“Overwhelming response needed”

From: Paul Courtel, Amherst Road, Bexhill 24 August, 2017 Rother’s Community Governance Review Steering Group met on August 10 to finalise arrangements for stage 2 of the Community Governance Review. Councillors seem to have decided to make it as difficult as possible for Bexhill residents to respond. Yet the deputy leader, Councillor Martin Kenward (Conservative,Continue reading ““Overwhelming response needed””

“Democracy4Bexhill urges town to support consultation”

18th August 2017 The second phase of a consultation into the future on how Bexhill is governed starts next month. Rother District Council’s Community Governance Review steering group met last Thursday (August 10) to decide on the next move. But campaign group, Democracy4Bexhill (D4B) is annoyed after it said the authority refused an offer fromContinue reading ““Democracy4Bexhill urges town to support consultation””

“The Council never ceases to amaze”

From: Michael Crotty, Shepherds Close, Bexhill August 24th 2017 The audacity of our council never fails to amaze me, and the gall of its illustrious leader to blatantly insult the residents of Bexhill shows a total lack of courtesy, decency and moral judgement. He didn’t consider enough of us were interested to merit sending outContinue reading ““The Council never ceases to amaze””

“A council could make savings”

From: Carole Woodland, Cooden Drive, Bexhill 24 August 2017 Speaking at the town council meeting, Trevor Leggo, chief executive of Sussex & Surrey Associations of Local Councils, made it clear that although Bexhill might have to accept a slight rise in council tax to have a town council, such a council could also make savings.Continue reading ““A council could make savings””

“Residents voice calls for Bexhill to have its own council”

August 24th, 2017 Scores of residents voiced their wish to see a town council established in Bexhill at a meeting last Thursday (August 17). More than 150 people packed into St Barnabas Church to air their views. The second phase of a consultation into the future on how Bexhill is governed is due to startContinue reading ““Residents voice calls for Bexhill to have its own council””