Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt

Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt

Witnessing the sudden changes in Government policy, with regard to the need for people to quarantine when entering the UK from some destinations and the stricter measures being applied in parts of the north of England, make us aware that the Covid pandemic is far from over.  In order to prevent ...

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Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt

Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt

As the Covid lockdown is lifted, I believe that it is inevitable that there will be an increase in the number of cases in certain areas.  This has already been seen in Leicester in the UK.  More recently, a spike in cases in Spain has led the UK Government to reintroduce a 2-week quarantine peri...

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National Park consultation (Exceat Bridge) opens

National Park consultation (Exceat Bridge) opens

A consultation is taking place on the Exceat Bridge Replacement in the South Downs National Park. See below the information provided by East Sussex County Council and contribute to the consultation using the links provided to feed your views in: "We write to advise you of the forthcoming Public ...

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Tory-run East Sussex County Council faces shortfall of £31 million

Tory-run East Sussex County Council faces shortfall of £31 million

At an East Sussex County Council Cabinet meeting, it came to light that the Council faces a budget deficit of £31 million. The Council has not yet said how they will find this money. Cllr Ungar said "Following this information I am very concerned that, unless the Government bail the County Counc...

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Councillor secures Stagecoach commitment on Number 4 bus route

Councillor secures Stagecoach commitment on Number 4 bus route

Old Town Councillor John Ungar is handing a petition to a Stagecoach Director. (Pictured before Lockdown)  Councillor John Ungar organised a petition calling on Stagecoach to extend the route of the number 4 bus to Sainsbury's and the Hospice. John has achieved a promise that, when the routes an...

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700+ calls made to vulnerable Old Town residents

700+ calls made to vulnerable Old Town residents

At the beginning of the lockdown the Liberal Democrats launched the #EBtogether Community Call Centre - our telephone drive to call vulnerable Eastbournians and signpost them to the support they need. Thanks to the passion, commitment, and determination of our team of 40+ volunteers we hit our t...

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