Westfield

The New Inn: Are holding a number of events in the near future, including a Beer Festival this Sunday 30th August (Bank Holiday Sunday), from 11am with around 15 to 20 bitters, a hog roast & bbq. If the weather is bad it will be in the conservatory. There is also live music. Please check their website www.newinnwestfield.com.

Jumble Sale: The annual jumble sale for Cancer/Myeloma UK is on the 5th September, in the Community Hall, doors open at 2.30 pm. Items can be left at the hall from 12.45 pm but no items larger than a chair and no computers, TV’s etc., entrance 20p. We will have tombola, cakes and the usual refreshments.

Westfield Horticultural Society: Westfield Horticultural Society had a most successful visit to The Friary Gardens last Saturday. The self drive format of this and that of a previous meeting to the Lavender Nursery suit the Society well and further such events are planned for next year. The next event will be the Autumn Show to be held at the Community Hall on Saturday, 12th September, 2015. Members of the public will be admitted at 2.30pm. The show is held in conjunction with the Honey Show of the Hastings and Rother Division of the British Beekeepers Association. Members of the Society and others should be perusing the Show Schedule and Handbook to see what classes to enter. There are 125 classes covering all disciplines, from vegetables, fruit, flowers, house plants, home domestic produce, handicraft, photographic art, floral art and junior classes for Children. There is also a fun class, open to all, for an animal made from 5 vegetables, fruit or a combination of both. There is no size limit for this class and materials for this class may be bought in. If there are any queries, do not hesitate to contact someone of the committee. I am sure they can help. Do not forget to visit the Westfield Village Website to see details and photographs of the Society’s past activities. Also why not peruse the Westfield Horticultural site on Facebook and click like and share.

Westfield Women’s Institute: meets at 2.15pm in the Parish Hall. New members are always welcome; ring the W.I. President Julie Lloyd on 01424 754013 for more information.

The Friendship Club: does not meet in August but resumes after the summer break. Meetings will be on September 14 and 28, October 12 and 26, November 9 and 23 and December 7 (Christmas party). New members are made most welcome. Meetings are 2-3.30pm in the Parish Hall, and members enjoy dominoes, Scrabble, whist, bingo, and a chat over tea and biscuits. The yearly subscription is £5, plus 10p each meeting. Ring Jean Hobson 753095 for more information.

F3 (Friends, Fun, Fellowship): This is a group open to all women of any age. Please ring Helen 01424 752052 for more details

New PCSO: We are fortunate as a village community to have been taken under the wing of a new and enthusiastic Police Community Support Officer, With a view to being a prominent and approachable figure in our village, Deme is keen to introduce himself to village residents, parents and guardians and would be happy to say hello whilst on his rounds.

Westfield Scout Group: Westfield Beavers starts again on the 8th September and the new Leader, Katharine Moore, has spaces available for boys or girls looking for fun and friends aged between 6 and 8 years. If you would like more information please call her on 07736146779.

Westfield Newsagent: is now a collection point for myHermes parcels. This is very useful for sending and collecting parcels. Please pop in for more information. They are also collecting the supermarket vouchers on behalf of the village school, just drop them in.

Pass and Move: runs football coaching sessions every Saturday at St Leonard’s Academy from 9-10.30am (£3.50) or 9-11.30am (£5) and in Westfield during the week & over the school holidays. For information please email Duncan on duncan.jones@live.co.uk, or call Tony on 07545 813545, visit Facebook:/PassMoveBattle or see the website, pass-move.com.

Westfield Football Club: do you enjoy community volunteering? They are still seeking volunteers to help provide local football opportunities at all levels and ages. If you can offer occasional or ongoing support, on or off the pitch, please contact the club secretary gillattewell@gmail.com.

Westfield Community Hub: Meets at the Plough on Friday mornings from 10 – 12. For further information www.westfield-hub.co.uk

The village website: www.westfieldvillage.co.uk has all sorts of information about village organisations, events, Westfield Community Association and the Parish Council. This is your website, set up to serve the village community, and your contributions, news and views are needed.

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

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