Save Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club

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Sally-Anne Butler
Dec 7, 2019
Refusing public and club access to lawn tennis in Eastbourne surely goes against the spirit of the original gift. Restricting access to commercial tournaments only effectively removes the facility from the people of Eastbourne, surely the intended recipients of the original gift. Lawn tennis will become the sport of the elite, and local talent will have nowhere to hone their skills. Shame on you Eastbourne Borough Council.

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Tom Faulkner
Dec 3, 2019
Its a local resource with a long history. To have it empty and not used for such a large part of the year is a waste. EBC should liaise with LTA to find a way to keep club open to Eastbourne public without having to spend a lot of money. Good luck with your campaign Ken.

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Sarah Usher
Nov 26, 2019
Tennis begins at the grass routes stages.. closing this venue to the public will be detrimental to tennis in the UK and send the wrong message that the game is all about professionals and commercial gain

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Alexia Walker
Nov 26, 2019
Played here as a junior and as an adult member. Must be preserved for the next generations not just the elite

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Anthony Pullinger
Nov 20, 2019
I’m signing to stop these council from taking away amenities that the public deserve, think about reducing your wages of your chairman and his deputies.

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Martyn Jones
Nov 19, 2019
I visit Eastbourne regularly and would like to play on the courts.

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Amanda Taylor
Nov 19, 2019
I would like to play tennis at Devonshire Park, as I used to, as a club member and member of the public who lives in Eastbourne and pays council tax there.

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Mary West
Nov 19, 2019
Tennis is for everyone

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Tom Faulkner
Nov 18, 2019
Should not have local members excluded from playing at this historic venue.

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Tony Charman
Nov 18, 2019
I can not understand how this 140 year old club is under threat. Land that was bequeathed specifically for public use...