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2019 EASTERN AREA WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The 12th Eastern Area Community Chest Awards Evening was held at The Black Rabbit at Arundel in October 2019.  Representatives of local authorities, award winners and guests were welcomed to the event by Family Directors Mark Woodhouse and Lucinda Gray.  The judges who scrutinised and deliberated on the applications included Gary Shipton and Bex Bastable, Sussex Newspapers; Adrian Barrott, Sussex Community Foundation and John Scudder, H&W Business Partner at The Plough, Ifield.

145 applications were received for grants totalling over £270,000 and these were eventually whittled down to 23 very worthy organisations who each received a share of £24,863.  The amounts ranged from £300 which was awarded to the Littlehampton Child Contact Centre to fund the purchase of toys and activities for older children in their care.  Higher awards of £2,000 were awarded to Arun Youth Aqua Centre towards the purchase of a new sailing dinghy, to Community Stuff in Eastbourne to provide cookery courses for young care leavers to enable them to become more independent and to Jamie’s Farm to help build an outdoor kitchen on their farm in Lewes.  Other recipients also included Lowland Rescue Search Dogs Sussex who attended with one of their wonderful dogs to collect a cheque for £800 which will be used to purchase new digital radios for their team members.

2018 Community Chest Award Winners
CharityAmount of Award
1st Roffy Scout Group£1500
7th Burgess Hill Scout Group£867
The Apuldram Centre£1500
Arun Youth Aqua Centre£2000
Cadence Performing Arts£1000
Chichester Child Contact Centre£600
Chichester Information Shop£1208
Community Stuff CIC£2000
Cuckfield Stroke Communication Group£543
Cycling Without Age Hurst & Hassocks£1000
The Danny Gallivan Trust£1500
Fabrica£800
Hope Into Action Mid Sussex£900
Jamie’s Farm£2000
JustDifferent£1000
Littlehampton Foodbank£1000
Littlehampton Child Contact Centre£300
Lowland Rescue Search Dogs Sussex£800
Music for the Memory£500
Oasis Project£600
Pippa’s Group£590
St Joseph’s Specialist Trust£1655
Worthing United Youth FC£1000

https://www.hall-woodhouse.co.uk/about-us/community-chest/2019-eastern-area-winners/

COVID19 Update

 

We welcome the Government’s decision that Public Houses can reopen from Saturday 4th July. We have been working tirelessly to prepare for this. Our priority is to reopen our pubs in a safe and controlled way for our guests and our team.

 

Whilst we cannot wait to welcome you back, we will be reopening our pubs in a phased approach starting from Tuesday 7th July. This is to ensure the very highest levels of hospitality can be consistently delivered, as they were before the pandemic started.

 

Details of which pubs will be opening when, are HERE. We suggest you keep an eye on our individual pub websites for further details of exactly when they will be reopening and what you can expect.

 

We continue to brew our award-winning Badger beer at our Blandford Brewery, which you can buy online HERE.