Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

Monthly Archives: October 2011

‘More Time’ Option For Youth Service Changes Unveiled

A new option has emerged that could see reductions in the Youth Services budget in West Sussex phased over a longer period than originally proposed to allow more time for the voluntary and community sector to come forward and take over some services. A timetable that would see a £2 million budget reduction being spread […]

Make way for self-service at Littlehampton Library

Self-service terminals are being installed at Chichester Library

Littlehampton Library will be closed from Friday December 2 at 5 pm to Tuesday January 3, 2012 at 10 am. This is to allow for the installation of a self-service system. People can still borrow up to 20 items before the temporary closure or use other branches. The nearest Libraries to Littlehampton are Rustington, East […]

Worthing Liberal Democrats Weekly Newsletter – 23rd to 29th October 2011

Articles for the past week:   Leader:  Not for publication          News this past week:   1. Lib Dems Outraged At Worthing Residents Being Kept In Dark Over Funding Of The New Pool. 2. Tories Reject Minimum Pricing Of Alcohol 3. Pool – Now What’s Happening?  Take Two.        WORTHING LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 23RD TO 29TH OCTOBER 2011       […]

Halloween is coming – don’t be too scary!

With Halloween approaching, Sussex Police would like to remind everyone to be safe, have fun and celebrate considerately. To ensure that the there is not an increase in noise nuisance or vandalism on the night, there are partnership operations going on between Sussex Police, fire & rescue services, district councils, county councils and youth services […]

West Sussex joins Britain’s Pathfinder trail

West Sussex has been chosen by the Government to become part of a Programme pioneering ways of joining up resources and buildings belonging to different Public Sector Organisations. ‘Better Together’ is the name of the West Sussex County-wide Programme that is already focusing on collaboration, co-delivery and innovation through partnership working with the County, District […]

Celebrating ‘munch’ time for National School Meals Week

Parents are being urged to sign their children up for food glorious food during National School Meals Week (November 7-11) – and save time and money. The call comes from West Sussex County Council in partnership with Chartwells, which provides the majority of hot meals in West Sussex primary schools. Peter Griffiths, Cabinet Member for […]

New National Non-Emergency Telephone Number Launched

On the 1 November police forces throughout England and Wales will all switch from their various non emergency contact numbers to 101. Sussex Police have been preparing for months for the switch over and have been live testing the 101 number since July in order to monitor how well the technology works. Chief Superintendent Wayne […]

Examining the ‘urban forest’ in West Sussex

The urban forest was under the spotlight at the South East Region Tree Wardens’ Forum, held in Horsham this month. West Sussex County Council Leader Louise Goldsmith introduced the event and planted a tree outside County Hall North to mark the occasion. The forum was organised by the County Council and the Tree Council. The […]

Lib Dems outraged at Worthing residents being kept in dark over funding of the new pool.

Local Liberal Democrats are outraged today (Thursday) following news that Worthing residents are being excluded from this evenings Adur & Worthing Joint Strategic Committee (JSC) when funding arrangements for the new pool are to be discussed, yet again.  The report to the committee has been printed entirely on “pink papers” which means they are only available to councillors. […]

Protect your home this winter with this simple guide

  Protect your home this winter with this simple guide Autumn is finally upon us and there is no doubt that winter will soon be on its way. Now is the best time to prepare your home for the cold weather. Last December’s freezing conditions resulted in 100,000 claims * for burst pipes and insurers […]