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Eastbourne Borough Council news

Councillor welcomes 'significant progress' in reduction of emissions

A report detailing the progress of work to achieve carbon neutrality in Eastbourne by 2030, was considered by Cabinet councillors last night (13/12/23).

Council leader: 'vulnerable lives at greater risk' without government funding

The Leader of Eastbourne Borough Council has called on the government for 'urgent help' to avoid the failure of frontline public services and increased risks to life during the winter months.

'Unacceptable' empty homes set for council tax rises

Cabinet councillors last night (December 13) recommended that owners of long-term empty properties in Eastbourne will have to pay council tax premiums of up to 300% from April 2024.

What do you think about Eastbourne and the Turner Prize coming to the town?

Eastbourne ALIVE is running a town-wide survey and want to know what you think about the Eastbourne and the Turner Prize coming to the town.

'Superb' safety scheme for licensed venues reopens

A popular scheme which promotes night-time safety and well-run venues has reopened to applications from licensed premises across Eastbourne.

Three new business owners win £3,500 at start-up awards

A home baker, a painter and decorator and a professional dog carer have all scooped prizes totalling £3,500 in Eastbourne's first business start-up awards.

What are the flood management options for the coastline between Pevensey Bay and Eastbourne over the next 10 years?

An online survey and virtual exhibition have launched with engagement events planned for the coming weeks.

Council leader calls for 'Autumn Statement commitment'

'Multiple council bankruptcies are inevitable' without government support

Water Champion slams Southern Water for 'tsunami of human waste'

With Southern Water's history of sewage discharges never far from the minds of local people, concerned residents from Eastbourne and surrounding towns attended a Full Council meeting to call for cleaner seas and waterways.

Changes to postal and proxy vote applications

Residents in Eastbourne are advised that changes have been made to the way they can apply for postal and proxy votes.

Over 100 councils urge Chancellor to avert homelessness crisis

Cross-party letter signed by 119 council leaders amid surge in use of temporary accommodation

Booking opens for Mayor's 'great festive night out'

Tickets are now on sale for the Mayor's Charity Christmas Dinner to raise funds for her two chosen charities of the year, A Band of Brothers and The Old Bank - Wellbeing Trust.