CONGRATULATIONS: Last Friday the wonderful Laura Carver was awarded her BA degree at the Barbican. Laura is a full time mum of two, runs her own fitness business and apart from that has spent the last five years doing an Open University degree to help her further her knowledge of the fitness path she has chosen. Amongst the studying and raising her lovely children she also runs in marathons in aid of St Peter and St James Hospice in memory of her lovely sister. Her aim is to run 100 before she reaches 40 years of age. With the great support of her husband Neil her mum and dad, Debbie and Gwyn Jones, her brother Chris and all her wonderful friends, I have no doubt she will achieve that goal. Congratulations Laura on persevering when you felt like giving up, and finally reaching the ultimate goal and collecting your degree. It is so well deserved.
MUSIC: Tonight, Friday, is music night again in the Pavilion at Burwash Common. Local talented musicians and singers will be there to entertain you. If you are a musician and wish to take part, do go along and introduce yourself. The fun begins at 8pm and the licenced bar will be open.
LOVE BURWASH: Tomorrow, Saturday, Burwash Parish Council are hoping that many of you will turn out to help with their I Love Burwash Clean-up Campaign. They did this in the spring and I have to say it made such a big difference to the sight of the villages. You will be split into groups and given a different area to take care of. Cutting back hedges and grass banks, clean the road signs picking up litter and planting lots of spring bulb. If you think you can be of use to them please let them know, also which area you would prefer to do or if you are happy to go where they need you. Call 07854 699518 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Hopefully the weather will be good and a lot can be achieved.
BARN DANCE: Tomorrow, Saturday, evening there will be a barn dance in the Swan Meadow Pavilion, Ham Lane, from 7pm to 11pm. It is being held in aid of Burwash School and The Buzzy Bees Pre-school. Music and tuition by Drs Orders. There will be a bar and barbecue. Tickets are £10 each available in the school playground, the buzzy bees or in the Bear Motel. I have just been told that the tickets are now just £5 each and children are welcome.
BRITISH LEGION: The Burwash branch of the Royal British Legion will have a meeting on Monday evening at 8pm in the Rose and Crown. You do not have to be a member to attend and not all members have been in the forces. You just need an interest in the work that the British Legion do for the men and women, who have served their country. If you are interested in joining the branch please call Fred Marshall on 01435 884298.
BOWLS CLUB: The Burwash Short Mat Bowls Club will begin their new season of matches in the Wealden League. Having been promoted to division one they will have play really well against some good opponents. They will continue to meet for friend in club roll up night on Monday and would be very happy to see you there. They start a 6.30pm and welcome you by giving you with tuition and friendship. You can play at which ever level suits you, be it just at club, friendly games, league, tournaments and eventually even for one of the East Sussex County Teams. To find out more why not come along or give secretary Mary Taylor a call on 01435 882107.
EVENTS: The village Harvest Supper this year is being held on Saturday October 1 in the village hall and includes Ceilidh, the fun begins at 7pm. Tickets are £7.50 and includes a light supper and dancing which you will be guided through. They are available from Vicky Patterson on 01435 884135 or from the Flower House.
QUIZ: Also in October there will be a fun general knowledge quiz evening. This is on October 8 and you are invited to enter teams of six at £8 per person to include supper. To book a table please call Mary Taylor 01435 882107 or email email@example.com
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