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A charitable donation of £500 from Sussex Police was presented
to the charity in recognition of its tireless work for the older
population in the county.
Some of the town's senior population walked the "mobility Mile"
from Treasure Island Car Park, and were set off on their by the
Mayor of Eastbourne and followed the seafront to Western Lawns.
The traditional summer fair, combined music and dance, a market
selling local artists work, as well as stands from local businesses
and charities, a fun fair and traditional summer games.
On being presented with the charitable donation Eric Mayne,
chairman of East Sussex UK said: "This is the first of what we hope
will become an annual event in Eastbourne. We are delighted to be
recognised by Sussex Police in receiving this generous donation
which will help us continue our support for what can be a very
vulnerable section of the community".
Eastbourne Public Engagement Officer Mike Perry said "This is
another great example of agencies coming together to provide a
support network for a certain section of the community. Visitors to
the fair received a range of help and advice from crime prevention
initiatives to health advice and social care."
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Police have given £250 to allotment holders to help them protect
their greens from criminals.
The money has been given to gardeners at Race Hill Allotments in
Brighton to spend on crime prevention equipment at the site.
It will be used to buy motion sensor lighting to deter
The gardeners have also been given crime prevention advice on
how to improve general security at the allotments.
The donation comes from the Police Property Act Fund, made up of
money received by the police from property confiscated by order of
the courts and then sold.
PCSO Jessica Daltrop said: "It will give plot holders peace of
mind that the land they put a lot of hard work into will be
"I am really pleased to have got the funding as the allotments
are a lovely relaxing asset to Brighton and an enormous amount of
work goes into their maintenance. Anything that deters criminals
and preserves this is great."
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Children from the Rising Stars Pre-School in St Andrews Church
Hall, Seaside, Eastbourne now have a colourful range of building
blocks to play with thanks to funds donated from Sussex Police.
The construction equipment, like giant sized lego was bought
with a £250 donation from the Sussex Police Police Property Act
Fund.This is made up of monies received by the police from property
confiscated by order of the court and then sold.
PC Rachel Bourne of Eastbourne Neighbourhood Police Team said:
"A fire took place at the church hall in May 2010 where all the of
the equipment belonging to the pre-school was lost and the building
was devastated. This caused considerable inconvenience to the
children attending and they had to use a temporary building in a
"The church hall has now been rebuilt and opened in January
2013, allowing the pre-school to move back into the community. The
money given by Sussex Police will help the children to develop
their learning through play and we are pleased to be able to help a
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"My name is Josh, son of Claire Blackburn. I just wanted to
write to you to say thank you very much for your contribution of
£200 towards our fundraising efforts - this is hugely
In the end, my teammates, Chris and Henry, and I completed a
very tough 1,900 mile cycle from Brighton to Fes, Morocco in 26
days (25 cycling and 1 rest day due to a teammate suffering with
heat exhaustion). In terms of our fundraising, we have so far
raised £4,250 for Rockinghorse Children's Charity, already beating
our original target of £4,000.
Again, we are all hugely grateful for your support in our
And previously, on 30 July 2013, from Josh's mother who applied
for the donation:
Thank you so much for the donation for my son Josh's cycle
challenge. Josh will be very grateful for the support and every
penny goes to the Rockinghorse Appeal charity in order to buy
equipment for the Royal Alexander Children's Hospital so all of the
donation from Sussex Police will be put to very good use in our
For your interest, they have no support van just a few
belongings and tents and are somewhere in Spain on day 17 on the
challenge. The link to the blog is as follows…
I would also like to thank you for the support from the
organisation and I know he will want to send a message of thanks
personally on his return.
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