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On Friday 22 September, Seaford Chamber hosted a charity Golf Day in aid of the Bevern Trust based at Barcombe, East Sussex. This local charity enables profoundly disabled people to get more from life where care, family and love come first, every day.

A total of 67 players played 18 holes on a glorious day at Blatchington Golf Club. The players started with bacon rolls and coffee at 12.30pm and had an excellent day’s golf in the splendid Sussex countryside.

Prizes for 1st 2nd 3rd individual score, 1st 2nd 3rd team score, nearest to the pin and the longest drive were awarded. There was also some friendly rivalry between other local Chambers – Newhaven Chamber and Peacehaven Chamber presented teams to challenge the Chamber Cup. However Seaford Chamber retained it for the third year in succession.

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Sponsorship was extremely successful with over 40 local businesses sponsoring the event. Goody bags were handed out to all players with some very generous gifts included.

The funds raised were increased by an Auction at the 3 course evening dinner that followed the golf and a total of £500 was raised, in addition to another £500 for the raffle.

This was a hugely successful community event which included many local businesses and the main sponsor, Barclays Premier, match-funded the revenues raised by the Chamber of Commerce. A total of £5,000 was presented to the Bevern Trust at the Chamber Breakfast meeting on Thursday 2 November 2017.

The 2018 year’s event will be held at Blatchington Golf Course on 21st September. Please register your interest for the competition with Alasdair –


Golf Day Winners:

Team prize winners:                   Happy Chappies – G Keith Builders Ltd

Individual prize winner:            Graham Keith

Nearest the Pin winner:              Steve Taylor

Longest Drive winner:                 Reece Blackman

Putting Competition winner:      Amie Waller
Seaford Chamber Cheque Presentation

Pictured (LtoR) – Matthew Cornish and Jonathan Spencer of the Bevern Trust, Matthew Herriott Barlcays Premier (holding cheque), Gerri Ori, Clare Davis, Alasdair Fortune (Seaford Chamber Committee)



Seaford Chamber of Commerce: Contact: Secretary Rachel Brown: tel: 0800 881 5331, e-mail:

The Bevern Trust: Contact: Matthew Cornish, Fundraising and Development Manager tel: 01273 400752, e-mail

Barclays Premier: Matthew Herriott, Premier Relationship Manager, UK Retail and Business Banking tel: 01273 287890, Email:

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