Local News

Lib Dem hypocrisy

Conservative borough group leader Tony Freebody has accused Stephen Lloyd and the Liberal Democrats of hypocrisy over their opposition to a proposed change to Eastbourne’s parking charges.

Community Speedwatch on Pacific Drive

Community Speedwatch operators have been on Pacific Drive to crackdown on speeding vehicles following a request by Conservative councillor Paul Metcalfe.

Mental Health Training

Caroline Ansell welcomes additional mental health support for local pupils.

Caroline Ansell has welcomed news that children and young people in Eastbourne are to benefit from additional mental health support. 

Preventing Suicide

We are bringing together social media companies with suicide prevention experts from the Samaritans to better protect vulnerable people from harmful content online.


Lloyd’s Brexit betrayal

A Conservative councillor accused MP Stephen Lloyd of being “completely dishonest” with Eastbourne residents after he voted to revoke Article 50 in a Commons vote despite promising to honour leaving the EU.

Sovereign Councillors Take Part In Litter Pick

Eastbourne Conservative councillors have undertaken a weekend litter pick at Sovereign Park.

Ward borough councillors Penny Di Cara and Paul Metcalfe were joined by county councillor David Elkin and all three took part in the Neighbourhood First Team initiative.

New Railings on Kings Drive

Kings Drive residents now have new railings after Ratton Conservative councillor Colin Murdoch forced developer Bovis to install them.

Colin criticised the house builder in November last year for not completing the railings to the end of the 120-home development when it should have.

Lib Dems mislead voters over MP

Eastbourne Conservatives have complained to the borough council over a misleading political leaflet which suggests Stephen Lloyd is still a Liberal Democrat MP.