Robertsbridge

Robertsbridge Aviation Society: will be holding its Annual Coffee morning tomorrow Saturday 16th April between 10.30am – 1pm. There will be bric-a-brac, books as well as the refreshments for sale. The Civil and Military Aviation Collection will be open with new exhibits and refurbishment. There is free parking and admission although any donations are welcomed. This is all happening at Bush Barn just North of Robertsbridge TN325PA.

St Mary’s Church Salehurst: is holding Holy Communion at 9am in the Mission Room on Sunday 17th and then Matins at 11am at Salehurst.

There will be the churchyard clear up tomorrow morning Saturday 16th with a working party that needs as many people as can make it. Please go along armed with gardening tools from 9am for as long as you can spare. Everyone is welcome to help with the Churchyard Spring clean and refreshments will be available during the morning to keep you going.

Progressive Whist: is being held on Thursday 21st April at Robertsbridge Hall starting at 7pm. everyone is welcome to join in this fun evening.

Robertsbridge Bonfire Society: is holding its monthly meeting on Thursday 21st April at Robertsbridge Club starting at 8pm. Now is the time to get you forms for membership in if you would like to join or if you are already a member and haven’t paid your subs please do so soon.

There are a couple of fundraisers coming up soon, the first will be the Auction of Promises which is always a good evening and raises lots of money towards the November celebrations. This is being held on Friday 27th May at Robertsbridge Club, more details will appear nearer the time. But make sure you put the date in your diary. If you would like to make a donation of a lot or two please contact John Goldsmith on 880412 or Eric Vidler on 880135. Anything will sell, so please look through your cupboards, or a voucher for something like baby sitting or gardening or any skill you have would be greatly appreciated.

On June 12th in Salehurst there is to be a return of the much-enjoyed Soap Box Derby. Entry forms are available now from the Salehurst Halt. Get your design caps on and get your Soap Box entered.

Robertsbridge W I: is holding its Jumble Sale on Saturday 23rd April at Robertsbridge Hall between 10am – 12 noon. This is to raise funds for a dishwasher at the hall. If you have ever used or are likely to use the hall this will be a great time saver. Please support this event if you can as every penny helps.

Condolances: e would like to send Condolences to the family and friends of John Izod from Rye. He was known to many of us in Robertsbridge because he was a great Rye Bonfire Society member. There is to be a Memorial for John at St Mary’s Church in Rye on May 4th.

DARTS: Tonight is the Ladies singles, Ladies pairs and Mixed pairs at Robertsbridge Club 8p.m. Sunday 1st May 2016 is the next Open Pairs Darts Knockout at Robertsbridge Club with registration at 7.30p.m. This is a fun evening in comfortable surroundings and open to anybody who wants to play darts for fun.

FOOTBALL: The 1st teams match at Battle Baptists was called off because of a waterlogged pitch while the 2nd team played at home to Magham Down and were outplayed as the visitors scored three goals in each half. Their first came after 17 minutes and their second a minute later with The Bridge defence all over the place. A 33rd minutes corner lead to Bridge keeper Charlie Hornshaw punching the ball into his own net while at the other end Jordan Isaac was unlucky not to score when his header came back of the crossbar. The second period saw The Bridge push for a goal and man of the match Sam Cawkill kept crossing the ball from the wing but too many times there was no forward in the box to score and when a clear chance came substitiute Richard Isaac’ shot wide. The visitors three goals in a five minutes spell midway through the half secured all three points. Tomorrow the 1st team are away to Bexhill A.A.C. in the semi-final of the Paul Mitchell Plastering Contractors Robertsbridge Charity Intermediate Cup K.O. 3.30p.m. while the 2nd team are at home to St.Leonards K.O. 3p.m.

Note for your diary:- The Birchwood Group Challenge Cup Final between Robertsbridge United v Peche Hill Select will be on Monday 25th April 2016 @ The Pilot Field, Hastings United F.C. K.O. 7.30p.m. with an entrance fee of £3. There will be a coach leaving Robertsbridge Club at 5.30p.m. at a cost of £7 per person. To book your seat please contact Alan Apps(01580-880877) or pop into the club and pout your name/s on the list before Saturday 23rd April 2016.

LADIES DARTS: Robertsbridge Club is the venue for the next open ladies darts on Monday 18th April 2016 at 8p.m.

STOOLBALL: Just a reminder that we are practising at the Cricket Ground every Thursday from 6.30p.m. New players welcome.

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