May 2016 archive

May 30

Downland Church News June 2016

The Downland Benefice Holy Trinity, Poynings, St Andrew’s, Edburton St John the Evangelist, Newtimber The Transfiguration, Pyecombe   June 2016   There is a united Benefice service every Sunday morning at 10 am in one of our churches.   On most Sundays, this is a service of Holy Communion. On the first Sunday of …

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May 27

Sold As Seen

Sold As Seen are once again hosting an Indoor Session with special guest Dave Gee. £5.00 per person for an amazing evening of live music entertainment of self write songs and Motown. Limited tickets available. Please bring along your own alcohol / soft drinks. Doors open at 7.15pm. Saturday 28th May Please reserve your tickets …

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May 27

Pondtail Wood

Stay vigilant this weekend – if you see trucks or Travellers entering Pondtail Wood, phone 999 immediately to inform the Police! Breaches of the Stop Notice should still be reported to Mike Airey as usual on 07884 165 867 or email

May 25

Hymns and Pimms

Hymns and Pimms from the PCC at Edburton. Everyone is invited to join the congregation of St Andrew’s Edburton for their annual ‘Songs of Praise’ service, ‘Hymns and Pimms’, which is next Sunday 29th May at 6pm. We will be singing some favourite hymns accompanied by a complimentary glass of Pimms, and hope you will join …

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May 24

SheepWatch UK

•         SheepWatch UK is a new initiative which is trying to help people work together to reduce the number of attacks on sheep by dogs, support responsible dog ownership and enable stress-free dog walks •         The initiative is working closely with the Kennel Club, Farmers Unions, Police Forces, the National Sheep Association and others •         …

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May 22

The Queen’s birthday

Don’t forget that anyone over the age of 50 can apply for tickets to attend an afternoon tea event on June 10th at the Copthorne, Effingham Park Hotel, to celebrate the Queen’s birthday. This is a ticket only event for Mid Sussex older people, which will be opened by a Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex. Tickets …

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May 19

Wild About Mid Sussex

Local residents will be able to come face-to-face with some fascinating animals, reptiles, insects and birds at the Wild About Mid Sussex event on Saturday 4 June 2016. Held on the first day of Burgess Hill Summer Festival, ‘Wild About Mid Sussex’ is a free wildlife exhibition celebrating the wonderful countryside that surrounds the towns …

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May 18

Pyecombe Plant Sale

Saturday 28th May between 2pm and 4pm @ Pyecombe Church Yard A beautiful selection of garden plants and bric a brac for sale  Teas and homemade cakes also available

May 16

Pondtail Wood Update

Local people came out in force today [16 May], along with reps from Sussex Wildlife Trust and Friends of the Earth, to protest against the illegal felling of Pondtail Wood on Muddleswood Road (opposite Singing Hills Golf Club) and the illegal bringing in of hardcore to create a hard surface entrance, decimating the woodland and …

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May 15

Public Demonstration at Pondtail Wood

We need your help – please join a public demonstration outside Pond Tail Wood, Poynings, opposite Singing Hills Golf Club at 10am on Monday with media coming – just need you to join us for 30 minutes to show how strongly we feel about the wood being illegally felled and the owner bringing in illegal aggregates …

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