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St George’s friend: Tim Singleton passed away a week ago it was such sad news. Tim had actively produced the posters etc for the Flower Festival for many years. His health had declined over the past year, never the less it is sad to loose one of the congregation and a lovely man. I am sure God will look after him and I ask you in joining us to say a prayer for him and his family.

Friday 24 June: Brede Farmers Market will have many stalls to delight you. So pop along and support local enterprises and bag yourself a bargain. It is open from 10am -12 noon at Brede Village Hall

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Pilates with Laura at 9.15 and WEA at 11am are in Udimore Community Hall and Brede Short Mat Bowlers will be in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm

Saturday 25 June: Emma’s Baby Ballet students will be in Brede Village Hall at 9am.

The Friends of St Mary’s Church invite you to a Midsomer Murder which is being performed by a very talented local group. It is a 7pm start and weather permitting it will be an outside event at Udimore Community Hall. Take your own picnic and drink. It will be a fun evening including a raffle.

Tickets are £7.50 Teams of 6-8 are ideal, teams can also be made up on the day.

The Rainbow Trout have Loose Change playing live at 8.30pm.

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Strike Back against Cancer. Julie McDonnell who has leukaemia (CML)is a very brave lady, she and the Bell Ringer from Brede and other Churches in Sussex have organised a national ringing event for today the 25th June 2016 to help raise vital funds for research and give other blood cancer sufferers a chance of life.

The aim is to raise £100,00 and to add 1,000 potential stem cell donors to the Anthony Nolan Trust and associated registers.

They are walking the historic Pilgrims Way from Wye to Canterbury Cathedral with ringing at Churches along the route. Amazingly the momentum has grown and Julie has been contacted by The Arch Bishop of Canterbury,and others in Britain. The Vatican and the Dele Llama have also been in touch as well as thousands of Churches and Bell ringers around the World and from every Continent. Julie has done remarkably well and I really wish her and the team good weather for their walk and hope she reaches her target.

If you would like to join in the route it is about 14 miles you can email [email protected] and you will be sent all the details. Here are the Webb address’s hhtp:// also hhtps://

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Sunday 26 June: Church Services this morning are as follows: Father Anthony White conducts the Mass service at 9.00 am in St Theresa’s Catholic Church on the old Northiam Road, if you need to contact the Father his number is 01424 773125

At St George’s Church the Sung Eucharist starts at 9.30am Father Martin can be reached on 01424 883408. The Church’s Website is

At 10.30am Mrs Pen Wilcock will be taking the service in the Methodist Church in Broad Oak today, The Reverend Peggy Heim is the Pastoral Minister and can be contacted on 01424 422350.

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Monday 27 June: Age Uk East Sussex Brede Community Club will meet in Brede Village Hall at 10 .30am – 1.30pm Sadly this is their last day here. They are moving to Hailsham as numbers have steadily decreased.

The Guiding section meet in the small hall of Brede Village Hall; the Rainbows meet from 4.15- 5.15pm, they welcome girls aged between 5-7 years, the They have some spaces. Julie Piper can be contacted 01424 883464 or mobile 07863599537.

The Brede Scout sections are all held in the Scout Hut Stubbs Lane, Beavers welcome Boys and girls from 6 years old they meet from 5.15pm to 6.15pm. Contact Cubs are 8-10½ years old and meet from 6.30 – 8.00pm there are also vacancies for children to join, the Contact is Colin Ward 01424 852413

Whist players will be in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm

Tuesday 28 June :Pilates in Udimore community Hall at 9.15am. Knitters and Natters meet in the Methodist Church at 10am they are knitting for various charities and will be pleased if any other people who like knitting join them.

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Brede Luncheon Club meet in Brede Village Hall at 12.noon where they will have a lovely lunch. Contact Christina Purkiss 01424 882274 if you would like to join them for lunch.

Brede Scouts meet, from 7pm – 9pm in the Scout Hut and any young person 10½ or over is welcome. The contact is Andy Bishop 07811339626

Brede Parish Council meet in Brede Village hall at 7.30pm and would be glad to see anybody interested in what’s going on in the Parish.

The Rainbow Trout have a Quiz evening beginning at 8pm

Wednesday 29 June: Pilates with Laura in Udimore community Hall at 9.15am

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The Mobile Library Services will be visiting Reedswood Road from 1pm – 1.35pm then Brede Village Hall from 1.45pm – 2.15pm

Thursday 30 June: Stretch & Tone with Sally in Brede Village Hall at 9.30am Pilates with Laura is at 9.15 in Udimore Community Hall.

Friday 1 July: Pilates with Laura at 9.15am Brede Farmers Market in Brede Village Hall from 10am – 12noon and Brede Short Mat Bowlers will be in Brede Village Hall at 7.30pm

Future Events: Please let me know in good time if there is anything you would like put in the column.

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