Robertsbridge news
Robertsbridge news

St Mary’s Salehurst: will be holding Matins at 11am at Salehurst this Sunday 18th December that is Advent 4. Then in the afternoon the Annual Carol Service will take place at 4pm. This service includes Christingle, a lovely family service where all are welcome.

The village should now have received the joint Churches Card with all of the information about services throughout the Christmas period. Next week on December 24th at St Mary’s there will be midnight communion starting at 11.30.

Robertsbridge Club: will be holding its Christmas Draw this Sunday 18th December. This is usually a very large draw so if you haven’t bought a ticket you need to now as they may have all been sold out as it is very popular.

Also on Sunday the Bonfire Society Hamper Draw will take place, so who knows you may be a lucky winner.

Charity Disco: next week on Christmas Eve. there is a disco being held for Macmillan Cancer Support. This is being held at Robertsbridge Club and is being organised by Maggie Hodges and her family. Entry is £5.00 and with that ticket you have a chance to win £200.00, you have to be there in the club when the draw takes place to claim the prize. There will also be a very large raffle with fantastic prizes. Tickets can be bought in advance at Sandies, the Floral Boutique. Boogie the night away into Christmas Day.

If you have anything you would like put into the column next week for Christmas please make sure you have copy to either Sandie at the shop or email me on by Sunday night.

FOOTBALL: The Bridge 2nd team travelled to Macron East Sussex Football League Division 5 runaway leaders Wittersham II last week and gave a very good performance. The first half saw the hosts pepper The Bridge goal but were kept at bay by some good saves from keeper Nick Townsend until the 41st minute when the hosts broke the deadlock and a minute later scored their second for the half time lead. Bridge manager Ian Austin’ half time team talk was full of praise for his team and told them to carry on the performance in the second period which they did until the 70th minute when Townsend failed to stop a shot that he should a saved, however we kept pressuring the home defence and got our reward a minute from time when Harry Birchall netted. Tomorrow the 1st team are at home to Rock-a-Nore while the 2nd team are away to Cranbrook Town with both matches K.O. 2p.m.

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