Polegate

POLEGATE PLODDERS: For info on this newly formed running/jogging group please contact Brian Winn on 07765216990 or email brianwinn1@btinternet.com

COFFEE MORNING: The coffee morning tomorrow, Saturday, in the lounge at Polegate Community Centre is hosted by the bowls club. All welcome from 10am to noon. On Saturday June 20, the coffee morning will be hosted by Polegate Scouts.

WALKS: Tomorrow, Saturday, 2 to 2.5 miles with Catherine. Meet at Chyngton Lane, Seaford at 1 am. Car parking in side roads. Bus 12, 9.43am Terminus Road, stand J to Chyngton Lane, bring drink. Tomorrow, Saturday, Walk on the Wild Side, 5 miles with Pat B. Meet at Glyne Gap, Bexhill, bus 99 from Terminus Road Stand E, walk starts at 10.20am. Refreshments at Crowhurst. Leader at start. On Sunday, Round Pick Hill, 9 miles with John and Marion. Meet The Avenue 9.30am walk starts Wellshurst Golf Club with permission on A267 north of Hellingly 9.50am GR 581146.

DINING TRAINS: At Spa Valley Railway. Lunch time fish and chips Sunday, and on Thursday at lunch time, High Weald Belle, luncheon train, booking essential. Contact Spa Valley Railway via website www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk or telephone 01892 537715.

POLEGATE OAKS: Miniature Railway now open to the public on first and third Sundays each month from 2pm to 5pm at William Daly fields, Brightling Road, Polegate. Donations to ride. Contact secretary on 07528480371 www.padmec.org.uk

MUSIC DAY: Polegate Windmill Music Day on Sunday is organized by Gerry Page. He will entertain on the mill plat together with any local musicians who would like to take part on the day.

OPEN GARDEN: In aid of St Wilfrid’s Hospice, on Sunday from 2pm to 5pm at 2A Downs Road, Willingdon, BN22 OJH. Entry is by donation for St Wilfrid’s Hospice. A medium size split level garden with a variety of herbaceous perennial plants and shrubs. For more info tele 434200 or visit www.stwhospice.org

LOCAL HISTORY: Polegate and Willingdon Local History Society next meet on Friday June 19, when our talk is Charles Darwin and Alfred Russell Wallace. We meet at St Johns Church Hall, doors open at 6.30pm, meeting starts at 7pm to 9pm. Visitors welcome.

MID SUMMER FETE: The fete is on Saturday June 20, on Lower Willingdon Triangle from 1pm to 6pm. Local traders, many stalls, food stall, local history quiz, kids’ fancy dress, dog shows, tombola, bouncy castle, hog roast, fire and rescue, face painting, brass band, bake off, plants, Polefit, Zumba and Karate. In aid of two local charities, Children With Cancer Polegate and JPK Project.

SHOW: Polegate Gardeners Show is on Saturday June 20 in the hall at Polegate Community Centre from 2pm to 4pm. All welcome.

GUIDED WALK: ELHS guided walk around Hampden Park, June 24. Please contact Maureen on 485971, or email maureencopping@yahoo.co.uk for more details. Also contact me for proposed excursion to Spa Valley Railway, in July.

CONCERT: A Silver Jubilee Concert is to be given by The Downland Singers at St Andrews United Reformed Church, Blackwater Road, Eastbuorne, on Saturday June 27 at 3pm. Entry by programme £5 available at door includes refreshments and lucky number. Our concert is supporting Children with Cancer.

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