Category Archives: Economy

First birthday celebrations for successful careers hub

COUNCIL and education leaders are celebrating a year of successes from a scheme aimed at improving careers advice and support for students across the county.

East Sussex Careers Hub launched in 2018 to link secondary schools, special schools and colleges with employers, further education providers and universities to improve aspirations enable students to learn about the world of work and make informed choices about their futures. Continue reading

Access road contractor wins industry praise

RoadworksWORK on a new road which will act as a catalyst for regeneration in Newhaven has been given the thumbs up from industry standards experts.

The progress of Newhaven Port Access Road was rated exceptional or excellent in all areas following an inspection by the Considerate Constructors Scheme, an independent not-for-profit organisation which monitors registered construction sites and companies. Continue reading

Newhaven community schemes completed

South Heighton: Cllr Claire Dowling with local children and members of South Heighton Parish CouncilRESIDENTS and community groups in and around Newhaven are celebrating the completion of schemes delivered through a £400,000 cash boost from the town’s energy plant.

All eight projects which were allocated East Sussex County Council funding as a result of the Newhaven Energy Recovery Facility development have now been completed. Continue reading

New tourism award for house which hosted Picasso

The fireplace in the dining room at Farleys House (pic by Tony Tree) – TOURIST attraction set in a house which hosted leading figures from the world of modern art has landed a prestigious tourist award – for the second year running.

Farleys House and Gallery in Chiddingly, near Lewes, has again been named by tourism body Visit England as one of its ‘hidden gems’ – the third time it’s received the accolade. Continue reading