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Volunteer mini bus drivers needed.

4Sight Vision Support are looking for volunteer mini bus drivers to help provide social activities and excursions driving their mini bus. This transport ensures that people living with sight loss can attend our volunteer led clubs. Our Clubs aim to empower people with sight loss to participate fully in their community, maintaining and improving their quality of life. They also give opportunity to meet other people and stay active.
We are particularly seeking support in the Littlehampton area currently.

Push the Boat Out

PUSH THE BOAT OUT IS HERE - TRY SAILING IN WEST SUSSEX THIS MAY

Push the Boat Out is upon us, and during May you and your family and friends can get out on the water and try sailing and windsurfing.

TRY SAILING IN WEST SUSSEX THIS MAY WITH RYA PUSH THE BOAT OUT

New research by the RYA shows that a quarter of people have never tried an outdoor pursuit, yet two in four want to be more active and nearly a third want to get more fresh air.

The good news is there’s never been a better time to get out on the water and give sailing and windsurfing a go. RYA Push the Boat Out is back and this time for the whole of May, with free sailing and windsurfing taster sessions for everyone across the UK. You can see video at https://youtu.be/g14thYQCZvo

Debbie Patching, Frame of Mind CIC, Runs The London Marathon 2018

Debbie is a member of the Frame of Mind CIC team and has enjoyed running for a while. She is a member of the Tone Zone runners club and regularly takes part in running races across the country. She really enjoys competing and three years ago Debbie ran the Brighton marathon and was struck with disaster at mile seven when she hurt her hip, which was later confirmed as broken. "Will I be able to run again?" was her first question. The consultant said yes, just don't go running any more Marathons! So the following year she went back and completed the Brighton Marathon.

WEST SUSSEX VOLUNTEER AWARDED BY HRH THE PRINCESS ROYAL

A West Sussex sailor was among dedicated volunteers from across the UK who had their endeavours recognised by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal at the annual RYA Awards ceremony in London on 24 November.

The RYA Awards are presented to outstanding individuals or groups nominated by their sailing clubs and class associations and selected by the RYA Awards Panel.

Before the awards presentation, RYA CEO Sarah Treseder presented Her Royal Highness with pair of marine binoculars on behalf of the RYA’s Members to mark her 30 years as President of the RYA.

Arundel Red Cross Hospital

Heritage Lottery Fund awards £9,500 to Arundel Red Cross Hospital Project to mark First World War Centenary
Arundel’s award-winning Museum has received £9,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a project entitled ‘Casualties, Convalescence, Community’. Awarded through HLF’s First World War: then and now programme, the project will focus on the impact on Arundel and local communities of a First World War Red Cross Hospital in the town.

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2016

Arundel Museum Society has been recognised with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2016

The volunteers of Arundel Museum Society who work in the community to create a gateway to the past that is enjoyable and accessible to all has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.

Arundel Museum brings the past to life for the education and enjoyment of the whole community.

STONE AGE HAND AXES REVEAL FIRST INHABITANTS OF ARUNDEL

“Reaching Out - Arundel Museum
for the whole community”,​a project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
STONE AGE HAND AXES REVEAL FIRST INHABITANTS OF ARUNDEL
Volunteers at Arundel Museum have identified two flint hand axes in
the museum’s stores that they believe are evidence of the area’s
earliest inhabitants.
Arundel Museum’s Curator, Katy Elliott Viney, is delighted with the
discovery.
“This is very exciting for Arundel Museum. We moved to our new
location in 2013 and as with all house moves it’s fantastic to

Middleton Cricket Club April update

MIDDLETON CRICKET CLUB

CRICKETER BRIAN TOWNER is back to talk about Middleton Cricket Club. In last month’s issue he talked about the growth of the junior cricket sides now he looks at the senior teams, disability cricket and how the local community can help.

Middleton Cricket Club

CRICKETER BRIAN TOWNER moved to Middleton-on-Sea in 1982 when he was working for the Sussex Police force in Bognor Regis. His job and his family kept him very busy but he still found time for Middleton Cricket Club.
The club has gone from strength to strength and over twenty years later Brian continues to help local youngsters learn to play cricket and share his love of the game. Middleton has earnt English Cricket Board (ECB) clubmark status and its ground is considered to be one of the top five in Sussex.

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