Memorial garden honours former hospital employees

A GIANT portrait of the Queen made up of hundreds of photographs of local residents attracted more than 16,000 people to the Towner.

The People’s Monarch exhibition was hailed a huge success after thousands of people flocked to see the two-week showcase – with some travelling from abroad.

And the exhibition was even broadcast on Canadian national television. The success of the showcase delighted Eastbourne Borough Council, which said it had helped bring extra tourists to the town.