Street Learning Comes To Eastbourne

Friday 18th November 2016

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With 2017 fast approaching, a new range of free Street Learning courses have been announced for the start of the year that offer a huge range of training and advice opportunities to anyone from Wealden or Eastbourne aged 19 or over.

“With our new Street Learning courses starting early in the year this is a perfect chance to get a head start in the new year,” said Councillor Roy Galley, Cabinet member for Economic Development. “The Street Learning courses are a fantastic opportunity for anyone wanting to learn a new skill, get some expert advice or improve their lives. With so many different options available from help for jobseekers to cooking, from computer lessons to Yoga and much more - there really is something for everyone.”

“As well as the new courses on offer, there are still some spaces available on the courses running right now – contact the course providers for more information.”

Courses on offer from January to March 2017 include:

  • Improve your reading and/or writing skills
  • Improve your maths
  • How to use computers
  • Get Arty!
  • Find out about mental health
  • Easy cooking-Eat well on a budget
  • Furniture painting
  • Customer Service
  • Absolute Beginners Computing
  • Yoga and well-being taster session
  • Making the most of your money
  • IT for You
  • One pot cooking
  • Creative writing
  • Introduction to Tablets
  • Everyday English
  • Future focus – CV writing skills
  • Cash for Trash!
  • Funk up your Junk! - upcycling
  • Wellbeing
  • Mindfulness
  • New Year, Healthier You
  • Stronger You

The courses are run across Wealden and Eastbourne and are booked directly with the providers. Some can be arranged at timings to suit you.

For more information about the venues and to download the new year programme, just search for Street Learning on the Wealden website, or request a copy by emailing

Street Learning is a partnership project between Wealden District Council, East Sussex County Council’s Library Service, Now! Charity, Adult College for Rural East Sussex (ACRES), Sussex Downs College, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service and Sussex Community Development Association.

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