Posted on 21st February 2016
Dear Team Member
CAR PARKING – GOOD NEWS
Mid Sussex District Council has reported Burgess Hill’s car park usage figures through the pay & display car park machines for April – January 2016 shows a 3% increase compared to the same period last year (this contrasts to a 3% decrease in the other two main towns in Mid Sussex for the same period).
MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT INFORMATION BUS
The Macmillan Cancer Support Information Bus will be visiting Burgess Hill town centre on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 from 10am to 4pm. They will be located in Church Walk. Friendly specialists will be on hand to talk to people about signs & symptoms of cancer, different cancers & their treatments, how cancer affects your life, being there for someone with cancer, local services or any other questions or worries about cancer. Alternatively people can pick up some of their free leaflets.
BURGESS HILL FAIRTRADE FESTIVAL
This year’s Burgess Hill Fairtrade Festival runs from Friday 22nd April to Saturday 30th April 2016 – now in its 8th glorious year will be another showstopper year! Some of the events will be taking place in the town centre bringing additional footfall. Details of all the events during the Festival and how to book tickets can be found on the website http://www.burgesshillfairtradefestival.com.
Burgess Hill Town Centre Partnership Operational Town Team
"I am delighted to have a long-standing relationship with the BHBPA. Since its foundation the Association has gone from strength to strength and there is no doubt that it has brought huge benefits to its members and the business community as a whole through the partnerships it has formed with the local authorities, Sussex Police and local organisations. It is paramount that Burgess Hill businesses have an effective collective voice."
"The BHBPA is the most effective and dynamic business organisation I have ever worked with in over 30 years in Local Government. It has a very active and large membership whose points of view are taken seriously by all government structures. Peter Liddell does an excellent job in providing unique and enjoyable networking opportunities where members interact and discuss points of mutual interest. It provides a forum for businesses to discuss common issues, to share experiences and to play a powerful and meaningful role in the Burgess Hill community. The BHBPA provides important and credible support for all its members and ensures that their best interests are represented where necessary. "
""BHBPA is a really well organised and run group, great for networking and benefitting from knowledgeable local speakers with real business insight. Peter brings enthusiasm and humour which helps drive the association forward. I am glad to be part of it.""
"“We have been members of BHBPA from its inception, and seen the organisation steadily grow and expand into the dynamic entity it is today, bringing positive benefits to all its members.""