Families urged to join the fostering community

woman and child standing by the sea on a shingle beachRESIDENTS across the county are being urged to consider becoming foster carers during Foster Care Fortnight.

With more than 70 children currently waiting for a family, East Sussex County Council is using this year’s national awareness campaign, from May 9 to May 22, to encourage more people to consider joining the fostering community.

Foster carers can transform the lives of children and young people by offering a safe and loving home.

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Work to secure £41m bus service funding underway

BusWORK is underway to confirm vital funding which will help improve bus services across the county.

East Sussex County Council received an indicative funding allocation from central Government of up to £41,415,02 to implement its Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) – proposals to help the council and bus operators improve services and increase the use of public transport. Continue reading