Category Archives: Community Services

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

Theatre production urges teens to call out bad driving

A THOUGHT-provoking theatre production aimed at empowering young people to speak out against dangerous driving returns to schools across East Sussex this month.

The Passenger highlights the responsibility youngsters have to intervene if they’re travelling in a car with a young driver who’s putting themselves and others at risk. Continue reading

Urgent need for fair funding, council leaders tell Minister

Leaders from East Sussex have taken the case for fair funding right to the heart of Government.

Cllr Keith Glazier and Cllr David Elkin, leader and deputy leader of East Sussex County Council, met Liz Truss MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury on Thursday (December 6), to explain the pressures the county and its people are under. Continue reading