THIS COLUMN: Is there anyone who would like to take over this column for me please? Contact Maureen on 485971 for more details.

POLEGATE PLODDERS: Would like more folk to join their running/jogging group please contact Brian Winn on 07765216990 or email brianwinn1@btinternet.com

COFFEE MORNING: The coffee morning tomorrow, Saturday, is hosted by the bowls club. All welcome at 10am to noon, in the lounge at Polegate Community Centtre. Visitors welcome.

TRINITY DINERS: The next meal is today, Friday, at noon. To book your place please telephone Jennie 484189.8 Emaill secretary@trinitylep.plus.com

MEETING: Polegate and Willingdon Local History Society meet today, Friday, when our speaker is Alan Wenham talking on Eastbourne’s East End. Doors open 6.30pm for meeting starting at 7pm to 9pm, at St Johns Church Hall, High Street. Visitors welcome.

WI: Polegate WI meet on the second Thursday of the month at Polegate Community Centre in the lounge at 2.15pm. Visitors welcome.

BOOK NOW: For Polegate Pantomime, Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood, taking place from January 16 to 24. Tickets available on line or call 483348. New for 2016 the family tickets only £30 for two adults and two children. Adults £10, children and students £6. Performance taking place at Polegate Community Centre, Henty Twine Hall. 54 Windsor Way.

WALKS: Tomorrow, Saturday, Folkington Circular, 5 miles with Mary B. Meet at Willingdon Triangle 9.40am, bus 51 9.23am Terminus Road Stand H. Leader at Start. Or Bo-Peep Circular via Norton, 8.4 miles with Liz F. Walk starts at Bo-Peep Borstal car park GR 493050. On Sunday, Downhill All the Way Nearly, 9.5 miles with Peter D. Meet bus 12A, 9.46am Terminus Road to Friston Pone where walk starts 10am. Dry lunch, GR 552983. Easy Downland walk one stile. On Wednesday, Round the Lakes, 5 miles with Mary B. Meet bus 51, 9.53am Terminus Road to Polegate Railway Station where walk starts at 10.20am. Dry lunch. Leader joining bus at Church Street.

NEW BOOK: Now being reviewed, Windmills of Sussex by Derek Nicholas. Please contact Maureen for more information at maureencopping@yahoo.co.uk or telephone 01323 485971 www.maureenschoice.co.uk

CLEANER WANTED: We are still looking for a part time cleaner to fill in when our regular cleaners are away. Apply at the Centre Office or telephone 482434 for more details.

TRINITY MARKET: Trinity Community Market is now closed for the winter, we will be back again in March. If you would like a speaker to talk about local history, or busy some of my local history books please go to my website www.maureenschoice.co.uk or telephone me on 4859781.

WANTED: Info on Miss A E Towers of Portsdown Manor, formerly Marshams and Danns Farm, Lower Willingdon or of any folk that worked for her, or their descendants. I am trying to find out more about this lady who dedicated a foundation stone at the Salvation Army Hall, in Old town, Eastbourne. What kind of person was she? maureencopping@yahoo.co.uk as the email in her note does not work. Or telephone 485971.

BURNS NIGHT: Celebrate Burns Night on January 26 with Polegate Wine and Social Club. More details nearer the time.

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