Scaynes Hill

Scaynes Hill news
Scaynes Hill news

Christmas Market: Thank you to everyone who supported the WI Christmas Market last Saturday. Hopefully I will have more information about it for next week’s copy.

Christmas Trees at Oakgates Farm: Oakgates Farm is now open for Christmas Tree Reservations. It really is a fantastic way to choose a tree and can involve the whole family. Go along to the farm and you will be given a label to put your name on, then off you go to wander around all the trees that are still growing outside. When you find the tree of your dreams then just tie on your label and let them know at reception when you want to pick it up. It will then be sawn and netted for you on your arranged day. Make sure you take wellies! Oakgates Farm is down Clearwater Lane, just past the garage in Scaynes Hill. They are open from 9.00 – 17.00 daily. For more information call on 01444 831189 or email Be quick though because they really do sell out quick because the trees are fabulous, the prices are great and the local family who own the business are so lovely and helpful. The farm now has a website and a page on Facebook called Oakgates Christmas Trees.

New Houses: The Mid Sussex District Council Planning Officer has recommended approval of the outline planning application for the proposed development for 51 new dwellings on the site behind the Inn on the Green. This is to be considered by the Planning Committee on 7th December for a final decision. If the application is approved a Full Planning Application will need to be submitted & approved before building can begin.

St Augustine’s Church News: Christmas Services. Sunday 11 December - 10:00am — 11:00am: Sung Eucharist. 3:30pm — 5:30pm: Family Fun — Crafts and Christmas Tea. Sunday 18 December - 8:00am — 8:30am: Said Eucharist. 10:00am — 11:30am: All Age Communion and Nativity. 6:00pm — 7:30pm: Carol Service by candlelight. Christmas Eve 24 December - 5:00pm - 6:30pm: Children’s Crib Service. 11:15pm - 0:30am on Christmas Day: Midnight Communion. Christmas Day 25 December - 10:00am - 11:00am: Sung Eucharist with Sunday Club. 6:00pm - 6:45pm: Kairos Evening Service. New Year’s Day 1 January 2017 - 8:00am - 8:30am: Said Eucharist. 10:00am - 11:00am: Sung Eucharist with Sunday Club

The Sloop: The Sloop is now running a weekly quiz. Every Tuesday, starting at 8.00pm and costing just £2.00 per player. There will be prizes for First, Second and Last place.

Scaynes Hill Social Club: Thank you to all those that came and met us at the WI Christmas market on Saturday and helped raise funds for the club. We had a wonderful time meeting friends old and new. Also a big thank you to the organisers of our Club Christmas dinner. The chefs had to cater for a record number of guests this year, but as always, it was an excellent meal.

The next event is on Friday 9th December from 7:00pm – 8:30pm, when Magician, David Pattenden, will be putting on a magic show for the children. We look forward to seeing members and guests and welcoming new members. For further information on our events go to

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