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Eastbourne Borough Council news

Councils in crisis: Leaders to meet in Westminster

Council leaders from across the country will converge on Westminster on January 23 to discuss the social and financial crisis putting frontline public services at risk.

Council removes hotel structure built without planning permission

Eastbourne Borough Council has removed a hotel structure that was described by a government planning inspector as having a 'degrading and harmful impact' on the surrounding conservation area.

'Hugely deserved' award for Eastbourne

The Eastbourne Food Partnership CIC has won a top award for Eastbourne with its work to promote healthy, sustainable and local food, tackle food poverty and diet-related ill-health, the disappearance of family farms and the loss of independent food retailers.

Councils 'up against impossible odds' in delivery of housing services

A report to Eastbourne Borough Council's Cabinet committee (Dec 13) detailed how the council is dealing with a series of national issues that are putting 'extraordinary pressure' on housing services.

Councillor welcomes 'significant progress' in reduction of emissions

A report detailing the progress of work to achieve carbon neutrality in Eastbourne by 2030, was considered by Cabinet councillors last night (13/12/23).

Council leader: 'vulnerable lives at greater risk' without government funding

The Leader of Eastbourne Borough Council has called on the government for 'urgent help' to avoid the failure of frontline public services and increased risks to life during the winter months.

'Unacceptable' empty homes set for council tax rises

Cabinet councillors last night (December 13) recommended that owners of long-term empty properties in Eastbourne will have to pay council tax premiums of up to 300% from April 2024.

What do you think about Eastbourne and the Turner Prize coming to the town?

Eastbourne ALIVE is running a town-wide survey and want to know what you think about the Eastbourne and the Turner Prize coming to the town.

'Superb' safety scheme for licensed venues reopens

A popular scheme which promotes night-time safety and well-run venues has reopened to applications from licensed premises across Eastbourne.

Three new business owners win £3,500 at start-up awards

A home baker, a painter and decorator and a professional dog carer have all scooped prizes totalling £3,500 in Eastbourne's first business start-up awards.

What are the flood management options for the coastline between Pevensey Bay and Eastbourne over the next 10 years?

An online survey and virtual exhibition have launched with engagement events planned for the coming weeks.

Council leader calls for 'Autumn Statement commitment'

'Multiple council bankruptcies are inevitable' without government support