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COVID-19 HEALTH MEASURES

Today we will lay before Parliament the public health measures to be imposed at the UK border from next week – preventing the import of new coronavirus cases from abroad, reducing the risk of a second wave of the virus and keeping people safe.

UCKFIELD - LEWES RAIL LINE RE-OPENING GATHERS PACE

Dramatic news came from the Department of Transport this week when they requested a meeting with Lewes MP Maria Caulfield (pictured)  and the leaders of plans to restore the Lewes to Uckfield Railway Line following a submission to the Restore Your Railway Fund earlier this year.

COMMUNITY RADIO SUPPORTED BY WEALDEN'S M.P.

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, has made representations to the Government in support of local community radio stations.  Community radio is invaluable to community life and has played an important role during the Coronavirus pandemic by sharing information and offers of help and support to local resi

PROTECTING JOBS, BUSINESSES AND LIVELIHOODS

Our top priority has always been to support people, protect jobs and businesses through this crisis. The furlough and self-employment schemes have been a lifeline for millions of people and businesses.

WEALDEN'S ARTYTIME SECURES LOTTERY GRANT

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, was delighted to hear that Artytime, a Crowborough based Community Company run mainly by volunteers, was awarded a grant from the National Lottery Fund.  Artytime has many projects running in the Wealden area, fulfilling their mission of bringing arts and crafts to all

EASING THE BURDENS OF LOCKDOWN

The Prime Minister has set out a carefully-designed package to ease the burdens of lockdown to keep the virus under control. Everyone must stay alert to control the virus and save lives.

COVID-19 TESTING LAUNCHED NATIONWIDE

From 9 am today, the new NHS Test and Trace service launched across England - helping us to keep the virus under control while carefully and safely lifting the lockdown nationally.

MP CONGRATULATES GROOMBRIDGE HALL ON ITS GRANT

Nus Ghani, MP for Wealden, was delighted to hear that the King Edward VII Institute, which runs Groombridge Village Hall, has received a grant of £10,000 from the Lottery Community Fund. 

BOOST TO PPE SUPPLIES

Yesterday, the Health Secretary announced a significant boost to PPE supplies, with the Government signing deals with more than 100 suppliers around the world, as well as ramping up domestic production here in the UK.