SOUP LUNCH: Thank you to everyone who came and helped to make the soup lunch, such a fun social event. It was lovely to see a few new faces among our regular supporters. We made six varieties of soups and many diners tried most of them. Biggest favourite by far was the minted pea and ham and the oxtail soup made just like my mum did. The curried parsnip was also quite popular as was the broccoli and Stilton. The other two were carrot tomato and coriander and leek and potato both had there moment. Of the eight desserts the most popular were the treacle sponge and custard and the apple crumble and custard. Eton mess was also very popular. Thank you to Jackie Ashdown for doing the tombola and Bev Boakes and Chris Lane the raffle. Big thank you to the girls in the kitchen Lorraine Tesker, Laura Carver, Becki Mepham and Wendy Woolgar. We raised £191 towards the guides trip to Tipperary and the international event.
BINGO: There will be a fun prize bingo afternoon on Sunday in the village hall. The doors will open at 2pm ready for eyes down at 2.30pm. This will be the first outing for our new electronic bingo machine which some of the players donated too. The theme will be Easter with lots of Easter type gifts and chocolate. This is a fun afternoon that the whole family can enjoy from little Bobby to great grandma. Entry is free with one bingo book of 12 games and 24 chances to win a prize for £1. There is also a flyer game and a raffle. Refreshments will include home made cakes. Any prize donations would be very welcome. call Mary and Barry Taylor 01435 882107. All proceeds will go to Demelza children’s hospice.
LOVE BURWASH: Next Saturday, March 25, Burwash Parish Council invite to get involved in their Love Burwash Day. Volunteers are invited to help tidy the village and surrounding area ready for the summer. This includes cleaning the signs on the highway, cut back brambles etc and grass verges, wash down all the village seats and street map, in fact anything that will make the village a pleasure to visit. While you do this it is hoped you will note items that are broken or missing. If you feel you would like to get involved please get in touch by calling 07854 699518 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Leave you name and contact details and the area you would be happy to clear.
BOWLS: The Burwash Short Mat Bowls Club continue with their matches in the Wealden League. The latest one was at home to Plumpton. The team played well with some amazing results. Both the triples teams won their game and the pairs had one win and a draw. This gave us seven valuable league points and keeps us in the top half of the table. The team have a week off next week but will be at the village hall on Monday evening as usual. Last Monday the ladies played the President’s Cup singles. This was fiercely contested with some good play by all who entered. The winner at the end was Mary Taylor who beat Angela Marden in a good final. If you would like to play this great social sport why not join us at the hall one Monday evening from 6.30pm. The members will be happy to show you how to play and tell you the rules. You can also borrow equipment until you are ready to buy your own. Call Mary Taylor 01435 882107 for further details.
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