Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt on 11-Sep-20

Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt on 11-Sep-20

The past week has brought bad news in terms of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The ‘R’ rate, which indicates the number of people each individual who has the virus will pass it onto has risen above 1, for the first time in months.  This means that the number of people infected is once again starting to ...

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Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt 20-Sep-20

Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt 20-Sep-20

More than 6 months after the country went into lockdown, the threat of the Coronavirus is still very much with us.  The number of infections is once again rising steadily and local lockdowns have been introduced in many parts of the UK and now affect more than 10 million people.  Here in the Sou...

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Sovereign Harbour Property At Risk

Sovereign Harbour Property At Risk

As a result of the Grenfell disaster the government introduced an industry standard cladding and insulation survey the ESW1 certificate. This was meant to be for tower blocks, but the remit has been spread much wider to cover most blocks of flats including many in Sovereign Harbour. There is a s...

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Kathy Ballard secures action on stray trolleys

Kathy Ballard secures action on stray trolleys

Sovereign ward campaigner Dr. Kathy Ballard has been in talks with ASDA to secure a clear-up of discarded trolleys across the ward. Kathy Ballard said: “Time and again, residents are telling me at my telephone surgeries that the number of discarded trolleys is increasing week by week. This has t...

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New Library for Sovereign Harbour

New Library for Sovereign Harbour

Sovereign Ward campaigner Kathy Ballard, has been approached by a resident about setting up a community library. He has 8,000 books to donate to the new library. Kathy says, “We were wondering if there would be any interest in setting up a community library for Sovereign and would appreciate you...

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County Council Profits From New Parking Charges

County Council Profits From New Parking Charges

Eastbourne’s businesses and residents are angry that East Sussex County Council chose to impose steep display parking and on-street parking permit increases when the town was emerging from an extended lockdown due to Covid19.  At the last County Council meeting the Tory majority dismissed Libera...

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