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Photo (1): Sue Barrow and Bobby Schuck, owners of The Llama Park, with two of the llamas.

Photo (2): Ms Ghani on a recent Christmas visit to The Llama Park.


Local Government News February 2017

Local Government News February 2017

Council Tax

East Sussex County Council agreed on February 7th a total budget of £365million.

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A Councillor's Lot

A Councillor’s Lot

A number of people have asked me recently what is involved in being a Councillor and others have suggested I should write a short piece on this theme.

So I have taken a couple of weeks of my recent life just to give a flavour.

Wealden MP Poses PMQ to New Prime Minister

Wealden MP Nusrat Ghani has used Theresa May’s first Prime Minister’s Question Time since her appointment to call on the Government to lead the way in ending use of the term “honour crime” to describe acts of terror.

Beacon Academy Wins Speaker's Award

Nus Ghani MP has expressed her delight that Beacon Academy in Crowborough has today been awarded a Speaker’s School Council Award by the Speaker of the House of Commons, Rt Hon. John Bercow MP. It is one of only four schools across the country to win the award.

Crowborough Cancer Research Raises Over £6000

The Cancer Research Summer Lunch, organised by the Crowborough Committee for Cancer Research, has raised over £6,000 to fund ground-breaking research. The lunch, held at the East Sussex National Hotel on Wednesday June 15, welcomed more than 200 guests and heard from Dr Emily Hoggar, Science Communication Manager at Cancer Research UK, as its guest speaker.