EASTBOURNE and District Family History Society will hold its next meeting on Thursday, September 6, 7.15pm-7.30pm at Ocklynge Junior School, Victoria Drive, BN20 8XN. Judy Davies will give a talk entitled ‘Human Cargo’, which is about slavery. The cost is just £1.50 for visitors. There will also be a library and book stall to help you family history research which is freely available. If you would like more information on the society contact Helen Warren on 01323 731792 or email www.eastbournefhs.org.uk

FRIENDS of Old Town Rec: An inaugural meeting will be held on Friday, September 7, at The Drive in Victoria Drive, 7.30pm, finishing at 8.30pm. All neighbours and users of the park will be welcome. The meeting will agree arrangements for the creation of a group to help preserve and enhance the quality of the open space; and discuss a potential ‘centenary project’ to celebrate the 100-year anniversary in 2013 of the purchase of the original recreation ground. If you will be attending email gcollier@edma.org.uk or text/phone 07798 538 290.

THE Snug Cafe opens daily for a quick bite to eat at The Drive, Victoria Drive. Enjoy some hot food at a reasonable price, 7am-7pm daily.