Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt

Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt

The short break that I have just enjoyed helped to remind me of just how close we are to so much beautiful countryside.  In what could have been a rehearsal for the walking festival in September, I have walked over several areas of this, the eastern end of the South Downs.  So much open space, f...

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Lib Dems force County Council roadworks U-turn

Lib Dems force County Council roadworks U-turn

Conservative-run East Sussex County Council scheduled roadworks in Lower Meads for one of the busiest and sunniest weeks of the year in August. Businesses on Carlisle Road were appalled when they found out it would mean closing the whole road for two weeks! The plans would have directly affected...

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PROFILE: Meads ward campaigner - Councillor Peter Diplock

PROFILE: Meads ward campaigner - Councillor Peter Diplock

Hello! For those of you that don’t know me I’m Peter Diplock and will be meeting many of you over the next few months ahead of the County Council elections next year. I was born locally in what was St Mary’s hospital, and have a large extended family in the town. I’ve had a varied career, workin...

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East Sussex County Council faces shortfall of £31 million

East Sussex County Council faces shortfall of £31 million

At an East Sussex County Council cabinet meeting it came to light that the Council currently faces a budget deficit of £31 million. The Council has not yet said how they will find this money. Ratton ward campaigner, Councillor Helen Burton, said: "When money has been tight in the past, the first...

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PROFILE: Ratton ward campaigner Councillor Helen Burton

PROFILE: Ratton ward campaigner Councillor Helen Burton

For those of you who don’t know me, I thought I would start by introducing myself. I’m Helen Burton and have been selected as the Liberal Democrat candidate in Ratton for the East Sussex County Council elections next year, and as a local resident I am looking forward to becoming a strong voice f...

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700+ calls made to shielding Ratton residents

700+ calls made to shielding Ratton 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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