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Rogue builder to pay back £16k or face more jail time

escc logoA ROGUE builder who conned a 91-year-old man into paying for unnecessary work to his home has been ordered to pay back more than £16,000 or face more jail time.

William Henry Jones, previously of Butts Field, Hailsham, was sentenced to 34 months in prison last year after admitting tricking his victim into paying more than £13,000 for unnecessary and poor-quality work on the roof of his Eastbourne home. Continue reading

New app helps residents prepare for the future

A NEW app designed to help residents lead a full and healthy life in older age has been officially launched.

Residents are being encouraged to download the Life Transitions app to support them to prepare and plan for their future life including events such as retirement, moving home, changes in health and mobility, finding new roles and purpose, becoming a carer, or experiencing bereavement. Continue reading