Heathfield, Punnetts Town, Broad Oak

CHURCH SERVICES: Sunday, 8am Holy Communion (said) at St Richard’s Church led by Rev Roger Kenward; 9am Holy Communion at St George’s Church led by Rev David Ashton. Coffee is served after the service; 10.30am Morning Praise at All Saints’ Church led by Dr Sue Greener. Coffee is served after the service; 5.30pm Evening Praise at St Richard’s Church, based on an evening of Celtic Evening Prayer.

HEATHFIELD CHAPEL: The Heathfield Chapel fellowship will hold their August services as follows. On August 12 at 11am our speaker is to be Rev Neville Barnett and at 6.30pm the service will taken by Robin Jones. Ray Dadswell is the expected speaker at 11am on August 19. There will be no meeting at the Chapel as the congregation have been invited to join with Ringmer Baptist Church for their evening service at 5pm. On the Sunday August 26 at 11am the speaker is Colin Povey with the evening service at 6.30pm to be conducted by Jeremy Cook. All are invited to any of these services.

SHORT MAT BOWLS: Old Heathfield Short Mat Bowls weeks are on August 17 and 31. Open evening Thursday September 6, 7.30pm. New and old members welcome to join Old Heathfield Bowls Club at Goward Hall, Cade Street. Soft shoes only required. For more enquiries ring sally 01435 813361 or Debbie 01323 849292.

DIARY DATES: Sunday August 19, 6.30pm Church Together in Heathfield and District Combined Evening Worship at All Saints’ Church, Waldron; Thursday August 23, 7pm to 9pm Heathfield Community Centre, Leaving the EU presentation and Public Meeting with presenter Huw Merriman MP; Saturday September 15, Hastings Archdeaconry Pilgrimage to Chichester; Saturday September 22, Christian Aid Sponsored Walk on Cuckoo Trail; Thursday September 27, FASCOH Thursday Topics, Old Heathfield in the 19th century, with Pauline McIldowie at the SPACE, All Saints’ Church; Saturday December 8, FASCOH with Heathfield Choral Society. A Christmas Concert at All Saints’ Church.

FOOD BANK: Items are urgently needed. They have plenty of beans and soups but other supplies are very low. If you are able to donate an extra item, it will be gratefully received. There are boxes for donations every Sunday in all three churches.

HEARING BUS: East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre with Adult Social Care mobile information and advice service for the deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people will be visiting the Memorial Hall car park, Tunbridge Wells Road, Mayfield on Thursday August 23 from 10.30am to 3.30pm. The bus is accessible to wheelchair users and representatives will be available to provide individual information and advice on all aspects of hearing loss. For further information please contact: East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre, Tel: 01323 722505 (voice/text/fax) e-mail: info@eshrc.org.uk