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Full Council 5th March
Planning 18th February

Recreation Ground

We are no longer taking bookings for hire of the Pavilion until spring 2020. This is to allow refurbishment work to take place over the winter months.

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Cuckmere Community Bus route 41
Community Watch / Neighbourhood Watch
East Dean Responders
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Residents' Association
Royal British Legion

Tree Warden

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Village Directory (at Feb 2020)
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Welcome to the East Dean and Friston Parish Council website. We hope that you enjoy browsing it and finding out more about our village and its council. We always welcome feedback from our site visitors, so if you have any comments or suggestions for improvements then please let us know via the "Contact Us" link.

What's new?

The minutes for the Parish Council meeting, held on 6th February have been published and can be viewed here. If you're in a hurry then you can read a summary of the last three months' minutes here.  

Consultation on the Eastbourne Downland Whole Estate Plan. Eastbourne Borough Council holds the freehold to over 4000 acres of Downland, of which around 3000 acres is farmed and 1000 acres open access land. The Downland forms part of the South Downs National Park and adjoins the eastern boundary of East Dean and Friston. Eastbourne Borough Council are putting a Whole Estate Plan (WEP) in place in order to protect, enhance and conserve the Downland they own and manage for future generations and would welcome your views on the draft plan.There is an online consultation runs from Sunday 9 February to Sunday 5 April 2020. Click here

Eastbourne Borough Council will have a stall at The Beacon on Saturday 15 February if you would like to come and talk to them more about the WEP. Your comments will be valuable in ensuring that they capture as many views as possible on this important plan. They aim to agree the final Eastbourne Downland WEP by the end of April 2020

Replacing the burst-prone water main in Alfriston High Street For current updates please click here To register for free text or email updates about work in your area, please click here