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Town and parish councils

Across East Sussex there are 92 town and parish councils in Lewes, Rother, and Wealden districts. Lewes District has 5 town councils, 17 parish councils and 6 parish meetings. There are no parishes in Eastbourne and Hastings, and no town council in Bexhill.

Town and parish councils provide varying services depending upon their specific local agreement and may include:

  • maintenance of allotments, bus shelters, street lighting, war memorials and sports and recreational facilities
  • provision of grants for local projects and organisations, and halls for social clubs and meetings
  • responsibility for local traffic calming measures

Further information can be found on the Surrey and Sussex Associations of Local Councils (SSALC) website. SSALC represents the interests of most councils from across the Surrey and Sussex counties.

Lewes District town councils, parish councils and parish meetings (in alphabetical order):

Barcombe Parish Council is represented by 11 councillors

East Chiltington Parish Council is represented by 7 councillors

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Firle Parish Council ( is represented by 5 councillors

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Hamsey Parish Council is represented by 7 councillors

Hamsey Parish Council - Register of Member Interests

Hamsey Parish Council - Register of Member Interests
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Iford Parish Meeting meets three times a year in Iford Village Hall

Lewes Town Council is represented by 18 councillors

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Newhaven Town Council is represented by 18 councillors
Newick Parish Council is represented by 11 councillors

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Peacehaven Town Council is represented by 17 councillors

Peacehaven Town Council - Register of Member Interest Forms

Peacehaven Town Council - Register of Member Interest Forms
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Rodmell Parish Council is represented by 7 councillors

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St Ann (without) Parish Meeting
St John (without) Parish Meeting (vacant)
Seaford Town Council is represented by 20 councillors
Southease Parish Meeting is represented by councillors

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South Heighton Parish Council is represented by 7 councillors

South Heighton Parish Council - Register of Member Interests

South Heighton Parish Council - Register of Member Interests
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Streat Parish Meeting is represented by 3 committee members

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Tarring Neville Parish Meeting (vacant)
Wivelsfield Parish Council is represented by 9 councillors

Wivelsfield Parish Council - Register of Member Interest Forms

Wivelsfield Parish Council - Register of Member Interest Forms
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Created: 19 August 2019
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