CHURCH SERVICES: St Andrew’s Church Sung Evensong is on Sunday at 4pm.

WHIST DRIVE: A Whist Drive will be held on Saturday, January 16, at 7.30pm in Bishopstone Parish Hall. Admission including refreshments is £2.50. This event is in aid of Bishopstone Parish Hall.

BEACH CLEAN: Tide Mills Community Beach Clean is from 10am to noon on Sunday January 17. Meet at the beach end of Mill Drove (off the A259). Come along, grab a bag and a litter picker, and help clean up the area for visitors and the local wildlife.

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.

CAROL SERVICE: The St Andrew’s Church Carol Service Retiring Collection raised a grand total of £200.

SAD NEWS: Sadly, Derek Sorrell of Bishopstone passed away just before Christmas. Derek enjoyed a happy retirement including bee-keeping with his wife Jean where he made international friends and became appreciative of the countryside. Ever the practical man, he would not only loan you equipment, but come and do the job with you.

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