Steering Group meets for final details

On Monday 27 January 2020, at the town hall at 2pm, Rother’s Community Governance Review Steering Group will meet to agree how the consultation will be organised, and what the leaflets and other publicity will say. The public can observe. Do come along! All these steps are precious. Thank you. The papers for the meetingContinue reading “Steering Group meets for final details”

Public meeting Saturday 18th January. What would a Bexhill town council do?

On Saturday 18th January 2020 at 1030 am, at St Barnabas Church, Sea Road, Bexhill, a public meeting will give us the chance to hear from other towns on how their town councils work, and what they do. More importantly, we can all put our ideas forward on what matters to us. Come along andContinue reading “Public meeting Saturday 18th January. What would a Bexhill town council do?”

D4B suspends its activity until after the election on May 2nd 2019.

Pleae note: For the duration of the Rother District Election Campaign – Democracy4Bexhill will suspend its activity. For information about the campaign to secure a Town Council for Bexhill – please contact the groups who form D4B: Association of Independent Councillors – Doug Oliver –dougoliver1@hotmail.co.uk 07917 845737 Bexhill Labour Party – Christine Bayliss –bayliss4bexhillandbattle@gmail.com 07904953255 Bexhill LiberalContinue reading “D4B suspends its activity until after the election on May 2nd 2019.”

D4B launches a campaign for better Rother councillors!

Press release  Democracy4Bexhill has launched a campaign to get better councillors elected to Rother District Council on 2 May 2019. In 2017 Rother held a consultation called a Community Governance Review on whether to improve local governance. Over eight thousand residents of Bexhill called for Rother to allow a town council to be set up,Continue reading “D4B launches a campaign for better Rother councillors!”

Deadline extended!

Rother has extended the deadline for people to “vote” to 5pm on Tuesday  October 31st. How come? This followed representations from D4B supporters pointing out that responses on the first two weeks of the consultation had been restricted. The original period of consultation of eight weeks had been proposed and approved by Rother’s own CommunityContinue reading “Deadline extended!”

What could a town council actually do?

People have got fired up by the positive opportunities which a town council can offer!  But what are they? Some people have asked us for more examples of what town councils can do. Well Dunstable provides social activities for people of all ages, including lunch clubs for the over 55’s and over 75’s, National PlayContinue reading “What could a town council actually do?”