Ashburnham Village Voice

n Ashuburnham and Penhurst WI will be meeting on February 20, 7.30pm at Ashburnham Village Hall. This month’s talk is regarding Windmill Hill Windmill by Brian Holdstock and Bea Frost.

n The next coffee morning is on Monday February 20 in the church hall, Ashburnham Place, 10.30am-noon. You are welcome to go along for a good friendly chat. For further information, please contact Tina on 01424 843728.

n Several people have expressed an interest in the Running Group organised by John French. As such there will be a meeting on Tuesday February 21 at 8pm. Chris and Cynthia Sinden (at Red Barn Thatch, opposite Thorndale) have invited us for pancakes and to discuss what form the group may take. For more information, please contact John French on (01424) 892580 jf@cornerstonesussex.co.uk.

n The Ashburnham and Penhurst Diamond Jubilee committee are holding a Quiz Night on the February 25, 7.30pm at Ashburnham Village Hall. Adults £6.50, children £3.50 (including supper). There will be refreshments and a raffle. For tickets or further information, please contact Gill Ratcliffe on 01424 892674.

n The Ashburnham and Penhurst Gardening Club February’s meeting Monday 27 entitled The Garden Calendar - planning for a great gardening year with Rhod Jones at 7.30pm at the Church Hall, Ashburnham Place. Everyone welcome, £2 for non-members to include refreshments. For further information please contact Rhod Jones on 01424 892689 or view their website www.gardeningclub.solidwebhost.com.

n Ashburnham and Penhurst Book Club will next be meeting March 2. They are chatting about Our Mutual Friend to celebrate Dickens’ bicentenary. Meet at 2pm at Street Cottage, Ashburnham. For further details, contact Nicky on 01424 892474.

n Don’t forget that you can look to see what is going on in Ashburnham and Penhurst on the community website: www.ashburnham-penhurst.net.

n Church services for St Peter’s, Ashburnham:

February 19, 10.30am, Morning Praise with Children’s Activities

February 26, 4pm, Communion Service with Children’s Activities

n Church services for St Michael the Archangel, Penhurst:

February 19, 10.30am, Holy Communion

February 26, 10.30am, Holy Communion

n Services for Ashburnham Chapel:

February 19, 3pm, Communion Service

February 26, 3pm, Afternoon Service

Prayer and Bible reading meetings on Tuesday at 2.30pm at the Chapel. Contact Bert Peters on 01424 892311 for further information.

n Anything that you would like included in the Village Voice for Ashburnham and Penhurst, please email the details to me: apvillagevoice@hotmail.co.uk.

Rachel Feeley

17 Smith Close

Ninfield