Wivelsfield news
Wivelsfield news

WIVELSFIELD VILLAGE HALL & RECREATION GROUND: For details concerning this great Hall site and for overall bookings information for the overall site in Eastern Road RH17 7QG, please just contact Peter Burton on 01444 471664 or email on villagehalllettings@gmail.co.uk

WEBSITE: for the overall Wivelsfield Village Hall and the associated activities is www.wivelsfieldvillagehall.co.uk

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Wivelsfield Neighbourhood Plan Referendum: Thursday 27 October

A referendum on the Wivelsfield Neighbourhood Plan will be held in Wivelsfield Parish on Thursday 27th October 2016. Lewes District Council is satisfied that the Wivelsfield Neighbourhood Plan meets the basic conditions and other statutory provisions and can therefore proceed to a referendum. The Decision Statement confirming the referendum can be found on the Wivelsfield Neighbourhood Plan webpage.

The Decision Statement and the Neighbourhood Plan can also be viewed at LDC’s office at Southover House, Southover Road, Lewes, BN7 1AB from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm. Copies will also be made available at the Wivelsfield Parish Office which is normally open from 9.00 to 11.30am on Mondays and then 9.00am to 12.00 noon on Tuesdays & Fridays.

Opening Evening for Sierra Leone: Did you know that the parish of Wivelsfield has a link with a parish in West Africa? Come to the village hall at 7.30 on Friday, October 14th to find out more. You may be surprised at what has been achieved. Entry is free

Riding for the Disabled Association: Quiz Night, Friday 15th October 7 for 7.30pm start, Fish & Chips, bring your own booze and glasses, Raffle. Tickets in advance only £10 available from The Cock Inn or Sue Welsh (01444 471336/07762 550955) teams of 6 or 8! You can join a team on the night.

Vintage Flower Festival: at Wivelsfield Church on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th September. Our beautiful 11th Century rural church will be filled with flowers and music, and will be open from 9am. Craft stalls in the churchyard will include cakes & jams, local produce, plant sales, Fair Trade, garden furniture, ‘Made in Wivelsfield’ and lots more. For the children there will be craft activities, face painting and a story tent. Coffee and cakes will be served on Saturday followed by ploughman’s lunches, which will be on offer on both days, as will afternoon teas. Harvest Festival Service 10.30 on Sunday 25th Sept.

Back by popular demand, the Sussex Police Choir will be giving a Concert on Saturday 24th Sept, starting at 7.30pm, in Wivelsfield Parish Church. Tickets (including a glass of wine) are free but for catering purposed please obtain one by emailing jacy@btinternet.com or ring 01444 233937. There will be a collection during the evening in aid of church funds.

Wivelsfield Short Mat Bowls Club: Join us for exercise and fun in the village hall, Wivelsfield Green, Tuesday evenings at 7pm or Thursday afternoons at 2pm. Beginners Welcome

LUNCH BUNCH: starts again on Thur 8th Sept. This is a drop-in lunch club for mums, dads, grannies and carers every Thursday from 12 noon to 2pm, in Wivelsfield church hall, Church Lane. Enjoy home-made soup and a roll while meeting new friends and chatting to old ones. Children are welcome (but not compulsory!) and lunch will be provided for them with play-helpers are on hand to entertain them while you lunch. Cost: £3 per adult, £1 per child, babies free. There is ample parking in the Church Lane car park. For more information contact Sheila Blair 233937.

“TIME STEP” YOUR CARES AWAY!: Adult Tap Class for beginners / improvers. Professionally trained ex dancer. In Wivelsfield Church Hall RH17 7QG. Tuesday evenings from 7.00 to 8.00pm. First trial class is free !! For all enquiries and further information please contact Emily on 07429 089734

WIVELSFIELD GREEN PLAYGROUP and PRE-SCHOOL Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ June 2015. Warm, welcoming and fun playgroup for children 2-5years. Spacious indoor and outdoor play areas. Qualified and caring staff.

Contact admin@wgpg.co.uk for up-to-date availability and prospectus. www.wgpg.co.uk

FITNESS: Ultimate Stomach Class and Dynamic Pilates Classes : On Thursdays in Wivelsfield Village Hall RH17 7QG 6.40pm - Dynamic Pilates (all levels) 7.30pm - Ultimate Stomach (calorie blaster) 8.20pm - Dynamic Pilates (all levels) Courses run in 4 week blocks and cost £22 for the course. All courses booked in advance. Personal training also available. On Wednesday mornings in Wivelsfield Church Hall 10.30am - Ultimate Stomach (calorie blaster) 11.15am - Dynamic Pilates (all levels). For more information contact Julie Craig MSc, BSc (Hons), Dip PT & SMT 07971 128284 Julie@juliecraigfitness.com

WIVELSFIELD CHURCH YOUTH CLUB: for year 7 and above. New members are welcome. Meets every other Friday from 8.00 to 10.00pm. For more details please contact Steve and Sue Onions on 01273 890254 or stevensue.onions@btinternet.com

PARISH COUNCIL MEETING: All Parish Council meetings are open to members of the public and begin with an “open forum” session during which members of the Parish are welcome to ask questions or bring matters to the attention of the Council. Meetings are held at 8.00pm in the Renshaw Room at the far end of Wivelsfield Village Hall, unless otherwise stated on the agenda. Agendas are published in the week prior to the meeting and be found in the Parish. Council notice board (outside the Village Stores & Post Office) or at www.wivelsfield.net.

PARISH COUNCIL OFFICE: Your Parish Council office is located adjacent to the Cock Inn, on North Common Road. It is normally open from 9.00 to 11.30am on Mondays and then 9.00am to 12.00 noon on Tuesdays & Fridays. People are very welcome to call in to bring matters to the attention of the Council www.wivelsfield.net

LOCAL SUSSEX POLICE: contact PCSO Edward Hall 07917 474106 or 08456 070

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