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East Sussex County Council and social media


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  1. How we use social media (our policy)

Our social media sites

You don’t need your own Facebook or Twitter account to take a look – but signing up for an account makes it easier to stay in touch.

Our privacy notice tells you how we process your information when you contact us via social media.

Our main Council sites

East Sussex County Council (ESCC) on Twitter

East Sussex County Council on Facebook

East Sussex County Council on LinkedIn

East Sussex Jobs on Twitter – find out about job vacancies at East Sussex County Council

East Sussex Jobs on Facebook

East Sussex Jobs on LinkedIn

ESCC on YouTube

Your East Sussex on Instagram – ‘Your East Sussex’ is our lifestyle website for residents and visitors to East Sussex


List of ESCC councillors on Twitter

Chief officers

Chief Executive, Becky Shaw on Twitter


ESCC Highways on Twitter – latest roadworks, maintenance and gritting

ESCC Highways on Facebook

ESCC Highways on Instagram

Transport for the South East on Facebook - powering the economy, bringing together the area’s transport authorities and local partnerships

Children and families

Information for Families on Facebook

i-go on Facebook – a free leisure card for people aged 25 years and under with special needs or disabilities

Adoption Team on Facebook

Fostering team on Twitter

Fostering team on Facebook

East Sussex Parents on Instagram

Open for Parents on Facebook – support and advice for parents

50 Things to do Before You’re Five on Facebook - promoting activities for families living with children under the age of five

Early Years Improvement Team on Facebook – updates for professionals working in early years and childcare settings

Social work in East Sussex on Facebook - updates for social workers in children’s services

ISEND on Facebook - support and information for parents/carers and supporters of children with SEND from the Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability Service.

CLASS+ on Facebook – support, information and workshop opportunities for families of children and young people with autism

Spectrum – Autism Support on Facebook

Early Help 0–19 service

Bexhill Early Help 0–19 service on Facebook – covers Egerton Park Children’s Centre, Sidley Children’s Centre

Eastbourne Early Help 0–19 service on Facebook – covers Devonshire Children’s Centre, Hampden Park Children’s Centre, Old Town Children’s Centre

Hailsham and Seaford Early Help 0–19 service - covers Hailsham East Children’s Centre, Seaford Children’s Centre

Hastings Early Help 0–19 service on Facebook – covers East Hastings Children’s Centre, Hastings Town Children’s Centre, The Bridge Children’s Centre

High Weald Early Help 0–19 service on Facebook – covers Crowborough Children’s Centre, Heathfield Children’s Centre, Uckfield Children’s Centre

Lewes and Havens Early Help 0–19 service on Facebook – covers Lewes Children’s Centre, Chailey Children’s Centre, Newhaven Children’s Centre, Peacehaven Children’s Centre, Ringmer Children’s Centre

Rother Early Help 0–19 service on Facebook – covers Battle Children’s Centre, High Weald Children’s Centre, and Rye Children’s Centre.

St Leonards Early Help 0–19 service on Facebook – covers Robsack Children’s Centre, St. Leonards Children’s Centre, West St. Leonards Children’s Centre


Data Protection & Information Governance resources for schools on Twitter

Young people

East Sussex 3i-D discount card on Facebook

East Sussex 3-iD discount card on Twitter

Spectrum – Autism support on Facebook

Youth Cabinet on Twitter

Youth Cabinet on Facebook

Youth Cabinet on Instagram

C360 on Twitter - advice for young people

C360 on Facebook

Pictures on Flickr

East Sussex County Council photostream

Historical photos of East Sussex from our libraries team


East Sussex Library and Information Service on Facebook

Local and family history

The Keep Archives on Facebook – collections of the East Sussex Record Office (ESRO), the Royal Pavilion & Museums Local History Collections and the University of Sussex Special Collections

The Keep Archives on Twitter

The Keep Archives on Instagram

East Sussex Records Office on Twitter – archives for the county and Brighton & Hove

East Sussex World War One on Twitter – memories and events commemorating the centenary of the First World War in East Sussex

Care and housing

Learning Disability Partnership Board on Facebook

ParentLink on YouTube – videos for parents

Principal Social Worker (ESCC Children’s Services) on Twitter

Arts, leisure and sport

East Sussex Academy of Music on Twitter - offers courses for students aged 16 to 18 in A-level Music, A-level Music Technology and BTEC L3 Music

East Sussex Academy of Music on Facebook

Buzz Active on Twitter – outdoor activities in stunning locations in East Sussex 

Buzz Active on Facebook

Buzz Active on Instagram

East Sussex Cycle Training on Twitter

East Sussex Cycle Training on Facebook


Weddings & Ceremonies in East Sussex on Facebook - weddings, civil partnerships, renewal of vows or any non-statutory ceremony

Weddings East Sussex on Twitter

Trading Standards on Twitter

Trading Standards on Facebook

Trading Standards on LinkedIn

East Sussex County Council Community on Twitter – help for third sector organisations to identify funding needs

East Sussex County Council Community on Facebook

Safer East Sussex Team on Twitter – working with our partners to tackle antisocial behaviour and crime

Safer East Sussex Team on Facebook


Procurement and Economy on Twitter – doing business with us

East Sussex Strategic Partnership on Twitter – brings together public services, local businesses, community groups and voluntary sector organisations

Careers Hub East Sussex on Twitter – connects schools, colleges, businesses and parents to develop careers education and prepare young people for the world of work

Careers Hub East Sussex on Facebook

Employability Skills East Sussex on Facebook - the Skills and Employability Team brings businesses and training providers together to improve employment opportunities for adults


Dutch Elm disease – East Sussex Elms on Facebook