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Events celebrate the role of older people

INTERACTIVE music sessions, day trips and lunch clubs are among a series of events to celebrate the role older people play in improving communities and the lives of local people.

Following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, the 14th annual Older People’s Day programme – which coincides with the UN International Day of Older Persons on October 1, will provide a mix of free and paid for in person activities and virtual events open to the 50 plus age group. Continue reading

Heathfield flooding to be investigated

AN INVESTIGATION into the cause of flooding in Heathfield following heavy rain last month has been launched.

As part of its duty under the Flood and Water Management Act, East Sussex County Council has commissioned Ardent Consulting Engineers to look into what happened and whether any measures can be taken to avoid a similar incident happening again. Continue reading