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SUSSEX RURAL CRIME DAY OF ACTION

An update from Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Kay Bourne OBE

On Monday I attended a Rural Crime Day of Action in north Wealden where residents in more isolated communities have previously expressed concern about burglaries, police engagement and response.

FREEDOM LEISURE RE-OPENS

All of Freedom Leisure’s facilities across Wealden will be open from the beginning of August. It is a welcome opportunity to get back to your fitness regime in the gym or swimming pool. Or start one now. This has to be the time to keep fit and healthy.

COVID PANDEMIC UPDATE FROM WESTMINSTER

Today, the Prime Minister has hailed the work of the public sector during the coronavirus outbreak – calling for new recruits to step up and to take advantage of the great opportunities that public service provides.  

WEALDEN TOPS NATIONAL SCALE FOR FOOD HYGIENE

A new report has revealed that food hygiene standards in the Wealden area are among the best in the country. Nationally, the average percentage of businesses rated satisfactory, good or very good is 95%. The average for Wealden is much higher at 99%.

PAY BOOST FOR PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS

Today the Chancellor has announced that almost 900,000 public sector workers including doctors, teachers and police officers will see above-inflation pay rises for the third year in the row – reflecting their dedication, hard work and contribution to our country.

AWARD FOR NEW HAILSHAM SCHOOL

THE CONSTRUCTION of a new 420-place school in Hailsham has been named ‘project of the year’ at a national awards ceremony.

MP WELCOMES EXTRA FUNDING FOR WEALDEN TO SUPPORT LOCAL SERVICES

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, has welcomed the announcement that Wealden Council will receive a further £213,752 from the Government to help pay for its response to coronavirus, as part of a £500 million package of additional support.