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

East Sussex County Council wants to hear from you

Living Well in East Sussex survey Together with its residents and partners, East Sussex County Council is developing a long-term plan, its strategy, for adult social care. To understand what really matters to local people, and so that the strategy ...
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Haywards Heath Town Council endorses the Plant Based Treaty

Local councils in East Sussex may find the below excerpt from NALC's latest newsletter of interest: Haywards Heath Town Council has become the first local council in Europe to endorse the Plant Based Treaty. The Treaty puts food systems at ...
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Action in rural Sussex Newsletter

July & August 2022 AirS Newsletter    
Rural Matters Through a Sussex LensWelcome to our latest 'Summer' Newsletter, we are combining our July and August news for this one issue this summer and so we have quite a bit of ...
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Hamsey: Parish Clerk

Closing Date: 19th August 2022 Hours: 10 hours per week Rate of Pay: NJC pay scale from (17) £12.74 hourly rate or higher for those experienced in the role The position of Hamsey Parish Clerk has become available from late ...
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Battle: Deputy Town Clerk

Closing Date: 30th September 2022 Hours: Full-time (37 hours per week) Rate of Pay: Salary range £24,982 to £32,234, depending on experience and qualifications Battle Town Council is seeking to appoint a proactive Deputy to support the Town Clerk and ...
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Newhaven: Deputy Town Clerk

Closing Date: 9am Monday 12st September 2022 Hours: 37 hours per week Rate of Pay: £29,174 - £32,798 Full Time (37Hrs Mon-Fri) Newhaven Town Council is seeking to appoint an innovative, forward thinking and proactive Deputy Town Clerk to support ...
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Plant trees, hedges and orchards in your community

If you're planning to plant trees in your community this coming 2022-23 winter season, please see the below link for support which may be available. Our grants ...
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TfSE draft SIP consultation is now live!

TfSE are delighted to introduce their draft Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) for South East England. This plan provides a framework for investment in strategic transport infrastructure, services and regulatory interventions in the coming three decades. Have your say by clicking on ...
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British Sign Language Act 2022

This Act makes British Sign Language an official language of England, Wales and Scotland.  Its promotion will form part of the public sector equality duty. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2022/34/contents/enacted ...
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The Charity Commission intends to broaden the scope of information supplied

This will directly impact on parish councils acting as charity trustees, making grants to charities and providing services under co-ordination agreement. Charities encouraged to have their say on changes to the Annual Return - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) ...
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