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Eastbourne Borough Council news

'Summit must be catalyst for change'

Call for urgent government help to avert temporary accommodation crisis

Council introduces new measures to tackle domestic abuse

Eastbourne Borough Council has marked Domestic Abuse Awareness Month 2023 by announcing a raft of measures to help tackle domestic abuse alongside supporting victims and survivors.

'Stunning' new council homes opened in town centre

An Eastbourne Borough Council development of 19 affordable new homes in the town centre was officially opened this week.

100 councils to attend emergency summit

Over 100 councils will attend an emergency summit next week to discuss the escalating social and financial crisis created by the unprecedented demand for temporary accommodation.

Downland cultural centre 'within touching distance'

Planning application submitted for £11 million arts, education and cultural hub

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.

Free business sustainability course for Eastbourne firms

Eastbourne businesses are invited to take part in a free online sustainability workshop over two mornings.

Harvest Festival netted more than 320kg of foodbank donations

A Civic Harvest Festival Celebration amassed a massive 326.5kg in food donations for Eastbourne Foodbank.

Council launches review of polling stations and districts

Eastbourne Borough Council is inviting residents, particularly people with disabilities, to give their views about polling districts and places where electors vote.

Join the Mayor for two social highlights in aid of charities

The Mayor of Eastbourne is kicking off her charity fundraising year with two popular social events in October.

Government commends council on financial response to pandemic

Council Leader: Over 300% rise in homelessness numbers is 'unsustainable'

Cabinet councillors welcome new homes across Eastbourne

Eastbourne Borough Council is driving forward with a diverse programme to deliver new homes in the face of 'substantial challenges'.