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Friday, 12th October 2018, 9:28 am
Updated Friday, 12th October 2018, 1:10 pm

Brownies: 6.00 pm (Term time only) from 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm. Call Pam Hanwell on 224739 or [email protected]

Next Hall of Crafts: Saturday 20th October 11.00 am to 5.00 pm

Sing for Fun Wednesdays: at 2.00 pm – For further information ring Yvonne on 01797 230693.

Wednesdays 3rd, 10th 17th and 31st: from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm. Employability Course This will take place in the Meeting Room at Peasmarsh Memorial Hall. The course is open to all residents of Peasmarsh and surrounding villages. To book or for more details contact Tracy Noble [email protected] or phone on 07914242167

Film Club: Friday 19th at 7.30 pm. Film being shown is The Magnificent Seven (Original version), starring Yul Brynner.

The Club is anxious to attract new members. The subscription to members for the year is £20. We are unable to show films on an ad hoc basis due to the prohibitive cost which is £100 per showing and so have set up the Club with a private members licence which costs just over £100 per annum and means we can show as many films as we like. Ring Hilary on 01797 230205 for more information.

Saturday 13th ART AND PRINT EXHIBITION AND SALE: 11.AM TO 5.00 PM AND Sunday 14th 11.00 am to 4.00 pm. Paintings and prints by local artists for sale.

Friday 19th – RYE & DISTRICT DEMENTIA ACTION: FUND RAISING EVENT - Music and Supper evening at Rye’s Tilling Green Centre – Music supplied by The Fieldstone Boys who are a great local skiffle band, and the food will be bacon butties and beans, home-made apple pie and custard for £7.50 per head. Booking essential = reserve your tickets now on 07737350896

Quiz Night: Saturday 3rd November – This is always popular so book your place! Ring Hilary on 01797 230205 or e-mail [email protected] £6 to include a light supper, bring your own drinks.

FARMERS’ MARKET: No market this month – next one is 24th November. More details from Lindy 0759 4660950

Zumba: Thursdays at 7.30 pm

Coming soon: Peasmarsh Lunch Club – The first lunch will be on Monday 5th November. More details later.

Local charity Hands of Hope: is starting a new club for older people. It will be held in Peasmarsh Memorial Hall each month and will include a healthy 2 course lunch, entertainment, raffle and a chance to make new friends. Transport will be available. More details to follow in October. The charity is currently also seeking volunteers to lend a helping hand at the club – if you have a few spare hours a month please either e-mail [email protected] or phone 01424 834768 for more information.

PEASMARSH FLYING START: is open from 8.30-3.30 term time only. The pre-school offers 30 free hours per week for eligible 3 and 4 year olds. We are delighted and proud that during a recent Ofsted inspection we were rated “good” in all areas, with the Inspector finding that the children are eager to learn from a wide range of activities provided, where the quality of teaching and learning is good. We have limited spaces from September. Please call 01797 230325 option 3 to arrange a visit.

Update on the Recreation Ground: The Committee is delighted that two Youth Football teams are interested in making Peasmarsh their base, and we look forward to finalising arrangements. We urgently need more committee members. If you are interested please contact [email protected] or [email protected]

Football Training Sessions: Bourne’s Sports Association will be running a 2-day soccer school for 5-13 year old boys and girls at the Peasmarsh Recreation Ground during the October half-term. From 10.00 am to 3.00 pm on Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th October. Cost is £30 per child and Peasmarsh Parish Council has negotiated a 50% reduction on this price for children from Peasmarsh. For more details email [email protected] or call mobile 07540 934487

FREE NHS HEALTH CHECK IN THE MEMORIAL HALL: In November – for people aged 40-74. They need a minimum of 5 people per day, can see up to 15 per day and will also accept “walk-in” appointments on the day to fill up any appointments that haven’t already been taken. They are offering the following dates – Tuesday 6th Tuesday 13th, Wednesday 14th, Thursday 15th, Friday 16th, s 20th, Wednesday 21st, Thursday 22nd November. To register your interest please email the Parish Clerk at [email protected], giving your name,contact details and preferred dates.

CHURCH SERVICES: Sunday 14th October 8.00 am Holy Communion at Beckley

10.00 am Holy Eucharist at Beckley

6.00 pm harvest festival service at Beckley and harvest supper in church. £8 For adults, £5 for children – to buy tickets ring Jennifer Als on 01797 230324 or Diane Marsh on 01797 260596 (vegetarian meals are available if requested in advance).

Families with children, however small, will always receive a friendly welcome at any of our 10.00 am services. There are activities and people on hand to keep young ones occupied in the Children’s areas.