COUNTRY MARKET: The market will be open in the village hall today, Friday, from 10am to 11am.

BOWLS: The bowls club fixture this Sunday is Ladies v Gentlemen Charity Day at 11am. On Wednesday there will be another home game against Southwater at 2.30pm. On Thursday the ladies will travel to Lindfield, the match should start at 2pm.

CRICKET: The cricket club league fixtures tomorrow, Saturday, are first XI v St Peters away, the second XI are playing at home against Bexhill III, the third XI will be playing at the Temple Grove ground against Hellingly III, and the fourth XI will be travelling to Willingdon III. All of these matches will commence at 1.30pm. The Sunday friendly games will be against Hartfield, play will start at 1.30pm.

ST MARY’S CHURCH: Services are 8am Holy Communion at 8an followed by Informal Morning Prayer at 10.30am.

KEEP FIT: Taster sessions and other fun activities will take place in the Barn Centre on Thursday from 10am till 4pm. Tea and coffee plus a light lunch is available. For further details please telephone Patsy Bailey 01825 722590 or Jo Wood on 01825 722846.

LADIES SUPPER: St Mary’s Church will be holding a Ladies Supper on Friday September 4, 7pm for 7.30pm. The speaker will be Fiona Fuhrman. Fiona has written a book on her Spiritual Journey, called Renewing. Tickets are £10, this includes a glass of wine. Everyone most welcome to attend this supper. Please telephone and order your tickets from Jo Wood 722486 or Rosemary Walters 723066.

BOULES: Newick Twinning Association will be holding their annual Boules event at the Crown Pub on Sunday. The cost is £2 per person commencing at 2pm. You are most welcome to join in the fun, so why not pop along and enjoy the afternoon.

DIGITAL INCLUSION: Newick Community Centre is hosting a Digital Inclusion session on Friday August 28 from noon and 2pm. No need to book just turn up. This will be held every Friday. These session will enable you to become more confident for using the internet.

ANNUAL SHOW: Newick Horticultural Society will be holding their Annual Show plus a Dog Show on the Village Green on Saturday September 5 from 2pm.

DARKEST DAY: August 13 was the darkest day, I had to have lights on in my house at 11am in the morning, and my goodness did it rain. The farmers are working so hard to collect all their fields of harvest in and then the heavens open. Farmers are having a most difficult time at the moment what with the price of milk and the weather, fingers crossed that the super markets will all agree to pay the farmers more for the milk.

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