Local News

Cllr Colin Belsey welcomes planning refusal

Ratton Conservative councillor Colin Belsey has welcomed the refusal by the Planning Inspector to grant permission for a house in Walnut Tree Walk.


Eastbourne Conservatives take part in Poppy Appeal

Conservative Eastbourne borough councillors and former MP Caroline Ansell were out in the town at the weekend selling poppies as part of this year’s Royal British Legion appeal.

Eastbourne Lifeboat Receives Cheque

Former Operations Manager, now an RNLI fundraiser and local councillor Paul Metcalfe, has recently received a £300 cheque that will go towards the Eastbourne lifeboat.


Local councillors support Meads Scouts

The 1st Meads Scout group has been granted £1575 from Councillors Robert Smart, Barry Taylor and Kathy Ballard to help buy flags and storage facilities.


No Parking on verges and Pavements in Ratton

Motorists are now banned from parking their vehicles on verges and pavements in Kings Drive and Park Avenue following a successful campaign by Ratton County Councillor Colin Belsey.

Ratton Councillors oppose plans for a bus and cycle corridor

Plans to implement bus and bicycle corridors through Ratton are being opposed by the area’s three Conservative borough councillors.

The proposal, by the county council, would see cycle routes along Wish Hill and Coopers Hill with grass verges concreted over.