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WIVELSFIELD VILLAGE HALL & RECREATION GROUND For details concerning this great Hall site and for overall bookings information for the overall site in Eastern Road RH17 7QG, please just contact Katie Awcock on 01444 470028 or 07582 470028 or email on villagehalllettings@gmail.co.uk

WEBSITE for the overall Wivelsfield Village Hall and the associated activities is www.wivelsfieldvillagehall.co.uk

Wivelsfield Village Hall is asked from time to time if villagers can put a memorial bench on the recreation ground to remember someone dear to them. We are very happy to help with these requests and, to give some general information, we have set out here, what is available. It is important that the type of bench is standardised throughout the recreation ground, and it must be weather proof and vandal resistant. The aim is for it to look as good in 10 years as it does on the day it is put in without having to be maintained. There is nothing worse then seeing ‘your’ bench deteriorating over the years. We therefore will purchase all benches on behalf of the donor and arrange for them to be properly installed. We regret that other types of benches will not be allowed. The supplier we use can also supply any plaques required. The cost which a donor pays will be the cost which the supplier charges and for the installation cost. The benches are made of recycled plastics, weigh in excess of 75kg, and look really smart. The approximate cost of a 6 feet bench will be £700, inclusive of delivery, VAT, commemorative plaque and installation. If you would like some more information please contact The Secretary, Wivelsfield Village Hall at elizbet@outlook.com or phone 01444 471664

ADVENT & CHRISTMAS SERVICES in the Parish Church, Church Lane. Friday 18th - from 6.00pm : Village Christmas Celebration in the Cock Inn with parade and carol singing, Sunday 20th - 9.30am : Cafe Church, Christingle in Church and then 6.00pm : Traditional Carol Service, Monday 21st - 9.30am to 3.00pm : JAM children’s craft day in the Church Hall, Christmas Eve - 2.30pm : Crib Service and then 11.30pm : Midnight Eucharist, Christmas Day - 8.00am : Prayer Book Holy Communion and then 9.30am : Sung Eucharist with carols

WIVELSFIELD NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN Statutory Consultation on the Sustainability Appraisal (incorporating a Strategic Environmental Assessment). Consultation Period Monday 16th November to 5pm 30th December 2015, Wivelsfield Parish Council is preparing a Neighbourhood Plan that will influence future development in the parish up until 2030. A Sustainability Appraisal is required to inform the Neighbourhood Plan. The SA is now being consulted on and will inform the final Neighbourhood Plan that will be submitted to LDC for examination in the near future. This is your opportunity to comment on the SA. To find out more, including how to view and comment on the consultation documents, please go to the Parish Council Website at www.wivelsfield.net. or contact the Parish Council Clerk at clerk@wivelsfield.net or 01444 471898. Parish Council Opening Hours: Monday 9.00am – 11.30am, Tuesday 9.00am -noon, Friday 9.00am – noon

“BETTER TOGETHER CHRISTMAS LUNCH” YOU are invited to a Party on Christmas Day in Wivelsfield Village Hall. Some people may have family commitments that day but if you don’t then come along and celebrate with us. You don’t have to be involved with church, you don’t even have to live in Wivelsfield. You can come on your own or bring a friend or spouse. The invitation is to come along to a FREE traditional Christmas lunch (which will be served up at 1.00pm), followed by entertainment. Transport can be arranged if required. To book a place(s) or for further information contact either Carola Godman Irvine on 01444 232179 / 07802 374222 otehall@gmail.com or Sheila Blair on 01444 233937 sheila.blair@btinternet.com If you would like to volunteer to help, either on 25th December or beforehand, our team of volunteers will welcome you warmly whatever your skills -- potato peeling, hosting, waitressing, laying tables, driving ~~~ PLEASE contact us

CAFE CHURCH on Sunday 20th December at 9.30am Christingle Service in Wivelsfield Parish Church. Join us for coffee and croissants from 9.00am in the Church Hall, Church Lane.

