Archive of: Land Disposals

  • Public consultation on the future of the Eastbourne Downs

    30 October 2019

    Public consultation on the future of the Eastbourne Downs

    ​Eastbourne Borough Council will be holding a public consultation day about the future management of the Eastbourne Downs on Wednesday 6 November in Eastbourne Town Hall.

     
  • Eastbourne Downs - Have your say

    22 January 2019

    Eastbourne Downs - Have your say

    Eastbourne Borough Council has organised a drop-in session to hear your views on Tuesday 29 January, from 12 noon – 8pm, at Eastbourne Town Hall.

     
  • Eastbourne AND Brighton Downs - saved!

    21 March 2017

    Eastbourne AND Brighton Downs - saved!

    A major relief and heartfelt thanks to you all for the hard work put in to express your love of our Sussex downland

     
  • Eastbourne downland - saved!

    07 March 2017

    Eastbourne downland - saved!

    ​A heart-warming end to a sad saga – Eastbourne Borough Council has responded to the wishes of the people and decided not to sell the Eastbourne downland.

     
  • Save Our Downs

    28 February 2017

    Save Our Downs

    You can help save our Downs by writing to Eastbourne Borough Council and signing the petition.

     
  • The future of  public land

    16 December 2016

    The future of public land

    What could the future hold for local authority public land? Phil Belden looks at the very real threats and the great opportunities.

     
  • People's Park Under Threat

    14 December 2016

    People's Park Under Threat

    Local Authority Public Land & recent proposals to sell it off, from positive public body protection to secret sell-offs.

     
  • Public downland sell-off threat

    29 November 2016

    Public downland sell-off threat

    Brighton and Eastbourne are in the news, after secret council plans to sell off parts of the public estate leaked out. Public pressure has led Brighton & Hove and Eastbourne councils to re-consider, but not YET to stop the sales. A further, bigger push is needed.