Rachel Feeley

17 Smith Close, Ninfield

The next coffee mornings are on Monday July 15, August 5 and 19 in the Church Hall, Ashburnham Place 10:30am - 12pm. You are welcome to go along for a good friendly chat. For further information, please contact Tina on 01424 843728.

Ashburnham and Penhurst WI are meeting on July 15, 7.30pm at the Village Hall. This month they welcome Graham Bell with stories of smuggling in Sussex. On August 19 they will hear from Sir Jermey Cooke, a high court judge, speaking about the criminal justice system.

This months Village Lunch is on July 17, 12.30pm in the Village Hall. Lunch is cooked every month for any older residents in our villages who would like a bit of company and a delicious meal. Transport can be arranged if needed. The August lunch on August 21 will be held at Penhurst Retreat Centre. For more information or to book a place, give Janet a ring on 01424 892311.

The East Sussex County Council Mobile Library service will next be in Ashburnham (by the chapel) on Thursday July 18, 9.50am - 10.10am.

The Ashburnham and Penhurst Gardening Club is meeting on July 22 with a visit to a member’s garden. The August meeting will be back at Ashburnham Church Hall on August 27, 7.30pm where they will be discussing summer pruning. For further information, please contact Rhod Jones on 892689.

The Annual Flower Show will take place on August 10 at the Ashburnham Sports Field, 2pm. You are invited to see all the entries, enjoy some refreshments and browse the stalls. Go to the Gardening Club website for the schedule and more information Any queries, contact Rhod on 01424 892689.

2m@1 are not meeting during August.

Don’t forget that you can look to see what is going on in Ashburnham and Penhurst on the community website:

Church services for St Peter’s, Ashburnham, 10.30am unless otherwise stated:

July 14, Family Service with Dedication

July 21, Morning Praise with Children’s Activities

July 28, Communion Service with Children’s Activities

Church services for St Michael the Archangel, Penhurst, 10.30am unless otherwise stated:

July 14, Morning Prayer

July 21, Holy Communion

July 28, Morning Prayer

Services for Ashburnham Chapel, 6.30pm unless otherwise stated:

July 14, Evening Service

July 21, Evening Service

July 28, Evening Service

Prayer and Bible reading meetings on Tuesday at 2.45pm at the Chapel. Contact Fay Ramsden on 07860 113413 for further information.

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