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CELEBRATING WEALDEN WINE

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, is proud to support The 2019 Festival of Wine, taking place at Hidden Spring Vineyard in Horam on Saturday June 1st.

COUNTY'S TOP HIGHWAYS SERVICE

The team that maintains the county's roads has been praised for its excellent customer service. East Sussex Highways has once again been awarded the Government-backed Customer Service Excellence award, being ranked as ‘fully compliant’ in all areas.

HELPING EX-OFFENDERS INTO WORK

This Conservative Government is taking further steps to help ex-offenders into work, reducing the likelihood of reoffending and cutting the £15 billion cost to the economy each year whilst keeping the public safe.

WEALDEN COUNCIL'S NEW CHAIRMAN

There's a new chairman for Wealden District Council as Councillor Pam Doodes has been elected unopposed to the position at the first meeting of the new Council.

CALL TO END LOW-VALUE DEGREES

The Education Secretary has called on universities to drop or revamp courses delivering poor value for money, ensuring record investment in the university sector helps students to achieve their potential. 

LOCAL POLICING BOOST IN SUSSEX

Our Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne reports on her great start to the week meeting the new Apprenticeship Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) who will soon be out and about in our communities.

TACKLING EAST SUSSEX POTHOLES

POTHOLES in East Sussex are set to have a ‘blast’ this summer as high-tech machinery hits the streets.

Starting on Tuesday (28) East Sussex Highways will deploy a fleet of three Roadmaster machines, which will tour the county repairing potholes, cracks and other defects.

READY TO VOTE?

Tuesday 26 November is the last day for applications to register to vote in the General Election on 12 December.  5pm on 26 November is also the last day for the receipt of applications to vote by post on 12 December, if you are not already registered to receive one.

RECORD NUMBER IN FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT

New figures have shown that the number of people in full-time work has hit an all time high, unemployment has fallen to the lowest level in 45 years - and wages have risen ahead of prices for the 20th consecutive month.