Annual General Meeting 2018

The Devonshire West Big Local AGM was held on the 9th January 2018 at Seaside Community Hub.

We are delighted to welcome four new members to our board, below is a list of all board members elected at the AGM:

  • Sue Morris – Chair
  • Janette Calverley – Vice Chair
  • Adrian Ley – Treasurer
  • Steve Holt – EBC Councillor
  • Miriam Wilkinson – 3VA (LTO)
  • Amy Hope
  • Brian Lawrence
  • Graham Button
  • Jane Dubery
  • John Chapman
  • Karen Stewart
  • Marie Wheeler
  • Wayne Barron

We also said goodbye to much loved board members, Mary Patrick and Nigel Goodyear.

Our AGM is open to residents and everyone interested in our work to celebrate with us. It is also an opportunity to learn more about what Devonshire West Big Local have done and have a say in what we do in the future.

We invite residents to join our resident led board to shape the project. To find out more about what the role entails and opportunities it offers, contact Samantha Wickens, our Administrator on

For information about key dates and meetings you can look at our diary here.

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Community Stuff

It's Summer Holiday time!
Community Stuff are offering free holiday activities at Seaside Rec, Eastbourne every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 1-3pm from today until 22nd August.

Are you ready for the Summer Holiday? We at Community Stuff are, we have just packed the van full of toys, bats, balls, skipping ropes, hula hoops, stilts, giant jenga, giant connect four and much ... See more

1 month ago
Clean Air Eastbourne

Clean Air Eastbourne are running a FREE air quality monitor build session on Monday 23rd July, 3pm - 5pm at Devonshire Collective.

This Devonshire West Big Local funded project provides free air ... See more

We're running another air quality monitor build session on Monday 23rd July - 3pm to 5pm - for Devonshire West residents.

Monitors are used to record levels of particulate pollution, and will form ... See more

1 month ago

Thanks to Tony in supporting the Friends of Seaside rec this morning. Putting up the banners for our annual FUN DAY. Sunday 5 August

1 month ago
Forget the Chelsea Flower Show. Forget Kew Gardens. It’s The Matthew 25 Mission garden | Matthew 25 mission | Eastbourne | Matthew25Mission

Check out the fantastic work of AgeConcern Eastbourne using Devonshire West Big Local funding to help create The Matthew 25 Mission garden outside Brodie Hall, next to Christ Church on Seaside

Forget the Chelsea Flower Show. Forget Kew Gardens.  It’s The Matthew 25 Mission garden, outside Brodie Hall (next to Christ Church, on Seaside) that takes the ...

1 month ago
Bourne Academy of Performing Arts

We look forward to seeing this fantastic project at Leaf Hall Arts Centre this summer!

Huge thanks to Devonshire West Big Local for a grant that will enable families on benefits from the area to send their children on Arts Award Courses at greatly reduced costs.