ST MARY’S CHURCH: St Mary’s celebrates its Patronal Festival this weekend with a special 9.45am Eucharist which will commence with the blessing of the new statue in the porch. It will be a very special occasion, not just for the church but for the whole village. All are welcome to a roast lunch in the village hall (1pm) on Sunday. Names in advance please to Shirley Squires 01273 812417. No charge, donations for St Mary’s Disaster Fund welcome which enables the church to respond to urgent calls for donations worldwide. The Mothers Union meets in Tuesday at 7.30pm in the church room. This month there is a sharing skills and craft evening, members and non-members welcome.

BRIDGE CLUB: At its meeting on Wednesday September 2, the result of the duplicate pairs played was: 1, Lesley Durrant and Roy Skan; 2, Liz and Tim Owen; 3, Alan Disney and Hugh Griffiths. The club next meets in the St Mary’s room of the village hall on Wednesday at 7.30pm. Contact 814220.

BOWLS CLUB: Last week’s results: West Hoathly 69 v Ringmer 80. We also had an inter club triples competition and the winner were B Suter, A Hardy and C Haywood. Well done to them.

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