Monthly Archives: January 2015

Second runway at Gatwick will boost growth, says council

gatwick webTHE ECONOMIC benefit an expansion of Gatwick Airport would bring to the county is an opportunity that cannot be missed, East Sussex County Council has decided.

Cabinet reiterated the council’s commitment to supporting local businesses by confirming its support for a second runway at the airport provided it comes with action to limit the impact on residents of East Sussex and to improve the county’s infrastructure. This followed a special full council meeting which also voted in favour of expansion. Continue reading

Minister hails Swift support for businesswomen

Swift projectA PROJECT supporting local women to improve and develop business and digital skills has been given the seal of approval after a visit from a Government minister.

Led by the East Sussex County Council Broadband Team, the Swift project offers a bespoke digital and business skills training programme that supports people to develop the skills and knowledge needed to set up and run business ventures. Continue reading