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.

The HALF MOON: has a Jazz and Swing session on Sunday 9 December from 4.00 pm. A lovely relaxing way to spend a December’s afternoon.

BALCOMBE CLUB QUIZ: takes place on Sunday 9 December from 8.00 pm. Teams of four.

BALCOMBE PARISH COUNCIL: meet on Wednesday 12 December at 8.00 pm in Bramble Hall.

CINEMA: The next film in the Victory Hall is The King of Thieves on Friday 14 December at 7.30 pm. Tickets #6 from Threads.

BALCOMBE FETE COMMITTEE: is pleased to support local causes with the profit made after each fete. We are now inviting local charities, societies or individuals in need of a donation to put in a request for funds. Please mail before 15 January. Next Year’s Fete is Saturday 13 July.

BALCOMBE STORES: The order forms for Christmas are now in – keep it local!

ST. MARY’S CHURCH: Sunday 9 December SECOND SUNDAY IN ADVENT 8.00 am Holy Communion, 10.00 am Parish Eucharist