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BACKING FOR WEALDEN VINEYARDS

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has expressed her support for the booming Wealden sparkling wine industry after visiting Bluebell Vineyard as it enters its 2018 harvest.

COMMUNITY GRANTS UP FOR GRABS

The amount available for a project through Wealden’s capital grant scheme has been increased to £15,000. It will provide extra help to community buildings in need of support. 

MORE POLICE ON SUSSEX STREETS

Sussex residents can be reassured that Sussex Police is continuing to strengthen local policing as well.  Since April the force has recruited 140 new constables, and last Wednesday evening saw the attestation ceremony for 70 new recruits who have just started their police training.

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.
 

TIME RUNNING OUT FOR EU

Time is running out for the European Union to deliver on the issues its citizens really care about, European Conservatives and Reformists group Co-chairman Syed Kamall warned today.

POTY CONTEST HOTS UP

Twenty-seven pubs from across Wealden have been nominated by Wealden residents for Wealden MP Nus Ghani’s pub of the year competition.

UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN; WAGES UP

New figures show that in the past year, the unemployment rate has remained at its lowest since 1975 and real wages grew for the fifth consecutive month, helping families keep more money in their pockets.

£70k LOTTERY FUNDING FOR WEALDEN PROJECTS

Wealden MP Nus Ghani was delighted to welcome news that seven Wealden community projects have won almost £70,000 of lottery funding from the Big Lottery Fund.

The Big Lottery Fund uses the proceeds of lottery tickets to support, grow and develop a wide variety of community projects.