Hurst Green

Please! call me on 01580 861219 if you are involved in any activity that you would like to be announced in the Observer.

Sunday 16th April at 6.30pm an Easter Taize Service at St. Augustines Church Flimwell.

This is a candlelight service with singing, prayer, meditation and Bible reading.

All Welcome

Hurst Green & Ellerhoop Twinning Association

If you would like to be involved in the Twinning weekend, or feel that you could help in any way, please contact me as soon as possible , all help gratefully received. Contact Helen Wool bridge 01580 860698 or 07792 354793

Support your Hurst Green community shop/cafe. It’s there for your enjoyment and convenience.

Run mainly by volunteers for the Hurst Green Community. A safe place off the A21. Parking, play area outside and eating area. Enjoy a coffee, tea, amazing menu, get your newspapers, free library exchange of books, local produce, a good selection of wine and general shopping.

You can arrange to have your medical prescriptions delivered to the shop and available for collection Thursday afternoons.

Apprentice vacancy The Hurst green Community Shop & Cafe are seeking a keen and enthusiastic individual aged 16 to 24 for a one year apprenticeship in Customer Service. The successful applicant will gain a valuable qualification whilst learning new skills, working in the lovely shop, cafe & Post Office.

All training will be provided. Further information can be obtained by calling Clare at the shop or emailing: Sue Prochak:

The shop is always in need of more volunteers, anything from a couple of hours to a morning or afternoon, whatever suits. For more information just drop in and ask for Clare or Helen or call the shop on 01580 860070

Little Acorns Play Group For ages 2-5 years - Excellent facilities - Great Ofsted report

If you would like to come and visit us,have a look around please do get in touch, we would love to meet you and your little ones! Plenty of new sessions available so give us a call!

Contact Sheila on 07791 764 523 or email

Hurst Green Baby & Toddler Group 9-11am in Little Acorns Playgroup (at Hurst Green School)

This is will be a lovely opportunity for parents & carers to pop in for a cuppa whilst the little angels can play and explore in a safe environment.

For further info; please call 07791 764 523 email

We look forward to seeing you and your little ones soon!

Short Mat Bowls Club New members are always welcome, please mail for further information. .

Parish councillors wanted. If you have interest in helping the community and have the spare time,

Hurst Green Parish Council is looking for 2 volunteers to be co-opted onto the Parish Council.

Please contact Janet Ellis 01580 860111 and leave a message, if this is for you.

Harmonique Singers meet in the Village Hall on Mondays 8 - 9.30pm

If you enjoy singing why not get in touch with Rebecca on 078 556 9155

Holy Trinity Hurst Green The next service, Sunday 6th April. Family Eucharist

Join us in worship and prayer, followed by a time together for coffee and cake.

A service is held the first Sunday of each month.

9.30am - 11.00am

Battle Area Community Transport Flexible bus services for the Hurst Green Are:

To Eastbourne 2nd Monday alternate months 9th June, 11th Aug.

To Ashford or Tenterden 3rd Friday alternate months16th May, 18th July.

To Rye 4th Thursday alternate months 24th April, 26th June, 28th Aug.

All bookings need to be made in advance.

Times and pick-up locations will be arranged according to requests made.

Your bus pass can be used on all our services.

To book or for any other information Please call Lyn on 01424 772001 9-12noon Mon-Fri.

Volunteer drivers always welcomed.

Cynthia Jones, 11 Acorn Way