Rhiannon Oliver, Bellhurst Cottages

Contact: telephone 01424 882037 or email

First I would like to say a Big Thank you to everyone who baked cakes, helped, and supported the Hearing link Cake party at last Friday’s Farmers Market a wonderful £135.24 was raised. The following day selling the remaining cakes and serving more coffee raised another £ 80+. This not only helped finance some of the projects but also raised awareness of the Charity.

Friday 20 September Brede Farmers Market from 10am – 12 During the evening the Rainbow Trout Cocktail Night takes place with their own cocktail Barman.

Saturday 21 September at St Mary in the Castle Hullabaloo. Performers from all over Sussex will give non stop entertainment from 12 – 6pm. Tours of this iconic building will take place at intervals throughout the day. Hear about the ghosts, visit the crypt and sit in Queen Adelaide’s Pew. This is Hastings very own Tardis. Go and join the fun.

Sunday 22 September 9.30am sung family Eucharist at St George’s Brede. The Reverend Peggy Heim will be the Preacher this morning at 10.30am in the Trinity Methodist Church. The Cricketers game this afternoon will be an away match against Winchelsea. At the Rainbow Trout, from 5pm Louise Turpin will be entertaining.

Monday 23 September Age Uk Day Centre opens In Brede Village Hall at 10.30am. The day will include News items, Darts, Quiz Ball, Who am I? and a craft session with Val. As Usual anyone in the community is welcome to go along and join in, they will be made most welcome. Maureen has asked me to make a plea for more volunteer drivers. The areas covered are 1.Peasmarsh to Brede. 2. Battle to Brede 3. Sedlescombe, Westfield to Brede. Although she has drivers to cover two of these rounds she urgently needs another driver. She would also like reserves so that if a driver is sick or their car is she has someone standing by to take over. Please contact her before Monday if you can help 01424 883282. Whist Players are in the main Hall at 7.30pm. In the small Hall the Rainbows start at 4.00pm with Brownies following at 5.30pm.

Beavers are in the Scout Hut at 5.30pm - 6.30pm, Cubs meet from 6.30pm – 8.00pm. Helpers and a Scout Leader are still needed, if you can assist Please Contact Colin Ward Group Leader 01424 852413 – 8.00pm Guides meet at Udimore Hall at 7.15pm

Tuesday 24 September Brede Luncheon Club meet to enjoy a lovely cooked lunch followed by the raffle. Members will be welcomed at 12.30pm in Brede Village Hall. Later in the Small Hall at 7.30pm Brede Parish Council will hold their Monthly meeting, members of the public are always welcome to come and hear what is happening and to ask questions.

Wednesday 25 September the Crafters will be creative at 2.00pm in the Village Hall.

Thursday 26 September those who wish to be Stretched and Toned then join in the session with Sally at 9.30am in the Village Hall. In the community Hall this evening Brede Players will be rehearsing for their Christmas production.

Friday 27 September join the Worlds biggest coffee morning at the Farmers Market and at St Mary’s Community Hall Udimore both in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. There will be a bring and buy, Plant and Cake stall. The organisers will welcome cakes, plants etc. on the day.

Future events:

Friday 4 October the Village Hall Committee invite you to join them for soup etc at 12.30pm after the Farmers Market to discuss the formation of Friends of the Village Hall Group. In particular they need helpers to keep the Hall open when it snows. Support and advice on keeping the Hall a ‘well used’ venue would also be one of the groups main functions. For more details please contact Margaret Sandra 01424 883149. Also on this date the Rainbow Trout will be holding a Charity Barn Dance for St Michael’s Hospice. Tickets are on sale now at the Pub the cost is £30.00, which will include a three-course meal. There will also be a Charity Raffle and it is hoped Fancy dress will be worn. The music is a live band that has their own professional caller to help everyone learn the moves. Don’t delay get your tickets today!

Saturday 12 October the WI Quiz Evening, in Brede Village Hall £7.50 each for a hot supper. Please contact Ann Elam 01797 222604 to book in your team as soon as possible. Also on this day the Treorchy Male Choir will be performing in St Clements Church Old Town Hastings 7.30pm. Tickets available from the Information Centre in Aquila House, Breeds Place Hastings.

Activities for the week.

At Brede Village Hall

Mondays - Age Uk Daycentre10.30am, Whist 7.30pm.

Rainbows 4pm Brownies 5.30pm both in the small hall

Tuesday –Luncheon Club 12.30pm Parish Council Meeting 7.30pm

Wednesday – Crafters 2.00pm

Thursday – Stretch & Tone 9.30am.

Fridays – Farmers Market 10am Short Mat Bowls 7.30pm

Scout Hut – Mondays - Beavers 5.30 - 6.30pm, Cubs 6.30pm – 8pm

Udimore Hall

Monday - Guides – 7.15pm