ROCOCO: the community choir is holding the Summer Concert this evening Friday 3rd July at the Community Church on the High Pavement. In addition to the main choir there will be guest appearances from Cindy Gillham, Little Roc and Roc Bottom. To hear this fantastic local music event make sure you are there early as it starts at 8pm. The proceeds from the evening will be shared between British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK. Please support this event as both charities can be used by any of us at any point in our lives.

Robertsbridge Children’s Summer Fete: is being held tomorrow Saturday 4th July between 12 noon and 3pm. This is a great family event with lots of fun for all ages. There is to be a large choice of traditional stalls including bouncy castle, crockery smash, coconut shy and lots more. There will be ice creams, teas and cakes, strawberries and cream, a BBQ and a bar. There will be entertainment from local dance groups and from Hastings Coastal Twirlers. Perfect things for a Summer Fete. This event is organised by the Salehurst School Association and raises money for Salehurst CE Primary School. Everyone is welcome.

Proposed Development Sites – in Robertsbridge now have the plans on display to be seen. The plans will be in Robertsbridge Youth Centre tomorrow Saturday 4th July between 10am and 4pm. Why not pop in and have a look whilst at the school fete.

Live Music: at Robertsbridge Club tomorrow evening Saturday 4th July. The band `Dog House` will be playing. Why not make a complete day of village life style and go along after you have recovered from the fete.

St Mary’s Salehurst: is holding Sung Eucharist on Sunday 5th July at 11am at Salehurst. The celebrant for this service will be the Bishop of Lewes, Rt Rev. Richard Jackson. He will be willing to answer any questions from the congregation immediately after the service. If you care about the church please make an appearance on Sunday if you can, as it could be a very important day for St Mary’s.

If you received your questionnaire about the church please can you make sure you fill it in and return to either the Florists or the Salehurst Halt ASAP.

Robertsbridge Jazz Club: will be presenting the fabulous trumpeter Paul Eshelby, with renowned trombonist Chris Dean. Also a rhythm section consisting of Harry (piano), Paul Morgan (bass) and Pete Beament (drums). This is taking place at Robertsbridge Hall on Thursday 9th July between 8pm – 10.30pm. Tickets in advance from Judges at £8 or on the door at £10. Info. from 01580880274 or

STOOLBALL: An excellent 101 for JJ Boast gave the Mixed team victory at Brightling by 41 runs but it started badly as opener Josh Lewis was caught by Glenis from the bowling of Ricki for just 4 but an unbeaten partnership of 149 between JJ[101n.o.] and Abigail Fifield[41n.o.] took our 11 overs to 157-1. Tight bowling an excellent fielding kept the hosts behind the run rate and they lost there first wicket with just 21 when Ricki[14] was caught by Josh from Charlie Apps’[1-13] bowling. Glenis[7] was run out but a third wicket partnership of 47 between Mark[32] and Sophie[14] was broken when Sophie was run out. Mark went soon after caught by JJ of Di Kitson’[1-12] bowling with the score on 77-4 and with the run rate increasing the hosts lost Marc[8] caught by Keith Apps from JJ’[1-7] bowling but the hosts ended on 116-5 with Pippa[14n.o.] and young William[7n.o.]. What an enjoyable and friendly game played in the proper spirit by both captains giving the youngsters a chance to play. Well done to both teams for an enjoyable evening. On Sunday the Mixed team played at Staplecross Tournament playing the hosts first we scored 66-4 in the 4 overs with Phil Green hitting 55n.o. and small contributions from Clare Baker[7], Charlie Apps[0], Diane Kitson[2], on loan Kika[0] and Josh Lewis[0n.o.]. In reply we failed to take a wicket as the hosts won by 13 runs. Next was Pett with Phil[50] holding the innings together with support from Clare[1], Charlie[0], Diane[1n.o.] and Josh[10n.o.] as we reached 69. Our fielding was excellent resulting in two run out’s and a wicket for Richard Apps[1-9] aided by a catch from Josh as we won by 6 runs. Brightling were our next opponents and they reached 85 with wickets for Diane[1-14], Phil[1-21], Richard[1-23] and 1 run out. In reply Phil[45] steadied the innings with Clare[11n.o.], Josh[8], Richard[5] and Ian[2n.o.] as we lost by 9 runs. Our final match was against Civil Service and with nothing to win skipper Richard[26] changed the batting order as he opened up with Kika[1] while Charlie[2], Clare[6n.o.] and Ian[8n.o.] we scored 48 but in reply Civil Service hit 56. Richard received the trophy for the most wickets and Josh won the trophy for the most catches. This Sunday is Icklesham’ Ladies Tournament[10.30a.m.] while on Tuesday[7th] the Mixed are at Catsfield while the Ladies are at Brightling on Thursday[9th] with both matches starting at 7p.m.

FOOTBALL: Training is at The Recreation Ground every Wednesday from 6.30p.m. All players are welcome including any new players wishing to join our friendly club.

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