Category Archives: Community Services

Online booking re-launched for birth registrations

NEW parents are now able to book an appointment online in order to register the birth of their baby.

Birth registrations were suspended between March 23 and June 14, 2020 due to the pandemic. Since the service recommenced, the registration team have been contacting parents in chronological order to book birth registration appointments, but now families can book an appointment themselves.

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Weddings and civil partnerships set to resume

Ceremony room at Hastings Town HallCOUPLES whose big days were on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic will have reason to celebrate as weddings and civil partnerships in East Sussex are set to resume.

With changes in Government guidance and following careful planning to ensure couples, their guests and Registration staff can stay as safe as possible, ceremonies will restart from July 21. Continue reading

Emergency fund launched in fight against Covid-19

Cllr Keith GlazierA £300,000 emergency fund has been launched to help charities and not-for-profit organisations continue to support communities through the Covid-19 crisis.

East Sussex County Council is inviting voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations whose income has been significantly affected by the Government’s “stay at home” advice, to apply for a grant. Continue reading