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HAILSHAM AIR QUALITY

Additional air quality monitoring could take place in Hailsham after the town council backed a proposal from the former Mayor.

WEALDEN'S CLIMATE EMERGENCY

Wealden District Council has declared a climate emergency and is embarking on a series of actions where it can make a difference.

It is aiming to achieve net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by the Council and across the District by 2050 – and pursue efforts for an earlier date.

CAREERS HUB EXTENSION TO PRIMARY SCHOOL

The successful Careers Hub to be extended to East Sussex primary schools. 

Junior school pupils will soon be inspired by the world of work as the county council is named the only local authority to lead on a Government pilot.

FINED FOR FOREST DUMPING

A Turners Hill man has been fined £1,150 and ordered to pay Wealden District Council £878.55 costs for failing to dispose of his business waste correctly.

SUMMER'S SPACE RACE READING CHALLENGE

YOUNG readers will be able to embark on an adventure that is out of this world, with the return of the Summer Reading Challenge.

East Sussex libraries are calling on children aged four to 11 to join the Space Chase and sign up to read six books over the summer holidays.

MP VISITS AT CANADIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATION

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, joined with members of the Crowborough Royal British Legion, and cadets from Crowborough, at the Canadian War Memorial, to commemorate 9 Canadian soldiers, of the Lincoln and Welland Regiment, who were killed by a flying bomb on July 5th 1944.

MP WELCOMES ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, as welcomed news that children and young people in Wealden are to benefit from additional mental health support. All schools and colleges in Wealden will be offered mental health training as part of the Government’s commitment to providing more joined up care.

NUS - A 'BEER CHAMPION'

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, received a special award, in recognition of her support for the Long Live the Local campaign and helping to secure consecutive freezes in beer duty.

'BEWARE OF SCAMS' WARNING ISSUED

TRADING Standards officers are stepping up the fight against fraudsters after uncovering new scams across East Sussex. The new cons came to light during Scams Awareness 2019 when officers spoke to residents at events across the county.

CHILDREN'S TOP BOOKS NAMED

A MYSTERY adventure in which a boy’s life changes forever when a giant sinkhole appears under his home has been named East Sussex children’s favourite book.