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EAL service for school-age refugees reprieved

Following a change of mind by maintained secondary schools, the English as an Additional Language (EAL) service provided to schools by East Sussex County Council has been saved – at least for a year. The news has been widely welcomed, as Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 20:18 Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: asylum-seekers Bob Standley Dave Brinson ESCC Felicity Laurence Hastings Community of Sanctuary Hugh Hennebry Jay Kramer Nick Terdre

Dismay as ESCC proposes to close English language service for school-age refugees

East Sussex County Council’s move to close the English as an Additional Language service, a vital resource for school-age refugees, has provoked widespread concern among refugee families and support groups. While possible alternative ways of providing the service are being explored, they are calling on the community to respond to the consultation on the issue, which remains open until Sunday 3 February. Nick Terdre reports.

Divestment advice for pension committee

Divestment campaigners from Hastings and elsewhere in East Sussex stepped up their campaign to persuade the East Sussex Pension Committee to switch funds out of fossil fuels by sending the latest findings of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) to committee chairman, Richard Stogden. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:50 Friday, Dec 2, 2016 In: Campaigns Tags: Bob Standley David Tutt divestment East Sussex Pension Committee East Sussex Pension Fund Emily Johns Fossil Free Hastings Frank Carstairs Hastings Borough Council Julia Hilton Michael Wincott Tania Charman Waltham Forest Pension Committee WMO World Meteorological Organisation
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