SCOUTS FIREWORKS: Come along on Thursday 3 November from 6.00 pm at the Scout Hut to enjoy a spectacular display of fireworks. During the evening there will be BBQ burgers and hot dogs for sale as well as warming drinks. This is a major fund-raiser for the Scouts and is always a lovely family evening. For those of you who have not seen the new Scout Hut it is an ideal opportunity for us to show it off to you. Tickets for Bonfire Night £5 Adults, £2.50 for children. There will be a Grand Tombola, donations for which will be gratefully received, drop them off when bringing your child to a Scout, Cub or Beaver meeting.
ROYAL BRITISH LEGION COFFEE MORNING: takes place on Saturday 5 November from 10 – 12 noon in the Parish Room. Entrance 50p. Come for a coffee or tea and raffles, cakes, books, bric-a-brac etc.
ROYAL BRITISH LEGION LUNCH: – Villagers are invited to a Sunday Lunch on Sunday 6 November at 1.30 pm in the Victory Hall. There will be a guest speaker Major-General (RTD) Tim Cross CBE. Tickets priced at £25 per head (half price for RBL members) are available from Threads.
TRAFFIC: there will be work on the Handcross Road to allow for a new connection to the water main on 31 October until 4 November. On the High Street a new electricity service alteration cable is being laid on 31 October until 4 November. All these road works will be undertaken with two-way signals in place. ADVANCE NOTICE the use of and parking on Mill Lane, Balcombe, near The Mill House, is temporarily prohibited from Monday 14 November for 3 days between 09:30am - 15:30 pm for Highway Drainage works (Diversion route – Haywards Heath Road, London Road, Stoney Lane, Paddockhurst Lane and vice versa). Also Brantridge Lane, Balcombe, near access to Bucklands, is temporarily prohibited from Tuesday 22 November 2016 for 1 day between 09:30am - 15:30pm for Carriageway Repairs (Diversion route – Brantridge Lane, High Beeches Lane, High Street, Staplefield Road, Handcross Road and vice versa).
ST. MARY’S CHURCH: Sunday 6 November 8.00 am Holy Communion, 10.00 am Family Service
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