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Judy Torrance

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LENT LUNCHES: The last of the Lent lunches is today, Friday April 12 at Margaret’s home, 2 Forge Cottages, The Green from 12 noon to 1.30pm. Everyone is welcome to go along and enjoy a bowl or two of homemade soup with crusty bread at just £3 each. A warm welcome awaits you. last Fridays lunch raised £52. These lunches have been hosted by Margaret with the help of her friends for many years now covering the period of Lent and enjoyed by many whilst helping those less fortunate than ourselves. The proceeds from all the lunches this year will be donated to Starfish Malawi and Seaview project in St Leonards, a grand total will be available next week. Margaret would like to thank all the helpers, soup makers, servers, washer uppers and raffle ticket sellers but most of all you, the visitors who have supported over the past six weeks.

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LENT LUNCHES: Lent lunches continue today, Friday April 5 with just another two weeks to go , at Margaret’s home, 2 Forge Cottages, The Green from 12 noon to 1.30pm. Everyone is welcome to go along and enjoy a bowl or two of homemade soup with crusty bread at just £3 each. These lunches will continue on every Friday during the six weeks of Lent. A warm welcome awaits you. Last week £106.00 was raised , the proceeds from all the lunches will be donated to Starfish Malawi and Seaview project in St Leonards. Margaret would like to thank everyone for their continued support.

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LENT LUNCHES: Lent lunches continue today, Friday March 29, again at Margaret’s home, 2 Forge Cottages, The Green from 12 noon to 1.30pm. Everyone is welcome to go along and enjoy a bowl or two of homemade soup with crusty bread at just £3 each. These lunches will continue on every Friday during the six weeks of Lent. A warm welcome awaits you. Last week £86.00 was raised , the proceeds from all the lunches will be donated to Starfish Malawi and Seaview project in St Leonards. Margaret would like to thank everyone for their continued support.

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LENT LUNCHES: Lent lunches continue today, Friday March 22, again at Margaret’s home, 2 Forge Cottages, The Green from 12noon to 1.30pm. Everyone is welcome to go along and enjoy a bowl or two of homemade soup with crusty bread at just £3 each. These lunches will continue on every Friday during the six weeks of Lent. A warm welcome awaits you. Proceeds from these lunches will be donated to charity. Margaret would like to thank everyone for their continued support.

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LENT LUNCHES: Lent lunches continue today, Friday March 15, again at Margaret’s home, 2 Forge Cottages, The Green from 12noon to 1.30pm. Everyone is welcome to go along and enjoy a bowl or two of homemade soup with crusty bread at just £3 each. These lunches will continue on every Friday during the six weeks of Lent. A warm welcome awaits you. Proceeds from these lunches will be donated to charity, last week’s total was £65. Margaret would like to thank everyone for their support.

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LENT LUNCHES: Lent lunches this year will start today, Friday March 8, once again at Margaret’s home, 2 Forge Cottages, The Green from 12noon to 1.30pm. everyone is welcome to go along and enjoy a bowl or two of homemade soup with crusty bread at just £3 each. These lunches will be held every Friday during the six weeks of Lent. A warm welcome awaits you.

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MARCH 1: Here we are in March already, Spring will be officially starting on March 20 although with this extraordinary weather it feels like it has started already.

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BODIAM CONCERT BAND AND FUN QUIZ: We look forward to welcoming ticket holders this evening Friday February 22 when Bodiam Concert Band, 25 musicians, will be raising the roof playing popular show and film tunes when they perform in the village hall. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. There will also be a cash bar running throughout the evening along with a super raffle. Contact 01424 870344 or 01424 870258 ofr further information or last minute tickets at just £10 to include a hot supper plus prizes in the fun music quiz. A band and music quiz all in one, the Friends of Sedlescombe Church Heritage Trust are presenting another first!

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TABLE SALE: don’t miss this, this Saturday February 16, in Sedlescombe Village hall from 10am to 12pm. Refreshments of tea, coffee and cake will be available throughout the morning. Have you things you would like to sell? Tables may still be available , but hurry , at just £8 for 9am setup, to book yours please contact 870808 or 870688.

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SEDLESCOMBE AND DISTRICT FLOWER CLUB: Sedlescombe and District Flower Club meets in Sedlescombe village hall on Wednesday February 13 when new demonstrator Maggie Hayes comes to interpret “Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere“. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Visitors are always welcome. During the evening there will be time for refreshments and the opportunity to stock up on floral supplies, plus you may be the lucky winner of one of the flower arrangements when the raffle is drawn at the end of the evening. For further details please contact Janet on 01424773708 or Sheila on 01797223927

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SEDLESCOMBE AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY: The Garden Society will be holding its first event of 2019 on Tuesday February 5 at 2pm in the Village Hall. The talk will be “Beginner Orchids – Care and Cultivation”. The entry fee is £3 per person for non-members and free to members. Tea and biscuits provided. Non-members are, as usual, very welcome and there will be an opportunity to join the society if you wish, membership is only £7 a year for individuals and £10 for couples or families.This enables the society to provide speakers and run the splendid shows held in Spring, Summer and Autumn. The programme for this year includes a Spring, Summer and Autumn Show, on March 23, July 20 and September 28 respectively. In addition there will be four speakers, a BBQ, a social evening and trips. Most importantly, entries are needed for the shows. The categories are cut flowers, pot plants, fruit and veg, floral art, domestic, handicrafts, photography and a section for young gardeners (3 different age groups). So why not show off what you can do as there is a variety of talents that can be employed in these categories. Be brave and give visitors to the shows a real treat! If you have any queries please contact Mrs Brenda Page by e-mail on sdgs.showsecretary@gmail.com or by phone 01424 870455.

