Local News

Response to Lib Dem Budget

Conservative Group of Eastbourne Borough Councillors has responded to the Liberal Democrats Budget by calling upon them to defer the charge for the collection of garden waste for one year.

Sov Cllrs Visit HMS Puncher

Three Conservative Eastbourne Borough Councillors took a tour of the Royal Navy’s HMS Puncher at the weekend when the warship came to its adopted town for a visit.

Caroline Ansell: Stop Further Press Regulation

Eastbourne’s former MP Caroline Ansell has welcomed the launch of a new review on the future of local and regional media and pledged her support to stop further press regulation.

Rt Hon Priti Patel MP visits Eastbourne

Former international development secretary Priti Patel headed was guest of honour at a recent dinner at Eastbourne’s Grand Hotel.


The recent fundraising event was for Eastbourne Conservatives.


Tory Cllr Supports Local Shops

Eastbourne retailers who were losing trade because of road works are celebrating today after local councillor Colin Murdoch stepped to ensure ‘open for business’ signs were put up.

Firwood House and Milton Grange

This proposal has caused concern in the town and Conservative borough councillors will be working with their county colleagues to make sure there is a thorough consultation and a clear vision on the future of these two homes, although I stress no decision has been made.

Burns Lunch Success!

Eastbourne Conservatives held a Burns’ Fundraising lunch at the town’s Lansdowne Hotel.


The event last Friday came with bagpipes and Burns’ ‘Address to a Haggis’ performed by Dame Elaine Montgomerie.


Parking - Devonshire Park

Meads Cllrs, Robert Smart and Barry Taylor, have written to Meads residents to bring their attention to new East Sussex County Council proposals for parking the area.

The letter and survey are shown below.

'Dear Resident,

MP Breaks His Word Over Brexit

Eastbourne’s former MP Caroline Ansell today said Stephen Lloyd has shattered the trust of local people by breaking his word over supporting Brexit.