Where are our Christmas lights?

I must refer to your headline in the paper this week pertaining to the above company and the absolute shambles Bexhill’s town centre on Friday night, Bexhill’s late night opening event.

Here in Sackville Road, we had no overhead lights as demonstrated in published posters in the town, the odd lamppost was lampooned with the odd Christmas sign, and considering my business contributed the sum of £100 going towards these lights, I feel not only short changed, but exceedingly angry at the absence of such lights.

I was aware that Devonshire Road and Western Road, had something that looked like some lights had been assessable during the day, but I am also aware our road, St Leonards Road and Wickham Avenue, was very much in the dark.

It really is a complete shambles.

I hope now, the organisers, Messer’s Crotty and Mathews, will now hold a public traders meeting, whereby all the businesses that contributed to these lights, can be informed of exactly how much was contributed by the businesses in the town, how it was spent, how much is left over, and they can satisfy every one that whilst I appreciate their intentions may have been honourable, their overall contributions to the event were very sadly lacking.

I also hope they are not in charge of such an event next year, as somebody else can only do a much better job.

Robin M Powell


H & H Confectionery

Sackville Road


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