Mayor preparing for Boxing Day dip

THE annual Boxing Day Dip to raise money for the Tuesday O’Hara Fund takes place again this year on the beach by the Travelodge on Eastbourne seafront.

Swimmers will be taking the plunge at noon on Monday lunchtime and joining them this year will be Eastbourne mayor Carolyn Heaps and her consort and son Mark Heaps. Every year the dip is held to raise money for the charity which helps young people with cancer and leukaemia.

The Tuesday O’Hara Fund is the mayor’s chosen charity and anyone wishing to sponsor her can send donations to the Mayor’s Office at Eastbourne Town Hall.

Kelly Ancell and Marie Campbell from letting specialists Ancells Estates Ltd will also be joining the swimmers and anyone wishing to sponsor them can do so at