Category Archives: Economy

New tourism award for house which hosted Picasso

The fireplace in the dining room at Farleys House (pic by Tony Tree) – www.leemiller.co.ukA 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

100 businesses benefit from EU grants scheme

A SCHEME which helps businesses in East Sussex to launch or grow has handed out its 100th grant to local companies.

South East Business Boost was launched in April 2017 to offer grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 for investment to drive growth to start-ups and small and medium-sized businesses. It has since helped to create 40 new jobs across the county. Continue reading

Flying the flag for apprenticeships

COUNCIL leaders are showing their support for training in the workplace by flying the flag for National Apprenticeship Week.

Apprentices working at East Sussex County Council, and in its schools, joined council leader Cllr Keith Glazier and Chief Executive Becky Shaw to raise the flag at County Hall on Monday, March 4. Continue reading