Category Archives: Economy

Rural broadband scheme given connectivity boost

Cllr Rupert SimmonsBUSINESSES and residents in rural areas of the county who are struggling to get high-speed broadband are being offered a helping hand to access improved connectivity.

East Sussex County Council has invested £500,000 to support the Government’s Rural Gigabit Voucher scheme, which helps businesses and residents in rural areas to access fast and reliable broadband. Continue reading

New routes to open up for cyclists and walkers

MORE than £350,000 could be spent in East Sussex on temporary schemes for cyclists and walkers.

Work on seven schemes, which include new cycle routes, pavement widening and temporary road closures, will continue after approval from East Sussex County Council’s lead member for transport and environment at today’s meeting (Monday). Continue reading