Yearly Archives: 2021

Children’s Book Award shortlist announced

SIX CHILDREN’S books have been shortlisted for the East Sussex Children’s Book Award 2022.

Children aged between eight and 11 years old are being invited to read the newly published books before voting for their favourite in May. An awards ceremony to announce the winning author will be held in June.

All the shortlisted books, including e-books, are available to borrow for free from East Sussex libraries and families and primary schools across the county are being encouraged to take part.

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Food and Fun holiday clubs return this winter

MORE children and young people will benefit from free activities and nutritious food this winter as the popular Holiday Food and Fun programme returns.

Funded by the Department for Education, the Holiday Food and Fun scheme will be running across East Sussex during the Christmas school holidays, offering a range of festive activities and nutritious food to children who receive benefits-related free school meals. Continue reading