Monthly Archives: February 2020

Lylian’s prize for passionate knife crime speech

A TEENAGER from East Sussex has landed a prestigious award for the powerful speech on knife crime she delivered in the House of Commons.

Lylian Nunoo, from Eastbourne, was awarded the Paul Boskett Award by the British Youth Council for her emotive contribution to a UK Youth Parliament debate on knife crime held in the hallowed chamber in November. Continue reading

Ready Salted makes a pit stop at East Sussex schools

YOUNGSTERS were given the chance to climb on board a gritter when a driver from East Sussex Highways made a pit stop at their school.

With gritting runs complete, Ready Salted took a detour to visit two schools and a pre-school, with driver Shane Snelling telling pupils how he helps to keep the county’s roads clear when temperatures drop. Continue reading