THIS COLUMN: Is there anyone who would like to take over this column from 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, in the lounge at Community Centre, is hosted by Polegate Scouts. All welcome from 10am to noon.

WALKS: Tomorrow, Saturday, Foothills of the Downs, 4 miles with Diana W. Meet at Co-op Albert Parade, Old Town 10am, frequent buses numbers 1 and 1A. Leader offers refreshments after the walk. On Sunday, Hope for Fabulous Views, 7.5 miles with Clare K. Meet bus 12 or 12A 9.37am Terminus Road to Blakeney Avenue on A259 after Newhaven top of hill just past Golf Club, where walk starts at 10.05am. GR 431010 dry lunch. Seaford Martello Tower for return bus. On Wednesday, Guiness Book of Records, 8 miles with Glyn R. Meet at Eastbourne Station for 9.09am train to Rye Station. Walk starts at 10am from Rye Station. Dry lunch, woodland and field paths. Optional tea at end.

BOOK NOW: For Polegate Pantomime Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood taking place on January 22 to 24. Box office now open, 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.

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 telephone482434 for more information.

TALK: On Tuesday afternoon the Eastbourne Local History Society talk is entitled Down the Line from Polegate to Eastbourne by Maureen Copping 2pm at All Souls Church Hall, Wellesley Road, Eastbourne. Doors open at 1.15pm. All future talks will also take place at this new venue. Visitors welcome at £2 per person. For a copy of our 2016 programme please contact Maureen on 485971 or email info@eastbournehistory.org.uk

BURNS NIGHT: On January 26 with Polegate Wine and Social Club.

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