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Saturday 17th December: The Perdido Players Swing Band will be at the United Reformed Church from 10.15-noon to play carols for you. All welcome. The band will play requests free of charge and any donations will go to St Peter and St James Hospice. Come and go as you please. If you play brass or wood wind instruments come and play. Call Peter Swann 01444 450335

Winter Ball: Saturday 17th December at the Scaynes Hill Millennium Centre from 7.30-11.30pm. £20 for a single ticket, £35 for a couple. Available from Includes food and a glass of wine. Local live band Wildhoney. Raffle with great prizes. Dress code: Black Tie. All in aid of St Peter and St James Hospice.

The Spinettes Christmas Concert: (Leading the fight against dementia.) Sunday 18th December at 3pm in the King Edward Hall. A Vintage/ Retro inspired trio of West End performers will be returning to the KEH and entertaining you with a Christmas themed show. Tickets £10/£5 from 07515552491, pay on the door or

Ardingly College Choral Society: Carol Concert on Tuesday 20th December at 8pm at Ardingly College. No more details.

Christmas Concert: Thursday 22nd December at 7.30pm at the United Reformed Church. Participants are the The Copthorne Silver Band and church members. The concert consists of Christmas items from the band, Christmas music and carols for the audience to join in with. There will be a retiring collection for Off The Fence, a Brighton based charity for the homeless and women suffering distress. Contact John Merrett on 01444 416476.

New Year’s Day Pullman: Relax after the stress of Xmas with a trip on the Golden Arrow. Enjoy a 3 course meal aboard beautifully restored Pullman carriages. Booking essential. Tel: 01825 720800 or

Poppy Appeal: From Pauline Parkyns, Poppy Appeal Organiser. As our Remembrance time has drawn to a close for this year, I would like to sincerely thank all the generous people of Lindfield for their amazing support of the Poppy Appeal this year. We have raised £9,000 which is £1,000 up on this time last year. This is only the beginning of the years appeal as the books do not close until September, so I am optimistic that we could have a bumper year. My thanks also to all the collectors who give up their time so generously, sometimes in horrid weather, although this year we were mostly very lucky. The money raised is gratefully received to help care for our injured Service Community who have served us in many conflicts throughout the world. They need our care now and will continue to do so as they age.

A very Happy Christmas and a bright New Year to all my readers. See you again in 2017! Liz.

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