Category Archives: Community Services

Innovative cycle sessions gearing up to reopen

EAST Sussex County Council’s Bikeability Cycle Team are gearing up to restart weekly Wheels for All cycling sessions for children and adults with disabilities and additional needs at the Eastbourne Cycle Centre, where they will also be running Bikeability courses during the Easter holidays.

Like many groups and activities, Wheels for All sessions were forced to stop when the country returned to lockdown in January.

Now the cycle team, supported through the county council’s East Sussex Active Access for Growth programme, are working on plans to reopen the Eastbourne site when central Government says it is safe to do so.

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Can you help shape adult care services?

MEMBERS of the public are being encouraged to play their part in improving support services for adults in East Sussex by joining the People Bank.

The East Sussex County Council initiative wants people who have used adult social care services, or know someone who has, to get involved by completing surveys or being part of discussion groups and project panels.

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East Sussex libraries support All Digital Week

RESIDENTS are being encouraged to boost their digital skills this month as libraries across the county support All Digital Week, which runs from Monday, March 22 to Sunday, March 28.

All Digital Week is the annual digital inclusion and empowerment campaign that aims to help people develop their digital knowledge and be inspired by what technology can do for them.

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Creative projects aim to tackle lockdown strain

Five new projects are launching in the community this month to explore creative ways to overcome the strains of lockdown and think about public health and wellbeing beyond COVID.

Commissioned by East Sussex County Council Cultural Strategy and Public Health staff, the Everyday Creativity programme is being managed by Lewes-based arts charity Culture Shift, with each project being led by different creative organisations.

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