Levelling Up investment will help complete new road

COUNCIL leaders have welcomed Government funding that will help complete a new road and open up land for much-needed employment space.

The Department for Levelling Up, housing and communities (DLUHC) has allocated £2.5million of funding to East Sussex County Council as part of further investment in the Rother and Hastings Levelling Up Partnership areas. Continue reading

Counterfeit shoe seller must pay back £60K or face jail

escc logoA MARKET trader who was caught selling counterfeit trainers, shoes and boots at Rye Market has been ordered to pay back £60,000 or face prison time.

Sukhdeav Singh, 58, of City Way in Rochester, Kent pleaded guilty in February 2023 to 13 counts relating to trademark theft for having in his possession for sale counterfeit footwear with a retail value if they were genuine of over £170,000.

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