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Budget plans could include £6.5 million of investment

COUNCIL leaders will be asked to agree extra spending worth £6.5 million when they discuss the latest budget plans next week.

Although proposals will include £3.5 million of savings, East Sussex County Council’s Cabinet will be asked to consider additional investment in roads and services for vulnerable adults and children as part of its £403 million spending on services for 2020/21. Continue reading

East Sussex couples secure their place in history

THREE East Sussex couples secured their place in the history books by being among the first in the country to enter into an opposite sex civil partnership.

Following a lengthy campaign, the law finally changed on December 2 allowing opposite sex couples to enter into a civil partnership from New Year’s Eve – an option previously only open to same sex couples. Continue reading