Democracy 4 Bexhill

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In January 2020, Rother will ask Bexhill people one more time, in another Community Governance Review, if we really want a Bexhill Town Council.

What is D4B

A voluntary group with no party-political allegiance that was set up in 2015 to improve governance in Bexhill, its success this year stunned even its suppoters.

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The Story so far

It starts back in 1906, then races forward to a massive community campaign in the last four years which has already transformed the political landscape in Bexhill .

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The latest D4B news plus articles from near and far.

Featured Articles

Reaching out, a guide to what councils can do about loneliness

Anyone at any age can feel lonely. Loneliness reduces the quality of life and has an impact on health and wellbeing. This Guide, just produced by The National Association of Local Councils and the Local Government Association, gives practical advice and case studies on what parish and town councils can do and are doing to help. Bexhill could do it too!

20 actions parish councils can take on the climate and nature emergency.

A guide issued by Friends of the Earth. Friends of the earth say “Parish and town councils may not be as powerful as local authorities but they can “do their bit” in addressing the climate and nature emergency and be a force for change.” Lets get a town council so we can act on this!


Within 100 years or less sea level maps indicate parts [of] Bexhill could be inudated. Areas of west Bexhill, Egerton Park, De L Warr Pavillion and parts of the promenade and railway lines are all at risk. Bexhill has no specific flood plan, a Town Council could help form such a plan.

Why we are campaigning for a town council

Bexhill is the only place in Rother whose residents do not have a parish or town council that gives them a voice. We need a Bexhill Town Council – your voice in your town.

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What difference could a town council make

How it can help Bexhill people on the issues that they care about and which affect them every day.

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Inspiration – What other towns are doing

How across the country, town councils are doing it for themselves.

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Your questions

Send in your question to secretary@democracy4bexhill.com. for a straight answer.

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Get Involved

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It’s a lot to ask but so important.

Make Your Voice Heard

Yes, yes yes, – in January, tell Rother District Council you would like a town council and why

Get involved

There are many ways to get involved, and help speed this campaign to success!  Check out the list of tasks that we would really appreciate help with.

Contact Us

Contact us at secretary@democracy4bexhill.com, or write to us at 10 Marina Court Avenue, Bexhill on Sea, TN40 1BN