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Lindfield news

Lindfield news

Lindfield Bonfire Society: The Xmas Craft Fair will be held on Saturday 19th November from 10am-3pm at the King Edward Hall. There will be lots of stalls, a café and a tombola. Please note that the Lindfield U3A Art for All groups will have a display of paintings/drawings which are for sale.

Lindfield Flower Club: There will be a talk by Graham King on Monday 28th November entitled “By Candlelight” at 2.30pm in the King Edward Hall.

The Civic Amenity Freighters: These will be at the Tollgate car park on Sunday 20th November from 10am-noon for the collection of household and garden waste. Please do not leave rubbish in the absence of the freighters.

Lindfield Country Market: Every Thursday from 10-11am at the King Edward Hall. Always excellent value for money. Please support.

All Saints Church: On Saturday 19th November three well known Sussex Acapella Groups, “Vocal Fusion”, “Kaleidoscope” and “Stepping Out” will sing a mixture of Barbershop, Jazz and Secular music at All Saints Church, Lindfield. The concert will generate funds for the Bell and Clock Fund and tickets are £8 on the door or from the Church Office. Refreshments, included in the ticket price, are available from 3pm in the Tiger and the concert starts at 4pm. A great opportunity to hear a Quartet, a Male Voice Chorus and a Mixed Voice Chamber Choir in one concert! (01444 482405.)

Lindfield Bonfire Society 2016 Celebration: Lindfield Bonfire Society wishes to say a massive thankyou to everyone who attend our 5th November Celebration. We were delighted to be joined in our procession by members of Chailey and Burgess Hill Bonfire Societies, Burgess Hill Marching Youth, Lindfield Scouts and our fancy dress competition entrants.

Encouraged by good weather, there was a large turn out for our night which we hope will be reflected in the street collection.

Our fancy dress completion was packed out, and the streets and Common were full those who came to see our torch lit procession through the village, followed by the bonfire prayer and lighting of the bonfire. The evening was completed by our Grand Firework display, which was well received by all and we have had many thankyou’s and positive feedback from the public saying how much they enjoyed the night.

The Committee of Lindfield Bonfire Society wish to say thanks to everyone who helped make our celebration happen, in particular the following organisations and groups:

Comber’s Trust, The Red Cross, Sussex Police, West Sussex Fire & Rescue Services, The Rotary Club, Court Meadow RDA, Lindfield Parish Council, Mid-Sussex District Council, SERCO, Phoenix Security, The Tail End Charlie Team, The ‘Uganda’ Explorer Scouts, Lindfield Scouts, The Pyro Teams of Lindfield and Chailey Bonfire Societies, Aurora Fireworks, Glyn Thomas & Son Butchers, all the volunteers who collected and help on the night, those who provided support before during and after our event, our sponsors and donors …and of course the Lindfield Bonfire Boys and Girls!

Fancy Dress Results

6 And Under 1st -Anscombe Cup.Minecraft. Kester Hall 2nd. Jedi. Orla Lesponera 3rd. Knight. Nathan O’Keith

7 TO 11 1st -Bob Lacey Cup Tim Peake Florence Fearn-Hughes 2nd. Pudding Lane Bakery Imogen Farthing 3rd. Wench. Kiera Willoughby

12 TO 15 1st. Soldier (Medical) Jack Tampion-Lacey 2nd Soldier (Signaller). Sam Weston 3rd Bonfire Girl. Nerys Mann

Overall Winner. – Geoff Honeysett Shield Tim Peake Florence Fern-Hughes

ADULTS 1st Aztec (Peacock). Pat Saunders 2nd Gentleman Soldier. Phil Newman 3rd. Aztec Pete Wallis

GROUPS 1st Knights Emma, Sam & Robbie Cummings

2nd Witches Ella & Ava Finch 3rd Lindfield Bonfire. Phil, Emily, Ben & Ellie Lucas

MOST TOPICAL COSTUME -Bob Lacey Salver Pudding Lane Bakery. Imogene Farthing

2016 Build a Guy competition 1st Florence Fern-Hughes

COOP STORES: Something very exciting is happening alongside the new branding of the local Coop Stores in and around Lindfield, Cuckfield and Haywards Heath.

For those of us with a loyalty card, we can now earn a 5% bonus on all Coop purchases, and the Co op will then give 1% of what we spend on its products to local community projects selected by Co op stores near our homes. You can choose which cause your own 1% goes to. If you don’t, it’s shared out between the causes of your nearest Coop.

At the moment Lindfield Arts Festival and Time 4 Children are the two local projects of choice - Lindfield Arts Festival and Time 4 Children.

To ensure that the charities benefit from your regular shopping at the Coop, please register your new blue Coop card online at https://membership.coop.co.uk/dashboard and click which charity you wish to support.

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