26th February 2014
The Wish Tower Friends are holding their first fundraiser this Saturday and are down to the last few tickets.
The superb Robert Lloyd Parry (aka Nunkie Theatre) is retelling two of M R James’ ghost stories – click for a video and booking details.Read more . . .
20th February 2014
We’ve been looking for a new leader with drive and determination to keep on brightening up Eastbourne’s empty shops.
We’re delighted to announce that David Oliver will be taking over from today and wish him all the best.Read more . . .
15th February 2014
It’s taken 18 volunteers a total of 77 hours and 2 skips to move around 20 cubic yards of rubbish, partitions and other assorted bric a brac. The Friends braved today’s wind and rain to finish the job.Read more . . .
14th February 2014
We don’t usually blog about events, but this one is definitely worth a mention.
Just Wood Toys is holding a Brio Play Festival for children. The event is free and is being held between 10am – 4pm on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd February in the Enterprise Centre, Eastbourne.Read more . . .
10th February 2014
BBC Radio Sussex covered the various campaigns to upgrade the A27 this morning. Click to listen to Parliamentary candidate Caroline Ansell, Chamber of Commerce leader Christina Ewbank, Eastbourne MP Stephen Lloyd and Lewes MP Norman Baker.Read more . . .
5th February 2014
Parliamentary candidate Caroline Ansell is calling on Eastbourne residents and businesses to join her push to upgrade the A27 from Polegate to Beddingham. Click to find out more about the campaign and how to get involved.Read more . . .
2nd February 2014
We’ve blogged before about Sussex Day, the annual celebration of all things Sussex on 16th June.
Sussex Day is looking for ‘champions’ – people to spread the word about the day, find out about events that are happening that weekend and encourage more events to be set up.
Eastbourne needs a champion. Could it be you?Read more . . .
31st January 2014
Stephen Lloyd MP is calling on all Eastbourne residents to email or write a short note to him in favour of a faster train from London to Eastbourne. Click to find out more about the campaign and where to send your thoughts.Read more . . .
27th January 2014
Here’s a letter sent to the Herald today from the Town Team, Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce, the Enterprise Centre, Bespoke Cycle Group and me.
Last week our #EBplan campaign made pages 1, 3 and 9 of the paper. This is great because our town centre is changing dramatically and everyone should have a say.
Our letter corrects one error in the report. It also restates our case for open dialogue and a grand vision for Eastbourne.Read more . . .
24th January 2014
You’re sure to have heard about plans to create six more cycle routes across Eastbourne.
Bespoke Cycle Group has just submitted its response and also made it to available to everyone. You can read it here.
Whether you’re pro or anti cycling, you’ve got to agree that this kind of open process is the way forward. We’re calling on all sides to do the same.Read more . . .