Don’t let the myths put you off – could you be a foster carer?

Could you be a foster carer? As part of Foster Care Fortnight an appeal has gone out across the county urging people to consider becoming foster carers. During the annual campaign, which this year runs from May 10th, the East Sussex County Council is highlighting the need to find more people who can provide local children […]

Stay away from the edge! Council warns of coastline dangers

People visiting East Sussex’s spectacular coastline are being urged to stay safe this spring and summer. The council is reminding visitors of the serious risks the unstable cliffs pose to those getting too close to the edge or walking at the base of the cliffs, and the dangers to beach walkers who risk getting cut […]

Why not make your investment in The People Bank?

Members of the public are being encouraged to play their part in improving support services for adults in East Sussex by joining the People Bank. The East Sussex County Council (ESCC) initiative wants people who have used adult social care services, or know someone who has, to get involved by completing surveys or being part […]

Holiday ‘Food and Fun’ programme to launch at Easter

A holiday food and activity programme to support children during the school holidays will be launched in East Sussex next month. Activities will include outdoor pursuits, arts and crafts, and sports with an emphasis on healthy food and the preparation of meals. Coordinated by East Sussex County Council’s Children’s Services department, the holiday clubs will […]

Good to be back – county’s guide for parents as schools prepare to reopen

As the new school year is set to begin, thousands of children and young people will return to school after months away. East Sussex County Council (ESCC) has launched a section on its website full of information and advice to support parents in planning their child’s return to school. The pages, at www.eastsussex.gov.uk/backtoschool, share information about […]

County has PRIDE in flying the flag

The rainbow flag is flying above County Hall in Lewes in support of the LGBT+ community. Despite this year’s Pride events across the county being postponed as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, the iconic flag was raised on Tuesday, in support of equality and diversity. Representatives from East Sussex County Council ESCC) were joined […]