Monthly Archives: July 2017

Partners come together to protect the vulnerable

Safer People Safer Places - Emma Barker and Rebecca Boardman from the charity Missing People with Ashlee Allchorn from STEPS, a service which helps people stay living independentlyCYBERBULLYING, radicalisation and homelessness were among the topics discussed at a major community safety conference in East Sussex.

Safer People Safer Places, held in Eastbourne, brought together representatives from 37 organisations ranging from local councils and the emergency services to the health, education and voluntary sector and the armed forces. Continue reading

£2m ‘Business Boost’ to East Sussex economy

Cllr Rupert SimmonsCOMPANIES in East Sussex can benefit from a new business support service and grants programme under a £2 million scheme aimed at boosting the county’s economy.

South East Business Boost will offer grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 to existing small and medium sized businesses and start-ups for capital projects to help them grow and expand operations. Continue reading