eastbourne Road at its junction with Wannock Road and High Street on Tuesday (15) seriously damaged the traffic light controller – the equipment which controls the phasing of the lights. Continue reading

Don’t miss out on life-saving test, East Sussex women warned

AROUND a third of women in East Sussex have missed a life-saving test aimed at reducing their risk of cervical cancer, new figures have shown.

In line with falling national trends, three in ten women across East Sussex did not attend their last smear test – which can identify abnormal cells and prevent 75 per cent of cervical cancers. Continue reading