Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt on 4-Sep-20

Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt on 4-Sep-20

In what has been the strangest of years, things are changing again.  Children have returned to school; more businesses have reopened and a number of restaurants are continuing to offer discounts in order to entice us back to eating out.  All of these things suggest that life is returning to the ...

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Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt on 30-Aug-20

Update from Eastbourne Borough Council Leader David Tutt on 30-Aug-20

In a year when virtually every local event has been cancelled, it is good to know that there is one which is still going to go ahead.  This is the walking festival, which will take place between 18th to 27th September.  There are a vast range of walks to choose from - ranging from long walks ove...

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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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