Robertsbridge

Robertsbridge news
Robertsbridge news

The Stoolball Quiz: that was due to be on tomorrow Saturday 18th March has sadly been cancelled so there will be no quiz at the Club.

Robertsbridge Rainbows, Brownies and Guides – will be holding a Quiz Night next Friday 24th March at Robertsbridge Club starting at 7.30pm. The doors will be open from 7pm to book in. Teams of 6 and it cost £5 per person.

St Mary’s Salehurst: will be holding services this Sunday March 19th, Lent 3, starting at 9am with Holy Communion at the Mission Room in Fair Lane. At 11am it will be Matins at Salehurst. The children’s Sunday Club will be on during the service at 11am in the vestry please arrive just before the service starts. At 4pm this week will be the All Age Service at Holy Trinity in Hurst Green. This is an informal service and is open to all.

Robertsbridge Village Clean Up: is happening this Sunday 19th March between 2pm – 4pm. Please meet at the recreation ground where you can pick up the bags for the rubbish. Please bring gloves and pickers if you have them if not they will be given out at 2pm.

Robertsbridge Community Association: is running a trip on Saturday 22nd April. This is to Shepherd Neame Brewery in Faversham. Bookings are to be in before 28th March and there is a cost of £25 per person. Please contact Anne on 880457 for booking or more information on the trip.

A couple of dates: for your diary for summer events –

Sunday June 18th: is the Robertsbridge Summer Event at the Recreation Ground. The theme is Rio this year so start looking out for costumes or decorations.

Saturday 1st July: is the Children’s Summer Fete at Salehurst Primary School.

A few weeks ago: I ran a piece on the young woman, Louise Ballard, from our village raising funds to get her treatment for the cancer that she has. Her family would like to thank everyone that has donated so far and to let you know that it is still ongoing. There are some events coming up in Hastings, which I will write about next week. But if you would like to donate there is a collection box in the Floral Boutique or a Just-giving page on Facebook. Please help if you can, as she needs all of our help.

Mothers Day: is next Sunday, don’t forget to use our local shops, farm shops, hostelries when organising your gifts.

FOOTBALL: The Bridge travelled to Tilekiln last week for their Macron East Sussex Football League Premier Division clash with St.Leonards Social. The Social started well when The Bridge failed to clear a cross and the hiome strkier netted from the edge of the box but The Bridge responded 3 minutes later when Dan Goodsell scored from the penalty spot. The rest of the half was fairly even as was most of the second period until 10 minutes from the end when a corner was met by man of the match Ben Hardy whose header across the box was hooked home by Josh MacNab for all three points. Tomorrow the 1st team are back at Tilekiln against Ore Athletic while the 2nd team are at home to Bexhill Spartans in Division 5 with both matches K.O. 3p.m.

FRIDAY DARTS: It was darts singles knockout last week and Michael Stone got through to the semi-final stage. Tonight we are at Mountfield Club against The Millers Arms in the Darts Knockout Cup Final while we play The Old King John in the Pushpenny Knockout Cup Final 8p.m.

STOOLBALL: Due to a lack of interest we have CANCELLED tomorrow’s Quiz Night. We start training at The Cricket Ground on Thursday 6th April 2017 from 6.30p.m. Anybody is welcome to come along and join in the fun.

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