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For six weeks during November and December, over 300 students from 13 schools have once again been offered the opportunity to visit 12 businesses across the county, allowing them to experience the workplace and learn more about possible career paths.
The Government’s Household Support Fund has allocated £3.9 million to East Sussex to help ease the pressures on hardest-hit residents between November and March.
Anyone who receives a means-tested benefit can apply for help to the borough or district council in the area they live.
Donated period products have been accepted at libraries across the county since July and from last month residents have also been able to donate virtually through a new online wish list.
The East Sussex Libraries PeriodBank wish list means people can donate reusable and disposable period products to the scheme quickly and easily.
Natasha’s Law came into effect on October 1 requiring food businesses to list all ingredients and allergens on food pre-packaged for sale on their premises, including cafes, bakeries and sandwich shops.