Carnival Committee News 2007


Hastings Old Town Carnival had it's AGM on Sunday 20th November, Bill Wicking ( a former vice-president) was elected Life President to replace the late Babs Muggridge and Julie Torrance is the new secretary. John Muggridge was re-elected as Chair, Robert Morgan as vice chair and Emma Hodgson as treasurer.

Bill Wicking, Hastings Old Town Carnival President

The new committee:-

Back row left to right
Paul Hodgson, Tom Leitch, Carol Boorman, Emma Hodgson(treasurer), Jayne White, Julie Torrance(secretary), Steve Bossom.
Front row
Peter Osborne, Richard Stevens, Bill Wicking (life president), John Muggridge (chair), Robert Morgan(vice chair).
Other committee members not pictured, Diana Sherwood, Nicola Adams, John and Lyn Pond, John Cox and Ion Castro (he took the photo)



Presentation Evening, Sunday 4th March 2007 at the East Hastings Angling Club

Some of the recipients with Hastings' Mayor & Carnival Court

Donation Recipients 2007

Crest pre-school playgroup
Royal British Legion
St Johns Ambulance
Hastings Voluntary Assoc. for the Blind
Hastings Fire Service Benevolent Fund
Hastings & St Leonards Lifeguards
St Michaels Hospice
Huntingdons Disease Association.
304 Squad Air Training Corps
The Trefoil Guild
British Red Cross
Kipling Childrens Ward, Conquest Hospital
Hastings & Rother Victim Support
Macmillan Cancer Support
Special Care Baby Unit, Conquest Hosp.
7th Hastings Scout Group
Hastings Sea Cadets
Two Towers Trust
2nd Hastings Brownies
Stoke Association.
All Saints Junior School
Alzheimers Disease Society
2 nd Hastings Guides
Surviving Christmas
A. Y. M. E (adults & youths with M. E)
Parchment Trust
Gateway Club Hastings
Hastings Trolleybus Restoration Group.
H. A. R. D. Y (Hastings & Rother diabetes in young people)
Motor Neuron Society
Salvation Army
Conquest Hospital Radio
Hastings Coastal Twirlers
Senlac 1066 Highsteppers

Carnival Court, left to right, Suzanna Milton, Amy Fuller and Gemmaine Baughurst with honorary trainee, Amy's four-year-old niece Lauren.

John Muggridge, Carnival Chair, waits to present the RNLI with the shield for highest amount collected at last years' carnival

Comittee members Jonathan Mendenhall and Diane Sherwood discuss the raffle prizes kindly donated by Old-Towners

The Faversham Carnival Court, left to right, princess Mica Gore, Miss Faversham, Stephanie Emery, princess Charlie Lloyd-Baker and deputy VickI Lawrence

Representatives from Bexhill Carnival Court, Kerry Gunningham (left) and Chimene Carrick. Not just a pretty face, Kerry took the photo of your webmaster accepting a donation!

Webmaster Ion Castro collects donation for the Hastings Trolleybus Restoration Group and was snapped, on his own camera, by Kerry Gunningham.

all pictures (c) Ion Castro unless otherwise stated.

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