Fete: The weather just about held for the annual fete at Burwash Common last Saturday. Setting up in the morning was a bit wet and the wind wasn’t very friendly in the afternoon but the event went ahead and was a great success. With competitions, a fun dog show, music, food, games and stalls. Something for everyone. All the funds raised will go to the playing fields for the upkeep of the field and pavilion. Well done everyone who gave their time and energy to getting ready, manning the stalls and tidying away and everyone who went along and supported them.

Bateman’s: Don’t forget the walk and tree tale event at Bateman’s tomorrow. Entrance is free and is your chance to join the ranger on a two hour walk around the three hundred acre Bateman’s estate and learn more about the trees and their history. Booking is essential, call 01435 882302.

Battle of Britain: On Sunday afternoon there is to be a service in St Philip’s church Burwash Weald for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. You are all invited to go along and join in this service of commemoration which begins at 4pm.

Flower Club: The Burwash and district flower arrangement club will have their autumn meeting on Monday at the Burwash village hall from 2.15pm. Their demonstrator will be Mrs Linda Brayne with Celebration of the senses. Non members are welcome to join the afternoon for £4.50 entrance fee. The club have a wide and varied annual programme and all you need is an appreciation of beautiful flowers.

Walk: Also on Monday is the Parish footpath walk. This is lead by Roger Cloke who would be delighted to have you join him. They congregate in the Bear Car Park at 9am and follow some of the public footpaths with the three villages, help to keep them open and for all to use. The walks end in time for lunch. Do go along and join them you will be made welcome.

Meeting - The Burwash common and Burwash Weald Residents Association will have their next general meeting on Monday in the Pavilion at the Burwash Common playing fields, beginning at 7.30pm. All residents are welcome to attend. and the bar will be open. The meeting will have a visit from two of the firemen stationed at Burwash Fire station to talk to them about keeping safe. There will be many topics of discussion which may affect how the future plays out. This is a good time to go along hear other people’s thoughts and voice your own.

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