An appeal to raise £50,000 to replace a community minibus which serves four towns in Seahaven was launched last week.
‘Get On Board’ 2015 aims to replace the CTLA (Community Transport for the Lewes Area) accessible minibus used by residents in Newhaven, Seaford, Peacehaven and Telscombe Cliffs.
Mayor of Peacehaven, cllr Robert Robertson, Mayor of Seaford cllr Mark Brown, Mayor of Telscombe cllr Wayne Botting and Mayor of Newhaven cllr Judith Ost attended the launch at Deans Place Hotel in Alfriston on February 7.
The launch dinner event raised in excess of £4,000 of the £50,000 fundraising target set by the East Sussex charity.
Guests enjoyed performances from vocalist Lamiah Davey, Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist Sam Jones and Julie’s Art of Noise.
CTLA undertakes more than forty thousand passenger journeys each year for residents of the four towns.It is a registered charity and a not-for-profit company which provides affordable, accessible transport for individuals and groups who find it difficult to access public transport.
If you would like to donate to the ‘Get On Board’ campaign visit the online fundraising page at: www.localgiving.com/getonboard.
You can also donate by sending donations to CTLA, Hillcrest Centre, Hillcrest Road, Newhaven, BN9 9EA. For more information about CTLA visit http://www.ctla.org.uk/