Category Archives: Economy

Lights to ease congestion at Exceat bridge

TEMPORARY traffic lights are to be put in place to ease traffic problems on a key coastal route between Seaford and Eastbourne.

East Sussex Highways will be installing the lights on Exceat Bridge on Monday, March 29.

It is hoped the lights will improve the traffic flow on the A259 especially for people travelling from Eastbourne towards Seaford and Brighton.

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Link road boost for Newhaven Port

Work starts this week on a new link road at Newhaven Port which will help drive regeneration and provide a huge economic boost to the town and county.

Newhaven Port & Properties has confirmed that work will begin on Phase One of their north link road on Monday, March 15. The new link road will connect to the recently completed Newhaven Port Access Road, which has been constructed by East Sussex County Council.

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Project explores creative ways to survive lockdown

AN AMBITIOUS new project designed to explore creative ways to survive the strains of lockdown is launching across East Sussex.

Groups hardest hit by the effects of Covid-19 and the restrictions in place to slow the spread of the virus are being invited to use creative pursuits such as music, art, photography and writing, to express their feelings and connect with others. Continue reading

County’s £417 million spending plans approved

VITAL services in East Sussex will be supported with a £417 million budget after councillors approved spending plans for the new financial year.

The 2021/22 budget, which includes no new cuts beyond some of those already identified last year, was agreed by East Sussex County Council at a meeting of the Full Council today (Tuesday).

A council tax increase and social care levy totalling the equivalent of £1 a week for a Band D household, was also agreed in a bid to safeguard services against increasing costs and growing demand.

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