DOWN YOUR WAY: Town Centre

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TOMORROW (Wednesday) Alison Brewer, (Soprano) and Ian Collins (Baritone) will entertain at the lunchtime concert at All Soul’s Church, Susan’s Road at 1pm. You are welcome to eat your lunch in the church while listening. Coffee and tea will be available and there will be a retiring collection to cover expenses. Next week, Sue Davies (soprano) will present a programme of songs and arias.

ON WEDNESDAY afternoons the Eastbourne Seniors Club, Cornfield Lane, holds Zumba classes, enabling one to enjoy some great music as well as exercise.

ALSO, tomorrow (July 25) The Saffrons Ladies Club meets at 10am at St Saviour’s Church Hall, when Neil Shepherd will talk about Waitrose Ltd. Visitors are most welcome, for an entry fee of £1.

SINGER/songwriter and guitarist Greg Harper will give a musical entertainment at the Under Ground Theatre coffee morning on Saturday July 28, 10am-noon.

AND ON Saturday, July 28, will lead members of the Eastbourne Rambling Club on a five-mile leisurely ramble. Meet at the Marine Gate, Brighton, at 10.30am.

On Sunday (July 29) Bridget has arranged an 11-mile walk, starting at the Golden Galleon, Exceat at 10.10am. Due to parking restrictions it is advisable to catch the 9.38 am no. 12 bus to Exceat. A dry lunch will be available.

ALSO ON Saturday the Princess Diana Memorial Garden, Mountfield Road, will be open specifically in aid of St. Wilfrid’s Hospice, 11am to 5pm, with plant stalls and books on sale.

DURING the summer holidays a series of activities take place at St. Bede’s School, The Dicker, involving sports, games, art and craft, drama etc. Lunch will be provided, with snacks available. For details, contact Justine Gillie on 443864.

FOLLOWING an initiative from local people, an Eastbourne Christian Housing Association has been set up to try and ensure no vulnerable person or family in the area lacks a safe and affordable rented home. So far, pledges of 50 per cent of the amount needed to purchase the first property, have been received.

THE KINGS Centre, Edison Road, is the venue for donating a pint of blood on Thursday, July 26, 2pm–4.30pm and 5.30pm–8pm. If it’s your first visit, you will need just over an hour for all your details to be recorded. You should not suffer any ill effects. Anyone between the age of 18-65 years and in good health may be a donor. A vital transfusion might be needed by anyone at any time and it is important to keep stocks of blood high.

HEALTH visitors hold clinics on Mondays, 1pm–3pm and on Tuesdays 10am–11.30am in the Devonshire Children’s Centre, Seaside and Avenue House, The Avenue. This is a time when mothers can discuss any aspect of their baby’s welfare with a health visitor. To avoid a long wait it is advisable to call in advance on 464180 (the centre) or 440022 (Avenue House).

THE EAST Sussex Fire and Rescue Service advise they would like to visit the homes of people who might be at risk of fire in their homes. They will discuss fire safety issues and ensure you have a working smoke alarm in the correct place. If necessary they will supply and fit one if requested. To request a visit, call 08001777069.

CARE for the Carers can supply a ‘Carers Emergency Alert Card’. This helps to identify you as a carer and ensures that the person cared for is supported if any accident happens to the carer. For details, contact Frances Middleton at Care for the Carers on 738390.