Issued in partnership with district and borough councils in East Sussex
LEADERS of all district and borough councils in East Sussex have thrown their weight behind a campaign calling for fairer funding for the county.
The Stand Up For East Sussex campaign is urging people to sign a petition calling on the Prime Minister to urgently rethink the funding the county receives. Continue reading
THE tale of one of World War One’s bloodiest battles is the 150th story to be published as a website tracing East Sussex’s role in the conflict marks its third anniversary.
Three years ago on Friday (Aug 4), East Sussex County Council’s First World War website was launched to showcase the lesser known stories of the people and places of the county during the war. Continue reading
COUNCIL and emergency services chiefs gathered to fly the flag to celebrate this weekend’s Brighton Pride celebrations.
The rainbow banner was hoisted aloft at County Hall, in Lewes, as East Sussex County Council marked its support for the event and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Continue reading
THE story of a fire which ravaged Hastings Pier 100 years ago has been retold on the latest addition to a website commemorating life in East Sussex in World War One.
Almost a century before the 2010 fire which devastated the Victorian structure, the pier suffered severe damage in a lesser-known blaze believed to have been sparked by a discarded cigarette. Continue reading