Listen to local experts MPs tell department of health

Local MP’s including Bexhill and Battle’s Huw Merriman say they are ‘disappointed’ their constituencies have been placed in Tier 2 under the Government’s latest measures to combat Coronavirus. Mr Merriman, along with Eastbourne MP Caroline Ansell, Wealden’s Nus Ghani and Sally-Ann Hart who represents Hastings and Rye say: “We share the disappointment of residents who […]

Covid-19: Would you be ready for a local outbreak?

Rates of Covid-19 have been comparatively low in this area – but East Sussex County Council is planning for the possibility of future local outbreaks. Darrell Gale, its director of public health, has put together a checklist of what we should do in the case of another lockdown. Tips to prepare for self-isolation Being shut […]

Boost for business as support programme launches

Companies across East Sussex will have support to boost business, thanks to new funding secured by the county council. East Sussex County Council (ESCC) has secured £500,000 which it is hoped will support up to 250 businesses to grow creating more than 100 new jobs in the process. The project, part of South East Business […]