Stop press! It has been announced that 2,193 people responded to Rother’s Community Governance Review, and 78% supported the creation of a town council.
The CGR steering group met on Friday 29 May and recommended by 7 votes to 1 to create a Bexhill Town Council! Now the issue goes to the Audit and Scrutiny Committee and then the Full Council in September. Find the full report and watch the link to watch the steering group meeting: https://rother.moderngov.co.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=247&MId=589&Ver=4
Thanks to everyone who has worked so hard for this over the past years.
We wish all our supporters good health, and if you need to remember our campaign, do watch our tiny video. It’s under the “Story so far” tab. The next chapter of the story is just beginning!
The latest D4B news plus articles from near and far.
- Councils giving emergency help during corona virus crisisDuring these stressful times, town and parish councils are coming to the fore with their capacity to work locally and … Read more
- D4B cancels roadshows in Sidley and PebshamOn Saturday March 14th, D4B was going to hold two roadshows or public meetings, one in Pebsham and one in … Read more
- Help needed!D4B's new leaflet provides more information and the bigger picture of what town councils do to help you decide whether … Read more
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!
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 inundated. Areas of west Bexhill, Egerton Park, de Le Warr Pavillion, 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.
It’s a lot to ask but so important.
Yes, yes yes, – in January, tell Rother District Council you would like a town council and why
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.
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