Sedlescombe news
Sedlescombe news

TABLE TOP SALE DATE: Tomorrow, Saturday February 18 from 10am to 12noon in Sedlescombe village hall. Entrance is just 20p.There will be coffee, tea and light refreshments available too so come go along and find a bargain, then enjoy a coffee and chat with friends. All the tables have been hired for the event, sellers are invited to set up from 9am. For any further details please call 01424 870808. All proceeds to St John the Baptist church

HALF TERM: As I write this it is already half term, it only seems it was Christmas five minutes ago and now with the next item of lent lunches we will head towards Easter. Make the most of every day, they are going by far too quickly!

LENT LUNCHES: Date for you diary but not too far off. Lent Lunches will start this year on Friday March 3 at 2 Forge Cottages, The Green at 12noon. These will run for the six Fridays in Lent. More details will follow soon.

GRAND QUIZ AND SUPPER: Sedlescombe and district flower club are organising a quiz and supper evening for Wednesday April 12 at the village hall. You are invited to take part in this fundraising event, teams of six are the order of the evening but don’t worry if you are not in a team and would like to take part, new friends will be waiting for you to make a dream team ! Tickets are £7.50 which includes supper. Tickets can be reserved now by calling 870344 or email

COFFEE MORNING RESULTS: The first coffee morning and mini market of 2017 had a bumper crowd attend making a happy morning for all involved whilst raising £140 for church funds. The organisers thank you for your support.

TRY SOMETHING NEW?: There are lots of groups and organisations around the village that would be pleased to welcome new members and volunteers. Start with the village directory or online at if you are looking for a new interest this year.

SEDLESCOMBE FAYRE JULY 15 2017: Are you interested in being involved in the day on the sports field this year?

Sedlescombe and District Gardening society will be staging their summer show in the marquee on the day and the Friends of Sedlescombe Church will be serving the refreshments from the Sports pavilion as in 2016. Debra Veith will once again be heading up the team along with Jan Heap as treasurer and myself to help with the organisation of the day. An official secretary would be helpful to keep us all updated as we move along with more interested people to ensure that Sedlescombe has a family day to remember in 2017. So if you think you could offer some of your time and services or would like to know more then please get in touch with Debra on 01424 870914.

HAVE YOU NEWS?: This is a free service to the village offered by the Battle Observer and hope you will take full advantage of it. I look forward to receiving your news to be published in 2017. If you are looking for new members for your club or organisation why not send me a small piece, outlining your club or organisation aims, activities, membership etc. or if you have an event coming up in the village or local area then why not let me have the details to advertise for you? Please contact me by email at or by calling 870344. Please allow a couple of weeks notice before an event to allow for full coverage.

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