Hurst Green

Contact me: To bring the news of your club or events etc...please contact me on 01580 861219

Congratulations: Hurst Green Shop/Cafe: for winning the Johnston Press Award for the South of England OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE COMMUNITY AWARD. Many thanks to Clare and the team of dedicated workers for their invaluable service.

Under 8 Football Training: every Saturday from 9am-10am at the Hurst Green Playing Fields Phone Kellie Compton 01580 860476 for more information. Due to lack of players, the under 12’s have had to be abandoned.

‘You And Me’ Questions: Is it OK to want more? Why do some have nothing? Can I make a difference? Sunday 18th October at 4.00pm Holy Trinity Church Hurst Green. Old and young - find answers to real life questions and enjoy an informal time together for the whole family. For more information call 01580 860649

Minibus Hire: Hurst Green School Association and the Hurst Green Parish Council have united to provide a 17- seater Community Minibus for the use of the Primary School and is available for use by Hurst Green residents, Hurst Green Clubs and the Brownies. Please contact Cllr. Christine Hampton 01580 860261 if you wish to take advantage of this generous offer. It is free to hire, but a donation towards cleaning etc...would be welcome. Drivers must have an appropriate Licence and fuel has to be paid for by hirers. Contact Cllr. Hampton for more info.

Shop & Cafe News: Whenever you spend £10 or more, in the shop (excluding alcohol & tobacco) you will be eligible to a free ticket for our ‘End of Month’ raffle. Each month the winner will be able to select a delicious cake made by Mark Roby ‘YUMMY’ We are still in need of a Saturday & Sunday cook (a paid post) 9am - 1pm on Saturday & (3 Hours) 10am - 1pm on Sundays. Order a meal by phone and it will be ready to eat or collect whenever you want it. 01580 860 070. Don’t forget, you can have your medication sent to the shop/cafe for your collection.

Robertsbridge Aviation Society: have a special WW1 exhibition on at the moment, the museum at Bush Barn, Silverhill on the A21 north of Robertsbridge TN32 5PA is open on the last Sunday of each month 2.00-5.00pm (closed from Nov-Feb) The museum contains artefacts and exhibits from WW1 to WW2 and beyond including a new display for WW1. Parking & admission free, donations always welcome. For more info: 01424 773428

Twinning Association: Saturday 11th October 8pm Village Hall. **Pink Floyd** (aka Relics) Tickets available £8.50 at the Community Shop/Cafe. In 2015 the Twinning Association will be visiting our friends in Ellerhoop. (No places available, as now fully booked)

Art Exhibition: Come and see a display of beautiful pictures painted by Burwash Monday Painters in The Hurst Green Community Cafe & Shop 16 paintings on display and are all for pictures every 2 months. Opening Hours are: Monday - Friday: 7.30am - 6pm. Saturday: 9am - 1am Sunday: 10am - 1pm Website:

Allergy Support: We help you identify and isolate triggers and create management and control plans. Free membership voluntary group supporting those effected by allergies and food intolerance. We take workshops to community groups. Contact us - Tel: 01424 212519 / 078696 19861 E.mail: Website:

Little Acorns Play Group Breakfast Club: starting from September. For ages 2-5 years - Excellent facilities - Great Ofsted report. Opening times 8am - 3pm (term time only) We have spaces in September so if you would like your little one to come to pre-school, come for a visit. For further information or book some sessions call on 07791 764 523 or email

Hurst Green Baby & Toddler Group: 9-11am Friday mornings in Little Acorns Playgroup (at Hurst Green School). For further info; please call 07791 764 523 email

Cynthia Jones

11 Acorn Way