Monthly Archives: July 2022

Children vote for their favourite new book

Book Award logoA HISTORICAL fantasy set in a magical mash-up of Georgian and Elizabethan Britain has been announced as the winner of this year’s East Sussex Children’s Book Award.

The Hatmakers by Tamzin Merchant claimed top prize at a celebration event attended by nearly 200 school children.

Local children’s author Ed Boxall hosted the event which was held at The Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne last month.

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Overnight closures for Eastbourne roundabout repairs

East Sussex Highways logoA SERIES of overnight road closures will be in place in Eastbourne in July while safety improvement work is carried out on four major roundabouts.

From Monday, July 4 for four nights, Lottbridge Drove Roundabout will be closed to traffic while road surface work is carried out.  On Friday, July 8, Seaside Roundabout will be closed while work is carried out. Continue reading

Holiday Food and Fun programme expanded

a boy smiling standing in a boxing gym wearing boxing glovesMORE children and young people will benefit from free activities and nutritious food this summer as the popular Holiday Food and Fun programme is expanded.

Additional funding from the Department for Education will enable the council’s Holiday Food and Fun scheme to run an extra 2,000 activity sessions in East Sussex during the summer school holidays.

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