Birthday celebration for a very special athletics group

Members of Eastbourne Special Olympics
Members of Eastbourne Special Olympics
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ATHLETES and their families enjoyed a barbecue celebrating the 10th anniversary of Special Olympics Eastbourne.

The group, which helps sportsmen and women with learning difficulties, started out with just eight members but now boasts more than 35 – with an average of 25 people taking part in the weekly track and field sessions at Eastbourne Sports Park.

The birthday bash was also helping to raise cash towards the £10,000 needed to take 16 athletes, carers and coaches to Bath next year for the Special Olympics National Games. A anniversary cake was donated by supporters Cavendish Bakery Ltd. For more information email