The Age UK Burwash branch will have their lunch club meeting on Monday at 12 noon in the Bear Motel restaurant. Anyone who is over 55 years of age can go along and enjoy a freshly cooked two course lunch in congenial company. It costs £8 per person and you can book a place by calling Jazz Botting on 01435 882033, Heather Lewis 882080 or Maddie Ashbee 883233. They can even arrange transport should you need it, just ask when you book.

The Age Uk Burwash branch will be holding their AGM on Wednesday evening from 6.30pm in thhe Burwash village hall. Youare all welcome to go aolng and see for yourselves the good works done for the elderly in our community. there will be a talk by Dr Thomas at 7.30pm. Refreshments will be available.

The Burwash & District Horticulural society will be holding their annual Rose, Sweet Pea & Delphinium show on Saturday 14th June. Schedules & entry forms are available in the Burwash News Agents. This show also has five art & craft classes which always have a popular display of wide range of exhibits, including two classes just for children. Get your schedule now and see which class you could enter.

On Thursday 5th June Air commodore Charles Clarke OBE, President of the Royal Air Forces Ex-Prisoner of War Association & Chairman on Bomber coomand Association will be at All Saint’s Church Old Heathfield to give a talk. Now aged 90, Mr Clarke is a born survivor. He was a member of the 619 squadron bomber command, Was POW in Stalag Luft 3, He has many an amazing tale to tell of how he and his comrades survived. The tickets are available in advance from Vicki Colne 01435 862695. The doors open at 6.30pm for 7.30pm

My lovely friend & neighbour Laura Carver is to be one of the brave people taking part in the London to Brighton run on Saturday. Wearing number 1573 Laura will leave the start point at Richmond Park and run/jog/walk the mile to Brighton. She is hoping she will make it within 20hours which will include a lunch stop and comfort breaks. he race ends at the Brighton race course and laura will be taking part in memory of her sister Becky and raising funds for St Peter & St James Hospice. You can support Laura by sponsoring her on one of hte forms in Londis grocery store & The Bear, or on line at Virgin giving/laura carver. Laura says she is anxious but excited to be taking part. Good Luck Laura.

Mary Taylor

Holton Cottages