Bexhill gears up for its first town election for 50 years

Today, Thursday May 6th, you can elect a Bexhill-on-Sea Town/Parish Council for the very first time. This will be an historic occasion for the town’s 43,000 people. We hope everyone will make their voice heard and VOTE. This is new to us all, so here is some info: Your polling card will tell you where youContinue reading “Bexhill gears up for its first town election for 50 years”

Sun 28 March: Empowering our communities

This online event, organised by Civic Revival working with Democracy4Bexhill, brings together many of England’s leading advocates for, and practitioners of, local community empowerment. The aim is both to inspire the residents of Bexhill with some of the possibilities that their new local council could offer, by sharing information on what other places have already achieved, and toContinue reading “Sun 28 March: Empowering our communities”

Councils giving emergency help during corona virus crisis

During these stressful times, town and parish councils are coming to the fore with their capacity to work locally and quickly to coordinate and support people helping their community to cope. A few case studies can be found here from the National Association of Local Councils. (Bear in mind that the precepts given are theContinue reading “Councils giving emergency help during corona virus crisis”

D4B cancels roadshows in Sidley and Pebsham

On Saturday March 14th, D4B was going to hold two roadshows or public meetings, one in Pebsham and one in Sidley, to increase participation and discussion about what a town council could do for each community. However it has been decided to cancel them, in the light of corona virus risk. Many residents are elderly,Continue reading “D4B cancels roadshows in Sidley and Pebsham”

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”