The RHS at Crowhurst’s Village Hall: A reminder to all the readers of this column, Mr Hilary Newman from the Royal Horticultural Society will be giving a talk at The Crowhurst Village Hall entitled “the small greenhouse “ on 19 February from 7.30 pm. The venue is situated opposite the church in Crowhurst and next to the school in the village. The cost is just £4 for visitors. Everybody welcome. Teas and coffees will be available on the night.

Bookings can be made via Mary Borman on 01424 774102 and Alan on 07870525441 or via and - Mary Boorman – Chair

Netherfield Residents: In the next few days you will be receiving, or some will have already received. a survey concerning how Netherfield and the rest of the Parish of Battle will look over the next 20 to 30 years. It is an anonymous survey and I would urge you all to consider completing it to make sure that your concerns and hopes for the future are included in the way our village will be seen by all who live, work and visit.

Whatever is decided over the next few months by the Steering Group, you can be secure in the knowledge that it will have been delivered by people who not only live in the village but care passionately about its existance. Some of you will already know them. I am one of them and like the others I wanted to make sure that we have a voice. It will take ten minutes of your time but I want to assure you that it will be worth it.

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