COFFEE MORNING: The next Coffee Morning is on Monday, December 15 in the Church Hall, Ashburnham Place 10.30 a.m. - 12 p.m. You are welcome to go along for a good friendly chat.

VILLAGE LUNCH: The next Village Lunch is on December 17 at Penhurst Retreat Centre, 12.30 p.m. Lunch is cooked every month for any older residents in the villages who would like a bit of company and a delicious meal. Transport can be arranged if needed. For more information or to book a place, give Janet a ring on 01424 892311.

MOBILE LIBRARY: The East Sussex County Council Mobile Library service will next be in Ashburnham (by the chapel) on Thursday, December 18, 9.50 a.m. - 10.10 a.m.

CHAPEL COFFEE MORNING: Ashburnham Chapel are holding a coffee morning on December 22, 10.30 a.m. - 12 p.m. All are welcome to join them.

BOOK CLUBS: Both the afternoon and evening book clubs are not meeting during December.

PUB QUIZ: The Ash Tree Inn are holding their first Pub quiz of the year on January 6, 2015, at 7.45 p.m. Entry is £1/person and a set meal of £5 can be ordered. Please call them on 892104 for further details.

GARDENING CLUB: The Ashburnham and Penhurst Gardening Club are next meeting on January 26, 7.30 p.m. at the Village Hall. This month they have a talk from Fergus Garrett from Great Dixter. Tickets, costing £5 to include a glass of wine and light refreshments, are available from John Southam on 07709 642940 or view their website:

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

ST PETER’S: Church services for St Peter’s, Ashburnham, 10.30 a.m. unless otherwise stated. December 14, 6 p.m., Carol Service. December 21, Morning Praise with children’s activities. December 28, Morning Praise with children’s activities

ST MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL: Church services for St Michael the Archangel, Penhurst, 10.30a.m. unless otherwise stated. December 14, Morning Prayer. December 21, 5 p.m., Carol Service. December 28, Morning Prayer with Carols

CHAPEL: Services for Ashburnham Chapel, 6.30p.m. unless otherwise stated. December 14, Evening Service. December 21, Evening Service. December 28, Evening Service

PRAYER MEETINGS: The Chapel and St Peter’s church are joining together for prayer meetings. These will be held on the 2nd Thursday of the month, 8 p.m. at Ashburnham Church Hall.

CONTACT ME: Anything that you would like included in the Village Voice for Ashburnham and Penhurst, please email the details to me:

Rachel Feeley

17 Smith Close, Ninfield