News: Council ignore the people of Bexhill and say “No” to a town council

At the full council meeting on 18th December to decide whether Bexhill should have more local governance, Rother District Council voted against forming a town council. After what appeared to be a carefully stage managed ‘debate’ of some two hours members firstly voted on the creation of a town council with 13 votes for aContinue reading “News: Council ignore the people of Bexhill and say “No” to a town council”

Rother councillors ignore residents votes

No to a town council At the full council meeting on 18th December to decide whether Bexhill could get more local governance, Rother District Council voted against a town council. The voting was 13 to 18, with four abstentions. They then voted for “no change” and this was carried by 18 to 11 with fiveContinue reading “Rother councillors ignore residents votes”

D4B Newsletter – Bexhill’s Rally For Democracy – Monday 18th December

As reported in our last newsletter D4B is organising a rally in the gardens opposite the town hall on  the  evening of the Full Council meeting at which Bexhill’s fate will be determined. The rally starts at 5.30pm and we hope that you, our supporters, will come along and join as we celebrate the culminationContinue reading “D4B Newsletter – Bexhill’s Rally For Democracy – Monday 18th December”

Some examples of what town councils are doing

If you’re wondering what a town council might do in Bexhill… Nearly half of the 634 local councils surveyed by NALC this year were delivering housing or planning advice services, and many were helping to provide health and well-being services, often in partnership with other local, district, city or county councils. Ivybridge TC provides aContinue reading “Some examples of what town councils are doing”

Full Council meeting, 18th December – Join us!

This will be the meeting that determines whether or not Bexhill will have town council. Join us at 5.30pm as we peacefully demonstrate outside the town hall, reminding Councillors that THOUSANDS of Bexhill residents voted (9,227 to be precise) and a staggering 93.5%  said they want a Bexhill Town Council. Yes, there will be aContinue reading “Full Council meeting, 18th December – Join us!”

Overview & Scrutiny Committee meeting 27th November 4pm

Overview & Scrutiny Committee meeting 27th November 4pm We need to continue our own “overview and scrutiny” of the review process by again packing the public gallery. However please be aware that although 2½ has been allowed for discussion given that the report’s recommendation reads “The OSC is therefore requested to consider and debate theContinue reading “Overview & Scrutiny Committee meeting 27th November 4pm”