Monthly archives for December, 2015
The Week Before ChristmasPosted on 23rd December 2015 by Sean de Podesta
The time just before Christmas is always very busy in the Neighbourhood Care Scheme (NCS) office as we try to get things done before the holiday shutdown. This year has been no exception. Here is one pre-Christmas story that certainly has a happy beginning and I hope will have a happy continuation in 2016…
The Sussex Police Pegasus cardPosted on 11th December 2015 by Matt Day
The Pegasus card, pictured above, is available for anyone who has a disability or illness that may make it hard to communicate with the police in an emergency or difficult situation.
On a grey, damp Sunday afternoonPosted on 10th December 2015 by Sean de Podesta
Last Sunday I was walking through the Lanes lost in my own thoughts when I heard my name called out. I looked around and a woman waved to me. I did not recognise her immediately, but her bright wet weather gear made her a cheering presence in the gloomy dusk.
“Maggie*,” she explained. “One of your volunteers.”