East Hoathly

PRESERVATION SOCIETY: The society invites you to a guided site visit to The Culver Architectural Project at Bridge Farm in Barcombe. The walk begins at 2pm on Sunday and we will be meeting at 1.45pm from the car park opposite the farm, the post code being BN8 5BX, map ref: TQ433145. Admission s £3.50 to members and £5 to non-members. For more information, please call Toni Whitwell on 01825 87460.

CARNIVAL SOCIETY: The spectacular bonfire event, which takes place every year on the eve of Remembrance Sunday, is in honour of all that have fallen in defence of their country since 1914, and is very special to the parish. This is a tradition of which the people of the parish of East Hoathly with Halland can be justly proud. The memorable event has become a very popular part of the Sussex bonfire calendar, attended by many other Sussex bonfire societies, however it has now a victim of its own success. As more and more people are attracted to the event, the financial strain in terms of policing and health and safety have become a considerable burden on already limited funds. This year, ever more stringent and demanding regulations have been imposed upon us by the authorities which potentially threaten the viability of the event. In order to continue this village tradition the Carnival Society is making a heartfelt request for help in any way that you can, by either making a small financial contribution to their funds, or by offering your talents or skills in any way that you that you think may be useful. If you feel that you could make a contribution in any way that you can, please contact Chris Reene at chris.reene@virgin.net, or on 07960 882173, or Julia Deene at jaydenconsultants.t21@btinternet.com, 01825 840384.

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