Ninfield and Hooe

BOWLS CLUB: This last week, Ninfield have played against Hollington and St Leonards. Unfortunately, they lost both games, 58-80 and 70-50 respectively. However, the match against Hollington saw them gain four league points. On Sunday, June 28, four of the Ninfield ladies took part in the Fairlight tournament. At the start of their first set of 18 ends (two hours non-stop), the weather was lovely. It was then time for lunch. Commencing their second 18 ends, the weather had turned and it started raining. They finished the day losing their first match and winning their second. After 36 ends, they were a little weary nonetheless, all enjoyed the day.

FLOWER GROUP: Ninfield Flower Group next meet on Monday in the Memorial Hall commencing at 7.30pm. The group welcome Angie Hyde with her demonstration entitled Song from the Woods. Non-members are welcome at a charge of £4 to include refreshments. All flowers demonstrated by Angie are raffled at the end of the evening. If you would like any further information regarding any of their events, or would like to join them, please contact Jennifer on 01424 892878 or email on

HOOE OPEN GROUP: The Hooe Open Group next meet on July 10, with the presenter will be Jonathan Lindsey who has been in the theatre for many years, his talk is entitled Magical Thinking which should prove most entertaining. If you are interested in joining a very friendly group of like-minded ladies, why not go to Hooe Village Hall at 2.30pm, you will be made very welcome. For further information contact Edna Wallis on 01424 842591 or e-mail:

COFFEE MORNING: St Mary’s Church, Ninfield, are holding a coffee morning on Saturday July 11, from 10am to noon at the Reading Room. A bring and buy with raffle will also be available. Go along to have coffee, pick up a bargain and meet your friends.

LOCAL HISTORY GROUP: The next Ninfield Local History Group meeting is on Thursday, July 16, when Ian Gledhill will be talking on ‘Oh we do like to be beside the seaside’ which I am assured will be another evening not to be missed. For more information, please contact Rod Ffoulkes:

HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY: The Horticultural Society are holding their Summer Show on August 15. Please put the date in your diary and start to plan your entries. Schedules are in the village stores.

FLOWER FESTIVAL: A date for your diaries: The Ninfield Flower Group’s Flower Festival On the Box, is August 29 to 31, 10.30am to 5pm at Ninfield Memorial Hall. All money raised this year is going to local charities.

CHURCH SERVICES: Sunday, St Mary’s Ninfield, 9.30am Parish Eucharist. St Oswald’s Hooe, 11.15am Family Service. Ninfield Methodist Church, 10.30am Café Service, 6pm United Circuit Praise at Park Road.

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