Arlington & Berwick

DATE AND VENUE: Arlington Parish Council Public Meeting and the Council meeting in respect of considering the parish representations to Wealden District Council on the Wealden Local Plan Issues - Options and Recommendations. The venue is Arlington Village Hall. The date for both meetings is December 9, public meeting 7pm to 8.30pm, full council meeting 8.30pm to 9.30pm. Representations by parishioners to Wealden District Council on the Local Plan can be made before December 14 by going to: or downloading the Parishioner Response Form from the Parish website:

WEATHER ALERTS: Alerts for vulnerable parishioners in bad weather conditions. Did you know that you can sign-up for alerts on air quality or cold weather warnings which come straight to your mobile phone or e-mail? To find out more simply go to: Air quality alert - Cold weather alert -

CHRISTMAS EVENTS: The following are just some of the events taking place in Arlington Parish over the Christmas period: From early December onwards to New Year’s Eve in St Pancras Church, there will be a Festival of Stars. Stars are required by today with further details from

Tomorrow, Saturday, at Arlington Village Hall, from 6pm, there will be the first Arlington Christmas Tree lighting ceremony.

On Sunday at St Pancras Church and Arlington Village Hall, starting at 3pm, there will be a showing of the 1984 production of Infant King film. This is a ticketed event with further details from

On Monday, on the Upper Dicker Village Green, at 6pm, there will be Carol singing with refreshments available. On Tuesday, at The Plough, starting at 8pm, there will be a Christmas Quiz. On Wednesday, at the Holy Trinity Church, between 3.30pm to 5pm, there will be Children’s Christmas Lantern Making. On December 11, in Upper Dicker Village Hall, starting at 8pm, there will be a Meet and Greet Singalong. There is an entrance fee of £3per person.

REGULAR MEETINGS: The following are regular meetings in the Parishes: Mondays:

Pilates 11.20am Berwick Village Hall, Justine 07817575091; Yoga for Beginners, 3pm to 4.15pm Arlington Village Hall, booking essential Tuesdays:

Yoga, 7pm Berwick Village Hall, Anne 01323 870842. Wednesdays: Whist Drive, 7.30pm Berwick Village Hall, Jenny 01323 870681; Pilates, 9.15am Berwick Village Hall, Justine 07817575091; Yoga, 11.30am to 12.30pm Bates Green Farm in term time. Thursdays:

Coffee Mornings and Book Exchange Club, 10.40am to noon Upper Dicker Village Hall. Fridays: After School Club, 4pm to 6pm Berwick Village Hall, Catherine 07813 859569. Fridays and Saturdays: Arlington Village Library, farm shop hours, Bates Green Farm.

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