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Jenny Seale

Hailsham

SANTA ROAD TOUR: The Hailsham Rotary Club will be accompanying Santa to the following roads from 5pm today, Friday. The Drive, Chichester Rd, Buckle Gdns, Malthouse Rd, Houghton Way, Akehurst Cl, Luscombe Ave, Mannington Rd. Saturday – Brunel Dr, Telford Lane, Trevithick Path, Hedley Way, Gournay Rd. Sunday, Gleneagles Dr (BMW), The Belfry, Turnberry Dr, St Mellion Cl, Mountain Ash Cl, St Boswells Cl, Melrose Cl, Pitreavie Dr, Dunbar Dr, Woburn Cl, Holyhead Cl, Wentworth Cl, Sunningdale Cl, St Andrew’s Cl. Monday, Harebeating Dr, Hawkstown Gdns, Hawkstown View, Harebeating Dr, Falcon Way, Hawkstown Cres, Harebeating Cres, Oak Tree Way, Quinnell Dr. Tuesday, Cacklebury Cl, Ingrams Way, Arlington Rd East, Coopers Way, Blacksmiths Copse, Millers Rise, Carpenters Way, Whittens Cl, Meadow Rd, The Holt. Wednesday, Tesco Hailsham. Thursday, Field Cl, Cuckmere Cl, Sheppey Walk, Iona Cl, Shetland Cl, Anglesey Ave, Lundy Walk, Solent Crescent. Friday, Tesco Eastbourne. The road tours around Hailsham continue daily until Sunday 23 December. Look out for the Santa Stops Here signs each night. This year Santa will be stopping at safe places in each road rather than outside every child’s house. Listen out for him as he arrives. He starts his journey each night at about 5pm and will not finish until every road and street is covered on the list that night. To see the full list, visit the Hailsham Rotary Club Facebook Page.

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Hellingly & Horsebridge

CHRISTINGLE SERVICES: This Sunday at Upper Dicker at 9.15am and Hellingly Church at 10.45am. Children’s Society candle collecting tubes are on the table by the door in church, please take one if you wish, or pass onto families likely to be in church. They can be returned on December 9 or passed to a sides-person at a later date. This is a special service, especially as 2018 is the 50th anniversary of Christingle Services. Please note that this will not be a communion service.

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TWINNING AGM: The twinning association hopes you will come along to their eat, meet and greet new members and AGM this evening, Friday, at 7.30pm. It is in the Charles Hunt Centre (Waitrose car park) and there will be Christmas nibbles and a chance to find out more about the association. You do not need to be able to speak French and neither do you have to host visits to be a part of the organisation. You just have to like meeting new people in England and in France.

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Herstmonceux & Wartling

CHARITY POP-UP: Last day tomorrow, Saturday. Pop in and pick up some last minute Christmas gifts. It is at the end of the shopping parade on Gardner Street (opposite the Sundial). St Wilfrid’s Hospice and Children with Cancer fund will both benefit from this event. There will be handcrafted decorations and gifts by local crafters.

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WEDDING SHOWCASE: On Sunday come along to Blackstock Estate, Grove Hill from 10am to 3pm. Free entry. Meet the wedding team, explore the venue and grounds, sample wedding food.

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LIGHTS SWITCH-ON: Today, Friday, in Vicarage Field the lights will be switched on at about 6pm by the Mayor and two winners of the Decorate your Christmas Pizza competition run by Dominos. From 5pm Santa will be handing out free sweets to children, Hailsham Community College and Grovelands Community Primary School choirs will be carol singing. There will also be festive refreshments, candy floss and roasted chestnuts. Hailsham FM will be playing Christmas music throughout and Hailsham Parish Church will be hosting their Open Church directly after the switch-on, where there will be background music and free hot drinks served, including hot chocolate.

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CHRISTMAS FAIR: Wartling Christmas fair is tomorrow, Saturday, from 11am to 2pm at Reid Hall, Boreham Street. Entry is £1 and there will be stalls, tombola, raffle, cakes, games, books etc. Christmas meal is £8 which includes entry. Enquiries 01323 833079.

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Hellingly & Horsebridge

WEALDEN BRASS CONCERT: This is tomorrow, Saturday, at 6.30pm in Hellingly Church. Please come along and support this concert, all money raised goes to church funds. There is also a raffle. Tickets cost £8 which includes refreshments and will be available on the door.

