William Jones was jailed for 16 months in December following a prosecution by East Sussex County Council after he tricked elderly residents into handing over cash for unnecessary, overpriced and sub-standard roofing work. Continue reading
The annual national campaign encourages smokers to quit for 28 days during October, making it five times more likely they will quit for good. Continue reading
The booklet and accompanying posters, launched to mark World Mental Health Day on Tuesday, October 10 2017, were devised by young people from the East Sussex Youth Cabinet and Download mental health participation group. Continue reading
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the celebration of the contribution of older people, with activities running across the county under the theme ‘Full of Life’. Continue reading
People in East Sussex are being urged to stand up for their county by calling on the Government to give them a fairer deal.
Today’s launch of the campaign Stand Up For East Sussex asks residents to sign a petition to the Prime Minister which calls for an urgent rethink on the resources the county receives. It warns that real hardship will result if the particular needs of East Sussex are not taken into account, with the public services many residents rely on stretched beyond their limit. Continue reading