SUMMER SHOW: Heathfield and District Horticultural Society Summer Show first prize winners. Decorative Section: In a Wine Glass, Doris Holt; A Miniature Exhibit, Marian Stoneham; Down at The Allotment, Jane Skirrow; Simplicity, Maggie Hayes; Over The Rainbow, Judy Horton.

Floral Classes: Five stems of perennials, not less than two varieties, Ursula Mockford; one specimen spike of large flowered gladiolus, Una Weller; fives stems of asters, Victoria Taberman-Pichler; nine stems of cut flowers, Rosemary Kay; five stems of one variety of annual flower, Josie Cornford; three stems of different varieties of flowering shrubs or trees, Ursula Mockford; six fuchsia heads, Judy Horton; one flowering pot plant, Leigh Lonsdale; one foliage pot plant, Mrs J Cox; one flowering tuberous begonia, Josie Cornford; one flowering pelargonium/geranium, Chris Kemp; one flowering fuchsia, Ruth Paine; a planted patio container exhibit, Marian Stoneham.

Dahlias: Three pompom, L A Wells; three cactus/semi cactus, L A Wells; three mixed, any variety, Jane Skirrow; one specimen, any variety, Marian Stoneham.

Roses: Most fragrant rose, Jenny Mitton; three hybrid tea roses, one colour or mixed, John Logan; one hybrid tea rose with rose foliage, Phyll Ives; one spray of floribunda, Sue Cook; a bowl of roses, Judy Horton.

Fruit: Plate of five apples, John Logan; plate of three sticks of rhubarb, Marian Stoneham; plate of five plums, Sue Cook; plate of any other fruit, Sue Cook.

Vegetables: A trug or basket of mixed home grown vegetables, Marian Stoneham; five onions, trimmed and tied, John Hobden; nine large shallots, John Hobden; nine pickling shallots, Judy Horton; three white potatoes, B Winter; three coloured potatoes, John Hobden; three beetroot, Sue Cook; three carrots, Les Holt; seven runner beans, John Hobden; seven French beans, Una Weller; seven pods of peas, B Winter, two lettuces, Rosemary Kay; two cucumbers, Les Holt; plate of five medium fruited tomatoes, Rosemary Kay; plate of 10 small fruited tomatoes, Holly Hobden; plate of three courgettes, Rosemary Kay; vase of three or more named varieties of culinary herbs, Judy Horton; any other vegetable, minimum of two, L A Wells.

Cookery and Preserves: A savoury flan, Jenny Evans; six cheese scones, Ruth Paine; six sausage rolls using shortcrust pastry, Jenny Evans; six pieces of shortbread, Carole Smith; a ginger cake, Rosemary Kay; a jam filled Victoria sponge, Jenny Evans; hand made loaf of white bread, Colin Rose; any other hand made bread, Rosemary Kay; chocolate cake, Jasmin Evans; one jar of chutney, Beryl Hamper; one jar of jelly, Sue Cook; one jar of jam, Beryl Hamper; one jar of lemon curd, Rosemary Kay.

Handicraft: One item of handicraft, Una Weller; a hand-knitted or crochet garment, Jenny Gunston; an embroidered item, Faith Smith; a hand-made gift costing less than £5, Una Weller; a framed cross stitched picture, Faith Smith.

Photography: Heathfield, Rosemary Kay; Celebration, Chrissie Walker; The Future, Gina Darling; A Vegetable in Flower, Rosemary Kay.

Junior Section 7 to 12 years: A miniature garden in a seed tray, Darcy Spratt; a picture In The Country, Darcy Spratt; make and decorate five biscuits: 1, Darcy Spratt; 2, Jasmin Evans. Victorian posy using fresh flowers, 2, Darcy Spratt. 3 to 6 years: A miniature garden in a seed tray: 1, Calla Constable; 2, Keira Spratt. A picture, At The Farm: 1, Calla Constable; 2, Keira Spratt Decorate three plain biscuits, Keira Spratt. A fruit and/or vegetable animal: 1, Keira Spratt; 2, Calla Constable.

Cup Winners: Tottingworth Park Cup, best exhibit decorative classes, Maggie Hayes; The Nellie Hall Ticehurst Cup, best exhibit in floral classes, Josie Cornford; Sommerville-Cowen Cup, best exhibit dahlias, Jane Skirrow; Bartlett Cup, best exhibit roses, John Logan; The Major Reid Cup, best exhibit fruit, Sue Cook; The Heathfield Park Cup, best exhibit vegetables, John Hobden; The Cuckmere Cup, best exhibit trug, Marian Stoneham; Clifford Turner Cup, most points cookery and preserves, Rosemary Kay; The Foord Memorial Trophy, most points handicrafts, Faith Smith; The Broad Oak Glen Cup, best exhibit photography, Rosemary Kay. Juniors HDHS Medals, 7 to 12 years best exhibit, Darcy Spratt; 3 to 6 years best exhibit Calla Constable. The RHS Banksian Medal, most points horticultural classes, Rosemary Kay; The Coronation Silver Bowl, most points in all show classes, Rosemary Kay.

BOWLS: Old Heathfield Short Mat Bowls are now about to start the winter season. We are looking for new members to join our friendly club. We meet at the Goward Hall Old Heathfield on a Thursday evening and we have an open evening Thursday September 3 at 7.30pm. Do come along just a flat pair of shoes is all that is required for more information ring Sally on 01435 813361 or Debs on 01323 849292 or just come along a warm welcome awaits you do give it a try.

ANNUAL MARKET: Heathfield’s famous Anglo/French market is taking place on August Bank Holiday Monday, as it has done for the past 17 years. It is the longest running Anglo/French market in the whole of the South East. Gates open at 9.30am and the market closes at 3.30pm

ALL SAINTS CHURCH: Old Heathfield, Sunday, 8am Holy Communion (BCP). This is the only service this week. St George’s Broad Oak, 10.30am Combined Holy Communion (CW).


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