Money handed to former Seaford mayor’s charities

Money raised by the previous mayor of Seaford Anthony White during his time in office has been given to his chosen charities.

Waifs and Strays received £1,401.67 and Seaford Down’s Syndrome and Special Needs Support, £1,401.66.

Cllr White resigned halfway through his year as mayor.

The council thanked everyone who helped organise, took part in or attended the events, raising donations for these charities.

After being elected as new mayor of Seaford on January 27, 2014, cllr Mark Brown nominated his own chosen charities for the remainder of the 2013/14 municipal year.

These will be WAVES (Working Alongside Voluntary Enabling Services) and the foodbank Seahaven Storehouse.

The new mayor said he was looking forward to organising events to raise funds for these local charities.

WAVES at 8 Church Street, Seaford, is a charity that supports families in Seaford encountering difficulties within their lives.

Seahaven Storehouse provides basic food items to individuals and families in need within the Seahaven area and it at Kings Well, 115-117 Vale Road, Seaford.