Traffic information

Please be aware that St Helen’s Road will close to traffic from 7am on Monday, October 9 and is scheduled to reopen at 5pm on Friday, December 1. The closure will be in place 24 hours a day during this time, with a diversion in place via Elphinstone Road, The Ridge, Junction Road and Sedlescombe Road North in both directions. Further information can be found on the East Sussex Highways website.

Golden Success in Gymnastics Competition

Gymnastics Gold winners

Andy Poole, Eoghan Paton and Kial Wilkins, from Ark William Parker Academy (AWPA) came away from the Annual Sussex Schools Sports Acrobatics and Gymnastics Competition in Eastbourne with 4 gold medals.

Andy won AWPA’s first gold in the senior schools, advanced individual, scoring 9.65 - the highest score of the day in the advanced category. Eoghan won their second gold of the day, winning the senior schools intermediate section, against tough competition.

After lunch Andy and Eoghan then performed their duet, scoring 8.9, the highest score of the day, on floor, and winning AWPA’s 3rd gold of the day. A successful day for Ark William Parker Academy was rounded off when Andy, Eoghan and Kial won gold in their trio, making it 4 golds out of 4.