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Five Tips for Smart Christmas Recycling

Most of us try to do the right thing by recycling where we can. But many things can end up in the wrong bin, especially at Christmas when our waste increases by around 30%. If a recycling bin is contaminated with enough items that can’t be recycled – the whole thing may not be collected. Read the full article…

Nativity On Tour – Bringing Light in the darkness, to a street near you!

Last year, hundreds of people enjoyed visiting the walk-through Nativity during Late Night Shopping. This is not possible for 2020, so we are planning on bringing the Nativity to you, with Nativity on Tour!   As Christians, we believe that the Christmas message is for everyone. God sent His son, Jesus, to Earth as a Read the full article…

Council leaders call on Secretary of State to ”hand over test and trace’

The Deputy Leader of Lewes District Council has written to Matt Hancock MP, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with an impassioned plea to put the responsibility for the test and trace in the hands of East Sussex health agencies and provide the funding they need to deliver a service that will Read the full article…

Council approves plan for a carbon neutral Eastbourne

Cabinet councillors last night (November 4) agreed a strategy and action plan to deliver its goal of making the town carbon neutral by 2030. In July 2019, Eastbourne Borough Council declared a Climate Emergency and has committed to doing everything possible to reduce carbon emissions in the borough to net zero by 10 years’ time. Read the full article…

COVID-19 Lockdown: An update from Medway Sport

An update from us… In line with government guidelines for the new national lockdown, Medway Council’s sports centres are now closed. Unless further measures are announced, we will re-open Medway Park, Strood and Hoo Sports Centres when lockdown ends in line with the latest government guidelines, continuing to adhere to the stringent safety measures we Read the full article…

Explore Essex: Important Lockdown Updates for Visitors

As you will be aware following the Prime Minister’s recent announcement, a national lockdown in England will be in effect from Thursday 5 November. This will include new national restrictions for everyone, however we’re pleased to confirm that the Essex Country Parks will remain open for residents to enjoy safely and sensibly. Read on to Read the full article…

Five Tips for Smart Christmas Recycling

Most of us try to do the right thing by recycling where we can. But many things can end up in the wrong bin, especially at Christmas when our waste increases by around 30%. If a recycling bin is contaminated with enough items that can’t be recycled – the whole thing may not be collected. Read the full article…

Service updates (COVID-19) from Canterbury City Council

Covid lockdown service updates Below is the current situation with many of our key service as of midday on Thursday 5 November: Park and ride service Services will stop at the end of tomorrow (Friday 6 November). We will close Sturry Road and Wincheap completely. New Dover Road will stay open for parking only, at Read the full article…

New community minibus thanks to council’s CIL funding

Lewes District Council has awarded nearly £70,000 of Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Funding to a community transport charity to pay for a new minibus. Councillor Adrian Ross, Chair of Lewes District Council, visited the CTLA charity at its Newhaven base to see the new minibus and find out more about its work. He said: “CTLA Read the full article…

Limited library services during second lockdown

Limited library services will be available during a second nationwide lockdown, East Sussex County Council has confirmed. The latest restrictions, designed to slow the spread of Covid-19, will mean that all 17 of the county’s library buildings will be closed for general use from Thursday, November 5. However, from Monday, November 9, customers will be Read the full article…

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