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”
8,631 votes were cast for option 2, a Bexhill Town Council, by Bexhill residents. This was 93.5% of the total votes cast, and 245 votes more than the combined votes of the top Conservative candidate in each of the nine Rother wards on General Election day 2015. However we still need to persuade theContinue reading “Tell your councillor – “We want a Town Council””
If you want to hear the discussion at the most recent Community Governance Review Steering Group meeting, this is published, below, by Rother.
A Big Big Big Thank You ……to all D4B supporters! It has just been announced that 9,229 people cast valid votes in the second stage. Of these, 93.5% supported Option Two, a town council: 8,631. Only 3.9% voted for No change. This is a magnificent result! This represents 26% of the electorate of Bexhill. ThisContinue reading “The result is in!”
Having a town council would cost Rother almost nothing: the cost of the initial election would be charged to the new council and creating the town council would be a negligible cost to Rother. Furthermore, having a town council is likely to save Rother money, as it could free up some of Rother’s expenditure ifContinue reading “Would a town council cost Rother a lot?”
We hadn’t anticipated contacting you again so soon but there is so much happening that we just had to let you know about, so read on! Eddie Izzard supports D4B’s campaign for town council Sidley born Eddie Izzard, a passionate supporter of Bexhill generally, the DLWP and the museum has added his weight to theContinue reading “October Newsletter”
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!”
Christine Bayliss bumped into Eddie Izzard at the Labour party conference (or was it James Mason? hmmm) – he had this to say about the campaign for a Bexhill Town Council 🙂
Brian is one of the driving forces behind Democracy 4 Bexhill. Listen to his interview with Sam Coleman here as Brian outlines the thoughts behind the campaign:
Bexhill is packed with talent, and Brian Cope has been putting his song writing skills to good use. Watch the video to see his song explaining just why Bexhill needs a town council.