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Decision on rural primary schools due before Christmas

Parking restrictions / zig zag lines outside schoolsA DECISION on the future of two rural primary schools will be made by a senior councillor before Christmas.

Recommendations for Fletching CE Primary School and Broad Oak Community Primary School will be considered by Cllr Bob Standley, East Sussex County Council’s lead member for education, at a meeting on Monday, December 23. Continue reading

First opposite sex civil partnerships to take place on New Year’s Eve

REGISTRARS will be available from midnight on New Year’s Eve for couples wanting to be among the first in the country to enter into an opposite sex civil partnership.

Following a change in the law, opposite sex couples can give the required 28 days’ notice from December 2, and will be able to sign the schedule and/or hold a ceremony in Eastbourne, Lewes or Hastings from midnight on Tuesday, December 31. Continue reading