Monthly Archives: October 2014

Community will be at the heart of new development

Cllr David ElkinA COMMUNITY centre will be at the heart of the redevelopment of a former school site in Rye.

Following the decision to sell the former Tilling Green School site for development, East Sussex County Council ran an open bidding process earlier this year with the condition that the successful developer incorporates a community facility in its plans. Continue reading

Voices from the past show role of WW1 hospital

First World War website - nurse Celia McLaren cared for soldiers at Filsham Park Hospital, St LeonardsTHE role played by volunteer nurses during the First World War is brought to life in the latest addition to a website marking the conflict in East Sussex.

East Sussex County Council’s First World War website is offering people the chance to view moving messages and drawings left in an autograph book by wounded soldiers to a nurse at Filsham Park Hospital, St Leonards. Continue reading

Final chance for businesses to benefit from £1.5m Government cash

Cllr Rupert SimmonsBUSINESSES across the county could benefit from thousands of pounds in grants and loans, but time is running out to apply.

As part of the Government’s Regional Growth Fund, East Sussex County Council was awarded £4million to help create and safeguard private sector jobs and this is being managed and delivered through the East Sussex Invest programme. Continue reading