Pett Parish Council: While the outcomes of both the General and the District Council Elections are still to be decided, the make up of Pett Parish Council is already known, as the election was uncontested. Our new councillors are: Christine Deacon, Judith Dean, Andrew Dunlop, David Penfold, Giles Perrin, Rod Rolfe and Mike Wilkins. They will take up their new roles at the May Parish Council meeting.

Pett Post Office: Pett Post Office re-opened (officially) with an afternoon of visitors on Thursday afternoon, April 9 at Pett Methodist Chapel. Suru, our post officer and members from the church welcomed everybody. Not only were all the Post Office services available but there was also the chance to enjoy a cup of tea, homemade cakes and to browse the Fairtrade stall. Teas and the stall will be available every Thursday from 1-30pm to the close of the P.O at 3pm, but Suru will be at the chapel every Monday and Thursday 12noon until 3pm.

Pett WI: Don’t forget the meeting on Friday April 17 at 2:30pm at Pett Village Hall. The speaker is Sally Watson: Hearing Dogs.

Flicks in the Village: Don’t forget that the film, The 100 Foot Journey will be shown Friday April 17 at Pett Village Hall. Doors open at 7pm and the film starts at 7:30pm.

Pett Nats: Finally, don’t forget the Pett Nats meeting, also on April 17 at Pett Village Hall. Starting at 7:30pm the speaker is Trevor Buttle with A Miscellany of Nature.

Church Services: On Sunday April 19 – Benefice Communion, St Andrew Fairlight at 10:30am. The Bishop of Chichester will be visiting.

Village Choir: On Monday April 20 the Village Choir will meet again at 7:30pm in Pett Methodist Chapel.

Pett Older People’s Project: On Tuesday April 21 POPP will feature JJ Fashions Travelling Shop. The session runs from 10:30am to 2:30pm and will include a two-course lunch for just £5.

Pett Parish Council: Also on Tuesday April 21 Pett Parish Council will meet in Pett Village Hall at 7:30pm.

Friends of Pett Level Preservation Trust: On Friday April 24 The Trust’s Annual Meeting will take place at Pett Village Hall. All Friends are especially invited but members of the public are also very welcome.

The main event of the evening is a talk by Keith Palmer, who is an expert on lichen. Refreshments will also be available as well as a tempting raffle.

Craft Fair: There are still tables available for the Craft Fair that is being held in Pett Village Hall on Saturday April 25 from 10am to 3pm. All crafters are welcome so please contact Jeannette 01424 814717. As well as a wide variety of stalls, tea, coffee, sandwiches and cakes will also be available and there is free parking

Mary Saint