Monthly Archives: September 2017

Families share positive parenting experiences

THE BENEFITS of a programme which helps people make positive changes to their family lives were shared with Whitehall officials during a special visit last week.

The Triple P – Positive Parenting Programme was thrown into the spotlight when Permanent Secretary at the Department for Education, Jonathan Slater, and Regional Schools Commissioner for South-East England and South London, Dominic Herrington visited Hastings. Continue reading

Have your say on plans for county’s library service

Cllr Bill BentleyMEMBERS of the public are being encouraged to take part in a consultation on proposals which will create a modern and sustainable service for the county.

The 12-week consultation on a strategy which focuses limited resources where they can have the greatest impact on residents’ lives was agreed by East Sussex County Council’s cabinet and it launched on Thursday, September 21. Continue reading

Blue Badge fraud priest is sentenced

Father William Haymaker arrives at How Crown Court for sentencing for Blue Badge fraudAN Anglican priest who ministers to the terminally ill has been handed a community penalty after being caught red handed fraudulently using a dead woman’s Blue Badge.

Father William Haymaker was given a 12-month community order with a requirement to carry out 200 hours’ unpaid work and ordered to pay £3,700 in costs in a hearing at Hove Crown Court today (Monday, September 11 2017). Continue reading