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URGENT REQUEST: We need a fit person to decorate our Henty Twine Hall with Christmas Decorations. We have the decorations we need someone to put them up for Father Christmas visit at our Christmas Fair on 21 November. Please contact Pat Payne at Polegate Community Centre on 482434.

BOOK ORDER: Will the person who ordered the book Polegate Past, from the bookstall at Trinity Willingdon Market on Wednesday mornings, please call in to collect it from 9.30am to noon. at Trinity Church Hall. Someone from Southfields area. Please telephone Maureen 485971. I have mislaid your contact details.

TRINITY DINERS: Next meal is today, Friday. Doors open at noon for meal at 12.30pm. Meals cost £5.50 and must be booked in advance, please contact Jennie on 484189 or email secretary@trinitylep.plus.com

LOCAL HISTORY: Polegate and Willingdon Local History Society next meeting is today, Friday, when we will hear the story of Edith Cavell. Doors open at 6.30pm, visitors welcome. Meeting starts at 7pm. More info from Margaret on 484293.

SPA VALLEY: Events on this Heritage Railway include visits by Thomas the Tank Engine and friends on a Day Out with a new format on October 17 and 18. Thumpers, Shunters and Brake Vans October 23 and 24 Autumn Diesel Gala, along with the fifth annual beer and cider festival with West Kent CAMRA and not forgetting Halloween Surprises. www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk telephone 01892 537715.

POLEGATE PLODDERS: Would like more folk to join them running/jogging group please contact Brian Winn on 07765216990 or email brianwinn1@btinternet.com

COFFEE MORNING: The coffee morning tomorrow, Saturday, at Polegate Community Centre, is hosted by Polegate Conservatives. All welcome in the lounge from 10am to noon.

WALKS: Tomorrow, Saturday, Friston Wander, 5 miles with Tony W. Meet at Friston Pond at 9.40 bus 12 at 9.23am, Terminus Road stand J. Finish at Exceat Car Park 12.15pm.

QUIZ: Twinning Quiz Night tomorrow, Saturday, at Polegate Community Centre from 7.30pm. On Sunday, Monks, Rod, Ease and Arms, 8 miles with Angela F. Meet at the Avenue 9.30am walk starts at Monks House National Trust Car park, The Street, Rodmell, at 10am GR 422065.

TRAINS RUNNING: At Polegate Oaks on Sunday. Our Miniature trains are in the William Daily Recreation Ground, Black Path www.padmec.org.uk open from 2pm to 5pm. We accept party bookings. Donations to ride. Sat Nav nearest post code BN26 5AY. Contact secretary on 07528480371. www.padmec.org.uk

FRIDAY CRAFT GROUP: Meet every Friday morning at 10am at Polegate Community Centre. We take part in a variety of crafts crafting comes in many guises, including knitting, crochet, card making, jigsaws, quizzing, the list is endless. Come and have fun. Contact Val Liles on 460336 or Shirley Hannam on 488035.

SOCIAL BINGO: Takes place on Monday night in the Henry Twine Hall, at Polegate Community Centre. We have a new caller, Carmen, meeting starts at 7.15pm. All welcome.

CARPENTER NEEDED: For Polegate Drama Group. Please telephone Jim Dobell on 483082 for more details.

INDOOR BOWLS: Come and play on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons 1.30pm to 4.30pm at Polegate Community Centre. Call our secretary Tony 760846 for info, or just pop along. It’s for all ages.

URGENTLY REQUIRED: More stall holders who sell produce, crafts and other stallholders at Trinity Community Market, held on Wednesday mornings at Trinity Church Hall, Coppice Avenue, Lower Willingdon from 9.30am to 12.30pm. There is no charge to visit the market. Present stalls include card making materials, greetings cards, new local history books, knitted silk scarfs, knitted baby jackets. Refreshments and light lunches. We hold a weekly raffle for local charities. This week’s raffle is in aid of Eastbourne Fire Service. If you would like to book a stall contact Wendy on 489002 email wendyandterrybrown@gmail.com

POLEGATE GARDNERS: The society next meet on October 22 will be a talk, Life and Fossils on the Seashore given by Tony Smith. Meeting held at Polegate Community Centre at 7.30pm. For more info contact Sheila Smith 483222.

BARN DANCE: On Saturday October 24 at Polegate Community Centre, at 7pm. £10 to include ploughmans and pud. Tickets in advance from 482329 or 488527 with Polegate Twinning Association.

LAST DAY: For visitors to Polegate Windmill is on Sunday October 25 from 2pm to 5pm. Group visits can be anytime during the inter. Please contact John Watts on 487697. Our windmill Christmas Bazaar will be held at St Johns Church Hall on Saturday November 28 between 10am and 12.30pm.

BOOKING OFFICE: Now open for Polegate Drama’s production of Entertaining Angels, a comedy taking place from Wednesday October 26 to Saturday October 31. Evenings at 7.45pm, matinee Saturday 2.45pm. Tickets available £9 adults and children £6 available from Archer and Partners, 48 High Street, 483348. On line booking has a £1 charge extra from www.polegatedramagroup.co.uk

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