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'EQUALITEAS' TEA PARTY

The Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre in Uckfield are hosting an ‘Equaliteas’ [sic] event on Monday 25th June, from 3pm until 5pm.

ROAD REPAIR PLANS

ROADS in East Sussex will get a summer makeover as a major resurfacing programme gets underway across the county. East Sussex Highways will carry out surface dressing of 26 miles of road – roughly the distance from Dover to Calais – during the programme, which is due to begin on Monday, June 25.

NEW OFFENSIVE WEAPONS BILL

The Home Secretary will today introduce the new Offensive Weapons Bill, as we take further action to tackle serious violence.

This new Bill will mean:

Legislation to ban the delivery of knives and corrosives bought online to residential addresses.

CALL TO RETAIN MUSIC SERVICES

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, has joined with constituents across Wealden to call on East Sussex County Council to retain the full East Sussex Music service. East Sussex County Council has launched a public consultation into the proposed closure of the small group and individual instrumental teachin

PARKING PERMITS GO ONLINE

Motorists will be able to apply for a parking permit at the click of a mouse when a new system is introduced next month. From Monday, July 2, all on-street parking permits for Lewes, Hastings and Eastbourne will be applied for through an online system called NSL Apply.

CHALLENGES FACING EAST SUSSEX

The Leader of East Sussex County Council, Cllr Keith Glazier (pictured with Amber Rudd) talks about the challenges facing the county in the year ahead.

BOUNDARY CHANGE PROPOSALS

Cllr Phil Dixon on the proposed boundary review as it affects us in Wealden.

Why are we having a boundary review?

MAJOR NHS FUNDING BOOST

The Prime Minister has announced an extra £20 billion a year in real terms for the National Health Service by 2023/24, ensuring patients receive world-class care, as part of our long-term plan for the NHS.

TROUBLED RAIL FIRM'S BOSS QUITS

Wealden commuters are likely to welcome the boss of troubled rail firm Govia Thameslink Railway who is to resign. Passengers have faced major disruption as hundreds of trains were cancelled following the introduction of new timetables in May.

POLICING NEWS UPDATE

Katy Bourne, the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, made a commitment to the residents of Sussex that they will see the difference their contributions make to policing. Here she updates us.