News: Town Partnership Update

Posted on 11th October 2016

Dear Team Member

This year’s Town Centre Christmas Event will take place on Saturday 19th November from 11am – 5.30pm with the Lights Switch-on at 5pm. We are running a competition for local shops and businesses to create the best window display. The competition will be judged by members of the public on the day of the event! If you would like to take part or if you have any ideas about how you would like to take part in the celebrations, please contact Kerry at Burgess Hill Town Council – Kerry@burgesshill.gov.uk 

Information regarding the Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday services and parades will follow in the update next month. There will be events on both Friday 11th November and Sunday 13th November.

Residents and businesses are invited to join the Remembrance ceremonies at the War Memorial or to commemorate the occasion separately.
Update from Market Place Shopping Centre

Footfall for September was again higher than last year by 10,000 people. It is great to see that the upwards trend in footfall is increasing YoY.

Aerial Theatre Company came and performed in the centre and they reported that they were able to raise £150 for a fantastic charity.

29th October 2016 – The Poppy Appeal are launching their collection at Market Place, you will find them along the side of Wilkinson.

If you have any events taking place within your store in Market Place, please let Sam know in order to advertise this event. Sam@marketplaceshopping.com
Update from The Martlets Shopping Centre

Trick or Treat! The Martlets will be holding a FREE Children’s Halloween Treasure Hunt on Saturday 29th October from 11am to 3pm.

If you have any events taking place within your store in The Martlets, please let Debbie know in order to advertise this event. Debbie@themartletsshoppingcentre.co.uk

Best wishes,
Burgess Hill Town Centre Partnership Operational Town Team

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