Westfield

St John’s church information will be displayed on the church notice boards.

The Friendship Club meet in the Parish Hall alternate Mondays 2.0 p.m.- 3.30 p.m. Whist, bingo and scrabble are enjoyed. Tea and biscuits are served during the afternoon & a selection of books and puzzles are on offer to borrow. Next meeting date is August 4th. New members always made very welcome.

Westfield Women’s Institute meets in the Parish Hall on a Tuesday every month. New members are welcome. Contact the W.I. President Julie Lloyd on 01424 754013 for more details.

The Westfield village website www.westfieldvillage.co.uk now has details about locally available produce for sale from home and ‘back garden’ producers. If you have spare eggs, herbs, spring seedling plants, home grown vegetables, etc. for sale (even if only occasionally) and would like to be included in our new website feature, please email clerk@westfieldvillage.co.uk. We will explain that produce is available seasonally, with no guarantees of supply. We will publicise what produce you can usually offer and your location, hopefully with a local map showing suppliers. Don’t forget that the website has information about village organisations, events, Westfield Community Association, the Parish Council, and all sorts of useful links. The website exists to serve the village community, and your contributions, news and views are needed.

Westfield Youth Club will be running its free funday on Sunday 10th August from 10am until 14.00pm. There will be lots to do, including Bouncy castles, Bungee run, Crazy golf, Inflatable fun, Sumo wresting and much much more.Westfield Football Club will be joining us for the day, so come along and test your skills and see if you can beat the speed gun with a huge kick!

There will be a BBQ with tuck and drinks served all day (extra cost).

It’s a Free Funday, so come along and have some fun without spending a penny! It will be held on the Parish Field (Westfield football pitch) from 10am until 14.00pm....Call Dan or Min for more details on 07899 917952.

Westfield Football Club

Pass And Move will be hosting summer football coaching sessions for those boys and girls who want to have some fun, learn more about the technical side of football and get out of the house and kick a football around in the summer holidays. Tony and Duncan are both UEFA B (level 3) licensed coaches and coach to have fun whilst in a safe environment.

Thursday 24th and Friday 25th July from 09.30-14.00 @ £12 Per day or £20 for both

Monday 18th to Friday 22nd August from 09.30-14.00 @ £12.00 Per day or £50 for all 5 days!

Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd September from 09.30-14.00 @ £12.00 Per day or both for £20

PASS AND MOVE also run coaching sessions every SATURDAY at St Leonard’s Academy from 09.00-10.30 for £3.50 or 09.00-11.30 for £5.

Ages from 4 upwards.

Look out for lots of new events happening at Westfield Football Club...got a few mates that go to Youth Club...we will be hosting a Westfield Youth Club Tournament! Watch this space.

For any information regarding any of the events, please don’t hesitate to email Duncan on duncan.jones@live.co.uk or call Tony on 07545 813 545 OR visit us on Facebook:/PassMoveBattle Website:pass-move.com

If you can help in any way please contact the club. They are presently putting things in place to ensure both local football opportunities at all levels & for all ages with the 1st team playing in Senior Football. Therefore if you would like to offer one off or ongoing support, both on & off the pitch, before during or after games please get in touch with the Secretary on gillattewell@gmail.com

St Michael’s Hospice Neighbours has a campaign in the village. This scheme is looking for people to volunteer their time by giving a few hours a week, fortnight or month on a day and time that suits them, within their local area, to help with everyday tasks such as putting out the washing, walking the dog, cooking and daily chores – or just chatting over a cuppa. The first Westfield volunteers are being trained, but more are needed. Please contact Jane Cave on 01424 445177 ext. 6012, or email jcave@stmichaelshospice.com if you think you can help.

Supermarkets vouchers for Westfield School can be dropped into “Westfield News & Village Store” where Richard & Dan will happily collect them from you.

The Westfield HUB meets at ‘The Plough’ on Fridays from 10am to 12noon. A warm and friendly welcome and a decent cup of tea/coffee are assured at the Hub every Friday morning between 10am and midday.’

Neighbourhood Watch – Coordinators are required to cover Churchfields, Cottage Lane, Main Road & New Moorsite. For more information please contact our village PCSO Richard Perchard on 07796336862 or Richard.perchard@sussex.pnn.police.uk There is a Coordinator for New Cut who is looking forward to hearing from local residents – Paul Billingham plbillingham@dsl.pipex.com

Westfield Community Speed Watch volunteers have completed their first traffic monitoring session. In the hour and a half session they recorded the details of four speeding motorist, and have passed on the information to the Police. There are more sessions planned in the next few weeks and we hope that their visible presence will encourage more drivers to comply with the speed limit in Westfield. If you would like to help it is not too late to join. For more information please contact Jackie on 01424 755210 or email westfieldparishcouncil@yahoo.co.uk

Westfield residents need to be aware that Battle Fire Station is threatened with being downgraded. Please make your voice heard by visiting www.esfrs.org/publicconsultation, where an on line questionnaire can be completed which lodges your objections. You can also visit #StandUp4Battle (Twitter) or contact your local Fire Authority Rother members John Barnes (cllr.john.barnes@eastsussex.gov.uk) and Stuart Earl (cllr.stuart.earl@eastsussex.gov.uk). The campaign is being organised by Helen Ashenheim, who will be delighted to talk to you on 07791 277921 or 01580 881813. In particular, there are considered to be many errors of fact in the Fire Authority’s consultation document.

Visit the village website www.westfieldvillage.co.uk for information about village organisations, events, Westfield Community Association, the Parish Council, and all sorts of useful links. Remember this is YOUR website, set up to serve the village community, and your contributions, news and views are needed.

Sedlescombe & District Garden Society is celebrating their 70th anniversary this year with a special Summer Horticultural show and Mini Fayre. The event will be held on Saturday 2nd August on the Village Green and will commence at 2 p.m. As well as the flower, vegetable, floral art, cookery and handicraft exhibits there will be a special 70th Anniversary tent portraying a pictorial view of the village through the 70 years. Included within the Anniversary tent will be a special horticultural exhibit designed by the Westfield Horticultural Society. Joining the celebrations will be a host of other societies and companies from Sedlescombe village, who will all have stalls on the village green to make this an event not to miss.

The Rye and District Association of the National Trust invite you to the following events.

Future event - Friday 22nd August - Our annual Fun Golf Day at Sedlescombe Golf Club. Please contact Marion Brunt on 01424 883566 for details and entry forms. The cost of £40 includes lunch.

To send information for the Westfield Village Voice, please email george@roker.f9.co.uk

George Sunderland

Heathlands