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Liberal Democrats in the Coalition Government have given schools in West Sussexa £1,187,064 Christmas present. The cash is an increase in the Pupil Premium funding, which targets extra money to schools depending on the number of children from disadvantaged backgrounds they have. The Pupil Premium is a major Liberal Democrat priority that is being delivered […]

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New Meals on Wheels salad range launched

by Press Officer on 21 December, 2012

                  West Sussex Meals on Wheels customers will be able to enjoy a new range of salads from January. The menu includes a new and improved selection served in segmented containers which should enhance the freshness and presentation of the dishes. The salads, supplied by Sussex-based Meals […]

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Staff and adults with learning disabilities from two West Sussex County Council services have been singing Christmas carols in Chichester. The 36 adults and staff from The Oak Community Project, in Rustington, and The Pines Day Centre, in Durrington, were joined by Peter Catchpole, Cabinet Member for Health and Adults’ Services, as they sang a […]

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Christmas – Advice

by Press Officer on 12 December, 2012

Christmas – Advice Don’t leave your presents on show, either in your car or under your tree. Operation Cracker – click here Staying safe at Christmas. The twelve days of Christmas – click here A family in Brighton has just had all their presents stolen, and their car stolen following a burglary. Click here to […]

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Stop people with mental illness dying 20 years too soon

by Press Officer on 12 December, 2012

The National Audit of Schizophrenia published today and the results are shocking. Nearly three quarters of people with schizophrenia are missing out on vital support for their physical health. Findings reinforce the concerns of the Schizophrenia Commission, which recently reported on the poor state of physical health for people with severe mental illness. Please ask […]

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Latest West Sussex County Council videos

by Press Officer on 7 December, 2012

New Shoreham footbridge well under way Shoreham’s new multi million-pound footbridge is well under way. We’re following the progress of the eagerly awaited bridge – here’s a look at how things are going. West Sussex Fun and Breaks Fun and Breaks is the West Sussex County Council service giving disabled children and their families a […]

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Guild Care Xmas message

by Press Officer on 6 December, 2012

A new film looks at two important schemes which help elderly and vulnerable people in West Sussex stay active and independent. The film shows how the British Red Cross ‘Home from Hospital’ scheme is helping people who live on their own during the first few weeks after they are discharged from hospital. It highlights the […]

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Blue Starfish Club for adults with learning disabilities

by Press Officer on 20 November, 2012

The Blue Starfish Club Night, which provides adults with a learning disability with an opportunity to showcase their performance skills as DJs, musicians, dancers and artists in front of a supportive audience, held its latest event on Thursday 08 November 2012 at the Worthing Assembly Hall and it was a triumph. 276 members and their […]

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Calling all children! Name that gritter!

by Press Officer on 19 November, 2012

Every pupil in West Sussex is being invited to ‘Name a Gritter’ this year – and win their school a special prize. A competition has been organised by West Sussex County Council’s contractor Balfour Beatty Living Places, which deploys gritters to salt the roads throughout winter. Balfour Beatty wants to rename three of its yellow […]

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