A residents group has held its first annual general meeting (AGM).
Thirty one people attended Tilgate Community Forum’s milestone event.
It was held after new traffic light technology was installed in Southgate Avenue.
The group had raised concerns over road accidents and congestion caused by the signals at busy junctions on the main road earlier this year.
A county council spokesman said the waiting times at the junctions will be shorter outside peak hours after the Microprocessor Optimised Vehicle Actuation was installed.
It was due to be installed in the Hawth Avenue, Southgate Drive, Ashdown Drive and Tilgate Way junctions this month.
The AGM was held in Shackleton Road Community Centre on September 17.
Secretary Sylvia Handy said: “Snacks were provided by the Tesco Community Champion, and drinks by the Committee.
“One member was delighted to win a raffle prize - a ticket for Go Ape Adventure! 31 people were present, including Henry Smith MP and councillors Duncan Crow and Francis Guidera.
“The chair reported on the meetings and activities of the first year.
“These included 14 guest speakers, Bulb-planting, Litter-picking and a Tree Walk in Tilgate Park.”
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