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Eastbourne Borough Council news

Enjoy a glitzy night out at the Mayor's Charity Ball

Tickets are now on sale for the Mayor of Eastbourne's headline fundraising event of the year, her Charity Ball at The Grand Hotel.

New arts, education and cultural centre granted planning permission for the South Downs

Eastbourne Borough Council, in partnership with Towner Eastbourne, has been granted planning permission to create a world-class arts, education and cultural centre in the unique landscape of the South Downs National Park. It is expected work will begin on the centre at Black Robin Farm in 2024.

Council affirms commitment to tackling domestic abuse

A Cabinet councillor has welcomed £2 million government funding for Women's Aid to help survivors of domestic abuse flee and stay away from abusers.

'Significant works' needed for public safety and 'future of Redoubt Fortress'

A project to secure the longevity of the Redoubt Fortress and the safety of pedestrians visiting the area will begin this month.

Register now for Eastbourne's free business start-up programme

Would-be entrepreneurs and new business owners in Eastbourne are invited to register for a free programme to help make their new enterprise a success.

Council leader: public services 'on the brink'

'future of local government is in doubt'

Council launches consultation on licensing in Eastbourne

Eastbourne Borough Council is inviting people to help shape local policy on the licensing of pubs, bars, off licences, nightclubs and late-night food outlets.

More than 50 councils at Westminster crisis meeting

Council leaders from across the country met at Westminster in a joint bid to tackle homelessness and the financial crisis caused by temporary accommodation costs that are pushing a large swathe of councils to the verge of bankruptcy.

Councils in crisis: Leaders to meet in Westminster

Council leaders from across the country will converge on Westminster on January 23 to discuss the social and financial crisis putting frontline public services at risk.

Council removes hotel structure built without planning permission

Eastbourne Borough Council has removed a hotel structure that was described by a government planning inspector as having a 'degrading and harmful impact' on the surrounding conservation area.

'Hugely deserved' award for Eastbourne

The Eastbourne Food Partnership CIC has won a top award for Eastbourne with its work to promote healthy, sustainable and local food, tackle food poverty and diet-related ill-health, the disappearance of family farms and the loss of independent food retailers.

Councils 'up against impossible odds' in delivery of housing services

A report to Eastbourne Borough Council's Cabinet committee (Dec 13) detailed how the council is dealing with a series of national issues that are putting 'extraordinary pressure' on housing services.