Ashburnham Village Voice

- Raising money for the Diamond Jubliee weekend of events, the Ashburnham and Penhurst Diamond Jubilee committee are holding a Quiz Night tonight, February 25, 7.30pm at Ashburnham Village Hall.

Adult tickets cost £6.50 and children’s tickets cost £3.50 (including supper). There will be refreshments and a raffle.

For tickets or further information, please contact Gill Ratcliffe on 01424 892674.

- For the green fingered people of Ashburnham and Penhurst, The Ashburnham and Penhurst Gardening Club February’s meeting is on Monday 27 entitled “The Garden Calendar” - planning for a great gardening year with Rhod Jones at 7.30pm at the Church Hall, Ashburnham Place.

Everyone Welcome - £2.00 for non members to include refreshments.

For further information please contact Rhod Jones on 01424 892689 or view their website

- The East Sussex County Council Mobile Library service will next be in Ashburnham (by the chapel) on Thursday March 1, 15 and 29, 9.50am - 10.10am.

- Ashburnham & Penhurst Book Club will next be meeting March 2.

They are chatting about “Our Mutual Friend” to celebrate Dickens’ bicentenary.

The group meet at 2pm. For further details of the books being read and where to meet, please contact Nicky on 01424 892474.

- The next Coffee Morning is on Monday March 5 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.

- The Social and Discussion Group 2m@1 is meeting on March 12, at 1pm in the church hall, Ashburnham Place with a soup-and-a-roll lunch. The group will be making Easter Crafts with Mary Jones.

For further information, please contact Tina on 01424 843728.

- It is a few weeks to go until Mothering Sunday which is on March 18.

There will be a Mothering Sunday Breakfast at 10am in Ashburhham Village Hall organised by St Peter’s Church.

- Do you have any old photos or interesting documents of Ashburnham that you would be happy to lend to the Diamond Jubilee Committee to add to the exhibition planned for Monday June 4?

The committee are looking for photos, maps, newspaper articles, old minutes relating to the parish - to display in the marquee.

Please contact Gill Ratcliffe on 01424 892674 or you can email your photos directly to Gill (please ring for an email address).

- 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:

February 26, 4pm Communion Service with Children’s Activities

- Church services for St Michael the Archangel, Penhurst:

February 26, 10.30am Holy Communion

- Services for Ashburnham Chapel:

February 26, 3pm Afternoon Service

Prayer and Bible reading meetings on Tuesday at 2.30pm at the Chapel. Contact Bert Peters on 01424 892311 for further information.

- 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