Plumpton news
Plumpton news

FOOTPATH SOCIETY: The walk on Saturday is five miles over field path and track and starts at Dormansland, Ford Manor road near The Plough (Map Ref: 406 427) at 10am. Do go along and join members of this friendly society on this walk. For more details call Gill and Geoff Gamble on 01273 891218 or 07719540121.

PARHAM WALK: With the Footpath Society takes place on Wednesday August 3. Park on the roadside near the Sportsman Pub (Map Ref: 039 134) ready to walk at 10.30am. The walk will be 7½ miles and go through the grounds of Parham House, Parham Airfield and Wiggonholt Common. Take a picnic lunch; there is the possibility of tea/coffee at Pulborough Brooks Information Centre or a visit to the Sportsman Pub. For more details call the walk leader Bernie Kempton on 01825 722649 or 07791247025.

WALK: (Partly on Weald Way) on Sunday August 14, with the Footpath Society, follows field and woodland paths and stretches of quiet country lanes with no significant hills and only two stiles to negotiate. All are welcome to join in this four mile walk just meet, at 2.30pm, at the free car park at Maresfield Recreation Ground (behind the church). For more details call the walk leaders Margaret Land and Ann Kelly on 01273 890125 or 01444 245031.

GARDEN MEETING: The flower club is holding an afternoon garden meeting at the Owlets, Riddens Lane, Plumpton from 2.30pm to 4pm on Wednesday August 17. The entrance fee is £3 and tea, coffee and cake will be served. There will also be a tombola, bring and buy and a raffle.

JUMBLE SALE: In aid of St Peter and St James Hospice takes place at the village hall on Saturday August 20. Please take jumble to the hall in the morning (between 9am and midday) along with any donations of cakes and tombola prizes. Also do go along at 2pm for lots of bargains, books and refreshments. Contact Sue Akers 01273 891701

BALCOMBE WALK: With the Footpath Society is on Sunday August 27. Meet at Balcombe church (lower lay-by Map Ref: 307 310) at 2pm. This four mile walk will include Boundary Road, Forest Farm, Woodwards Farm, Balcombe Lake and Church. For more details call the walk leaders Evelyn Botterill and Jean Eagle on 01273 890547 or 01273 890598.

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