Monthly Archives: May 2016

Stage show boosts apprentices’ career prospects

East Sussex County Council apprentices wrote, produced and staged their own play, which was performed for children in a show at Seaford Rugby ClubAPPRENTICES from East Sussex have learned new skills and explored their creative side by staging a theatre show for children.

East Sussex County Council teamed up with Making Theatre, Gaining Skills, a company set up to improve the life chances of young people so they gain confidence, consolidate their skills and boost their employability. Continue reading

Working together to keep communities safe

Safer People, Safer Places event in Eastbourne. From left: Mark Streater, chief executive of the Office of the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Ch Insp Rosie Ross, partnerships manager for the Safer East Sussex Team, Cllr Bill Bentley, chairman of the East Sussex Safer Communities PartnershipORGANISATIONS from across East Sussex have been given the chance to air their views on crime and community safety at an event in the county.

More than 100 leaders and practitioners gathered at the Winter Garden in Eastbourne on Tuesday, May 17 2016 to share information and discuss the main issues affecting vulnerable adults, young people and the wider community. Continue reading

Big Bang makes science and technology fun

The Big Bang @ The Hastings CentreSCIENCE and technology came to life for young people from across East Sussex at an event aimed at encouraging uptake in the subjects.

The Big Bang @ The Hastings Centre was the showpiece event of East Sussex STEMfest, a programme of activities aimed at encouraging young people to study or train in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects. Continue reading