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Council launches consultation on four-year plan

Eastbourne residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on a draft plan which sets out the council's vision, direction and priorities for the next four years.

Cllr Holt

Cllr Holt
Eastbourne Borough Council has drafted a new Corporate Plan for 2024-2028 and would like people to express their views on the document by completing an online survey.

Both the document and survey can be accessed at

Councillor Stephen Holt, Leader of Eastbourne Borough Council, said: "It has been an incredibly challenging few years for Eastbourne, navigating our way through the pandemic, handling the huge financial pressures it brought, helping people through the cost of living crisis and now dealing with a massive rise in homelessness.

"Looking ahead, it's crucial that we continue to respond effectively to these and other key issues as we help the town strengthen, rebuild and grow.

"We have set out our priorities and ambitions for the next four years in our draft Corporate Plan and would really appreciate feedback and suggestions to make sure the document focuses on what matters most to local people."

The draft plan emphasises the importance of:

  • Providing high quality, responsive services
  • Delivering housing and tackling the cost-of-living crisis
  • Boosting economic development and tourism
  • Realising the council's ambitions around sustainability and the environment

The consultation runs until 5pm on Thursday, November 30.

Residents can request the consultation information in a different language or format such as a paper copy by visiting the council website.


Published on October 25, 2023.

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