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COFFEE MORNING AND MINI MARKET: 2019 Church fundraising starts on Thursday February 7 with the coffee morning and mini market in Sedlescombe village hall at 10am to 11.30am. Margaret and helpers look forward to greeting old friends and welcoming new ones. There will be all the usual stalls , bric a brac, books and puzzles, home baking and preserves, raffle and of course coffee tea cheese scones or biscuits for your refreshment

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SEDLESCOMBE SCREEN: This new venture for the village made possible through a donation from the Rural Past Times event is going from strength to strength. There will be the screening of a film in the village hall every month on a Thursday evening. This months’ date is January 24, doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start of “Dunkirk” (12A). It is only £5 on the door plus free parking, a licensed bar serving snacks and drinks. You can sign up for the latest news from the link on the cinema page of the village hall website www.sedlecombevillagehall.org.uk

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SEDLESCOMBE SCREEN: This new venture for the village made possible through a donation from the Rural Past Times event is going from strength to strength. There will be the screening of a film in the village hall every month on a Thursday evening. This months’ date is January 24, doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start of “Dunkirk” (12A). It is only £5 on the door plus free parking, a licensed bar serving snacks and drinks. You can sign up for the latest news from the link on the cinema page of the village hall website www.sedlecombevillagehall.org.uk

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SEDLESCOMBE AND DISTRICT FLOWER CLUB: The first meeting of the year is in Sedlescombe village hall on Wednesday January 09 when the committee look forward to greeting everyone to the evening entitled “It’s Showtime”.

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MERRY CHRISTMAS: A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all who are reading this. I hope you have kept up to date on events in our beautiful village over this past year, have been able to go along and support some of them. Thank you to all the volunteers who make our village come alive, the latest one being the community cinema. It is a wonderful time of year to remember the good times that we have shared with family and friends and hopefully look forward to many more to come. Personally, I will be looking forward to meeting someone new, another grandchild arriving in 2019. Best wishes for a Christmas filled with love and wonder, whatever age you may be!

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Thomasin Trezise, a professional opera singer, sang some beautiful well known arias in the stunning setting of St John the Baptist in Sedlescombe during a festive opera evening with carols SUS-181112-082426001

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SENIORS CHRISTMAS PARTY: This year’s party will take place at the village hall this evening Friday December 14 from 5.30 to 8.30pm. The evening will include a buffet meal, entertainment and a bar. There may still be tickets at £5.00 available please contact Reg on 870258 for further information.

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ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHRISTMAS FAIR: This is a busy weekend for our parish church, first their CHRISTMAS FAIR this, Saturday December 8 in Sedlescombe village hall, open from 12noon onwards. There will be lots of stalls featuring a puzzle corner and toyshop, lovely gifts, cakes and pickles and more. Tickets for the Christmas Draw are now on sale from church members and also in the village shop giving you the chance to win £100 plus lots of other great prizes. Throughout the afternoon light lunches and afternoon tea will be served by the willing volunteers. Make it a date to support this fundraising event for our historic ancient village church and bag some Christmas presents too.

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SEDLESCOMBE SCHOOL CHRISTMAS FAYRE: This Saturday, December 1 Sedlescombe school hold their annual Christmas Fayre ,open from 12 until 3pm. There will be a grand raffle, guess the weight of the cake, pick Olafs nose, hook a bauble, santas grotto, find the elves, craft stalls and face painting. The school kitchen will be open serving tea, coffee, mince pies and savouries. Make that a date in your diary to support your local school. Entrance is just 50p for adults, children free entry. The School PTA have taken on the mammoth task of raising £50,000 to have the sports area resurfaced so your support is very welcome. Help them succeed by supporting their event.

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SEDLESCOMBE SCHOOL CHRISTMAS FAYRE: Only one more week to go until the next fundraising event for our village school , their annual Christmas Fayre on Saturday December 1 open from 12 until 3pm. There will be a grand raffle , guess the weight of the cake , pick Olafs nose , hook a bauble , santas grotto, find the elves, craft stallsand face painting . the school kitchen will be open serving tea, coffee, mince pies and savouries.Make that a date in your diary to support your local school. Entrance is just 50p for adults, children free entry. The School PTA have taken on the mammoth task of raising £50,000 to have the sports area resurfaced so your support is very welcome. They also have a GoFundMe page for donations.

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