EASTBOURNE MP Caroline Ansell has launched a new Save Airbourne petition.

After the success of last week, she wants the council to commit to 2024 going ahead.

The ruling LibDems say the figures have to add up before committing for future years.

Caroline said: “The council’s shaky finances cast a shadow over staging the event even when Airbourne makes such a difference to local livelihoods and the Eastbourne economy.

Funding was not the only issue to overcome previously, I know the Liberal Democrats have been conflicted about the ‘carbon cost’ of Airbourne but I was on the Airbourne project board, so I know how hard the Events team and council officers have worked to make the event the great success it is and ever more environmentally sustainable.

Launched in 1993, grounded by Covid, planes have graced our skies for nearly thirty years. So, if you loved The Airshow too, please click the link below to sign to show your support for Airbourne 2024 so we can encourage the Council to commit again – and for the foreseeable – and keep Airbourne flying.”

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