QUIZ NIGHT: Good luck to everyone taking part in the quiz at the village hall tonight, Friday October 17 organised by the Sedlescombe and District gardening Society, May the best team win !

SDGS AUTUMN SHOW RESULTS: Sedlescombe & District Garden Society Autumn Show took place at the village all on Saturday October 4 and here are the results of the talented gardeners, cooks, wine makers and crafts people of the village who took part. Congratulations to them all. Section A – Cut Flowers and Foliage. SDGS Diamond Trophy for Most Points Peter West . KFHS Certificate of Merit( Class A1) Jane Hempson Jones. Society Shield for Best Exhibit Peter West. Section B- Pot Plants. Durud Cup for Most Points Barry Bradbury. KFHS Certificate of Merit (Class B1) Barry Bradbury. John Kemp Cup for Best Exhibit Jean Dann. Section C – Vegetables and Fruit. Chris Hone Cup for Most Points Kelvin Lynch. Society Shield for Best Exhibit John Day. Autumn Tankard for a “Harvest Basket” (Class C1) Kelvin Lynch. Section D Floral Art.

Joan Rowe Cup for Most Points Chris Lynch. Society Shield for Best Exhibit Joan Rowe. Society Certificate of Merit (Men only class D5) Kelvin Lynch. Section E - Domestic.

Society Shield for Platinum Anniversary Tea Party (Class E1) Alison Boreham. Domestic Cup for most points baking and Preserves Alison Boreham. Asselton House Cup for “The Great Apple Pie Challenge” Jean Dann . Society Shield for most points Home made wine and beer Dave Brabants. Section F – Handicrafts. Handicraft Cup for most points Rebekah Carpenter. Society Shield for Best Exhibit Jo Evans. Section G - Photographic, Society Shield for most points Graham Taylor. Society Shield for Best Exhibit Philip Carpenter. Section Y- Young Gardeners. Society Shield for most points Maddalena Assorgi. Autumn Cup for Best Exhibit Maddalena Assorgi. Family Competition Ferguson Cup Davidson Family.

FRIENDS OF SEDLESCOMBE CHURCH HERITAGE TRUST: Friends of Sedlescombe Church Heritage Trust will hold their AGM on Monday November 10 at Asselton House, the Green, Sedlescombe at 7pm. All members have been notified and invited in their autumn newsletter, please try and make it a date to come along for this necessary formal event of the year which will be followed by refreshments and an opportunity to meet your fellow members.

IN NEED OF FUNDS?: It is some time since Hooe’s Old Motor Club show was held in August. The time has now come to distribute surplus funds raised on that day. Clubs and organisations in the area are invited to submit requests for money. Please write to Chris Hone, c/o Hooe’s Old Motor Club, Marwin Farm, Marley Lane, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0RE, before thet December 1 2014 enclosing a brief note as to why your organisation should be considered. Requests will be discussed at the next committee meeting in January, 2015.

ENJOYED THE QUIZ NIGHT?: The Lions Club of Battle and Villages invite you to their Annual Children in Need Quiz Night on Friday November 14 at Ninfield Village Hall.six people teams with a 7.30 for 8pm start. There will be a raffle on the night and a cash prize for the winning team. Tickets are priced at £6.50 per person to include a Ploughman’s supper, please take your own drinks and glasses. Further information or to buy tickets please contact 08458335826 or 01424 871125 or email or

IF YOU HAVE AN EVENT: coming up in the local area or would like to have a small piece, outlining your club or organisation aims, activities, membership etc. then please contact me by email to or by calling 870344. Please allow a couple of weeks notice before an event to allow for full coverage.

Judy Torrance

Asselton House