Polegate

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

LOCAL HISTORY: Meeting of Polegate and Willingdon Local History Society today, Friday, when our speaker is Paul Lendon, On The Buses. Doors open at 6.30pm, meeting starts at 7pm. Visitors welcome.

TRINITY DINERS: The next lunch is today, Friday. Please reserve your place with Jennie on 484189.

COFFEE MORNING: The coffee morning tomorrow, Saturday, is hosted by the Social Section. All welcome in the lounge at Polegate Community Centre from 10am to noon.

WALKS: Tomorrow, Saturday, Return to Hilliers, 5 miles with Mavis M. Meet at Cuckoo Trail School Lane, Polegate 9.45am, bus 54, 9.08am Terminus Road Stand H to High Street. Flat walking with two stiles. Refreshments at Hilliers. On Sunday, Around the Corner, 8.5 miles with Paul and Barbra. Meet at the Avenue, walk starts at Chiddingly car park at 9.50am. GR 544142. On Wednesday, Will the Nightingales Sing, 5 miles with Bob J. Meet bus 54, 10.08am Terminus Road to East Hoathly, where walk states at 11.05am. Dry lunch at Blackboys.

POLEGATE DRAMA: The group’s next production is in May. For more information please contact Ryan Tate or Chloe Eason, at Polegate Community Centre. The play is called Kindly Keep it Covered.

FRIENDLY CUPPA: Come and join us at the Friendly Cuppa on every Wednesday morning at Trinity Church Hall, Coppice Avenue, Lower Willingdon. Meet friends old and new, light refreshments and chat, also raffle for local charities and a few stalls. Friends from the Trinity Local Market are also welcome to come and join us. Wendy, Terry, Bill, Hilary, Frank and Maureen will give you a very warm welcome. Local history books and knitted goods and wool are still available. Watch a DVD on wildlife taken by Frank or look at his photos. Doors open at 9am to noon. We are here every wednesday morning until Christmas.

FRIDAY WHIST CLUB: Meet in the lounge at Polegate Community Centre from 2pm to 4pm. Pop along and join us its only £3 a session.

SUMMER FAIR: Now taking bookings for stalls at our Summer Fair at Lower Willingdon in July, organized by Willingdon Triangle Traders. To apply for a booking form please telephone Maureen on 4859714 or email maureencopping@yahoo.co.uk or call in at the Friendly Cuppa, on Wednesday mornings at Trinity Church Hall, Coppice Avenue, Lower Willingdon. Doors open at 9am until noon. Ask for Maureen.

FRIDAY CRAFT GROUP: Our craft group goes from strength to strength. If you are interested to learn how to knit, crotchet, make cards, cross stitch, embroider, quilting, then this is the group for you. Or if you have a craft that you can teach others, new people are always welcome. You can just sit and chat if you want to. We charge £1 which includes tea and coffee. Just come along between 10am to 1pm at Polegate Community Centre.

SPA VALLEY RAILWAY: Now taking bookings for Thomas events at the Spa Valley Railway. Bookings taken on line at www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk or telephone 01892 537715.

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