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ESCC consultation on Meals subsidy

  East Sussex County Council’s consultation on the proposal to stop the subsidy for meals in the community has launched. We are asking those receiving the subsidy, their families and carers, as well as staff, partners and East Sussex residents to share their views on the proposal. We would therefore be grateful if you could share details of the consultation through your networks and ESSA newsletter. Full details of the...

New Scheme Stops More Than 500000 Pounds Being Def...

      A national scheme, adopted by Sussex Police just 18 months ago, aimed at preventing elderly and other vulnerable people falling victim to fraud across the county, has prevented £528,083 being stolen in just one month. In October 2018, there were 35 calls to Sussex Police from banks and other financial institutions under the Banking Protocol, about potential victims with an average age of 75. In each case...

Halloween

Halloween has become an increasingly popular celebration over the past few years for children, families and young people especially, but it is important not to have fun at the expense of others.   If you are celebrating Halloween, please consider the elderly and more vulnerable in the community who may find having strangers call at their door a frightening and intimidating experience. If you see someone displaying...

Warning From Trading Standards About Home Insulati...

  East Sussex Trading Standards are warning residents to be vigilant about companies who are cold calling and claiming to offer a home insulation scheme which is supported by East Sussex County Council. However, it is possible that similar improper approaches may be made anywhere across the county. It is not in the remit for East Sussex County Council to support schemes that involve cold calling, and companies claiming...

Older People’s Day Booklet Page 21: Coach Tr...

Please note that the pick up point for the Autumn Glory Coach Trip through the glorious East Sussex countryside should read DENTON CORNER and not Sutton Corner: any queries please telephone Kate as per the booklet.