Posted on 5th July 2017
Monthly Update Sussex Living July 2017
As the temperature rises to glorious heights, it’s ice lollies at the ready here at Sussex Living!
With the school summer holidays nearly upon us, Hanna Lindon provides us with some top tips on keeping the kids (and adults!) happy. If you’re needing inspiration, have a look from page 38 at part one of our fun children’s activities feature.
If you’re looking for a fun filled family day out, watching the showjumping and lots of activities besides, turn to page 79 for two free tickets to Hickstead.
Are you about to jet off on a summer adventure? On page 44 we have the essential packing guide to ensure you are holiday ready. Have a look at the Stitch in Time feature on page 46 to see if you fancy adding some statement pockets to your summer wardrobe. On page 48 we continue in the relaxation mode with our Body Buzz feature about the benefits of massage.
This July, celebrating her 75th birthday, soul singing sensation Madeline Bell talks to Lisa de Silva about her fascinating and successful career. The article, on page 50, is packed full of stories and combined with the amazing pictures kindly supplied by Ans van Heck Photography, it makes for a great read about the highs and lows of the music industry. Happy birthday Madeline!
Is your bedroom feeling tired? From page 28 we have a variety of fabulous ideas on how to revamp and wake up your bedroom style for a fresh and invigorated look. Some of these simple and quick changes could make all the difference to your room.
Ruth Lawrence had a very memorable and ennobling visit to a signing by the Bomber Boys at the Wings Museum in Balcombe, and she also attended a RAF Association meeting at the Haywards Heath branch. Read about the veteran’s incredible stories of surviving the odds in the face of adversity on page 68.
From us all at Sussex Living, we hope you enjoy reading this issue, and wish all our readers and advertisers happy, sunny (fingers crossed) July!
"As the local hospice for the area, it’s great that we receive so much support from the BHBPA. Last year the members raised an amazing £2150 through activities such as Bake Off and the BHBiz Awards. Each well planned members meeting enables good networking opportunities and speakers that are relevant to the present climate and local issues. We are proud to be members of BHBPA."
"“I have belonged to this group since I started my own business, Lea Graham Associates, in 1986. The association has been through several incarnations since then, but its most recent one, BHBPA, is by far the best.
It’s much more than just a networking group, although it is supremely good at that too. BHBPA is inclusive and friendly and acts like a mutual-support society. The events are stimulating, worthwhile and often great fun and I believe most members share this opinion.”"
"If Carlsberg did networking they would do it the BHBPA way. Each event is packed with great ideas, thought provoking presentations and fun. As a small business we feel supported and part of the community. We have built friendships and business relationships and there is always plenty of advice on hand to benefit us all so don’t hesitate to join whatever the nature of your business. "
"“Sutton Winson have been members of the BHBPA for around 7 years. We have found it a great way to keep in touch with Burgess Hill businesses and to meet with likeminded people. It’s not just another “networking” group, as it tackles the real issues and gets things done”"