Pictured (left to right): Cllr Christine Brett, at her last civic event as Chair of Lewes District Council; HOMELINK Chair, Joan Wignall; Cllr Olivia Honeyman, Mayor of Seaford, and Cllr Shirley-Anne Sains, Mayor of Lewes.

HOMELINK held its AGM meeting on 19 May 2022, hosted by Christ Church, Lewes. A number of local dignitaries including the Chair of LDC, the District’s Mayors, and the Deputy Lieutenant of East Sussex attended the meeting.

HOMELINK’s Methodist patron, Rev Barbara Evans-Routley, gave the opening prayer and HOMELINK officers Gary Brettle (Client Manager), Gabrielle Hill (Finance Manager), and Georgina Clare (Development Officer) presented their reports for 2021.

Sarah Tye from the Housing Development team at LDC-Eastbourne gave a fascinating talk titled ‘Thinking Inside The Box’ which gave an overview of the innovative ways the council are addressing the lack of housing stock in the area. A lively and informative Q&A session followed.

Bishop Richard Moth of Arundel & Brighton Diocese gave the closing prayer, followed by tea, cake and refreshments for attendees.

To access the minutes of the Annual meeting, click HERE.