Category Archives: Adult Social Care

Tough choices as Cabinet discusses £371million budget

COUNCIL leaders will meet next week to discuss how its £371million budget will continue to protect the most vulnerable as financial pressure builds.

East Sussex County Council’s cabinet will face tough choices as it looks at options to save a further £17 million in 2018/19 with the county’s funding being cut and demand for services rising. Continue reading

Time to take action against domestic violence and abuse

Cllr Bill BentleyRESIDENTS are being urged to take action and help eliminate domestic violence and abuse against women and girls as part of an international campaign.

Last year 8,285 domestic violence and abuse incidents were reported to police in East Sussex, an increase of 30 per cent since 2014, while the number of sexual offences reported soared 106 per cent in the same period. Continue reading