A Haywards Heath community centre has launched a crowdfunding bid to raise funds for a new café.
Ashenground Community Centre in Southdown Close needs to raise £8,000 so the café can open next April.
Sue Neatherway, centre manager, told the Middy: “We need your help to raise the last £8,000 needed to set up an affordable community café.
“We plan to open a community café serving light lunches, tea, coffee and cakes.
“It will be run by a group of volunteers from the local community who have already been identified and are waiting to be trained.
“Three years ago a survey of the community taken during our Open Day identified two things the community wanted us to provide.
“One was a community cinema (which has now been running for two years) and the other was the provision of an affordable café in the centre which is close to a large housing estate.”
Donations can be made direct to the centre office, by calling 01444 447050, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively, visit www.spacehive.com/ashengroundcommunitycafe.