The Uckfield News website closes as owner Cathy Watson retires.



The Uckfield News website closes as owner Cathy Watson retires.





The Uckfield News website closes as owner Cathy Watson retires.

Cathy thanks everyone who has supported the site over the 15 years since its launch.

supporters

She says: “I am particularly grateful to Paul Watson, who wrote many articles for Uckfield News and was a great supporter behind the scenes. “Thank you to Sue, an excellent accountant, and to Michelle, who communicated so well with the advertisers.”

Advertisers

Cathy added that she was grateful to advertisers, many of whom have been involved with Uckfield News since its inception. And she said thank you to the readers. Around 30,000 people viewed around 100,000 pages on the website each month. More than 1,000 received daily emails containing headlines.

Freedom

She added: ‘It has been a privilege to write and share news about the city where I live, but I look forward to the freedom of retirement and the chance to enjoy the happenings of Uckfield without juggling it. camera, pen and notebook.

“I’m lucky because I will still meet all the friends I made through the website when I am in the future.

Best wishes

“Best wishes to the people of Uckfield. Hope our friendly town continues to thrive.

Cathy can still be contacted via the email address [email protected] although this is only monitored intermittently.

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