Town mayor set to find out about safety - and have some fun in Hailsham

Town Mayor Cllr Jo Bentley
Town Mayor Cllr Jo Bentley

Hailsham Town Mayor Cllr Jo Bentley will attend a Fun and Safety Event at Hailsham East Community Centre on February 17.

The event is being held to help parents, children and young people learn more about personal safety, fire safety, and the prevention of accidents in the home. It will run from 10.30am to 1pm and is a community partnership project involving councils, NHS East Sussex Downs and Weald, East Sussex Fire and Rescue, Sussex Police, SureStart and the Safer Wealden Partnership, Freedom Leisure and Active Play.

Activities on the day include a children’s entertainer, play zone, arts and crafts, dance mats and personal and community safety advice. Children aged eight and under must be accompanied by an adult. Cllr Bentley said: “It’s a pleasure to be invited to this year’s event and I’d like to thank each and everyone involved in its organisation. I’m sure it will be a productive day for all concerned.”

For more information: 01323 464340.