9th December 2013
The Wish Tower Friends picked up the keys to the Martello Tower today.
Here’s Friends spokesperson Liz Crew explaining to Sovereign FM listeners about the plans for the Tower, and also a few photos from the top.Read more . . .
6th December 2013
Or maybe #EBplan agrees with columnist? Either way, we were delighted to read Anne-Marie Field’s words in today’s Herald:
“I agree with those who think it’s a daft idea to move the Diesel Alley bus centre around the corner into Cornfield Road and would much rather see it behind the Arndale Centre in Ashford Road.”
Stagecoach and co need to give way so that Terminus Road can become a grand boulevard from the station to the sea, with first rate pedestrian and cycle access.Read more . . .
4th December 2013
Word has reached us that Sussex has it’s own day – 16th June – so we thought it would be nice to celebrate it with a Facebook page of its very own.
If you love Sussex as much as we love Sussex, why not drop in and say hi? Also let us know if you’re planning anything special for that day.Read more . . .
29th November 2013
“If you want to steer the ship of a big city in a new direction, you need to know where you’re going and why”. So says Janette Sadik-Khan, transportation commissioner of New York City.
In a 15 minute TED talk she shows how one of the greatest cities in the world has remade itself. As we begin to reshape Eastbourne we think it’s essential viewing.Read more . . .
29th November 2013
You’ll have read that our MP and others have been banging on the doors of Westminster to get a faster train from London to Eastbourne.
The current journey takes 90 minutes plus on a good day. If the planets are all in alignment. The target is 70 mins and it’s totally achievable.
To show how strongly people feel about this, the campaign launched on Facebook and Twitter today and the organisers would very much like your help.Read more . . .
27th November 2013
I’m Adam from the Town Team and I wanted to say thanks to everyone who’s supported our #5local push so far.
If you’re wondering what I’m going on about, we’re calling on everyone to buy five Christmas gifts from independent Eastbourne retailers this year.
There’s a few new ways to show your support, so please keep reading and tell everyone you know about #5local.Read more . . .
26th November 2013
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We just received some great news from our mates at the Wish Tower Friends. A year of discussions with Eastbourne Borough Council has paid off and they now have permission to open the Tower from early 2014!
22nd November 2013
The #EBplan push to create great public spaces in Eastbourne is starting to turn heads.
We’ve won an award, landed a guest column in the Herald and we hear that Ben Hamilton-Baillie is being invited back to town. Onwards and upwards!Read more . . .
17th November 2013
The Town Team, Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Centre, Little Chelsea Traders, Bespoke Cycle Group, Eastbourne Transition and two RSA fellows have written an open letter about the proposed changes to Terminus Road.
Click to read the letter and please do have your say.Read more . . .
14th November 2013
This amazing set of historical Eastbourne photos just has to be seen. It shows what an amazing place we live in and just how much we have to thank the town’s founding fathers for.
There’s wide-tree lined boulevards, a grand seafront, confident civic works like the bandstand and an impressive sweep at the railway station – it’s a fabulous backdrop.Read more . . .