Local News

The Big Game on the Big Screen

Eastbourne Conservatives call for the big screen to support our World Cup Heroes.

Eastbourne Conservatives want the Borough Council to set up a big screen in Princes Park so that people can get together to watch the England v Croatia World Cup semi final.

Closure of Western View Cafe Criticised

Conservative Councillor Robert Smart has criticised the Liberal Democrat borough council’s decision to close the Western View Café during the busy summer season.

He said the move was short-sighted and would deprive the council of much needed funds during the peak holiday months.

An Open Letter To Stephen Lloyd

Cllrs Dave Elkin, Colin Belsey and Barry Taylor have responded to Stephen Lloyd's open letter with the below.


Dear Stephen,

Beachy Head East to be protected

Former Eastbourne MP Caroline Ansell expressed her delight today that Beachy Head East is likely to become a Marine Conservation Zone after she lobbied for the designation when she was in parliament.


Rodmill Postmaster Retires

Conservative councillors and prospective MP Caroline Ansell have paid tribute to retiring Framfield Way Post Office owners Norman and Marion Russell.

Anti-Social Behaviour at the Spit

Conservative borough councillors have been involved in a response to anti-social behaviour concerns on the Spit at Sovereign Harbour.

Lib Dems Refuse to Help Disabled Residents and Parents

Eastbourne Conservatives have criticised the Liberal Democrat-led borough council for “missing a golden opportunity” to help disabled residents and parents by banning parking on grass verges and pavements.


Sovereign Councillors Push For Eyesore To Be Cleared

Sovereign Conservative councillors have finally discovered who owns the litter-strewn wasteland between the Waterfront and Crumbles car parks and are now pressing for the eyesore to be cleared.