AWAY IN A MANGER on Monday 21st December in Wivelsfield Church Hall from 9.30am to 3.30pm Reception to year 6 all welcome. £8 per child, places must be booked in advance. Call ~ 01444 471260 Email ~ sazzlecox@btinternet.com Fun Crafts Celebration Jesus and Me Part of Wivelsfield Parish Church -- Registered charity no. 1130751

NEW YEAR’S DAY WALK Blow away the cobwebs on New Year’s Day with a festive walk starting and ending at The COCK Inn and stopping at the Church for half-way refreshments. The walk, led by Paul Welch, will start from the Cock Inn at 10.00am and head in a vaguely semi-circular direction towards the Church where mulled wine, sausage rolls and mince pies will be served before returning to the Cock by a different route. Refreshments will be provided by Dave & Jo and donations are invited for the Church and the Hospice. Further details from Paul Welch on 01444 471336 or Dave Hunter in the Cock Inn. Children and dogs are welcome if kept under control, and wellies will be necessary !!!!

“TIME STEP” YOUR CARES AWAY, before all the Christmas feasts ! Adult Tap Class for beginners / improvers. Professionally trained ex dancer. In Wivelsfield Village Hall RH17 7QG. TIME STEP YOUR CARES AWAY Adult Tap Class for beginners / improvers. Professionally trained ex dancer. Wivelsfield Village Hall, Eastern Road RH17 7QG. Tuesday evenings from 7.00 to 8.00pm. First trial class is free !! For all enquiries and further information please contact Emily on 07429 089734

WIVELSFIELD GREEN PLAYGROUP and PRE-SCHOOL Spacious indoor and outdoor play areas in village location. Maximum of 24 children per session. Qualified Staff. Government Funding Accepted. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday -- 9.00am to 12.45pm. Tuesday & Wednesday -- 12.45 to 3.00pm, Closed Thursday. 2 years to 5 years welcome. £18.75 per am session, £11.25 per pm session. Spaces are available. www.wgpg.co.uk email : manager@wgpg.co.uk telephone : Kay Waterman 01444 471645 (session times only)

FITNESS Ultimate Stomach Class and Dynamic Pilates Classes : On Thursdays in Wivelsfield Village Hall RH17 7QG 6.40pm - Dynamic Pilates (all levels) 7.30pm - Ultimate Stomach (calorie blaster) 8.20pm - Dynamic Pilates (all levels) Courses run in 4 week blocks and cost £22 for the course. All courses booked in advance. Personal training also available. Coming soon on Wednesday mornings in Wivelsfield Church Hall 10.30am - Ultimate Stomach (calorie blaster) 11.15am - Dynamic Pilates (all levels). For more information contact Julie Craig MSc, BSc (Hons), Dip PT & SMT 07971 128284 Julie@juliecraigfitness.com

WIVELSFIELD CHURCH YOUTH CLUB for year 7 and above. New members are welcome. Meets every other Friday from 8.00 to 10.00pm. For more details please contact Steve and Sue Onions on 01273 890254 or stevensue.onions@btinternet.com

PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS All Parish Council meetings are open to members of the public and begin with an “open forum” session during which members of the Parish are welcome to ask questions or bring matters to the attention of the Council. Meetings are held at 8.00pm in the Renshaw Room at the far end of Wivelsfield Village Hall, unless otherwise stated on the agenda. Agendas are published in the week prior to the meeting and be found in the Parish. Council notice board (outside the Village Stores & Post Office) or at www.wivelsfield.net.

PARISH COUNCIL OFFICE Your Parish Council office is located adjacent to the Cock Inn, on North Common Road. It is normally open from 9.00 to 11.30am on Mondays and then 9.00am to 12.00 noon on Tuesdays & Fridays. People are very welcome to call in to bring matters to the attention of the Council www.wivelsfield.net

LOCAL SUSSEX POLICE contact --- PCSO Edward Hall 07917 474106 or 08456 070.

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