Local News

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.

Cllr Metcalfe joins team to remove graffiti

Conservative Sovereign councillor Paul Metcalfe has joined council contractors to help remove graffiti from Eastbourne seafront.

Paul took the opportunity after asking for the authority to clean up the area following complaints from local people.

‘Tidy up Sovereign’

Unsightly litter is becoming an increasing problem in the Ward. Sovereign Ward Councillors
Penny di Cara, Paul Metcalfe and David Elkin decided to take matters into their own hands
with a ‘litter pick’ near the entrance to the Crumbles Retail Park and Waterfront car parks.

College Conservation Area Extended

Conservative Meads councillor Robert Smart has scored a victory by forcing the borough council to consider extension of the College Conservation Area.

Wealden Planning Decision

On Monday evening, 7th January, Willingdon Parish Council (WJPC) Planning Committee voted to submit a resolution to the local Planning Authority, Wealden DC, to OBJECT to the planning development application WD/2017/1942/MEA.