DOCTORS SURGERIES: These will be on March 3, 17 and 31 from 11.30 at the hall, please book your appointments with Rye Medical Centre. Also there will now be a delivery to the Memorial hall every Tuesday where medicines can be collected between 3.30 and 4pm - please let the dispensary know if you would like to use this service.

ANNUAL PARISH ASSEMBLY: This will be held on Wednesday March 25 at 7.30. Volunteer Rother First Responders will be coming to give a presentation which will include a demonstration of Basic Life Support and the use of a defibrillator. The Parish Council have also invited a representative from Amicus Horizon to come to tell us about the plans for the sheltered accommodation at The Maltings. Everyone welcome.

JUMBLE SALE: Not long now until the Jumble Sale at the Memorial hall on March 7, if you have any jumble to donate please bring it to the hall between 6 and 7 pm on Friday March 6, thank you.

PEASMARSH CALENDAR COMPETITION: Don’t forget that the Memorial hall Committee and Peasmarsh Primary School are running a photographic competition to find photographs for a 2016 Peasmarsh Calendar. The competition runs from February 1 until September 11 and the winners will be announced in the October edition of the Peasmarsh Periodical. The competition is open to anyone and is free to enter, full details and entry form plus terms and conditions can be found at .

LINDY HOP CLASSES: Lindy Hop classes will be held every Tuesday until March 10, 7-9pm. Classes are suitable for beginners and cost £5 including tea and cake - for more information contact Leah on 01797 226041.

BALBOA DANCE WORKSHOP: On Sunday March 1 there will be a Balboa Dance Workshop at the Memorial hall from 2 - 5pm. The workshop is designed to suit all levels, everyone including those with two left feet are welcome. To book a place please contact Leah on 01797 226041; the workshop costs £15 and is to raise funds for the Oliver Curd Trust.

QUIZ NIGHT: The next Quiz Night at the hall will be on March 14, 7.30pm. Entrance is £5.50 which includes a ploughman’s supper, come along and join the fun.

FLEA MARKET: There will be a Flea Market at the hall on Sunday March 15, doors open at 9am - go and grab yourself a bargain!

EASTER LILIES: You are invited to buy an Easter Lily in remembrance of a loved one - these will be arranged in Peasmarsh church for Easter and names will be read out during the service, to which everyone is welcome. Mrs Sue Cavilla at Whitebrooks, School Lane, has agreed to collect the names and £3 (which is the cost of each lily). Closing date for orders is March 22.

CHURCH SERVICES: This Sunday March 1 the 8am service will be at Beckley church; there will be a service of Holy Eucharist at Peasmarsh church at 10am.

Mary Hitchins

2 The Old Hop Gardens