Bonfire Society: Huge thanks to everyone who supported Northiam Bonfire Society’s day of fun! We had a good turn-out for the Craft Fayre, which was gratifying, as almost every town, school and village seemed to be holding one as well! Then, in the evening, the hall was packed out for the latest quiz from our Quizmeister, Pete. Our thanks to Nigel in the Spar and Colin at Rother Valley Brewery for their continued kind support of our events.

Carol Services: Frewen College start the run of Carol Services today (Friday 11th) at 11am. Northiam Nursery will have their Nativity on Monday 14th at 10.30am, and Northiam Primary School on Friday 18th at 10am. The Village Carols by Candlelight will be on Sunday 20th at 6.30pm. All celebrations are held in St Mary’s Church and are open to all.

Boot Sale: The Village Hall Trust will be holding their last Boot Sale of 2015 on Sunday – please contact Marie Edwards (01797 253264) for details, or to book for this or future Sales.

Messy Church: Great preparations for Christmas will be afoot on Sunday afternoon, when Messy Church get together at 4pm – all welcome (but children do need to be accompanied).

Coffee Stop: Each Wednesday, Coffee Stop opens between 10am and noon in the Church Centre.

Library: Northiam Library will be closed this year on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day (24th & 26th December). However, if your literary presents aren’t all you wished for, they will be open again on Thursday 31st December for you to restock!

Banking: The NatWest bank are trialling a mobile service which will be sited in the Village Hall car park on Thursday afternoons. If it’s used, it will stay....

St Mary’s Services: Dec 13th: 8am Holy Communion, 10.30am Come Praise, 4pm Messy Church.

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