It’s all systems go – Ore Library will be reopening thanks to community effort

It's all systems go to reopen the doors of Ore library, a community facility that's been lying locked and deserted since May 2018. Yesterday East Sussex County Council’s lead member for resources, Councillor Nick Bennett, approved a proposal to lease the Ore Library building to Ore Community Library Group. The newly-formed group will take on... Continue Reading →

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Innovative methods are restoring native habitats

Frankie Woodgate and her heavy working horses Yser and Tobias returned to Hastings Country Park last week. The traditional method of landscape management involves working horses pulling heavy rollers to 'bruise' the bracken. Bruising bracken with horse drawn rollers is an effective, low impact method of reducing the vigour and growth of bracken in hard-to-reach... Continue Reading →

Volunteers – making a difference every day

Volunteers across East Sussex are being thanked for the contributions that they make to their communities every day. East Sussex County Council (ESCC) is backing Volunteers Week, which runs from today to until next Thursday and will see events taking place across the county to showcase volunteer opportunities or celebrate the role of existing volunteers.... Continue Reading →

When will Ore’s library doors reopen?

PLANS to reopen five recently closed East Sussex libraries as community-run facilities have taken a step closer to fruition – and Ore library is one of those on the list. East Sussex County Council (ESCC) has already agreed to provide books, furniture and shelving to enable Ringmer Library to be reopened as a community library... Continue Reading →

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