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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Grant applications to be considered by Eastern Arun committee

The first round of West Sussex County Council Community Initiative Fund applications for the new financial year will be considered by Eastern Arun County Councillors at a meeting next month. The Joint Eastern Arun Area Committee meets on Tuesday June 12, at 7pm, in the New Millennium Chamber, Manor House, Church Street, Littlehampton, BN17 5EW. […]

Update on Academy Consultation issued at 8pm Thursday 30th March 2012

At a Governing Body meeting held this evening to discuss the responses to the Academy Proposal, Governors of Worthing High School, supported by the Worthing High Trust Board voted to move to converter Academy status. They were very mindful of the concerns expressed by some parents, stakeholders and staff but felt that the vast majority […]

Fight against elephant poachers has only just begun

Catherine Bearder MEP for South-East England has slammed the global trrade in Ivory and has said “Europe must take the lead in wiping out the ivory industry as poachers massacre Africa’s elephants.” The European Commission vowed to fight gangs after the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) reported the death of 350 elephants in Cameroon […]

West Sussex Crime & Community Safety survey

Please see below the link to the West Sussex Crime & Community Safety survey which is now live on the West Sussex County Council website. The survey has been designed in consultation with partner organisations, and responses gathered will be used to improve customer satisfaction with West Sussex services and assist the West Sussex Strategic […]

JUBILEE BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND RAVES “OPERATION ALLEGRO”.

Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend Appeal for Information With the upcoming Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend Sussex Police are asking members of the public to be alert to any possible rave related activity. This could include: –         the removal of locks from secured access points –         vehicles, particularly panel vans or larger, driving off road –         groups […]

Explosives report must end bonkers ‘Boris Island’ plans – Huppert

The Department for Transport has published a survey of the SS Richard Montgomery, an American Liberty ship wrecked near the proposed site of the ‘Boris Island’ airport with 1,400 tonnes of TNT high explosive inside. Commenting, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Transport, Julian Huppert said: “This report shows the ship’s slow […]

Libraries to help celebrate summer festivals

Self-service terminals are being installed at Chichester Library

West Sussex libraries are helping to celebrate the 2012 Adur and Durrington festivals by holding a number of exciting events – including the chance to get up close with a best-selling author. The yearly summer festivals start on June 1 and will be showcasing jubilee-themed art, music and theatre performances throughout the two areas. The […]

West Sussex’s Meals on Wheels service cooks up a special treat to mark the Diamond Jubilee

Every Meals on Wheels customer in West Sussex will receive a special Jubilee cake this week to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. On Friday, June 1, the day before the Diamond Jubilee weekend, West Sussex County Council’s Meals on Wheels Service will be delivering 1,400 cupcakes to all customers across the county. These will go […]

A well-earned break

A new directory has been issued by West Sussex County Council listing short breaks available for disabled children across the county. Short breaks provide fun, leisure and social activities for disabled children and young people. They’re not just for physically disabled children, but for children with learning disabilities and on the autistic spectrum. There are […]

Sharon Bowles continues the fight for more vaccinations in developing countries

Sharon Bowles MEP for South-East England, has signed a Written Declaration urging the European Commission to continue its ‘commitment to reducing the number of vaccine-preventable deaths‘ in the developing world. With EU support, the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) has made great progress in saving lives and expanding immunisation coverage in the world’s […]