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Closure of libraries – Statement from East Sussex County Council

FOLLOWING the UK government’s decision to ask public venues including pubs, restaurants, theatres and leisure centres to shut, we have decided to close all East Sussex County Council libraries from Monday, March 23, until further notice.

This means that today (Saturday, March 21) will be the final day when customers will be able to visit our libraries and borrow books or other physical items. Continue reading

Community order for director who withheld deposits

THE DIRECTOR of a St Leonards-based car hire company has been ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work after delays in returning deposits left customers out of pocket.
Michael Goodwin, 41, of Main Street, Beckley, pleaded guilty to breaching the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 and was sentenced to a high level 12-month community order when he appeared at Lewes Crown Court.

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