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SUMMER FUN: Telscombe Town Council has contributed towards Wave Leisure’s Summer Holiday Programme for the Peacehaven, Telscombe and East Saltdean area. This programme will provide free or low cost activities encouraging play, physical activity and health and wellbeing. It will operate across the school summer holidays until September 2. The summer activities programme can be downloaded from the Wave Leisure website or from the Town Council. The following are happening in Telscombe and East Saltdean: Table tennis every Tuesday in the Civic Centre from 2pm to 3.30pm, all ages; multi sports in Chatsworth Park, Telscombe every Wednesday from 1pm to 2.30pm, all ages; foot golf in Chatsworth Park every Thursday from noon to 1pm, age 8 plus; junior circuits every Friday from 11am to noon at East Saltdean park, all ages.

DEANS SENIOR TEA CLUB: Just a reminder that this free tea/coffee morning takes place every Tuesday at the Telscombe Civic Centre from 10.30am to 12.30pm. There is tea and cake, socialising, games and entertainment and they can assist with transport. Just come along to the Civic Centre and join them, or if you want some more information ring Maria on 01273 307435. They happily accept donations.

BANK HOLIDAY: Telscombe Civic Centre will be closed for the summer bank holiday for one day on Monday August 31.

TYE FEST: The Policy and Resources Committee at Telscombe Town Council have agreed to extend the annual town firework display on Saturday September 5, to create a one day festival from midday with live music, fun fair, stalls with a firework finale at 9pm. ‎SeaCity Music Director Phil Nye will be resourcing a music line up for the day, including rock and roll bands such as ‎The Stuntmen and South Coast Soul. The day is possible thanks to the generosity of the bands giving their time for free in aid of the Mayors Charity, and company sponsorship. Telscombe Town Council are now taking bookings from stallholders who wish to have a pitch at the Tye Festival and volunteers to help steward the event. If you are interested in supporting Tyefest 2015 then go to www.telscombetowncouncil.gov.ukor call Telscombe Town Council 01273 589777.

QUIZ NIGHT: This fun pub style quiz is taking place at Telscombe Civic Centre on Friday September 11 at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Book in your team now by ringing 01273 589777. Teams of up to six players at a cost of £2 each.Bring your own food and drink. Cash prizes. Proceeds go to the Mayor of Telscombe’s charity fund.

MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING: Once again Telscombe Town Council will be holding a coffee morning as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, raising funds for Macmillan. It will be held at Telscombe Civic Centre from 10am to midday on Thursday September 24. There will be tea and coffee plus delicious homemade cakes being served and you are asked to make a donation of your choice. The local Breast Cancer Support Group are kindly making the teas and coffees for the council. There will also be other fundraising activities being held on the morning, including a raffle and various stalls.

GRANTS SCHEME: Telscombe Town Council operates an annual small grants scheme whereby the Council invites local groups and organisations who work for the benefit of Telscombe Cliffs and East Saltdean residents to apply for funding. They consider applications twice a year and the second meeting for this financial year is at the beginning of November. The deadline for completed applications is Friday October 23. Forms can be obtained from the council offices at the Civic Centre or on the website www.telscombetowncouncil.gov.uk.

FOOTNOTES: A positive cornucopia of events this week. Thanks to the lady in the council who has revealed all, events, that is. Some of the dates are a little in advance, but I will put out reminders nearer the times. Jack and I have been admonished for relating our weekly adventures around Telscombe, but we enjoy them and I suspect so do you. It is a harmless activity I think. We shall be back next week and so will you I hope. Enjoy your weekend and the summer.

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