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Eastbourne Borough Council news

Water Champion slams Southern Water for 'tsunami of human waste'

With Southern Water's history of sewage discharges never far from the minds of local people, concerned residents from Eastbourne and surrounding towns attended a Full Council meeting to call for cleaner seas and waterways.

Changes to postal and proxy vote applications

Residents in Eastbourne are advised that changes have been made to the way they can apply for postal and proxy votes.

Over 100 councils urge Chancellor to avert homelessness crisis

Cross-party letter signed by 119 council leaders amid surge in use of temporary accommodation

Booking opens for Mayor's 'great festive night out'

Tickets are now on sale for the Mayor's Charity Christmas Dinner to raise funds for her two chosen charities of the year, A Band of Brothers and The Old Bank - Wellbeing Trust.

Cabinet councillors consider plans to address 'severe external pressures on finances'

Council Leader: 'Chancellor must intervene to avert UK financial crisis'

Councillors agree housing support for war veterans to continue

Cabinet councillors have welcomed the continuation of additional support for war veterans and war widows regarding housing benefit.

Consultation on future of council housing services

Eastbourne Borough Council will be launching a consultation with tenants and leaseholders over future options for its housing services.

'Summit must be catalyst for change'

Call for urgent government help to avert temporary accommodation crisis

Council introduces new measures to tackle domestic abuse

Eastbourne Borough Council has marked Domestic Abuse Awareness Month 2023 by announcing a raft of measures to help tackle domestic abuse alongside supporting victims and survivors.

'Stunning' new council homes opened in town centre

An Eastbourne Borough Council development of 19 affordable new homes in the town centre was officially opened this week.

100 councils to attend emergency summit

Over 100 councils will attend an emergency summit next week to discuss the escalating social and financial crisis created by the unprecedented demand for temporary accommodation.

Downland cultural centre 'within touching distance'

Planning application submitted for £11 million arts, education and cultural hub