Category Archives: Community Services

Successful first year for Hastings drugs project

AN INITIATVE tackling drug-related harm and crime in Hastings is celebrating its positive results as police forces across the country mark a year of Project ADDER.

The Home Office announced recently that across England and Wales more than 13,000 people had been supported in drug treatment interventions and more than 600 organised crime groups had been disrupted.

In Hastings alone, 70 people are currently being supported through drug treatment interventions as part of the initiative led by East Sussex County Council and Sussex Police.

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Special Educational Needs and Disability information website launched

A NEW Local Offer website has been launched which provides a comprehensive range of information and resources aimed at supporting children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

The East Sussex Local Offer website has been developed to bring together useful information about SEND support and the services available across the county in one, easily accessible location.

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Campaign targets the impact of alcohol on relationships

IN SUPPORT of this year’s Alcohol Awareness Week, East Sussex County Council and its Recovery Partners are highlighting the impact alcohol can have on relationships and health and wellbeing.

To mark the start of this year’s campaign, which runs from November 15 to 21, the council and its partners will be joining over 4,000 community groups across the UK to increase the understanding of the ways in which alcohol can affect us and our relationships with those around us.

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