Robertsbridge news
Robertsbridge news

A reminder: that today Friday 7th October you can go to the Youth Centre and see the Salehurst and Robertsbridge Neighbourhood Plan. The first session is today between 2pm – 8pm and then it will be open again tomorrow Saturday 8th between 10am – 4pm. This is your chance to see what is on the plan and to feed in any ideas you may have.

Flu Clinics: are being held tomorrow Saturday 8th October at Oldwood Surgery in Robertsbridge. This is a drop in between 8.30am – 12.30pm just turn up and get your vaccination.

There will also be a clinic at the Battle Health Centre on Saturday 22nd October again between 8.30am – 12.30pm. However if it is impossible for you to make these dates then please contact the surgery and they will try and make you an appointment on another day.

If you are a carer of someone and would like a flu jab please contact the GP.

Robertsbridge Short Mat Bowls Club: will be starting its new season on Monday 10th at 8pm. This takes place at Robertsbridge Hall and the season goes right through to Easter. This is a very friendly group and plays for a couple of hours each week and only costs £2.

No matter if you are a seasoned player, a novice or just want to go along and see how it works and would like to join please feel free to go along and join in. For further information please contact Roger Cowap on 880427.

Robertsbridge Friday Film Night: is happening on October 21st with the film `Florence Foster Jenkins`. Only £5.00 per person. Refreshments will be available during the evening. This film starts Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant and is based on a true story. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

Robertsbridge WI: is holding a morning of Demonstration, Exhibition and a chance to buy WI cakes and plants. Tea and coffee will be served during the morning. This morning is aimed to show that WI isn’t just cakes and jam. The members want to show you what they do in their spare time. There will be a demonstration on spinning, deco patch on jars, exhibition of painting, needlework, china painting and quilting, There will be novelty knitted items and greetings cards. There is no entry fee just go along to see what they do.

FOOTBALL: The Bridge 2nd team played at Bexhill Spartans and were in control for the first 20 minutes with debutant Adam Neil scoring after 17 minutes but the hosts fought back and levelled on 25 minutes. The rest of the half saw chances at both ends being wasted. The second period started like the first with The Bridge pressuring the Spartans goal and the reward was a fine goal by the other debutant Howard Atkinson on 55 minutes but again poor defending allowed the home side to level 5 minutes later and a mix up in the defence allowed Spartans to take the lead on 64 minutes. The Bridge claimed a handball in the area 3 minutes later but the referee declined their appeal while stand in goal keeper Shaun Colvin brought down the home forward for a penalty 2 minutes later but he made amends with a good save. The Bridge pushed hard for a point but the home defence stood firm to take all three points. Tomorrow the 1st team are away to Hawkhurst United in the Macron East Sussex Football League Premier Division while the 2nd team host lowly Icklesham Casuals II in Division 5 with matches K.O. 3p.m.

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