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Urgent need for fair funding, council leaders tell Minister

Leaders from East Sussex have taken the case for fair funding right to the heart of Government.

Cllr Keith Glazier and Cllr David Elkin, leader and deputy leader of East Sussex County Council, met Liz Truss MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury on Thursday (December 6), to explain the pressures the county and its people are under. Continue reading

Gritter drivers gear up for wintry weather

AS temperatures begin to fall across the county, a small army of gritter drivers are gearing up for a busy winter.

East Sussex Highways’ fleet of 24 gritters are ready to hit the road when snow is forecast, or the road surface temperature falls close to or below freezing, and have already been in action three times in the last two months. Continue reading

Major improvement scheme scaled back for festivities

SHOPPERS searching for the perfect Christmas presents will be given room to roam as work to transform Eastbourne town centre is scaled back.

As the festivities get into full swing, fencing will is being reduced and machinery moved to reveal more of the new paving laid as part of the major scheme to revitalise the centre. Continue reading