Monthly Archives: April 2022

Taxi driver suicide intervention programme launched

councillors and taxi representatives standing in front to two cars outside Eastbourne Town HallFREE life-saving suicide intervention and prevention training is being offered to taxi drivers in Eastbourne and Seaford.

The Taxi Watch programme, operated by the suicide prevention and awareness charity Talk To Tom, teaches professional drivers how to spot the signs of a person suffering through a suicide crisis, how to react, and how to get the person to safety.

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Re-wilding at County Hall

bird feeders containing peanuts on a birch tree with two benches in the backgroundA RE-WILDING project at County Hall in Lewes has seen the creation of a wild garden along with the installation of swift nesting boxes.

A tranquil garden has been created by the council’s Property team from a disused area next to one of the car parks in the council office complex.

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Eastbourne job fair opens doors

MORE than 200 people found out about the careers on offer at a job fair aimed at people who are furthest from the workplace.

The Opening Doors Job Fair, open to everyone but geared towards homeless people, ex-offenders, refugees and veterans, was part of wider efforts to support those who can struggle to find work.

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