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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.

FELPHAM ONBOARD KIDS RACING TO SAILING SUCCESS

Five Felpham Sailing Club youngsters will be receiving World Class coaching and competition support from sailing’s national governing body after first learning the ropes through a nationwide grassroots programme to get more school kids sailing.

Fin Swanton, Sam Brackley, Alfie Lester, Jack Miller and Lauren Bentley were all initially introduced to sailing through their schools’ involvement in the RYA OnBoard scheme at Felpham SC, and have now been selected for training squads supported by the RYA on the pathway to Olympic Classes sailing for 2015-16.

‘WOW’ AS FELPHAM SC SHOWS ’THIS GIRL CAN’ SAIL!

Felpham Sailing Club is proving that ‘This Girl Can’ thanks to special newly-developed ‘girls-only’ sessions to get more females sailing.

So far up to 20 females have been taking advantage of the club’s Women on Water – or WOW – sessions since they started in June in response to Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ campaign to get more females into sport.

ROOM FOR HIRE AT ARUNDEL MUSEUM

The Jubilee Room at Arundel Museum is an excellent venue for education/training workshops, seminars, exhibitions, corporate events and drinks parties. Situated in a beautiful location in the centre of Arundel, opposite the Castle and adjacent to the car park.
Facilities include projector and screen, laptop, tables and chairs, tea and coffee facilities, full exhibitions hanging exhibition for the walls and additional display panels.

Arundel Historic Tours

Arundel Historic Tours have a daily town tour at 2pm from The Norfolk Arms (weather permitting). A tour by local Arundel town enthusiasts that lasts around 75 minutes. Tours are for everyone and dogs are welcome and cost £5 per person. We can accommodate from singles through to groups and coach parties. If, through age or infirmity you are unable to walk to the top of the High Street then we can adjust and adapt tours to suit, contact us and we can arrange a tour at a time that suits. Or have a Talk, all the information and 100 year old photos without the walk.

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