Plumpton news
Plumpton news

CHAILEY WALK: (Three and a half miles) including Pound Common, Bineham Wood, the Moat, Long Wood, the Hook, Cottage Wood and Townings Farm takes place on Sunday. Meet members of the Footpath Society at Pound Common car park (Map Ref: 378 208) ready to start walking at 2pm. For more details call Diane Ellis on 01825 723716 or 07990710521.

JUMBLE SALE: Will be at the village hall on Saturday March 2, at 2pm, to raise funds for the Activity Scheme a charity set up to organise daytime supervised activities for children in the summer holidays. To learn more about the Scheme visit This is the charity’s annual fundraiser so please support it. Donations of jumble will be much appreciated (apart from videos as these no longer sell). Please take donations of jumble and cakes to the hall from 9am to midday. There will be a tombola, toys, books, clothes, bric-a-brac, cakes and much more. There will be lots to rummage through so do go along, you may well find a bargain. Entrance costs 50p, with children free.

PLUMPTON RACECOURSE: (Map Ref: 361 154) is the meeting point for the Footpath Society’s walk on Wednesday March 6 starting at 10.30am. The walk will include The Ridge, Streat, Middleton Manor, Underhill Lane, Saillords and the chance to have lunch at The White Horse, Ditchling. For more details call 01273 890450 or 07870 142108.

FLETCING WALK: (Four miles) meet members of the Footpath Society at the car park off Fletching High Street (Map Ref: 429 235) on Saturday March 9 ready to start walking at 10.30am. There is the possibility of a pub lunch at end. For more details call Gill and Geoff Gamble on 01273 891 218 or 07719 540121.

WOMEN’S INSTITUTE: The next meeting of the WI is, at the village hall, on Wednesday March 13 at 7.30pm. Visitors and new members are always welcome and to find out more call Sue Walton on 01273 891827.

TALK: Source to Sea – the River Adur is the subject of the talk, by Geoffrey Mead, at the village hall, on Wednesday March 20 at 2pm for 2.30pm. All are welcome to join members of the Footpath Society and enjoy this talk.

FLOWER CLUB: Meet at the village hal, on Wednesday March 20 at 7.30pm. The demonstrator will be Graham King. Visitors are most welcome at a cost of £3 at the door. There is always a raffle giving a chance to win one of the demonstrators’ arrangements. For more details call Gill Wells on 01273 890561.