LETTER: Huge effort put in to 1066 events

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What a terrific 1066 commemorative weekend in Battle! A big highlight was the parade of more than 600 local schoolchildren on October 14.

I wonder if many people had any idea of the immense amount of work done by one person - Tina Greene.

She liaised with the schools, organised the material and patterns for the costumes, helmets and shields. I hope she gets the recognition she (plus her very supportive husband and family) richly deserves.

Her other achievement is the Battle Tapestry, designed by her. To date, more than 600 people from home and abroad have put in a stitch or two. A truly communal effort. Well done Tina.

She still needs more people to come and do some more stitching so that it can be completed by the end of November. Every Thursday in the Almonry, Battle High Street, 10.30am to 3.30pm, so come and have a go.

Diane Stainsby

Sandrock Hill


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