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STEAMfest events will highlight opportunities for young people

Cllr Rupert SimmonsSCIENTISTS, engineers, designers and inventors of the future can get a unique insight into the courses and careers available at a series of events.

The second East Sussex STEAMfest includes interactive activities, demonstrations, workshops and shows to inspire young people to study or train in science, technology, engineering and maths subjects.
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Events to mark National Apprenticeship Week

A SERIES of events aimed at debunking myths and promoting the benefits of apprenticeships will mark this year’s National Apprenticeship Week.

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of National Apprenticeship Week, which runs from March 6 to March 10, East Sussex County Council has organised a number of information events and roadshows across the county. Continue reading

Plans to spend £365million on services get the green light

County Hall webA BUDGET which will see £365million spent on vital services for residents in 2017/18 has been backed by council members.

Cllr David Elkin, East Sussex County Council’s lead member for resources, presented the proposed budget to full council on Tuesday (Feb 7) as “grounded, costed and deliverable, built with strong partnerships and listening”. Continue reading