More people needed to use The Base in Seaford

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THE MANAGEMENT committee of a youth facility in Seaford is encouraging more young people to use it.

The Base, in the Salts Recreation Ground, opened its doors five years ago but recently it has decreased in popularity.

Now the new management committee is hoping to revive the building’s fortunes and is seeking out funding to expand the premises. 

The Base management committee chairman cllr Paul Heseltine said: “Whether it is a place to meet friends, undertake band practice or attend drop-in sessions run by the Youth Development Service, The Base is in a fantastic location with lots of exciting potential.

“As well as discussing planned usage of the facility, the committee are currently looking at securing funding to extend the premises, install utilities and toilets, and thereby increase the facility’s flexibility and appeal.

“We would love for teenagers, parents and interested parties to join our committee or become members of The Base and help keep this unique facility in full use.”

The facility does not have its own toilets, however there are toilets past the tennis courts and at The Salts Cafe, which can be used.

Cllr Heseltine said the Base was in a good location and far away from residential areas, which might make it a better spot for young people who would have less of an impact on local residents here.

The building includes a kitchenette area, one open plan room, a breakout area, open space with mezzanine and storage space.

If you would like to use the Base or have some ideas for its use call Paul on 07866 421025 or email him at