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FUN BINGO: This is at Herstmonceux Village Hall tomorrow, Saturday, at 2pm. £6 for a book of 12 games and refreshments. Extra books cost £3. Raffle. Proceeds to the Windmill Hill Windmill Trust.

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Hellingly & Horsebridge

CHRISTMAS FAIR: Come along tomorrow, Saturday, for the Christmas Fair at Hellingly village hall, North Street, from 10am to noon. There are Guide and Brownie led competitions, stalls, gifts, raffle, cakes, bottle, books and lots more.

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LIGHTS SWITCH-ON: At Vicarage Field on Friday November 23, there will be festive entertainment in addition to the big switch-on. Santa will be handing out free sweets to children, and pupils from Hailsham Community College and Grovelands Community Primary School will be carol singing before the official switch-on, which takes place at 6pm. The lucky winners of the Best Christmas Pizza Design competition, which will be announced before the switch-on, will press the button to turn on the town’s Christmas lights. If that was not enough, there will be festive refreshments on sale including candy floss (courtesy of Hailsham Lions) and roasted chestnuts. Hailsham FM will be playing Christmas music throughout the event and Hailsham Parish Church will be hosting their Open Church directly after the switch-on, where there will be background music and free hot drinks served, including hot chocolate.

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FARMERS MARKET: Go along for all your fresh local produce. From 9am to 12.30pm tomorrow, Saturday. The Hailsham Farmers’ Market will be at the Cattle Market Site on Market Street. This month our focus is local traceable food and craft work. There will be the usual range of producers selling locally reared and produced food. Carol’s Confections will be willing to take orders for cakes etc for collection next month at the Christmas market. There will be a good range of quality apples and pears along with a broad selection of seasonal vegetables. There is plenty of free parking on site - pick your goods from the range at our stalls and pack your shopping straight into your car. Support your local producers and craftspeople at Hailsham Farmers’ Market, Market Street, Hailsham BN27 2AG. Traders: For information on taking a pitch please call 01892 852168 or email info@hailshamfarmersmarket.co.uk.

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THE MADNESS MUSICAL: The show has been running all week but there are still three more performances if you have not yet got your tickets. Today, Friday, and tomorrow, Saturday, evening at 7.30pm with a matinee tomorrow at 2.30pm. This popular and upbeat musical is being performed by HATS at Herstmonceux Village Hall. Tickets are £12 adults and £8 children available online from hats-uk.org, Stevens and Carter, Hailsham 01323 840444, The Malthouse, Herstmonceux 01323 819216.

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Hellingly & Horsebridge

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY: On November 11, 10.30am to 11.30am at Hellingly Cemetery. Youth procession is from Hellingly School 10.20am to the memorial for a service and return.

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CHARITY BARN DANCE: Get your tickets now for this event in aid of Citizens Advice featuring Hellingly Folk Dance Band at the Kings Head, Lower Horsebridge on Friday November 23 from 7pm to 10.30pm. Tickets are £10, U16s £5 in advance from Hailsham Citizens Advice, Western Road, The Kings Head, Lower Horsebridge or Hailsham Camera Centre, 53 High Street, Hailsham or £12 and £6 respectively on the door. Bar snacks, drinks and a raffle.

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STREET MARKET: The Royal British Legion, Hailsham Branch, will be selling poppies tomorrow, Saturday, at the Street Market in Vicarage Field.

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THE MADNESS MUSICAL: There is still time to get your tickets for Our House – The Madness Musical at Herstmonceux Village Hall from November 6 to 10 with evening performances at 7.30pm each day and a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm. Tickets are £12 adults and £8 children available online from hats-uk.org, Stevens and Carter, Hailsham 01323 840444, The Malthouse, Herstmonceux 01323 819216.

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COWBEECH BONFIRE: Tonight, Friday, on the bonfire field opposite the Merrie Harriers there will be fireworks to a WW1 theme and choreographed to music, filling the sky with poppies. There will be a barbecue, hog roast, bar and much more. Entry is £5 adults, Primary £1, U3s free.

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Hellingly & Horsebridge

HALLOWEEN WEEKEND: Tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday at Michelham Priory there will be traditional entertainment with Punch and Judy, crafts, trails and heaps of scary Halloween fun with Crazee Hazzee. Family ghost hunt, 5pm to 8pm. Please pre-book (01323 844224). If you need a break from this haunting experience, relax in the café and treat yourself to a delicious Halloween-inspired menu. Details sussexpast.co.uk.

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