The latest in our Club Files series, Rob Heinzl, Lewes club chairman, on raising funds to replace an old hockey astro and having pivotal support of members
Most people will know Lewes for its bonfire celebrations when the town is mobbed with up to 20,000 extra people taking part in the November event. It will not be known for having a hockey club, but like most towns you just have to search around and you will find the generous sporting facilities and associated clubs to cater for most leisure needs.
The hockey astro is the jewel in the crown at Southdown Club, allowing development of some of the best facilities for a Sussex club to have onsite alongside squash and tennis.
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