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Eastbourne Borough Council news

New modular homes welcome first council tenants

A new council development of high-quality modular homes in Fort Lane has welcomed its first tenants.

Airbourne 2023 was carbon neutral

Council funds 14,000 new trees in Uganda with £7,000 donation

New electric vehicle charging points in council car parks

Eastbourne Borough Council has installed public charging points for 18 electric vehicle bays in three car parks across the town.

Council survey asks residents about recycling

Eastbourne Borough Council is inviting people to take part in a survey to help improve its household recycling service.

Council launches consultation on taxi and private hire licensing

People are being invited to have their say on proposed changes to the licensing of taxi and private hire vehicles across Eastbourne.

Town Hall clock falls silent for restoration work

The Town Hall is over 130 years old and as with any building of such great age, periodical conservation works are needed to ensure the much-loved landmark remains in good condition.

Former Mayor raises over £21,500 for charities

Councillor Pat Rodohan, who recently handed over to new Mayor Candy Vaughan, donated the money to Eastbourne Mencap, which supports local adults with learning disabilities, and Eastbourne Foodbank, a charity that provides emergency food for people in crisis.

Businesses come together for launch of new night-time safety scheme

Best Bar None Eastbourne, which is supported by the Home Office and the drinks industry, was launched at Foundry in The Beacon on Wednesday (June 14).

Council introduces new electric vehicle charging points

Eastbourne Borough Council is installing public charging points for 18 electric vehicle bays in three car parks across the town

Drop-in sessions for people to give views on growth strategy

The sessions are to encourage feedback as part of a public consultation on the Local Plan Growth Strategy, which sets out the level of housing and employment growth that could be accommodated in Eastbourne up to 2039, including the key development sites where future development might take place.

Councillors help to improve security at tennis courts

Old Town councillors approved the funding application through Eastbourne Borough Council's Devolved Budget scheme.

Council enforcement on Hampden Park garden jungle

The property in Park Avenue was the subject of complaints from neighbours and despite the homeowner promising that the garden would be cleared within three months, nothing was done.