Ninfield

Rachel Feeley, 17 Smith Close

Police have received reports of leaflets offering work being posted in the Bexhill Road area of Ninfield, it has not been established at this time the nature of the work being provided or the authenticity of the providers. Should anyone have had any leaflets or have any information regarding this matter please contact Daryl Holter, Battle neighbourhood policing on 101.

New class starting soon! Saturday mornings 9.30-10.00 in Ninfield. Dance and movement with Melody Bear and Milligan Bear for boys and girls aged 2-4yrs. Fun and friendly classes. Get in touch if you would like to take your little one for a free trial class. Contact Kirsty at Little Stars School of Dance on 07582 269 164. Email: info@littlestar.vpweb.co.uk. Website: www.littlestar.vpweb.co.uk.

Hooe Open Group’s next meeting will be held on February 14, commencing at 2.30pm at Hooe Village Hall. There will be a talk by Barry Wilkinson on his experiences working in Lewes Prison. For further information contact Edna Wallis on 01424 842591.

The East Sussex County Council Mobile Library service will next be in the villages on February 15 at:

Hooe, opposite Denbigh Court, 1.50pm - 2.35pm.

Ninfield, Coombe shaw (off Manchester Road), 2.50pm - 3.25pm.

Ninfield, Downsview (off Church Lane), 3.40pm - 4.05pm.

Ninfield Local History Group are meeting on February 20, with Jan Cooper & Liz Darbyshire on a talk on the ‘Lost Shops of Ninfield’ with help from some NLHG members. For further information, please contact Rod Ffoulkes, Acting Chairman, NLHG 01424 893635 or email ken.ffoulkes@which.net or see their Website/Facebook page: www.ninfieldhistorygroup.org / http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ninfield-Local-History-Group/206758869459743.

Hooe History Society meet in Hooe Village Hall on Thursday, February 20, at 7.30pm. By popular demand, Barbara Strevett is returning to continue her stories about her days growing up in the village. Last year her talk was so well received it left people wanting to hear more and she kindly agreed to talk to them again. The Society’s meetings are open to everyone, a warm welcome awaits! Further details can be found on their website hooehistory.wordpress.com or from the Chairman Heather Sinden 01424 893422, Peter Hayward 01424 892009 or Peter and Pam Doodes 01424 892329

Christian Voices, the Musical Drama Group, present their latest play “Ezra”

on Saturday, February 22 in Ninfield Methodist Church Hall at 3p.m. The play was written by Alan Young and the songs composed by Dave Chamberlin.

The play, based on the story in the Old Testament, tells of how one man went to Jerusalem, and through his Devotion and teachings, repaired the damaged relationship it’s people had with God.

Ninfield Flower Group are next meeting on Monday, March 3, where they will welcome Jean Plaskett to the Memorial Hall commencing at 7.30pm with her demonstration entitled “Omnium”. All floral arrangements demonstrated will be raffled at the end of the evening. Should you require any further information please contact by email ninfieldflowergroup@hotmail.co.uk

Ninfield Neighbourhood Watch is next meeting on Tuesday, March 4, 7.30pm in the Reading Room. More information regarding the March meeting will be nearer the time. For more information regarding Ninfield Neighbourhood Watch, please call Thelma on 892421.

The Bexhill & District Community First Responders, who cover Bexhill, Ashburnham, Ninfield, Catsfield, Crowhurst, Hooe , Whydown & Normans Bay, will be meeting on Wednesday March 5. This is at Bexhill Fire Station at 7.30pm, every first Wednesday in the month. If you are interested in finding out more please contact the Team Leader, Mike Dean on 07970024135.

Ninfield Parish Council are meeting on March 6, 7.15pm at the Methodist Church Hall. All local residents are welcome to attend.

Ninfield Flower Group are holding a jumble sale on March 15, 2pm at the Memorial Hall, Ninfield. Anyone wishing to donate and will be unable to attend please contact Jennifer on 01424 892878.

Don’t forget that you can find out more community information from both villages and Wealden District Council on our district councillors (Pam Doodes) website or the Ninfield Parish Council website: www.pamdoodes.com / www.ninfield.webplus.net.

Church Services for Ninfield and Hooe (www.ninfield.org.uk):

St Mary’s Services (Church of England, Ninfield):

Sundays - 9.30am Parish Eucharist (Family Service on 1st Sunday of the month)

Wednesdays - 10.00am Holy Communion.

St Oswald’s Services (Church of England, Hooe):

Sundays - 11.15am Parish Eucharist (Family Service on 1st Sunday of the month).

Ninfield Methodist Church - all services at 2.30pm (unless otherwise indicated):

February 9, Worship & Praise with Deacon Jean Duckworth-Llloyd.

February 16, Holy Communion with Revd. Ian Wales.

February 23, Local arrangement.

Anything that you would like included in the Village Voice for Ninfield or Hooe, please email the details to me: nhvillagevoice@hotmail.com.