Pett and Pett Level

Friends of Pett Level Preservation Trust: Don’t forget the Trust’s Annual Meeting taking place tonight (Friday April 22) at Pett Village Hall at 7pm. All Friends are especially invited but members of the public are also very welcome.

Church Services: Church Services on Sunday April 24 – Holy Communion, St Mary & St Peter, Pett at 9:30am. Martin West will be a guest speaker. There will be a Sunday Service at the Methodist Chapel at 10:45am.

Village Voices: On Monday April 25 the Village Choir will meet at Pett Methodist Church at 7:30pm.

Pett Older People’s Project: The entertainment for POPP on Tuesday April 25 is to be arranged. The session runs from 10:30am to 2:00pm and will include a two-course lunch for just £5.

Big Village Lunch: Once again Pett WI is organising the Big Village Lunch, an opportunity for Pett and Pett Level residents to come together and enjoy themselves! The Pett Big Village Lunch & Feast of Puddings is being held on Sunday June 5, from 12:30 to 4pm at Pett Village Hall. It will also be a celebration of the Queen’s 90th birthday!

You provide your main course, drink, glass plate, knife and fork whilst the organisers provide salads, bread, a feast of puds AND live entertainment from The Pete Prescott Band. Further details are in Pett Parish News. Tickets are just £5 and children under 14 go free, although they must still obtain a ticket. You can get your ticket from TicToc Hairdressers or The Butcher’s Shop.

Annual Cycle Ride: Pett Level Rescue Boat Association has again joined forces with the Coastguard to run this year’s annual sponsored Cycle Ride which will take place on Sunday May 15 2016. The start time is between 8.30-10.30 am.

There will be the regular 30-mile round trip and a 15-mile course for those seeking a more leisurely ride or to cycle with youngsters. Both courses will start and finish at The Coastguard Station at Rye Harbour.

As in previous years, the aim will be to raise as much money as possible for charity, including Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat, St Michael’s Hospice and the Coastguard Association. If you want to join the ride without raising sponsorship, this is fine; all you need to pay is the entry fee, which is only £5 and children under 16 go free but must be accompanied by an adult. Complementary refreshments are served at the checkpoints en-route and there will even be a welcoming cup of tea at the finish.

Further details of the event can be obtained from Philippa Strickland on 01424 814384 or mail pstrickl@icloud.com. Previous participants will be e-mailed the entry/sponsorship forms. They will also be available The New Beach Club, Pett Level and Pett Level Rescue Boat house.

This is a fun event, which always attracts a good turnout, whether it is keen cyclists or those who want to get a bit of exercise and to raise funds for good causes.

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