Beckley Pre School Table Sale: Due to the success of the last table sale (indoor boot sale) they will be holding one on Sunday May 3rd. Tables will be £8 each and refreshments will be available on the day.. Also they are holding a craft fair just for craft stall holders these tables will be £12 each and can also be booked now. The date for craft fair will be Saturday 6th June 11-2. Welcome any donations to sell on a table for May 3rd for Beckley pre school. 01797 260582

Beckley Assembly: Held in the large hall on Thursday 28 May from 7.30pm. This has nothing to do with the parish council its a assembly where groups, societies and residents of Beckley can have a presentation or talk about their activities etc on the night. The village invites everybody to have their say so please email to get your name down.

Beckley Parish Council: The next parish council meeting will be Wednesday 20th May 7:30pm Beckley Village Centre. This will be the first time the new council will come together.

Beckley Farmers Market: Fantastic news the 2nd Saturday of the month held in Beckley village centre. Market opens at 10am-12am. Should you wish to get in touch with the organiser Paul Lewis 01797 260286

Dates for 2015 June 13th, July 11th, August 8th, September 12th, October 10th, November 14th and December 12th.

Sainburys active kids vouchers: If you shop at sainburys please collect the vouchers which are given to you at the till or online shopping. Beckley school and Pre school are collecting these vouchers.The schools will receive new sports equipment. Please just pop the vouchers in the post box located on the villaage centre’s wall to the right of the main doors or pass them onto a parent.

Contact your Councillors: So that residents are aware they can contact our district councilors Ian Jenkins and Martin Mooney via e mail. This will help the parish by giving you more immediate responses to questions or concerns. or

Hall hire: Beckley Village Centre is available to hire. By people hiring and supporting fund raising events put on by the hall committee it will keep the hiring costs down. Why not book a Children’s party, wedding reception or conference. For further information on charges and hall bookings call Margaret Lenton 01797260420

Beckley’s clubs, society’s, classes and groups held in the village hall. Why not join one today. Regular monthly Council Meetings held in the Village Centre’s SMALL HALL DOWN STAIRS. Every 2nd Wednesday in the month.Next one is Wednesday 20th may due to the elections. Visit the website for Trefoil Guild now meet at 2pm - 4pm still on the 3rd Monday of the month, instead of 7.30 - 9.30pm. They find it suits more people especially in the winter months. Beckley computer club 07904 837 751. Beckley Park Cricket Club 01580 830245. Busy Bees (Beckley Baby and toddler Group) every Wednesday £2 per family (term time only). 9.15-11.15 free tea, coffee for parents. Free snacks for the children. Pilates every Wednesdays 1.30pm Sarah Lush 07769651899. Taekwondo every Wednesdays 4.30pm contact Petra Darvill 01233 330128. Beckley Trefoil Guild meets Third Monday of the month in the Small Hall at 7.30 .Beckley Trefoil Guild now meet at 2pm - 4pm still on the 3rd Monday of the month, instead of 7.30 - 9.30pm. Brownies Thursday 6.30pm. Table Tennis every Thursday mornings old & new members welcome Carol Cobby 01797 252382. Yoga every Friday mornings contact Evelyn Lamb 260569. Friends of Beckley Church Coffee Morning 1st Tuesday 10.30am. WI 2nd Monday 7.30pm contact Ann Jones 260527. Village Lunch 2nd Thursday 12.30pm bookings Tony Bryant 260518. Beckley History Society contact Danny Rushbrooke on 253521 Dennis Ward 260313. Beckley horticultural society 01797 260232. Beckley players 01797 230572. Beckley bowls club 01797 252129. Beckley Rangers club chairman Phil Brain on 01797 260513 or secretary Peter Sands on 01424 882579.

Beckley Parish Church: Holy communion 8:00, Mattins or Eucharist 10:00 ( 2nd and 4th)

Beckley Gospel Church: Every Wednesday Bible study 7:00

Every week there is a list of the societies and groups in the village.

If you want me to put something is this column, please email it’s here from you, Whether it’s an upcoming event, information on a society this is your column.Please email me

Policing: PCSO Becky Unicombe is part of the local policing team for Rother Levels which includes Beckley. Should you see anything that you feel needs to be reported contact details are: Mobile 07810055744

Email Please keep your eyes open for anything.

Mrs Deborah Ongley

Beckley Main Street