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

Kirdford & Plaistow Parish Council: Clerk & RFO

Closing Date: 12th December at 12pm Hours: 37 hours per week Rate of Pay: SCP 34 – SCP 42 (£42,403 - £50,512) depending on qualifications and experience. Closing date: 12th December 2023, 12 noon Interview date: 19/12/2023
Start Date: circa January ...
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Heathfield and Waldron: Events, Environment and Burials Officer

Closing Date: Noon on 23rd November 2023 Hours: 30 hours per week Rate of Pay: Salary SCP 24 within scale SCP 24 - 28 £33,024 - £36,648 (pro rata) Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the ...
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NALC bulletin

NALC launches consultation to update the Model Financial Regulations 

We’re working with The Parkinson Partnership LLP to update the 2019 Model Financial Regulations for England and Wales. The model financial regulations are part of a support package that local (parish and ...
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Briefing from Lewes District Council

Please see the below attachment for the latest news from Lewes District Council. Town-and-Parish-Council-briefing-September-2023Download ...
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New Chairman of ESALC elected

On 3rd July 2023, the ESALC Board voted to elect Councillor Keith Stevens as the Chairman of ESALC ...
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South Downs National Park, election of parish council representatives

From the count of ballot papers held on 26th June, the declared results are set out below: West Sussex Votes received Alun Alesbury                                                                                                                              9 Theresa Bennett                                                                                                                          6 Patricia Hewlett                                                                                                                           3 Jane Mote                                                                                                                                    5 Roger Morgan-Grenville                                                                                                             3 Sue Nyfield                                                                                                                                  3 Andrew Shaxson                                                                                                                          12 ...
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South Downs National Park Elections 2023

Nomination papers have been received and councils within the National Park may now vote for their representatives on the Board. Ballot papers will be sent to clerks during the week commencing 5th June 2023 and should be RECEIVED by WSALC ...
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East Sussex welcomes a new highways contractor

Last month we welcomed Balfour Beatty Living Places as our new highways contractor. For the next seven years Balfour Beatty will be responsible for maintaining the county's roads, pavements, drainage, streetlights, traffic lights and bridges, providing winter gritting and delivering ...
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Up to £5,000 is available to support great ideas in East Sussex

Looking to kickstart a project that creates positive change in our county? Last year East Sussex County Council provided match funding to 26 projects and will be pledging a further £50,000 this year through Crowdfunder. Each project can receive up ...
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FlexiBus – a new way to travel around East Sussex

East Sussex County Council have recently launched FlexiBus - a new flexible, on demand rideshare service operating across the county. Available in more rural areas of the county where traditional bus services don't quite reach, FlexiBus can take you to meet ...
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