Category Archives: Young people

Providers sought for holiday food and fun programme

Cllr Sylvia TidyORGANISATIONS and businesses are being invited to submit proposals for a holiday food and activity programme set to launch across East Sussex at Easter.

East Sussex County Council is asking interested providers submit their proposals by Friday, March 5 if they are interested in being involved in the Government-funded scheme for the Easter break, which will be free for disadvantaged pupils. Continue reading

Project explores creative ways to survive lockdown

AN AMBITIOUS new project designed to explore creative ways to survive the strains of lockdown is launching across East Sussex.

Groups hardest hit by the effects of Covid-19 and the restrictions in place to slow the spread of the virus are being invited to use creative pursuits such as music, art, photography and writing, to express their feelings and connect with others. Continue reading

Council supports National Apprenticeship Week

An engineer and a female student going over blueprints on a construction site.

An engineer and a female student going over blueprints on a construction site.

APPRENTICESHIPS in East Sussex will be given a boost this week as the county council supports National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), which runs from February 8 – 14.

As well as highlighting the national campaign, the council is officially launching its £600,000 Transform programme this week which supports businesses to access apprenticeships.

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