Birthday celebrations for Chaseley residents

THE Chaseley Trust held an Afternoon Tea for residents, neighbours and guests as part of its 70th birthday celebrations.

Thursday, 27th July 2017, 7:58 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:37 am
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The successful event was held at the charity’s base in South Cliff, Eastbourne.

Around 75 attended the afternoon which included a speech by Chief Executive Lesley Standing.

She told everyone present that the charity is currently in a very strong position and said: “It is important to invite representatives from the community here - including many of our neighbours in Meads.

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“We are very keen to engage with the community and our 70th anniversary is a great way of doing this.”

Councillor Chris Hardy, the chair of Wealden District Council, thanked the staff and residents for putting on a wonderful spread and making everyone welcome.

Eastbourne singer Andrew Newey then entertained everyone with a mix of upbeat songs.

Mrs Standing said: “It was a great afternoon and the atmosphere was very positive.”

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She added that Chaseley is on the lookout for volunteers.

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