Robertsbridge

Robertsbridge Archaeological Society: - will be holding its next meeting this evening Friday 13th March at Robertsbridge Hall starting at 7.30pm. Kevin Gordon will give the talk and the topic will be on `Gravestones and Graveyards`. All are welcome to attend.

Robertsbridge Club: will be presenting Live Music on Saturday 14th March with `The Beatroots` from around 8pm.

St Mary’s Church Salehurst: this Sunday 15th March Holy Communion will be held at the Mission Room in Fair Lane at 9am and Family Eucharist at Salehurst at 11am. During the service there will be flowers to give out to all Mothers, as it is Mothering Sunday. It would be lovely to see lots of families in Church for this occasion.

Easter is fast approaching at just under a month away, would you like to donate an Easter lily in memory of a loved one. The lilies are used in flower arrangements in Church on Easter Sunday and if you would like to donate one please contact Daphne Longmuir on 880146.

Roberstbridge Hall: will be holding the next Progressive Whist evening on Thursday 19th March starting at 7pm. Everyone is welcome from learners to more advanced players.

On Saturday April 18th a trip to the Imperial War Museum in London is being run and if you are interested ion going please book your place by ringing 880457.

1st Robertsbridge Scout Group: are looking for an adult that would be interested in taking the Leadership Role in the Scout Troop. This role in Scouting is very rewarding and covers many outdoor activities including hiking, canoeing and camping. The troop has boys and girls with an age range of 10 ½ to 14 years. If you would be interested in helping Robertsbridge Scouts please contact Sheila Rogers on 880312.

Has your child lost a pair of blue/grey gloves in the last week if so they are at the Floral Boutique.

DARTS: We played at Mountfield Club last Friday against Knockout Cup finalists The White Hart and against a very strong side we lost 5-2 with victories for Stuart Miller and Michael Stone. There were 100+ scores for Michael[160,140], David Goodsell[140.125], Stuart[102,2 x 100] and Frankie Taylor[100]. We confirmed top place in the Pushpenny Knockout Cup with a 2-1 win and a place in the final. There were wins for Ted Goldfinch/Alan Apps and Keith Stone/David Goodsell with ‘goldwatches’ for Ted[2] and Michael Stone[2]. Tonight we are at home to The Millers Arms in our final league match 8p.m.

FOOTBALL: Saturday 21st March is when Peter Reid is coming to manage the 2nd team at the Recreation Ground K.O. 2p.m. and then back to Robertsbridge Club for a Q & A session from about 5.30p.m. This is your chance to get close to a ‘Legend in Football’ and ask any question about his experiences. Saturday 28th March is our next fund-raiser which is a ‘Race Night’ at Robertsbridge Club from 7.30p.m. This is a fun evening for all the family and you don’t have to bet just come along and enjoy the experience.

LADIES DARTS: We played high flyers The White Hart at home on Monday and although we lost 9-2 we played very well and the score does not reflect how well we did play. Jackie Danaher was our only singles winner and with Eileen Morgan/Steph Goldsmith the only pairs winners we had lost the match before we lost all the trebles but there were some close matches where we had the chance to win more than just the 2 games. There were high scores for Alice Hodges[100,71], Dawn Mitchell[97,71], Jackie[95,90] and Steph[81]. Monday[16th] is a spare week.

STOOLBALL : Our ‘Signing-on Night’ will be at Robertsbridge Club on Friday 27th March from 7.30p.m. There will be fun and games during the evening, including indoor curling, and a raffle to raise funds for the club so come along and enjoy the evening. This season the fee’s remain at £5 to sign-on and £2 per match. Training starts at the Cricket Ground on Thursday 9th April at 6.30p.m. and every Thursday until May but we are also training at Robertsbridge College on Tuesday 14th,21st,28th April from 8.30p.m-9.30p.m. so all are welcome to attend any of these sessions.

Mother’s Day: Don’t forget to spoil your Mums this Sunday as its Mothers Day - after all you only get one Mum.

Sandie Madge & Sue Paine

The Floral Boutique

20 High Street