Hellingly & Horsebridge

FARMHOUSE BREAKFAST: We are pleased that once again this popular event in Hellingly has been very strongly supported and we cooked over 200 breakfasts. All the main ingredients are sourced locally to showcase suppliers from the area. This event is in aid of the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Association and £1600 was raised. This year a lot of money has been spent nationally to help the Cumbria farmers who suffered so much in the recent floods and to help them get back on their feet. RABI doesn’t give money for business expenses but to help with food etc. Apart from this emergency, money is available to help farmers and farm workers who fall on hard times. We would like to thank everyone who supported us and all the very willing helpers who helped to provide such a good atmosphere. Once again the event was sponsored by Barclays Bank for match funding up to £1000, and we would like to thank Mel Ellis for her help. Gill and Bryan Hesselgrave.

MOTHERS DAY: There is a special Mothers’ Day lunch at Michelham Priory on Sunday. Book ahead at www.sussexpast.co.uk/events

COFFEE MORNINGS: Coffee mornings and book exchange at Dicker Hall 10.40am to noon on Thursday Mornings. Book exchange/purchase 20p.

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH: Upper Dicker, Sunday Service at 9.15am.

GARDEN DESIGN COURSE: This is from 10am to 3.30pm in Arlington. £75 includes delicious lunch and refreshments for further details and to book call 01323 870385 for details. There is another session on March 17 if you miss this one.

ONE DAY COURSE: Producing a Cut Flower Garden a one day course is on Tuesday March 22 from 10am to 3.30pm in Arlington. £75 Includes delicious lunch and refreshments. Details and booking on 01323 870385.

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