25 August 2015

Shoreham Air Show incident condolences and donations

Books of condolence

Following the tragedy at the Shoreham Air Show, Adur and Worthing Councils have launched an online book of condolence. Members of the public are invited to leave messages of sympathy to all those involved in the incident in the online book of condolence.

Brighton & Hove City Council has also opened a book of condolence in Brighton Town Hall.

Donations

Sussex Community Foundation has opened a fund for those wishing to make a donation in support of the people and communities affected by the Shoreham Air Show incident. Donations can be made in the following ways:

  • Online: go to JustGiving
  • By text: text SAIR10 plus the amount you wish to donate to 70070
  • By telephone: call Sussex Community Foundation on 01273 409446 (between 9am and 5pm) with your credit or debit card details
  • By bank transfer: pay into CAF Bank account number 00095624, Sort code 40-52-40. Account name is Sussex Community Foundation. Please mark payment as SHOREHAM
  • By post: send cheques made payable to ‘Sussex Community Foundation’ to: Sussex Community Foundation, 15 Western Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1RL. Please include your name, address and telephone number and mark your cheque SHOREHAM

This appeal is being managed by Sussex Community Foundation, a registered charity which manages funds and gives grants to local communities in Sussex. The charity will manage all donations and ensure that the funds reach those people who need it most. The costs of managing the appeal are being met by Adur District & Worthing Borough Councils and West Sussex County Council.

Cllr Warren Morgan, leader of Brighton & Hove City Council, said:

“This was an horrific tragedy visited on roads that are familiar. Many of us will have friends and family affected or who had a narrow escape.

“Our thoughts in the immediate aftermath and in the long term must go to the bereaved, the injured and the traumatised. Brighton and Hove City Council stands ready to help them, our neighbouring authorities and the emergency services in the hours and weeks ahead."

 

Page updated: 8.41am on Wednesday, 26 August 2015