Articles

'OUTSTANDING' CHILDREN'S SERVICES

Ofsted inspectors have praised East Sussex for the experiences and progress of children in its care and care leavers, and the impact of leaders on social work practice.

NEW INITIATIVE FOR SEX CRIME VICTIMS

The Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner for Sussex, Katy Bourne, updates us on a new SOIT (Sexual Offences Investigation Trained) team for the county.

COUNTY ROUND-UP

Deputy Leader of East Sussex County Council, Cllr David Elkin, gives us an update on news from County Hall where funding remains a concern.

SUSSEX PCC SUCCESSES

HAVING served as Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner since November 2012, I have the experience and proven track record to continue making a difference to policing in our county.
 

FEWEST CHILDREN IN WORKLESS HOMES

An East Sussex MP is among those to welcome new figures showing that there are 47,330 fewer children in workless households in the South East since 2010.

SUSSEX POLICING NUMBERS

Neighbourhood policing capacity in Sussex was called into question last weekend after the Sunday Times quoted official workforce figures which appeared to show Sussex Police had the lowest number of neighbourhood police officers per head of population in the country, writes Katy Bourne the Sussex

POLICE CADETS by Katy Bourne

I am a huge advocate for volunteering particularly when there are opportunities for local people to get involved in keeping their communities safer and so I am dedicating this newsletter to celebrate volunteers in Sussex.

COUNTY'S FUNDING REPORT

A REPORT kick-starting the next three years of business and financial planning looks ahead and presents a realistic picture of the baseline-only council services which may be offered in the face of intense pressures on East Sussex's finances

MAKING COUNCIL HISTORY

Cllr Chris Hardy, member for Hartfield, begins an historic third term as Chairman of Wealden District Council. Here he talks about his official life in and out of the council chamber