Polegate news
Polegate news

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

SUMMER DIESEL GALA: Until Sunday at Spa Valley Railway, also running our meal trains today, Friday, pie, mash and a pint. Tomorrow, Saturday, fish and chip supper. Not forgetting the RAT, Real Ale Train running tomorrow, Saturday. Look on our website for full details. www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk or telephone 01892 537716.

FRIDAY CRAFT GROUP: Takes place in the lounge every Friday morning from 10am to 1pm. Do come and join us with your crafts, or just for a chat. More info on 484631.

POLEGATE DRAMA GROUP: Next production of a Murder Mystery Evening will take place today, Friday, Dying for a Drink. Tomorrow, Saturday, Death at the Shangri-La. Tickets for both productions are now on sale £8 per person and £15 per person for both shows at Archer and Partners, High Street, telephone 483348. Please bring your own food and drink.

COFFEE MORNING: The coffee morning tomorrow, Saturday, is hosted by Centre Fund raising. There will also be stalls, homemade marmalade and bric-a-brac. Summer Hamper tickets will be drawn. All proceeds to Polegate Community Centre. All welcome from 10am to noon.

TALKS: Now taking bookings for local history talks, reasonable fees. Please telephone Maureen on 485971 for more info.

WALKS: Tomorrow, Saturday, Vines Cross Return, linear 5 miles with Mavis M. Meet at Horam Car Park 10.15am bus 51, 9.23am Terminus Road stand H to Brewers Arms. Flat walking in fields and lane, but 10 stiles. Return buses half hourly. On Sunday, Summertime Blues, 9.5 miles with Bob B. Meet at the Avenue 9am, walk starts at Plumpton Railway station10am or catch 8.59am train from Eastbourne Railway Station to Plumpton Railway Station. Leader at start.

ANNUAL SHOW: Organized by Stud Farm and Allotment and Garden Society is taking place tomorrow, Saturday, at 2pm on the lawns. Fruit and retables on show. Prize giving takes place at 3.45pm. Visitors welcome.

NEW FOR 2016: Afternoon tea at Spa Valley Railway on Saturdays August 13 and 25. Tea consists of sandwiches, scones, jam and cream, cakes, tea or coffee and a train ride to either Eridge on Saturday or Groombridge on Thursday. Look on our website for full details. www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk or telephone 01892 537716

WELCOME: To the Sundowners, the name for the evening WI. Our next meeting is on Tuesday August 16 at 7.30pm at the Polegate Community Centre. Visitors welcome, visit our Facebook page.

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES: Now taking place at Polegate Windmill on Wednesdays August 10, 17 and 24. Grid ref TQ 582041. For group bookings please telephone John 487697.

LADIES CIRCLE: No meeting in August for Ladies Circle, back again in September.

STUD FARM ALLOTMENT SOCIETY: The Show tomorrow, Saturday, from 2pm to 4.30pm will be held in the Marquee on the Lawns, Hyperion Avenue, Polegate and we are very lucky to have Daniel and Stephen Shing to present the prizes at the end of the day, with attendance also from The Mayor Cllr David Watts and the Deputy Mayor Cllr Margaret Piper. There will be stalls such as handicrafts, books, puzzles, plants and produce, home made cakes and refreshments available throughout. You will be able to wander through the exhibited items from the Allotments & Gardens of Stud Farm and we have quizzes and games for all. Please do come along and support us and perhaps even consider joining the Society at only £2 per year it is well worth it

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