THE Chaseley Trust held an Afternoon Tea for residents, neighbours and guests as part of its 70th birthday celebrations.
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.
“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.”
She added that Chaseley is on the lookout for volunteers.
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