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 November 21. 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 earlier this year, please call in to collect it from 9.30am to noon at Trinity Church Hall, Coppice Avenue, Lower Willingdon. Someone from Southfields area. Please telephone Maureen 485971. I have mislaid your contact details.
SPA VALLEY: Events on this Heritage Railway including visits by 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. For details contact www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk telephone 01892 537715.
WALKS: Tomorrow, Saturday, Golfing for Some, 5 miles with Bob J. Meet at YHA East Dean Road 10am GR 5889910. Bus 12, 9.43am Terminus Road stand J. Or, From the Spire, 8 miles with Mike S. Meet at Chiddingly village car park, 9.30am GR 544142. Public house option, car park is behind the church. On Sunday Uckfield, Newick and Fletching Circular, 9.75 miles with John and Marion. Meet at the Avenue 9.30am, walk starts at Luxford field car park Uckfield 10.15am GR 471213. Mostly fairly flat about 25 stiles.
POLEGATE PLODDERS: Would like more folk to join them running/jogging group please contact Brian Winn on 07765216990 or email email@example.com
COFFEE MORNING: The coffee morning tomorrow, Saturday, in the lounge at Polegate Community Centre, is hosted by Polegate Residents Association. All welcome from 10am to noon.
BARN DANCE: There is a barn dance tomorrow, Saturday, at Polegate Community Centre at 7pm. Entrance £10 to include Ploughman’s and Pud. Tickets in advance from 482329 or 488527 with Polegate Twinning Association
LAST DAY: The last day for visitors to Polegate Windmill is on Sunday from 2pm to 5pm. Group visits can be anytime during the winter. Please contact John Watts on 487697. Our windmill Christmas Bazaar will be held at St Johns Church Hall, on Saturday 28 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 to Saturday, October 26 to 31. Evenings at 7.45pm, matinee Saturday 2.45pm. Tickets available £9 adults and children £6 available from Archer and Partners, 48 High Street, Polegate 483348. Online booking has a £1 charge extra from www.polegatedramagroup.co.uk
MEN’S SOCIETY: The next meeting is on October 26 when our speaker is John Steadman. Tea from 2.30pm, meeting starts at 3pm in St Johns Church Hall. More info from Clifford 486638.
LOCAL HISTORY: Eastbourne Local history Society evening meeting on Tuesday when our speaker is Fred Reeve who will be telling us the history of St Saviors Church. Doors open at 6.30pm for a meeting that starts at 7pm prompt. Meeting is held at St Saviors Church Hall, South Street, Eastbourne, BN21 4UT.
WINE AND SOCIAL: The Wine and Social Club meeting on October 27 is our fish and chip evening. After food there will be a picture quiz. Our meetings are held at Polegate Community Centre from 7.30pm. More info from 485134 to speak to Alf.
FRIDAY CRAFT: The group meet every Friday morning at 10 am 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.
URGENTLY REQUIRED: More stall holders who sell produce, crafts and other stallholders at Trinity Community Market, held on Wednesday mornings at Trinity Church Hall, 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. If you would like to book a stall contact Wendy on 489002 email firstname.lastname@example.org
INDOOR BOWLS: Come and play on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons 1.30pm to 4.30 pm at Polegate Community Centre. Call our secretary Tony 760846 for info, or just pop along. It’s for all ages.
CHARITY COFFEE MORNING: Held on the second Thursday of the month at British Queen, Lower Willingdon, from 10am to midday. Bring and buy sale, book stall. A different charity every month. All welcome, tea, coffee and cake costs £1.50. The money goes to charity.
STALLHOLDERS: If anyone is interested to have a stall at Polegate Dickensian Day when the Christmas lights are switched on, please visit Polegate Café to book your stall. The Dickensian Day is on Saturday November 28, from noon to 4.30pm.
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