WINDMILL OPENING: The opening event announced for tomorrow, Saturday, at the windmill on Windmill Hill is a closed event not for the public and by invitation only.
The windmill will reopen for the season on Sunday for National Mills Weekend from 10.30am to 4.30pm. Come and see the restored machinery and sweeps. There will be stationery engines, a barbecue with local burgers and sausages, teas, plants for sale and the Long Man Morris Men at 3.30pm. Entry is by donation. Parking will be available at the Horseshoe Inn.
TAPAS AND WINE: Every Friday from May 20 there will be tapas and wine tasting from 5.30 to 9pm at Lime Cross Nursery in Olive’s Cafe.
REID HALL RENOVATION: The Trustees of the Reid Hall Boreham Street are delighted to report that their bid for funding from The Wealden Community Grants Programme 2016/17 resulted in an £8000 grant towards much needed repairs and renovations at the Village Hall. Together with a further £750 from the parish council and a donation of £500 from a local fund, the committee are now well on their way with plans to future proof this excellent and affordable village facility for present and future generations of hirers. Well done everyone involved.
QUEEN’S 90TH BIRTHDAY: Many Happy Returns Ma’am. Wartling and Boreham Street commemorated the Queens 90th birthday by lighting an official beacon in the garden at The Bulls Head with a village barbecue. The beacon was kindly lit by Alan Ticehurst, who like the Queen is in his 90th year and a resident of Boreham Street. Harvey’s Brewery, Burt’s Butchers and landlord Mike Corfield sponsored the event, all run by volunteers and all the proceeds will add with the Grand Summer Fair taking place on Sunday July 17 in Boreham Street an annual event raising funds for local good causes. Thank you to everyone who helped to make the fun evening such a success and especially to Hazel for the great music. Date for your diary. Boreham Street and Wartling Grand Summer Fair is on Sunday July 17 from 2pm to 5pm in the fields adjoining The Bulls Head Boreham Street. Everyone welcome.
SUNDAY SERVICES: Wartling: 8am Holy Communion (BCP). All Saints: 9.45am. Messy Church is at 3.30pm Messy Church happens at the Reid Hall usually on the third Sunday of the month at 3.30pm. This meeting is for all ages and includes games, crafts, teaching and an act of worship. It concludes with a light tea at 5pm.
WALKING GROUP: On Sunday at 10am meet at Hailsham Leisure Centre with Lita 846191 for a 5 mile Tide Mills and Bishopstone walk.
On Tuesday at 6.30pm for an evening walk, meet at Horsebridge Rec reation Ground with Sue 832016 for a Hellingly to Hackhurst Lane walk of approximately 4 miles.
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