County News: Member of chart-topping band switches on Sussex Christmas lights

The pianist and song-writer of one of the UK’s top bands switched on the Christmas lights in a Sussex town this year.

Polegate Mayor with Keane's Tim Rice-Oxley SUS-150212-151734001
Polegate Mayor with Keane's Tim Rice-Oxley SUS-150212-151734001

David Watts, the Mayor of Polegate, said that Keane’s Tim Rice-Oxley told him he was ‘honoured’ to have been asked.

Cllr Watts thanked Tim, who lives near Polegate, for coming to the town’s Dickensian event on November 28 and thanked the public for their support – despite the rainy weather.

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“Long may it continue, added Cllr Watts.

Photo by Dan Dunbar.

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