Category Archives: Economy

Eastbourne job fair opens doors

MORE than 200 people found out about the careers on offer at a job fair aimed at people who are furthest from the workplace.

The Opening Doors Job Fair, open to everyone but geared towards homeless people, ex-offenders, refugees and veterans, was part of wider efforts to support those who can struggle to find work.

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Economy-boosting access road opens to traffic

A NEW road which will improve transport links and boost Newhaven’s economy has officially opened to traffic.

The Newhaven Port Access Road is an integral part of the Newhaven Enterprise Zone, creating direct access to East Quay and allocated development land, opening up 80,000 sq m of business space and allowing the creation of new jobs. Continue reading

Budget brings boost for vital services

MILLIONS of pounds are set to be invested in climate change efforts, the county’s road network and other vital services as spending plans win the backing of councillors.

East Sussex County Council approved a £453 million budget for 2022/23 for the day-to-day provision of services and £753 million for capital investment, which includes a commitment to spend an additional £6 million to help combat climate change and £31 million to maintain and improve roads and pavements over the next decade. Continue reading