Plumpton

ZUMBA WITH LUCY: takes place every Wednesday at the Scout Headquarters from 7pm to 7.45pm. It is a fun, friendly class suitable for all abilities. Classes are £5 pay as you go with a weekly raffle to win a free class. No need to pre-book you can just arrive and join in. For more information contact Lucy at zumba_lucy@outlook.com.

WOMEN’S INSTITUTE: The next meeting of the WI is, at the village hall, on Wednesday December 12 at 7.30pm. Visitors and new members are always welcome and to find out more call Sue Walton on 01273 891827.

LEWES HISTORY WALK: (about 2 hours depending on the weather) with the Footpath Society takes place on Sunday December 2 at 2pm. Meet at Phoenix Car Park, Lewes (Map Ref: 420 103). For more information contact Bernie Kempton on 07791247025 or 01825 722649.

SHORTGATE CIRCULAR WALK: (six miles) with the Footpath Society is on Wednesday December 5 starting at 10.30am. It will be a fairly level walk with quite a few stiles and the field and woodland paths may well be muddy. Lunch will be about halfway round at Café Raystede. Meet at the lay-by adjacent to The Bluebell Inn/Wok Inn, Shortgate three miles north-east of Ringmer on B2192 (Map Ref: 494 151). For more details call John and Judy Lawrenson on 01273 472277 or 07815521068.

LOCAL WALK: (3.5miles) with the Footpath Society to be followed by tea is on Saturday December 15 at 2pm. Meet at Ashcombe, Plumpton Lane, (Map. Ref: BN73AJ). For more details call Evelyn Botterill and Jean Eagle on 01273 890547 or 01273 890598.

FLOWER CLUB: meet, at the village hall, on Wednesday December 19 from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. There will be a Christmas Workshop followed by a finger buffet. For more details call Gill Wells on 01273 890561.

CIRCULAR ROUTE: (4 to 5 miles) taking in Downland views along the way is on Sunday December 30 at 10.30am. There will be moderate terrain with one steep climb of 100m towards the end. Meet members of the Footpath Society at Willows Car park, off Alfriston High Street (Map Ref: 522 032). For more details call John and Judy Lawrenson on 01273 472277 or 07815521068.

CHRISTMAS CARDS: St Peter & St James Hospice Christmas cards can be purchased from Gill Gamble, in Westgate, Plumpton Green. To make arrangements call Gill on 01273 891218.

RIVER OUSE WALK: On Wednesday January 2 the Footpath Society have a five mile level walk with just three stiles, alongside the River Ouse, starting and finishing at Barcombe Mills car park (but still to be confirmed). Meet ready to start walking at 10.30am. For more details call Andrew Holdsworth on 01273 890001 or 07932635778.

JUMBLE SALE: is, at the village hall, on Saturday January 5 at 2pm to raise funds for the Bowls Club. There will be cakes, a tombola, toys, books, clothes, bric-a-brac and much more. There will be lots to rummage through so do go along, you may well find a bargain. Donations of jumble will be much appreciated apart from videos as these no longer sell. Please take jumble to the hall from 9am to midday.

FOOTPATH SOCIETY: five mile walk on Saturday January 12 will start at Barcombe Cross and explore the low-lying area of the Weald, north of Lewes. Lunch, for those who wish, can be had at a pub in Barcombe. Meet at the village shop in Barcombe Cross, there is a car park nearby, (Map Ref: 421 158) ready to start walking at 10.15am. For more details call John and Judy Lawrenson on 01273 472277 or 07815521068.