Hurst Green

Cynthia Jones, 11 Acorn Way

Rother Disrict Council have earmarked Hurst Green for 81 new houses in the core strategy.

Contact: Cllr. Susan Prochak telephone 01580 880 309 email:

The parish council usually meet the last Tuesday of the month. 7.30pm for 8.00pm in the Village Hall. Public consultation is from 7.30pm – 8.00pm

A21 Fatalities

If you didn’t see the Observer dated 17th January 2014 The front page was dominated by the news that our lovely lady refuse collector Rachel Vigar was injured on the A21 She was crushed by a van that crashed into her whilst she was loading a bin by Ashdene Service Station. Thankfully the bin apparently took most of the impact and she sustained a broken wrist and severe bruising. However, she will probably be off work for sometime. We wish her well and send our blessing for a quick recovery.

It really is time there was at least a 50mph (maybe with flashing sign) restriction from Flimwell to a 30mph flashing sign at Coopers Corner. With the Farm Shop, petrol stations either side of the road, plus a garage and a vehicle cleaning station along this stretch of road, it’s about time someone got their finger out before someone else is killed, as we are aware there have been a number of fatalities along this stretch of road. It was a miracle Rachel wasn’t killed.

Can you help me?

As this year is the centenary of the start of World War 1

I would like to write an article for the Village Magazine about The Baldock-Aps Family who lost 5 sons during the war.

William James R 1886 - 1915

Horace Henry 1888 - 1917

Charles George 1890 - 1915

Percy David 1892 - 1917

Herbert Edward V 1895 - 1918

If you know anything about this family or can put me in touch with someone who does. Please send the information to me, Mandy Janes, at:

The Hurst Green Magazine

c/o Bob Janes (Editor),

Unit 11, Vinehall Business Centre

Vinehall Road, Mountfield

Robertsbridge TN32 5JW

Or e-mail to :-

The Harmonique Singers meet at the Village Hall, Station Road, Hurst Green on Mondays 8 – 9.30pm For information please call Rebecca on 078 556 918 55

Exploring Christianity

Would you like to meet with others to have some open discussions on issues around life, faith, the universe and God?

We are a small group of Hurst Green Christians who attend local churches. We do not have all the answers but we love discussing and sharing our faith. There’s no hard-sell, just an opportunity to unpack some of the subjects that are close to all our hearts. Please do join us for a series of evenings, fitted around you, to do just that.

For details: (01580) 860649

Marilyn Baker & Tracy Williamson in concert

Saturday 15th 7.30pm

Free Admission

Light refreshments

For further details: contact Ken & Liz Slater

01580 850446

Holy Trinity, Hurst Green

Family Eucharist is held the first Sunday of each month.

9.30am – 11.00am

Pet & fowl owners beware!!!

2 weeks ago approx. 10.15am an enormous fox came through our garden in Acorn Way

There’s 6’ panel fencing all around the garden...

This giant jumped into and out of the garden with ease carrying a something white in it’s mouth.

I do hope no-one has lost a pet in this area.

I lived in the country for many years and have never seen a fox as large as this one.

Brighton & Hove Albion Fc

Monday 17th Feb. the usual coach will be leaving the village for the 5th round of the FA Cup against Hull City – Cost £15 Seniors £10 & under 16 £5

See website for more details: