VISIT FROM SANTA: Head Elf, aka, the Mayor of Peacehaven, cllr. Robert Robertson has contacted the North Pole to book Santa for a definite visit to Peacehaven tomorrow, Saturday. A grotto has been specially erected in Community House, Meridian Centre for the big man to greet his visitors. From 9am to 3pm the building will be buzzing, Peacehaven Town Council have organised a massive Christmas Market, entertainment, and giant raffle. Town crier, Jon Borthwick will be comparing the event. The community cafe will be open throughout the festivities. All funds raised will be in aid of the Mayor’s local charities.

GATEWAY CAFÉ: At Centenary Park. Peacehaven Town Council are delighted to announce that the café has opened. The new leaseholder Nicola Papanicolaou is passionate about real food and is keen to reflect this in her menu. The café will open from 9am to 5pm in the winter months extending to 6pm in the summer.

MATINEE MELODIES: Last few tickets are available from the Information Office at £8 for the show on Thursday at 2pm in Community House, Main Hall.

E-NEWS: The December edition of the town’s magazine is available on line via If you wish to advertise in this publication please contact Deborah Donovan 01273585493. There will be a special collectors Peacehaven 100 edition available during January to support Peacehaven 100th year celebrations.

BURN’S NIGHT: Peacehaven Town Council in collaboration with Dine and BHT are organising a Burn’s Night on Saturday January 23. Tickets will be available at £12.50 from the Information office. The evening will include, Scottish dancing, a three course meal, Piper and the Haggis ceremony by the Town Crier. A full evening’s entertainment guaranteed.

COFFEE MORNINGS: Tuesday Kemptown Conservatives, Thursday Catholic Church, Friday December 18, Church of the Ascension.

BOVIS HOMES: Peacehaven Town Council have offered Bovis Homes up to 10 parking spaces only within Centenary Park, (not the spaces directly in front of the Bowls Club), to use between the hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday only, to take some pressure off Arundel Road, as the development continues.

COMMUNITY CAFÉ: If there are any charities interested in running the Community Café in Community House, Meridian Centre please contact Town Manager, Claire Lacey. Tel: 01723 585493.

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PEACEHAVEN WI: the last meeting of 2015 was a festive occasion and, although early, Christmas spirit abounded with cards and good wishes being exchanged. Outings were discussed and members reminded that a deposit would be required in January for the August visit to Lullingstone Castle. This was followed by a special tea, beautifully set out by Margaret and her team of catering assistants. Peter Willson entertained us, ably accompanied by vocalist Linda, on a grand piano which he had transported, piece by piece into the Anzac Room. The rest of the afternoon was happily spent joining in with well-known carols. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting on January 13 and in the meantime wish everyone a great Christmas and Happy New Year. (Joy Allen).

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