Hailsham Forward Partnership was born out of the Mary Portas Vision for revitalising Town Centres. Hailsham Forward is a Town Team Partner, is supported by the Government, and has received £10,000 funding to undertake projects to improve the business community in Hailsham.
The Partnership is made up of many local people and organisations including the local Chamber of Commerce, Federation of Small Businesses, Local Councils, Hailsham Youth Council and Hailsham's MP.
Chairman - Cllr Nick Collinson - Wealden District Council and owner of Chapter 12 Wine Bar
Secretary - Mickey Caira – Hailsham Town Council Business Enterprise Manager
Treasurer – Cllr Chriss Triandafyllou – Hailsham Town Council
Member – Cllr Gavin Blake- Coggins - Hailsham Town Council
Member - Petrina Mayson: Chairman of Hailsham and District Chamber of Commerce and Chief Executive, Now Charity
Member - Clive Soper Federation of Small Businesses
Member – Phil Matthews – Principal Hailsham Community College
Member - Steve Parmar-Greaves – Director Parmar Staffing
Member - Christian Letschka – Business Enterprise Assistant, Hailsham Town Council
Co-Opted member – Cllr Nigel Coltman