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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Age with Confidence this Older People’s Day

Older People’s Day

A new initiative called ‘Age With Confidence’ is being launched by West Sussex County Council to coincide with Older People’s Day this Saturday October 1. Council Leader Louise Goldsmith is behind the initiative, which aims to help people prepare for old age and to know where to go for information and advice. She said: “We […]

Rail Concession For Students Makes A Welcome Return

Discounts that save students money when they are travelling by train to college are back on track. The concessionary scheme was at risk when a grant that funded the post-16 season ticket discounts came to an end. It meant that several hundred students aged 16-19 in West Sussex would have had to pay full price […]

Update From Catherine Bearder Member of the European Parliament for South East England

Member of the European Parliament for South East England

It was great to get to Birmingham last week and see so many of you all at our Federal conference. Nick Clegg made a great speech setting out what we have already achieved in Government and re-emphasising the core principles of our party. When comparing the conferences of the main parties I’m always struck that […]

Call for young musicians to have fun and make music

Young musicians are being given a chance to join others in making music and improving their orchestral skills. Some places are still open for youngsters aged 8-11 to make music with the popular Weald Ensemble. From violins and cellos, to flutes and fifes players of all instruments and levels of abilities are welcome to join […]

West Sussex schools urged to join the Wastebusters

WEST Sussex schools are being urged to join for free the nationwide Wastebusters programme – a multimedia teaching aid designed to make reducing rubbish an exciting part of the curriculum.   The free membership is being offered by West Sussex local authorities, including the County Council, and Better Tomorrows, the independent community interest company that […]

Living with dementia – the true picture

Older People’s Day

West Sussex County Council Leader Louise Goldsmith was guest speaker at a countywide event on the impact of dementia on both those with the illness and their families. Louise Goldsmith explained how the County Council and its partner organisations aim to help its older residents, particularly those with dementia, as part of the West Co-operative. […]

It’s the EXACT way to help Worthing people affected by drink and drug misuse

Worthing and Adur EXACT (WAE),

A COMMUNITY group run by people in Worthing and Adur who have been affected by drink and drug misuse is being launched in October. Called Worthing and Adur EXACT (WAE), it is one of a network the West Sussex Drug and Alcohol Team has set up countywide. EXACT groups enable people who are recovering from […]

Further report required on impact of social care changes

The West Sussex Adults’ Services Select Committee has requested an update in nine months to assess the impact of changes to West Sussex County Council’s adults’ services. At its meeting on Thursday September 22, the Committee received an initial update on how the implementation of the changes were going following the decision earlier this year […]

Chance for children to join brain busking music sessions

Early Years Music Programme

Children aged three to six have a chance to join a top tutor at a special early years music morning. Research has shown that encouraging children to take part in music sessions from an early age helps to boost their IQ. It can also give them a sense of fun and an ability to work […]

Pupils walking all over the world for International Walk to School Month

3 reasons why 20's Plenty is vital for Worthing's children

More than 80 West Sussex schools will be making their mark on the world with a ‘green’ footprint during International Walk to School Month. Between Monday October 10 and Friday October 14, pupils will be encouraged to get to and from school using alternative methods of transport to the car, as outlined in the individual […]