Muriel Matters and Barbara Bodichon (left) are named in a list of ‘suffrage pioneers’ – ordinary people who did extraordinary things to further the struggle to gain the vote. Continue reading
Today (Thursday, March 8 2018) is International Women’s Day, which this year coincides with the centenary of the Representation of the People Act passing into law.
While it granted the vote only to property-owning women over 30, the Act was a major milestone on the road to universal suffrage for women and the product of the extraordinary efforts of ordinary people over many years. Continue reading
Contractors Mildren construction will commence work on Monday, March 12 2018 on the second and most significant phase of the £6.2 million Eastbourne Town Centre Improvement Scheme. Continue reading
Local resident and celebrated artist Sir Quentin Blake’s work adorns the Children’s Library, which relocated to the Brassey Institute as part of the major project. Continue reading