Heathfield, Punnetts Town, Broad Oak & Cross In Hand

Heathfield, Punnetts Town, Broad Oak & Cross in Hand news

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FARMERS MARKET: The Heathfield Farmers Market has been selected as a finalist in the Sussex Farmers Market of the Year category, Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2017. We were nominated and a panel of expert judges agreed that it was worthy of being a finalist in these prestigious awards, which are now in their eleventh year.

Please vote for the Heathfield Farmers Market as the number of votes will directly contribute to shortlisting us for the next round of more in-depth judging. Voting closes on September 24. Please go to http://www.sussexfoodawards.biz/vote-enter/ The Heathfield Farmers Market is held on the third Saturday of the month, 9am to 12.30pm in the Co-Op car park, Heathfield and sells a range of fresh local produce and arts and crafts. http://www.heathfield.net/farmers-market Facebook and Twitter - heathfieldabout

CROSS IN HAND WI: At our meeting on August 24, members were inspired by our speaker Gillian Lloyd, who at the age of fifty took up photography and has gone on to win several coveted awards for her amazing wildlife photographs. There was an opportunity to view lots of Gillian’s work and find out about the places she has visited in order to capture those unique and beautiful pictures. Joyce Bryant won the best animal ornament competition and birthday flowers were presented to Betty Dabson, Toni Mehra, Barbara Norris, Joyce Parrott, Sue Tranter and Anita Jobling. Plans are in place for a trip to Merriements Garden Centre in September, and our next meeting will take place on Wednesday September 28, at 2pm in Cross-In-Hand Village Hall, when our guest speaker will be Mr K Gordon with a talk entitled The History of Eastbourne Police.

If you are female, of any age and enjoy good company, fun and an opportunity to learn, then come along and find out more- new members and visitors are always welcome. For further information or membership enquiries please telephone Anita: 01435 863479 or Margaret: 01435 867076.

ALL SAINTS CHURCH: Old Heathfield. Sunday, 8am Holy Communion (BCP), 11am Morning Worship. All welcome for coffee after this service. St George’s Broad Oak, 9.30am Holy Communion. http://allsaintsoldheathfield.org

ST RICHARD’S CHURCH: Sunday, 9.45am Parish Eucharist with activities for children. Tuesday, St Richard’s Art and Craft Group in the church hall. Wednesday, 10am Holy Communion; 11am Coffee and Chat with book club.

Advance notice, Saturday October 1, 7.30pm Silver Sounds. An evening of music with Heathfield Silver Band. Tickets £10 (including a glass of wine). Ring 01435 864541 or 01435 864198.

COFFEE POT: Will be commencing on September 5 and each Monday morning from 8.45am to 10.30am in The Space at All Saints Church during term time. For parents, grandparents or carers with children attending ASSR Primary School, providing opportunities for chat, papers and magazines, with a children’s area available. Car parking facilities for Coffee Pot users in the Cricket Club Car Park.

ACORN HOUSE GROUP: On Thursday the new Acorn House Group will commence meeting fortnightly at 7.30pm at Sunningdale, Halley Road, led by Colin and Norah Saunders. Specifically located in Broad Oak to serve the parishioners from both the churches in the parish.

PARISH PRAYER MEETING: A new Parish Prayer Meeting will be commencing on Saturday September 10 at 9am on alternative Saturday mornings. Designed for members of All Saints’ and St George’s Churches together and will take place in the Parish Room, Broad Oak.

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