Category Archives: Economy

Putting local businesses in the driving seat of East Sussex economy

TEAM East Sussex (TES), the county’s business-led strategic advisory economic growth board, is calling on small businesses to help drive forward economic growth in the region by supporting a network of local business-led groups.

Following the recent closure of the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) and the integration of its functions and services into East Sussex County Council, the county now has more control over its economic future, meaning plans can be put in place that directly benefit local businesses. Continue reading

Levelling Up investment will help complete new road

COUNCIL leaders have welcomed Government funding that will help complete a new road and open up land for much-needed employment space.

The Department for Levelling Up, housing and communities (DLUHC) has allocated £2.5million of funding to East Sussex County Council as part of further investment in the Rother and Hastings Levelling Up Partnership areas. Continue reading