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July 14th, 2018.

The Mayor of Seaford Cllr Linda Wallraven officially celebrated her induction as Mayor at a Civic Service held on Sunday the 8th of July at St Andrew’s Church in Bishopstone Village.

The Service was led by Father Trevor. Various dignitaries were in attendance, including the Deputy Lieutenant of East Sussex, Mr Christopher Whittick, the Mayor of Peacehaven and councillors of Seaford Town and Lewes District. Friends, family members and associates of the Mayor also attended the service, as well as members of the public.

Fr. Trevor encouraged everyone to join together in prayers for the Mayor, for the town of Seaford and its community. Mr Philip Pople read the first reading and the 2nd lesson was read by the Chairman of the Royal Society of St. George, Mr Robert Peedle MBE.

The Mayor’s address introduced her chosen charities for her Mayoral year; Teddy Treats and Seaford Museum & Heritage Society. Kay Turvey of Seaford Museum & Heritage Society and Founder of Teddy Treats, Brenda Edwards, gave a brief talk about their charities and the plans for the forthcoming year.

Attendees also joined in with hymns relating to the sea and finished with ‘Sussex by the Sea’. A retiring collection of £201.00 will go towards the funds raised throughout the year for both Teddy Treats and Seaford Museum & Heritage Society.