Northiam news
Northiam news

Badminton Clubs: Just two more weeks before the badminton clubs break for August, but if you would like to try your hand, why not pop in now and see if you like it? We have two badminton clubs in Pretious Sports Hall. On Friday, the adult club starts at 8pm, contact Karen Ayling (01797 253375). The Monday club is run by Sue Clark (016797 253428) for one hour from 5.45pm. Both operate as drop-in sessions, so do just turn up and say hello!

Dance Club: There’s Sequence Dancing in the Village Hall on Friday evenings, from 7pm. Tony Pomfret’s the man with all the info (01797 253287).

Budgerigar Society: If our feathered friends are your interest, then why not join the Budgerigar Society which meets in the Jenkins Room on Monday at 7.30pm?

Coffee Stop: Call into the Church Centre on Wednesday mornings for coffee and a chat at Coffee Stop, between 10 and 12 noon. Lace Group meets in the Jenkins Room at 2pm.

Thursday Seniors: Thursday Seniors’ Club meets every Thursday in Northiam Village Hall from 10.30am until 2.30pm. All pensioners are welcome, and free door to door transport can be arranged for anyone in Northiam, Beckley, Peasmarsh and Broad Oak if you are on the Rye Community Bus route. The cost is £7 and includes welcome tea/coffee, a freshly cooked 2 course meal, extend chair exercises and a talk/entertainment. Call Joan 252568, Jane 252973 or Linda 252283 to find out more as a member or a helper. This week, the Citizens’ Advice Bureau will also be available between 10-12.

Village Fair: Marie Edwards (01797 253264) is taking bookings for the stalls – crafts and local organisations – and boot fair pitches for the Village Fair to be held on the Playing Fields on Saturday 6th August. Colin Cross (233258) is the contact for the vintage car and motorcycle rally, and Helen Sitford (252152) for the dog show.

Church Services (24th): St Mary’s: 8am Holy Communion, 10.30am Morning Praise. St Teresa’s: 9am Mass

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