From the magical wooded dell to the pop-art painted coffin and leopard print hearse, award-winning celebrants Kate and Kate are putting the choice into end-of-life celebrations

Stuart Baillie first met ‘The Kates’ in 2018 shortly after they’d set up a local Coffin Club, he caught up with them recently to find out all about their mission to change the face of funerals forever! When you meet Kate Tym and Kate Dyer it’s never anything other than an uplifting experience. As a team […]

Local roads set to get £1.3m summer dressing

Roads in East Sussex will get a summer makeover this month as a £1.3 million surface dressing programme gets underway. East Sussex Highways will treat rural and urban roads across the county covering an area of more than 141,000 square metres or approximately 20 football pitches. The ten-day programme begins next Wednesday (June 16th) and […]

Specialist team makes ‘great progress’ in its first year

Sussex Police’s Rural Crime Team is marking its one year anniversary this week, it was launched to crack down on unlawful behaviour in isolated and rural communities. According to Sussex Police the team has made ‘great progress’ in tackling rural crime and building direct engagement with rural communities in Sussex. The Rural Crime Team has […]

Council backs annual community spring clean

The annual nationwide litter campaign, delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, will finally be taking place between Friday, May 28th and Sunday, June 13th this year. Working with its waste contractor, Biffa, Rother District Council is offering equipment and advice for anyone wanting to get involved, as well as help with disposing of the […]