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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Want to help spend £1m in Sompting?

Over the next 10 years residents living in Sompting will benefit from £1 million of investment from Big Local. Lottery funded Big Local is all about making Sompting an even better place for its residents and to do this it needs local residents to get involved to help decide the priorities for their local area. […]

Adur and Worthing District Community Bulletin

Neighbourhood Policing Team – Friday 25th January 2013 How do we Serve Sussex? This document will highlight some great work that our officers do across the Adur and Worthing district both as an organisation and in partnership with outside agency’s and our community’s. The policing area of Adur and Worthing includes Shoreham-By-Sea in the east. […]

Warm Welcome for ‘Pioneer Places’ Funding

West Sussex County Council has been awarded funding of £346,904 towards a scheme that will help make homes more energy efficient and reduce fuel bills and fuel poverty. It follows a successful bid to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). The funding will help the County Council develop its ambition to eco-refurbish thousands […]

Parliament makes history by supporting the lowering of the voting age to 16 – Willams

Commenting after the House of Commons voted in support of lowering the voting age to 16, Liberal Democrat MP for Bristol West, Stephen Williams,who secured today’s debate,said: “Today Parliament made history by supporting my motion to give 16 and 17 year olds the right to vote. “The debate was followed by young people up and […]

Time for votes at 16 – Williams

                Today [Thursday], Liberal Democrat MP Stephen Williams is re-launching his campaign to lower the voting age to 16. Having missed the chance to change the law by just eight votes in 2005, Stephen Williams hopes to convince MPs to vote for his motion, which if successful would […]

Liverpool Road closed in Worthing for emergency repairs

Due to a major sewer collapse in Liverpool Road, Worthing, it has become essential for West Sussex County Council to close the road from Thursday, January 24 until Friday, February 15. This is so emergency repairs can take place. If the work is not done then there is a danger of the road collapsing. Whilst […]

Public broadcasters paying satellite platforms unfair – Leech

Commenting on the Communications minister’s speech in which he said satellite platforms should end the fees they charge public service broadcasters (PSBs) for carrying their channels, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party Committee on Culture, Media and Sport, John Leech said: “Public service broadcasters like the BBC offer great value to satellite platforms like […]

We need professional careers advice for 12-year-olds – Birtwistle

Today’s [Wednesday] Education Select Committee’s report into careers advice in schools backs plans put forward by Liberal Democrat business spokesperson, Gordon Birtwistle, to give children professional careers advice from Year 8 onwards. Gordon Birtwistle introduced a Ten-Minute Rule Bill on the issue last year and is hoping to secure a backbench debate in Parliament shortly. […]

Lancing land deal clinched for new Albion Training facility

Albion have completed the purchase of the site at Lancing where the club’s new training facility will be built, meaning construction can now begin in earnest. Executive director Martin Perry and CEO Paul Barber met with representatives from Adur District Council and New Monks Farm at the Amex this morning to sign all the necessary […]

Helping people through the financial minefield of old age care

We don’t like to think about it, but as we get older we will all need a little bit of help. Some of us may even need to move into a care home. This could be one of the most expensive decisions you make in your life. Based on current estimates, West Sussex residents can […]