East Sussex Association of Local Councils

East Sussex Association of Local Councils (ESALC) represents the interests of its 102 member Local Councils across East Sussex. ESALC is affiliated to the National Association of Local Councils (NALC).

The role of the Association is to encourage, represent, advise, and train its member councils. Our goal is to ensure that the voice of the first tier of local government is heard across the county and by the Government.

Latest News & Updates

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacons

Please click on the below link with regards to the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacons which is likely to be of interest. We have also been advised that information about the Jubilee celebrations has been added to the Lord-Lieutenant’s website – ...
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Meetings – 7th Jan 2022 update

Ministers reject calls for council meetings to be held online
Councils must continue holding meetings in person, the Government has said, as it rejected calls to introduce laws despite the spread of the Omicron variant. Lord Greenhalgh, a minister of ...
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Sussex Police presentation on ‘Big Data’

Sussex Police are using ‘big data’ to turn millions of records of phone calls, crimes, investigations and court trials into a tool to drive productivity and make people safer. It will enable officers to predict trends, identify serial offenders, study ...
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Chailey: Parish Clerk

Closing Date: 28th January 2022 Hours: 25 hours per week Rate of Pay: £18.58 per hour (NJC Point 32 in Scale LC2) Chailey Parish Council in East Sussex invites applications for the role of Parish Clerk and RFO. The ideal ...
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Personal safety webinars for councillors

The Local Government Association (LGA) has launched a series of webinars to help support councillors’ personal safety while carrying out everyday activities. Councillors represent their communities as part of an open and transparent local democratic system. This involves regularly meeting ...
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ESALC November 2021 Newsletter


Dear Members,

As the end of 2021 draws closer, we want to thank you for keeping your membership with ESALC as we navigated our transition in the first few months of the year from SSALC to ESALC. We now feel very ...
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Funding & Grants Bulletin

Please see the following attachment for all the latest information on funding and grants. Funding-and-grants-bulletin-998-November-2021Download ...
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