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Website project marking life in WW1 comes to a close

Composite pictures by Kieron Pelling merge scenes of the 1917 Hastings Pier fire with modern viewsA PROJECT memorialising the role East Sussex played during the First World War has come to a close at the end of the centenary.

Since its launch in August 2014, photographs and stories of valour, sacrifice and wartime life have been published on the East Sussex World War One website, attracting more than 188,000 visitors from countries across the world. Continue reading

High Street restrictions will help ease congestion

CONGESTION-busting measures are set to be introduced along Lewes High Street following a review of parking across the district.

A ban on parking on pavements and loading and unloading during peak times, are among 32 changes being introduced in and around Lewes in response to concerns raised by residents, businesses, and other road users. Continue reading

Top children’s author backs drive to recruit carers

A LEADING children’s author who based a series of books in the care system has given her backing to the latest drive to recruit foster carers and supported lodgings providers.

Dame Jacqueline Wilson, author of the Tracey Beaker series and patron of the Foster Care Association for East Sussex, helped East Sussex County Council’s fostering service officially launch its information van which will be touring the county. Continue reading