Eastbourne hotels ‘are all having to turn customers away’ because of a shortage in staff.

That’s according to the July Eastbourne COBRA meeting notes.

One area is headed Eastbourne Hospitality Association feedback.

It says: “All hotels are extremely busy but staff issues are a real problem.

They are all having to turn customers away.

Track and trace is a concern.

Met the Tourism Minister, Nigel Huddleston and shared their concerns about recruitment.”