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FUNDRAISING: The Mayors of Newhaven, Peacehaven, Telscombe and Seaford have all pledged their support for a fundraising idea suggested by Danny Woolven, a 14 year old student from Peacehaven Community School. His mum, Paula Woolven, works for the only Community Transport charity in the Haven’s area (CTLA) and Danny came up with a plan to help raise funds for a new minibus when he saw a ‘Walking Bus’ of children heading to primary school, with an adult at each end. ‘I starting cracking jokes at first,’ said Danny ‘like I wonder if there’s a double decker walking bus, and you wait for a walking bus for ages and then two come along at once and then I suddenly had the idea that CTLA who use minibuses could do a sponsored walking bus.’ The walk will take place on Sunday October 11 from Seaford and loop around Newhaven, Peacehaven and Telscombe before returning to Seaford for a finishing celebration. Participants can take part in as many sections of the walk as they feel able to - from 1 mile up to the whole 16 mile route. ‘Danny has seen the impact community transport has on people’s lives due to my work’ said mum, Paula ‘for some people, door to door transport is their only way to leave their house and our travel club combats isolation and loneliness - one of the biggest problems we face in our community. I am very proud of Danny for coming up with this idea and thank Councillors Argent, Saunders, Botting and Robertson for pledging their support to his fundraising walk.’ For more details, or to take part in Danny’s Get On Board - Walking Bus email paula@ctla.org.uk or ring 01273 517332.

ZUMBA CLASS: This is an exhilarating, effective, easy to follow, Latin inspired, calorie burning dance fitness party. Just drop in and join the fun! £5 per class or five classes for £20. Every Tuesday 7pm to 8pm at Telscombe Civic Centre. Contact Alex Murphy 07988 610269.

FIREWORKS DISPLAY: Please use free public car park at Fairlight Avenue south or use public transport. Saturday September 5, 9pm at Telscombe Tye. Contact enquiries@telscombetowncouncil.gov.uk or 01273 589777 for details.

TYE FEST: Free family festival with music, fun fair and stalls. Saturday September 5, noon to 9pm at Telscombe Tye.

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU: Drop in advice surgery on the last Tuesday of each month from 10.30am to 12.30pm at Telscombe Civic Centre. Advice can also be gained via their website www.citizensadvice.org.uk

MEETINGS: Full council meetings are on the third Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm at Telscombe Civic Centre.

GENTLE HATHA: Yoga Classes every Monday, 7pm to 8pm at the Civic Centre. Wear loose comfortable clothing and bring a mat or blanket.

LIVING LIGHT: Event: Pilates every Wednesday, 10am to 11am at the Civic Centre. £6 per class or £5 with eight class pass plus one free session. Contact Nicola Murray-Smith email: nicolalivinglight@yahoo.com

FOOTNOTES: Jack and I are busy with computer lessons this week, with intervals to wander around the town. I am also busy learning a new script for a show in October, so it has all been very cerebral this week. Enjoy the week and stay safe.

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