Pett and Pett Level

Church Services: on Sunday January 10 there will be a Covenant Service at Pett Methodist Chapel at 10:45am. This will be a united service with the Pett Parish Church. A covenant service is when members of the congregation remember promises that they have made to God and perhaps more importantly the covenant (promise) that He has made with them.

Village Hall Management Committee: This committee will meet on Monday January 11 at 7pm at Pett Village Hall. The meeting is open to the public so please come along and give your ideas and views on the hall.

Pett Older People’s Project: On Tuesday January 12 POPP will provide its own entertainment. The session runs from 10:30am to 2pm and will include a two-course lunch for just £5.

Pett Gardening Club: Also on Tuesday January 12 Pett Gardening Club will be holding its meeting in Pett Village Hall. There will be a talk from Marcus Foster who recently moved to Pett. He is a pruning specialist who also specialises in arboriculture and garden design. The meeting starts at 7:30pm and visitors are always welcome.

Broadband Information: In 2015 Rother District Councillor Chris Saint received a number of complaints from residents expressing concern about the poor Broadband service that they received. Many of these criticisms were from customers residing in Pett Level, whose principal grievance was the appallingly low download speeds they were experiencing. You maybe aware there is a national pledge to provide a minimum 2mbps download speed to every premise in the UK with effect from the end of 2015.

Therefore, Councillor Saint would be interested to hear from any user located in the areas of Guestling, Three Oaks and Pett, if they too are experiencing below the 2mbps standard service expected. It would also be useful to learn if you have access to a higher download speeds, should you require it.

Councillor Saint has written to ESCC, the responsible authority for the local Broadband programme, seeking an update on their installation plans, but in the meantime it would extremely useful to hear your views and experiences. You can use the email or website addresses below. Cllr.chris.saint@rother.gov.uk www. your-councillor.com/chris-saint

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