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Arlington & Berwick news
Arlington & Berwick news

WEBSITE: Further to last week’s information on the Arlington Village Facebook site, a new Arlington Village website was launched on July 1 at This site contains information on the village’s history, main attractions, events and community news. Comments and content can be sent to the website editors Lindy Gillam ( or Jackie Appleton (

ROADWORKS: Today, Friday, in Station Road, Berwick there may be two way traffic control. Between the dates of July 21 and August 3 there may be a road closure in Tye Hill Lane, Arlington due to duct works.

MARQUEE RAISING: Tomorrow, Saturday, at noon, helping hands are needed for the marquee raising at Glebe Field next to Arlington Village Hall. Further details from Jim on 01323 485153.

WALK ARUND THE CHURCHES: Each year there is a walk around the five churches in the Benefice of Arlington, Berwick, Selmeston-cum-Alciston and Wilmington. Tomorrow, Saturday, at 8am, the walk will commence at Berwick Church and return to Berwick Church about 3pm for a cream tea. All are welcome.

HOME GROUP: The Arlington Home Group will meet on Monday between 7.30pm and 8.30pm at Pickhams, Hayreed Lane. For details, please contact 01323 871148.

ARLINGTON ARTS GROUP: For details of the outdoor painting session this Thursday, please contact Josie on 01323 485153.

ARTS SHOW: Josie has asked if anyone can help on Friday, July 15, in setting up the Arts Show for the following Saturday from 5.30pm at Bates Green Farm to collect the screens and from 6pm at the hall. If you can, please contact Josie on 01323 485153.

MOBILE LIBRARY: On Friday, July 15, the mobile library will call at Arlington Village Hall at 2.20pm to 2.45pm and Berwick Village Hall at 2.55pm to 3.10pm. Further details from 0345 6080195/196.

ARLINGTON WEEKEND: On Saturday July 16, from 10.30am to 10.30pm and Sunday, July 17, from 10.30am to 5pm, Arlington Village will be celebrating a weekend of events including Arlington Gets Cajun, an Arts Show, live music, village picnics, a book sale and events in the field behind Arlington Village Hall. On Sunday, there will be a Five Villages Summer Party starting at 10am with a Songs of Parise in the marquee in the field behind the village hall.

PARISH COUNCIL: The next meeting of the full Arlington Parish Council will be on Thursday at 7.30pm at Arlington Village Hall. Details of the agenda and minutes of previous meetings can be found at

BERWICK PARISH COUNCIL: The next meeting is the full council meeting on Thursday July 28 at 7:30pm at Berwick Village Hall. The agenda will be attached here nearer the time. Members of the public and the press are cordially invited to attend.

DICKER VILLAGE HALL: The Dicker Village Hall Trust Committee will meet on Thursday July 21 at 7.30pm in Upper Dicker Village Hall.

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