Robertsbridge

Apologies: Our apologies for the recent missing contributions - technical gremlins are to blame. Hopefully they’re gone now!

Robertsbridge Archaeological Society: will be holding a meeting this evening Friday 13th May at Robertsbridge Hall starting at 7.30pm. The talk for this meeting is `Royal Visits to Kent, part 2.` this will be given by Colin Breed. Everyone is welcome to attend.

St Mary’s Church Plant Sale and Spring Market: is taking place tomorrow Saturday 14th May at Robertsbridge Hall starting at 10am and going on until 2pm. There will be, as well as plants, cakes, a bottle stall, books, bric-a-brac, cushions a raffle, the café and much more. All to support the church.

Robertsbridge Aviation Society: will be holding a Jumble Sale at Bush Barn tomorrow Saturday 14th May between 2pm – 4pm. There is free parking and entrance and light refreshments will be available. From Sunday 29th May the Museum will be open to those that fancy a visit. It will be open every last Sunday of the month throughout the summer until October. It is open between 2pm – 5pm and there is always free parking. There is a vast collection of exhibits of Aviation Memorabilia from WW1 to the present day. You will be surprised and very welcome.

St Mary’s Salehurst Services: this week Sunday May 15th Whit Sunday starts with Holy Communion in the Mission Room Fair Lane at 9am. Matins follows this at 11am at Salehurst.

Music at the Halt: is on tomorrow Sunday 15th May between 5pm – 8pm with Local Heroes.

Salehurst and Robertsbridge Parish Council: is holding i5ts next full meeting on Monday 16th May at Robertsbridge Hall. This will be the meeting where a new chair and vice chair will be elected. Also nominating which members will represent the council on various sub committees and outside bodies. The meeting start at 7.30pm with the first 15 minutes open to comments and questions from the public. This is likely to be a very busy year for the council and its members with numerous projects around the village along side the Neighbour Hood development Plan.

We would like to send our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Gilly Parkman who passed away suddenly last week.

Also with personal heartache our thoughts and condolences go to the family and many friends of Simon Breach who was sadly killed last week. There are so many people that knew Simon. He was a young gent, always full of life, laughter and always there to lend a hand if you needed it. The village is reeling with shock that such a lovely bloke has been taken so soon at such a young age. Robertsbridge will not be the same without him popping up from time to time.

DARTS: Finals night is just one week away at Robertsbridge Club 8p.m. We have arranged an outing to Hove Dogs on Saturday 11th June 2016 leaving Robertsbridge Club at 5.30p.m. Tickets are £25 including entrance, travel, 2 free drinks and two free bets. If you would like to book a place please pop into the club and look on the notice board for details or contact Alan Apps(01580-880877) or email alanapps@btinternet.com before the 28th May 2016.

STOOLBALL: Our Ladies Tournament saw Icklesham win with Brightling as runners-up. This week the Ladies are at home to Pett on Tuesday 17th while on Thursday 19th the Mixed are away to Staplecross with both matches starting at 6.45p.m.

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