Vacancy as councillor became town manager to be filled at election in Peacehaven

Peacehaven Town Council said it is pleased to officially announce the appointment of Alan Sargent to the position of town manager.

Alan has been a Conservative town councillor for the past eight years and at various times held the position of chair for all three council committees. To enable Alan to take the post he resigned as town councillor.

There is now a vacant town councillor position. A spokeswoman for the council said: “One vacancy has occurred at Peacehaven Town Council for a councillor to serve on the council for the period expiring May 2015.

“As the vacancy has occurred within six months before the day on which the councillor would regularly have retired, the vacancy will be filled at the next elections on May 7.”