PATRONAL GIFT DAY: Tomorrow, Saturday, at St Andrew’s Church: 11am Eucharist Service; 12.15pm to 2.15pm lunchtime refreshments in the Parish Hall. Please sign sheet at back of church if you wish to attend.

CAROL SERVICE: On Sunday December 20: 4pm at St Andrew’s Church

FREE HORSE MANURE: Available on west (Newhaven) side of Bishopstone Road between Bishopstone Estate and Bishopstone Pond: help yourself, but please return or replace the bags.

SADDENED: We were saddened to learn of the death of Sir John Leahy on November 17. A Memorial Service will be held at St Andrew’s Church on Tuesday, December 1 at 2.30pm. John and his wife Anne used to live opposite us in Bishopstone Village but had to move to Eastbourne for health reasons. Sir John was a senior British diplomat and well known as a ‘safe pair of hands’; he also had a wry sense of humour- he congratulated us as well as Rex Wright, an aging Alsatian, for winning the Veteran’s Class in Seaford.

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