Ninfield & Hooe village voice

Ladies, do you want to exercise in the fresh air and not have far to travel to have fun whilst exercising?

A new Bootcamp from Katie Fusco (our local Health & wellness Professional) has come to Ninfield recreation ground for LADIES ONLY! It will help with stamina, strength & self esteem. All ages and abilities are welcome every Saturday, 830am-930am. Katie is also running a group of T’ai Chi & Yoga classes for tranquility, calm & vitality every Tuesday 930am-1030am & Wednesday 700-800pm, along with doing 1:1 Motivational Personal Training by appointment. For further information on all of these or to book your free taster session, please contact Katie 07791294887 or email

Hooe Sports Football Club play this Saturday, September 29 is the local derby - Hooe against Ninfield in the ESFL Premier Division! Kick off is 3pm at Hooe recreation ground. You can also track the club’s progress online:

The East Sussex County Council Mobile Library service will next be in the villages on September 29:

Hooe, opposite Denbigh Court, 1.50pm - 2.35pm.

Ninfield, Millfield (off Manchester Road), 2.50pm - 3.25pm.

Ninfield, Downsview (off Church Lane), 3.40pm - 4pm.

Ninfield Bonfire Society are holding their first Jumble Sale tomorrow, September 29 at the Memorial Hall, Ninfield. Doors open at 2.00pm. If you have any jumble that you would like to donate, please contact Lyn on 07709051788 or Derek on 01424 892749. If you are unable to donate jumble they would welcome your donations of cakes or helping on the day. Again, please contact Lyn or Derek as above.

Ninfield Methodist Church invite you to it’s special service on Back to Church Sunday, September 30, 2.30pm with Revd. Ian Wales.Back to Church Sunday is simple, its about inviting a friend back to church. Most of us know people who used to go to church but for a variety of reasons they have stopped going. Feedback suggests that many of these people would be open to an invitation to return… “I’ve been thinking about coming back to church….”. All visitors & friends are very welcome.

Ninfield Flower Group are meeting on October 1, 7.30pm at the Memorial Hall. This month they welcome Julie Brownlee with her demonstration entitled “Isn’t it Lovely”. All flowers demonstrated will be raffled at the end of the evening. Non members are welcome for a charge of £3.00 which includes refreshments.

Ninfield Methodist Church hold a ‘Wesley Guild’ on Wednesday October 3, 2.30pm. This is a relaxed and informal fortnightly meeting of fellowship. This meeting will be entitled ‘Musical Memories’ with Norman McCubbin. All are warmly welcome to attend.

Ninfield Carnival AGM. Please join the carnival committee on Wednesday October 10 at 8pm, in the Workingmen’s Club for their annual AGM. They would welcome new faces and especially fresh ideas for next year’s carnival. There will be hot food provided. For additional information, contact Lorna on 893644.

The Hooe Open Group are next meeting on Friday October 12 when there will be a demonstration, sponsored by the marketing department for Gruyere Cheese, where you will be able to taste and discover what this exceptional Swiss cheese can offer. If you are interested in joining the ladies of the Hooe Open Group, just turn up at 2.30pm at Hooe Village Hall on the second Friday of any month, where you will find a very welcoming group of ladies, together with their social organiser, Edna Wallison. For further information contact Edna on Tel. No. 01424 842591.

Ninfield Local History Group are meeting on Thursday October 18 with a guest from Bexhill Museum will be talking about The Brassey Family. Everyone is welcome to the meetings. There is a charge of £1 for members and £2 for non-members to help cover the cost of refreshments and guest speakers. Annual membership costs £10. For more information please contact: Acting Chairman: Rod Ffoulkes: / Tel: 893635.

Don’t forget that you can find out more community information from both villages and Wealden District Council on our district councillors (Pam Doodes) website or the Ninfield Parish Council website: /

Church Services for Ninfield and Hooe (

St Mary’s Services (Church of England, Ninfield):

Sundays - 9.30am Parish Eucharist (Family Service on 1st Sunday of the month)

1st Sunday of the month - 6pm Book of Common Prayer Communion

Wednesdays - 10.00am Holy Communion

St Oswald’s Services (Church of England, Hooe):

Sundays - 11.15am Parish Eucharist (Family Service on 1st Sunday of the month)

Ninfield Methodist Church - all services at 2.30pm (unless otherwise indicated):

September 30, Back to Church Sunday with Revd. Ian Wales

October 7, 10.30am Harvest Thanksgiving with Revd. Ian Wales

October 14, with Revd. Ian Pruden.

October 21, Holy Communion with Revd. Ian Wales

October 28, with Mr. John Thorn

November 4, with Revd. Peter Timms

November 11, Remembrance Sunday with Mr. Barry Turnwell

November 18, Holy Communion with Revd. Ian Wales

November 25, local arrangement.

Anything that you would like included in the Village Voice for Ninfield or Hooe, please email the details to me:

Rachel Feeley, 17 Smith Close, Ninfield