Councillor John Ungar delivered the 1300+ signature Old Town Cycleway petition to East Sussex County Council yesterday.
The petition started on 27th June so that works out at around 80 signatures a day – pretty good going. The online petition collected around 500 signatures and the rest were pen and paper.
Now we need to wait for East Sussex County Council’s response. Officers will consider past decisions and send a report to Councillor Carl Maynard, the lead member for Transport and the Environment.
You will be the first to know where we hear something. In the meantime, thanks to everyone who helped collect signatures, in particular Felicity Goodson, and Will Callaghan for their amazing efforts.
We’re continuing to collect signatures, so please do sign the petition here and share the link with your friends, family and colleagues.
The response to the petition shows that this isn’t a minority interest. All sorts of different people want a safe cycle route in the West of Eastbourne and are willing to work to make it happen.