Keith Auvache, John Booth, Mike Snowdon & A Manikin demonstrate the work of the First Responders
Each year our Association aims to give
a large part of its income
to Charities, Groups & Institutions that assist our locality.
In 2013 we donated towards the work of
LIVES: Sutton-on-Sea First Responders
Sutton-on-Sea Primary School
The Air Ambulance Service
The RNLI & the Life Boat Station
The perils of the North Sea
are faced by members of the RNLI
Our Association works closely
with the other Charities & Organizations
that are working for the good of our Area
~ especially in the many community events
that are staged here throughout the year.
Pupils at our School
from their study of
by the presence of
A Bus-load of fun arrives for the Carnival Procession.............. ......& a Sleigh-load arrives for the Late Night Christmas Shopping
LOCAL GROUPS, CHARITIES & ORGANISATIONS
The Rotary Club of Alford & Mablethorpe
is part of the worldwide organisation
of business and community leaders.
The Club meets on Tuesdays at 5.45 pm
on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month
at the Bacchus Hotel, Sutton on Sea,
& on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays
at the Manor House, West Street, Alford.
On the 5th Tuesdays
the club usually meets later with partners.
ST CLEMENT'S CHURCH
The Parish Church of Sutton
holds services twice weekly:
10am on Sundays
& 9-30am on Wednesdays.
It has a magazine THE LINK,
issued every other month,
& a parish hall (for hire)
a weekly study group
& a round of social activity.
The Revd Peter Liley
is based in the Vicarage
next door to the church.
This Club for Ladies & Gentlemen over 55
aims to provide a service to the community
by raising money for good causes & charities.
It meets the last Wednesday of each month
at the Bacchus Hotel at 11.45pm
with lunch at 12.30pm.
01507 442 457
In 2011 a small group of friends
from Sutton-on-Sea & Sandilands
celebrated the Royal Wedding
raising almost £1,100
for the First Responders
& the Tourism Forum.
The group has since then
ceased to exist
but past members of thye group are currently working with the Residents association & giving invaluable help!
The Mablethorpe Area Partnership
& assists in regeneration projects
as well as finding funding for projects.
M.A.P leads on a number of events,
the Coastal Arts Festival "Bathing Beauties"
as well as playing a supporting role
in other events.
M.A.P publishes ' What's On'
& manages the Mablethorpe website
& the Shopwatch Scheme.Its Manager is Karen Froggatt:
MERIDALE YOUTH CENTRE
The Centre is at the top of the High Street
& as well as running weekly youth clubs
the Centre hosts many local events.01507 441 481
The Meridale Info Centre
is open every Friday from 10am - 4pm
THE OPEN GARDENS
In the past everal of our local gardens
have opened to the public
during the summer month
as part of this nationwide scheme.
During 2013 our gardens raised
with £262.00 going to the RNLI Lifeboats £555.65 to the Meridale Community Garden £820.65 to LIVES First Responders
£274.50 to the British Red Cross
& £1,007 going to the National Scheme
which supports such charities as
Macmillan Cancer Support,
Help the Hospices,
& the Alzheimer's Society.
In 2014,due to reconstruction work,
only one garden opened,
that of Marigold Cottage.
of Carol Thomas
& Richard Foy,
in the Park
[RIGHT & BELOW]
The Garden of Stephanie Lee
& John Raby in Hotchin Road