Monthly Archives: January 2015

Minister’s visit highlights work to help vulnerable children

Nick BennettA SCHEME aimed at boosting the life prospects of children in care in East Sussex has been highlighted in a visit by a Government minister.

Children and families minister Edward Timpson visited the county to learn about the work of the East Sussex Virtual School, which provides extra support and services to around 400 looked-after children in 146 schools. Continue reading

Protecting vulnerable key in tough times, says council

COUNCILLORS in East Sussex are being asked to back a budget and council plan which focuses resources on key priorities that include protecting the vulnerable – amid a continued squeeze on funding.

At its meeting next week (Tuesday, January 27 2015), East Sussex County Council’s cabinet will consider proposed savings of £18 million in the new financial year which begins in April. Continue reading