Category Archives: Business

National award for community help project

A PROJECT designed to match organisations that need help and those that want to help their local communities has received national recognition.

The East Sussex Social Value Marketplace, a project between local authority partnership Orbis and East Sussex County Council’s Public Health team, was named Social Innovation of the year at January’s National Social Value Awards. Continue reading

Castle wall remnant toppled for safety reasons

(Video courtesy of BBC South East Today)

A SECTION of wall at Lewes Castle which was at risk following a collapse earlier this month has been removed for safety reasons.

Contractors working for East Sussex County Council yesterday (Thursday, November 21 2019) used heavy machinery to pull down the wall onto nearby land, away from properties in Castle Ditch Lane. Continue reading

Emergency work to make safe section of collapsed wall

Contractors working for East Sussex County Council will be accessing the site of a collapsed wall near Lewes Castle to carry out emergency maintenance work.

The work will require machinery to access the site across the historic castle bowling green, which in turn will require removing a small section of wall at the entrance to the bowling green from Castle Precincts. Continue reading

Caps off to apprentice graduates at countywide event

THE COMMITMENT and effort of more than 50 apprentices was celebrated at an East Sussex graduation ceremony – the first of its kind in the county.

The event, organised by the Sussex Council of Training Providers, marked the importance of apprenticeships to the local economy and the contributions of apprentices, local businesses and educators. Continue reading