LITTLE ACORNS PRE-SCHOOL
Meets at West Lane Youth Centre, in West Lane, Lancing. For further
details, please contact:
Mrs P Hughes
M E FRIENDS
site for ME sufferers world-wide. The site is run by Ally Petty,
who has lived in Lancing and Sompting since she was about 2. Whilst
studying in her first year of Sixth Form at Boundstone, she became
ill with what is now known as ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis). Thanks
to the invaluable understanding of some teachers at the time, she
was able to take the time out, and was able to go back and study
both part-time at Boundstone and Northbrook respectively which allowed
her to work on her recovery without compromising the future.
The original site entitled ME Friends is a homepage of sorts where
people can come and read her story, find links to other ME websites
globally, and more.
But the BRAINFOG!! forum and chatroom (named after the baffling
foggy brain symptom
..) is where all the action is at. Ally
first launched BRAINFOG!! back in August of 2001 and it has since
gone on to become one of the most popular forum and chat rooms on
the internet for this illness. They currently have over 300 members
from all around the world, a number which is growing by the day
with hundreds of posts being made daily from the serious to the
SOMPTING COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
- SOMPTING COMMUNITY CENTRE
The Association promotes the development of the local Community
and provides, at the Centre, a meeting place for a range of activities
including a Play Group, Mother and Toddler Group, Youth Club, Bingo
and Dancing Groups as well as social and leasure activities.
The Centre has rooms and facilities available to hire and has good
kitchen facilities, disabled facilities and a large car park.
Contact the Centre Secretary at the following address:
Sompting Community Centre
or telephone 01903 208824 (office open Mon/Wed/Fri 10am-12 noon
or leave message on answerphone).
NATIONAL BLOOD SERVICE
National Blood Service visits the Parish Hall in Lancing approx
once a month, and their "Bloodmobile" (a big articulated mobile
donor unit) visits the Lancing Business Park roughly twice a year.
Cable & Wireless (NTL), Adur District Council, Lloyds Registrars,
Parafix, Eshmann Bros, the Scouts Association and Dennis and Robinson
are amongst the companies that visit these sessions.
For further information, or to enrol, please contact the Donor
08457 711 711.
(Calls charged at local rate)
A message to Lancing and Sompting residents from Derek Carr of the
National Blood Service:
Recent sessions have been very successful (and very busy!). At the
last session held at Lancing Parish Hall 168 people attended and
we were able to collect 150 donations. The great support shown by
local people means that the donations collected at the last session
will help at least 300 patients in local hospitals receive the treatments
they need.(at least 2 people benefit from each donation)
The continuous hospital demand for blood means we have to collect
10,000 donations EVERY DAY, nationally. Without the help of local
communities and local business, (either by attending or through
advertising our blood collection sessions) we would find it very
difficult to meet these demands.
A massive thankyou to all local residents and businesses for their
ongoing support and for 'Doing something amazing'.
National Blood Service
|BOUNDSTONE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
most famous for its landmark chapel, which looks out over the A27
Shoreham flyover, and the Adur Valley, Lancing College itself is an
historic Independant Boarding and Day School, taking both boys and
girls between the ages of 13 and 18.
Many thanks to Lancing college for providing the superb photographs
(numbers 3 and 4)