Businesses Help Raise £4000 For Local Charity

For the second year running, Sussex charity the Starr Trust held ‘Starr Water Wars’ at Hove Lagoon Watersports where 12 local business teams battled it out on the water and raised in excess of £4000 for local kids and young people.

This multi sport event held on Sunday 3rd September included some wonderful water activities such as paddle boarding, kayak water polo, raft building and log rolling whilst back on dry land there was some crazy golf.

winners are jurys Inn first Sheridan Coopers second Team Webb thirdLocal DJ Guy Lloyd of Juice Brighton was the host with the most and brought with him fantastic music for a great party atmosphere and presented the coveted First Prize to Jury’s Inn Waterfront Hotel, with Sheridan Coopers and Team Webb in 2nd and 3rd places respectively.

Families and friends from all over Sussex came along to support the teams and delicious refreshments were provided by Lagoon Watersports with bbq food from Steyning Butchers plus plenty to keep the kids entertained with pirate island paddle boarding, trampolines, face painting, hair braiding and lots of stalls for the grown ups.

Starr Trust Events Manager Rosie told us “The day couldn’t have gone any better with so many teams getting involved and Guy Lloyd helping to create a fantastic party atmosphere. We are so grateful to all the businesses that took part and also to our event sponsors, Beales of Worthing, Airsprung and Drum Technologies Brighton for their support. In excess of £4000 was raised which will help local youngsters achieve their goals in Art, Sport and Education”.

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