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Council Secures Ministry of Defence Grant of £4,418

Submitted on 12 April 2016 by Council Officers

Seaford Town Council has been successful in obtaining a Ministry of Defence Grant Award for £4,418 towards the running of the Annual Seahaven Armed Forces Day event in the town.

Applications were sought by the Ministry of Defence for grants up to £5,000 to assist with the running of Veterans/Armed Forces Day events that demonstrated sustainability for years to come. The Council were able to  match the criteria of the grant  for  the purchase of, staging, P.A. equipment and memorabilia perfectly.

The Seahaven Veterans and Armed Forces day has taken place over the past 7 years and has grown from strength to strength, this year it takes place on Saturday 25th June 2016 at the Martello Fields where a whole series of free activities are planned.

Entry is free to all from 11.00 till 8.00pm with the veterans, serving armed forces personnel and cadets starting the proceedings with a parade along the Esplanade near the Martello Tower.

Seaford Town Mayor, Dave Argent said “We are delighted that the M.O.D. have recognised the excellent work that Seaford provides for it’s residents and visitors, the  £4,418 grant will ensure that this year the event is bifgger and better than ever, we hope all Seaford families will come along and enjoy the free activities and support our past, current and future service personnel”.

Local Council Award Scheme Foundation