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Eastbourne Borough Council news

Mayor of Eastbourne re-elected for second year

Councillor Candy Vaughan was elected Mayor of Eastbourne for the second year running at tonight's (May 22) Annual Council meeting.

Council secures multi-million funding to build council homes

An Eastbourne Borough Council bid for funding to transform the old pumping station site in Bedfordwell Road into council homes has been approved.

Newly appointed Chair recruits Town Board Members

Richard Garland has been appointed the Independent Chair for the new Eastbourne Town Board, which will oversee a £20 million government investment to help level up the town over the next 10 years. Expressions of interest invited for anyone interested in becoming a Board member, by Tuesday 21 May 2024.

Get involved in a new way to help nature and wildlife in Sussex

People are invited to share their experiences and observations of nature and wildlife in Sussex as part of a new, nationwide initiative to address declining habitats and species.

Mayor's 'fabulous' Charity Ball nets over £7,000

The Mayor of Eastbourne has thanked guests and sponsors after her Charity Ball raised more than £7,000 for two local charities.

Council throws £100k 'lifeline to key support services'

Eastbourne Borough Council has awarded funding to seven organisations that help local people struggling with the cost of living crisis.

Eastbourne Carbon Neutral 2030 Symposium: Saturday 20 April

Curated by the Eastbourne Eco Action Network (EEAN), a Symposium will be held on Saturday 20th April, designed to be an important step towards achieving Carbon Neutrality in Eastbourne by 2030.

Applications open next week for new Town Board Chair

Eastbourne Borough Council will be accepting applications straight after the Easter holidays for the role of the Independent Chair for the new Eastbourne Town Board, which will see the government invest £20 million to help level up the town.

Councillor welcomes Old Town Youth Club support

A bid made by Councillor Peter Diplock and St Elizabeth's Church to the Eastbourne Community Safety Partnership, has secured £8,000 for the running of a youth club and the appointment of an engagement officer.

Fund splashes out over £227,000 for swimming in Eastbourne

Swimming in Eastbourne has been given a boost after Eastbourne Borough Council and Motcombe Pool Community Interest Company (CIC) successfully secured £227,690 from the Swimming Pool Support Fund.

Eastbourne communities to benefit from £150,000 CIL funding

Cabinet councillors at Eastbourne Borough Council have agreed next steps to a funding opportunity that will see local groups applying for up to £20,000.

Councillor welcomes new drive for local employment in construction

Cabinet councillors at Eastbourne Borough Council have agreed to consult on an updated policy that will attract local young people into construction by promoting training opportunities and offer support to SMEs in the sector.

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