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‘Big challenges’ as council faces more savings

Cllr David ElkinCOUNCILLORS in East Sussex will consider all options with partners as they develop plans to save a further £24 million from the county’s budget.

A report to East Sussex County Council’s cabinet shows the authority needs to save an extra £6.5 million in 2017-18 – in addition to the £17.3 million savings already planned for the year. Continue reading

Flying the flag for Pride 2016

Pride flag 1THE rainbow flag is flying in East Sussex as council, police and fire service representatives pledge their support to this year’s Brighton Pride.

Cllr Michael Ensor, chairman of East Sussex County Council, raised the flag in a ceremony at County Hall, in Lewes, ahead of this year’s Pride celebrations, which kick off this weekend. Continue reading