a mindful protest for the October 14th Day of Action for the Climate

Friends of the Earth will be having a Day of Action for the Climate on Saturday 14th October, and Eastbourne Friends of the Earth will be joining in with hundreds of local groups from around the world to raise awareness about the urgent need to deal with climate change. We thought we would do something different this time and […]

where do the Eastbourne General Election candidates stand on the key environmental issues?

  Candidates’ positions on environmental questions. Eastbourne and District Friends of the Earth had to cancel the environmental hustings it had organised the day after the Manchester bombings due to electioneering being suspended that day. As so many people were disappointed to not be able to hear the candidates’ views we asked all candidates to […]

Eastbourne General Election Special on Environment

Eastbourne meeting gets to grips with some big local environmental issues A minute’s silence in solidarity with the people of Manchester marked the start of the special General Election meeting on the environment that Eastbourne Friends of the Earth and Eastbourne United Nations Association co-hosted at Eastbourne Town Hall on Tuesday May 23rd, the day […]

In the aftermath of victory, quo vadis?

Here’s a message from our Co-ordinator, Andrew Durling: So the struggle to save Eastbourne’s downland from being flogged off by Eastbourne Borough Council is over. A famous victory for people power has been won. Our rare and fragile downland, rich in wildlife and natural beauty, and much loved by people around the world, remains in […]

Sussex Ramblers urge Eastbourne Borough Council not to sell off the downland

We’ve just received the text of a letter written by Sussex Ramblers, urging Eastbourne Borough Council not to sell off the local downland:   Cllr David Tutt, Eastbourne Borough Council 1 Grove Road, Eastbourne 2 March 2017 Dear Cllr Tutt On behalf of Sussex Ramblers, I am objecting to the proposal by Eastbourne Borough Council […]