The beacon is to be lit this Sunday.
Message from the Rottingdean branch of the Royal British Legion.
Rottingdean will be participating in the National Beacons of Light in order to commemorate the centenary of World War One (WW1).
The beacon will be lit on Beacon Hill at 19:00 on Sunday 11th November 2018.
The community are invited to attend and the following advice is provided to ensure an enjoyable and safe event.
Remember this is about commemorating the centenary of WW1. The Rottingdean Branch of the Royal British Legion asks for your adherence to the following principles.
In addition we will be clearing the site on Monday 12th from 09:00. Volunteers are welcome to assist in the clear up.
Please help us to conduct a safe, respectful and fitting act of remembrance in memory of those that lost their lives, the injured and their families.
1. Wear good robust footwear and warm wet weather clothing. It may well be raining.
2. Stick to the mown paths at all times
3. Bring a torch, there is not any lighting.
4. Keep young children with you at all times, it will be dark on the hill. Consider reflective clothing for them and their own torches etc.
5. Some may find it easier to observe from the Beacon Hub car park area.
6. No litter to be left on site, please respect the environment.
7. Only official vehicles will be on site, no private vehicles at any time.
8. Please do not cross any barriers and fences put in place, they are there for your safety.
9. Please observe the instructions from the marshals who will be identified by orange tabards.
10. There are no toilets or facilities on site, do not arrive too early.