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Rosemary Robertson

Balcombe

The HALF MOON: has a Curry Night on Thursday 14 February and on Friday 15 February Jamie Moses is playing. Please note the pub will shut early at 5.00 pm on Sunday 17 February.

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TIGGERS PRE-SCHOOL: has a fund-raising Race Night at 7.30pm on Saturday 9 February in the Balcombe Club. They hope to see lots of you there.

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AGE UK’s: Community Club is in the Forest Room in the Balcombe Club on Monday 4 February from 10.00 am until 12.30 (and every Monday). The cost is £2 per session, do drop in to have a chat or join in an activity. If you can’t get there under your own steam then transport can be provided by Bluebird (01444 471919). For more information call Michelle or Rowan of Age UK Haywards Heath on 01444 450248.

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COMMUNITY LINKS: Apologies, there was an error in the Diary of the Parish Magazine this month, there is no session 25 January, the next one will be Friday 1 March in the kitchen of the Victory Hall.

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AGE UK: are launching a new community club in Balcombe on Monday 21 January from 10.00 am until 12.30 pm in the Forest Room of the Balcombe Club. Drop in between these times to have a chat or join in an activity. You will also be able to help shape which activities could be on offer here in Balcombe! If you can’t get there under your own steam then transport can be provided by Bluebird (01444 471919) or call the Clerk on 811833.

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AGE UK: are launching a new community club in Balcombe on Monday 21 January from 10.00 am until 12.30 pm in the Forest Room of the Balcombe Club. Drop in between these times to have a chat or join in an activity. You will also be able to help shape which activities could be on offer here in Balcombe! If you can’t get there under your own steam then transport can be provided by Bluebird (01444 471919) or call the Clerk on 811833.

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Happy Christmas Balcombe and all good wishes for 2019: If you would like your event publicised in this column then contact me on roo.robertson@tinyworld.co.uk.

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The CAROLS AROUND THE TREE: event takes place on Saturday 15 December when from 5.30 pm Father Christmas will be in his Grotto under the Half Moon welcoming village children. The choir start their torchlight procession at around 5.45 pm from the church and carols start at 6.00 pm. The BBQ will be fired up selling delicious hot dogs and burgers and there will be a fund-raising tombola in the Half Moon (all donations gratefully received). The money raised goes to help local groups, individuals and charities. Don’t forget the mulled wines and ales in the Half Moon to loosen the vocal chords!

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Thank you: to the Balcombe Christmas Tree Society for the magnificent village CHRISTMAS TREE, it will be the centrepiece for the Carols Around the Tree event on Saturday 15 December from 6.00 pm.

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AGE UK COMMUNITY CLUB: Age UK are hoping to launch a new community club in Balcombe in 2019 and are hosting a meet and greet session on Monday 3 December at Balcombe Club between 10am to 12:30 pm. Do come along with your suggestions to help shape which activities could be on offer here in Balcombe! Additionally the new Age UK Centre in Hurst Place, Haywards Heath is open 5 days a week. On offer is a wide range of activities from Latin American dance to quizzes to IT and craft classes. Transport can be provided by Bluebird (01444 471919) either to get to the Balcombe Club event or to the Haywards Heath Centre.

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The HALF MOON’s: popular CURRY NIGHTs are happening 22 and 29 November – call 811852 to book.

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ROAD CLOSURE REDBRIDGE LANE/HANDCROSS ROAD: Openreach are carrying out work on the network and undertaking tree cutting on the Redbridge Lane from 19 November until 28 November. The road will be closed during the day to facilitate this between Brantridge Lane and Fernbridge Cottage. Contact 0800 023 2023 for more information.

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RUBBISH FREIGHTERS: Apologies to all for the late cancellation of the Rubbish Freighters on Sunday 14 October. The SERCO Risk Assessor attended first thing Sunday morning and deemed it unsafe for the vehicles to operate due to the traffic and parking associated with the St. Catherine’s Hospice Walk. We now have a provisional date for a replacement service which will be one truck only, this will be Sunday 2 December - the date will be confirmed in the next couple of weeks.

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The SCOUTS BONFIRE NIGHT: is on Thursday 1 November between 6.00 pm and 8.00 pm at the Scout Hut. Come along for a fabulous display and spectacular bonfire, together with tasty BBQ food and warming drinks.

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BALCOMBE CLUB HALLOWEEN PARTY: Balcombe Club and the Balcombe School PTA are running their popular Halloween Children’s Party on Saturday 27 October. Put your name down if you want to participate. There will be fancy dress, entertainment and a disco. All in aid of the School.

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RUBBISH FREIGHTERS: Apologies that the freighters were cancelled at short notice last Sunday morning. Unfortunately due to a clash with the St. Catherine’s Hospice walk SERCO’s Risk Assessor attended at 8.30 am Sunday morning and deemed it too dangerous for the vehicles to operate with the increased traffic and parking resulting from the sponsored walk. Hopefully the Parish Council will be able to reschedule in the next month or so and will let residents know as soon as possible.

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RUBBISH FREIGHTERS: are in the Victory Hall Car Park on Sunday 14 October from 10.00 am – 12 noon. There will be general household and garden waste vehicles. Do make use of this service which is funded by the Parish Council.

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BALCOMBE WI: meet on Thursday 4 October at 2.00 pm in the Victory Hall. The speaker this month is one of our own from the village and she will be talking about her ‘Time in Tartan’ as a Trolley Dolley. All are welcome and there may be cake involved too.

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ANGUS ENERGY AT LOWER STUMBLE: The oil company has moved equipment onto the Lower Stumble site in readiness to flow test the well. At the time of writing we do not know when the flow test will commence because certain permissions still need to be signed off.

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COMMUNITY LINKS CAFÉ: sets up in the Victory Hall kitchen on Friday 21 September from 11.00 am until 1.30 pm. Find out about the village and what is going on, make new friends and enjoy tea of coffee.

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