NEWICK CINEMA: This week’s film is Viceroy;s House on Sunday, in the village hall. Doors open at 7pm to give time for socialising and a drink or two, before the film starts at 7.30pm.
RAGWORT: This year ragwort is everywhere, currently in flower. Unless it is cut down before it seeds next year’s invasion will be even worse. Leaving ragwort to seed is anti social to say the least.
RUGBY: With the 2017/2018 season fast approaching the club is looking for new players. Obviously it helps if you are big, young and fit, but there are opportunities available for those who are vertically challenged or in their 40s or even 50s. Many years ago the then landlord of the Royal Oak made his debut in his 40s playing against the French.
THE OUSE VALLEY FOOTPATH: Last week we spoke about the route from Newick to Lewes, ending at Tesco’s coffee bar. After passing through Lewes you can choose which bank of the river to follow. The official path follows the west bank, but there is a fairly lengthy detour around Piddinghoe. The east bank hugs the river but ends up in Newhaven industrial estate. Finally you can get the train back to Lewes and a bus on to Newick. There is an escape route at Southease after three miles, where there is a rail station and bridge over the river. Six miles for this stage, making a total of 15 from Newick to the sea.
NEWICK GREEN WI: All villagers are welcome to come to this month’s meeting on July 27. The speaker is Paul Lendon who will talk about his 28 years with the GPO and subsequently BT. In the Community Centre, doors open at 7.45pm.
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