Category Archives: Libraries

Library move will help make savings

Artist's impression of new Peacehaven LibraryRESIDENTS won’t have far to go to access library services when Peacehaven Library relocates to a different unit within the Meridian Shopping Centre in September 2018.

The move is part of the authority’s Libraries Transformation Programme, which aims to deliver a more efficient service while meeting the changing needs of residents and safeguarding provision. Continue reading

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

Have your say on plans for county’s library service

Cllr Bill BentleyMEMBERS of the public are being encouraged to take part in a consultation on proposals which will create a modern and sustainable service for the county.

The 12-week consultation on a strategy which focuses limited resources where they can have the greatest impact on residents’ lives was agreed by East Sussex County Council’s cabinet and it launched on Thursday, September 21. Continue reading