Thanks for allowing Easter events to take place

Once again the main events of Maundy Thursday and Good Friday were remembered in Littlehampton as Christians from various churches re-enacted Jesus’ journey to the cross, from his betrayal in the garden of Gethsemane to his crucifixion.

It seems very appropriate to be doing it amid the market stalls in the precinct, and we are very grateful to the town council and Southern Counties Markets for allowing it and for keeping the space at the clock tower free – and like this year for ensuring any music is turned off.

The stallholders are very accommodating so we thank them too.

This year there seemed to be a bigger crowd than usual so we would like to apologise to any member of the public who was unduly held up.

We hope you understand it is a once-a-year very special occasion for Christians and we really appreciate the opportunity to tell part of the Easter story in a dramatic way.

Many people said they were very moved by the crucifixion scene.

The good news is that the story doesn’t end there, because Jesus rose from the dead, and we celebrated that event with great joy on Easter Sunday.

Di Brown

Broadmark Lane

Rustington

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be among the first to know what’s going on.

1) Make our website your homepage at www.littlehamptongazette.co.uk/

2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LittlehamptonGazette

3) Follow us on Twitter @LhamptonGazette

4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

The Littlehampton Gazette - always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.