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Diplocks Way, Hailsham water main upgrade postponed

Issued by South East Water

South East Water work on a water mains replacement scheme has been stopped by East Sussex County Council after concerns were raised about traffic management and road safety.

The company began a nine month project last Monday to replace a pipe in Diplocks Way, Hailsham, which has burst 13 times in two years – twice since 1 October. Continue reading

Residents urged to Stand Up For East Sussex

People in East Sussex are being urged to stand up for their county by calling on the Government to give them a fairer deal.

Today’s launch of the campaign Stand Up For East Sussex asks residents to sign a petition to the Prime Minister which calls for an urgent rethink on the resources the county receives. It warns that real hardship will result if the particular needs of East Sussex are not taken into account, with the public services many residents rely on stretched beyond their limit. Continue reading

Families share positive parenting experiences

THE BENEFITS of a programme which helps people make positive changes to their family lives were shared with Whitehall officials during a special visit last week.

The Triple P – Positive Parenting Programme was thrown into the spotlight when Permanent Secretary at the Department for Education, Jonathan Slater, and Regional Schools Commissioner for South-East England and South London, Dominic Herrington visited Hastings. Continue reading