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Moveable barrier to keep Kent’s road network moving

government and Highways England develop long-term solution to handle traffic disruption in Kent new moveable barrier could be deployed using a specialist vehicle within hours less disruption than Operation Brock which required a month of overnight closures or Operation Stack closing the M20 this new permanent contingency arrangement will be in place from December 2020 […]

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East Sussex teenager wins prize for passionate knife crime speech

A TEENAGER from East Sussex has landed a prestigious award for the powerful speech on knife crime she delivered in the House of Commons. Lylian Nunoo, from Eastbourne, was awarded the Paul Boskett Award by the British Youth Council for her emotive contribution to a UK Youth Parliament debate on knife crime held in the […]

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Rye road repairs put on hold

RESURFACING work due to start next week on a town centre road in Rye has been delayed. With scaffolding around The George Hotel needing to stay in place longer than anticipated, work on Rye High Street – due to start on Monday, February 17, cannot go ahead. The work, expected to take two weeks with […]

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Further review period for A27 Arundel improvements

Highways England has started an additional four-week period for people who responded to last year’s consultation on improving the A27 near Arundel to add to their responses. Announcing the news, Highways England programme leader Jason Hones said: We’ve always been upfront that we want to give people the best possible information to help them have […]

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Large quantity of drugs seized from address in Eastbourne

A large quantity of drugs was seized from a property in Eastbourne after PCSOs acting on community concerns identified an address involved in the supply of Class A drugs. At a recent meeting with residents of Upperton in Eastbourne, PCSO Jake Greathead and PCSO Julian Williams heard concerns about drug dealing in the area. PCSO […]

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Prepare for flooding to reduce impacts on mental health

Environment Agency launches campaign to highlight the impact flood damage has on mental health, advising people on the importance of signing up to flood alerts. xperiencing damage caused by extreme weather such as storms or flooding can increase the chance of facing mental health problems such as stress and depression by 50% while a quarter […]

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Village halls boosted by £1.2 million to rejuvenate community hubs

Village halls in England have received £1.2 million through a government funding scheme, helping these community hubs make vital refurbishments to continue the invaluable role they play in rural communities. So far, grants for 21 projects have been approved as part of the £3 million Village Halls Improvement Grant Scheme launched in April 2019. Improvements include repairs […]

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Survey results suggest West Sussex is a good place to grow old

More than 570 people completed the survey which was launched in October at the start of the council’s Age Well campaign to find out what older residents currently do, or might want to do, to stay healthy, happy and independent. The results show that 88% of people who completed the survey agreed or strongly agreed […]

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Rightful owners sought for property recovered in Eastbourne

Police are seeking the rightful owners of property recently recovered in the Eastbourne area which officers believe may have been stolen. They are keen to establish the provenance of the various items, and ask anyone who recognises their possessions to come forward. They can do so by contacting Sussex Police online or by phoning 101, quoting serial […]

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Naturally energising drink TENZING has launched the TENZING Clean Air Tracker – a free tool for runners to use on their mobile devices. Runners breathe much more heavily than pedestrians and flood their lungs with pollutants. This tech helps health-conscious runners avoid the most polluted areas and streets of the Big Smoke! The tracker (developed with Kings College London) syncs with running tool STRAVA to show the live Air Quality Score of the […]