August 2016 archive

Aug 30

The Great British High Street Awards

The Great British High Street Awards are back and this time we’d like to see West Sussex go one better. Last year Bognor Regis was named as runner-up in Britain’s best coastal high street category – now it’s your turn to nominate yours!     Run by the DCLG, winning high streets could receive a …

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Aug 29

Beauty and The Beast ~ Poynings Panto January 2017

We are on the hunt for budding actors and  actresses for this years’ Poynings Panto. We are holding a meeting at The Royal Oak on Thursday 8th September at 8pm so if you are interested taking part or helping out please come along. We are also inviting children and teenagers to join the dance troupe. Please …

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Aug 26

Pyecombe Music & Art Festival

Come and support Jamie and his father Nick Andrews at Pyecombe’s Music & Art Festival next weekend, 2nd, 3rd & 4th September.   Nick & Jamie will be playing Friday evening at the Downland Celebration, Saturday afternoon  ‘A Fat Hour of Extraordinary Choral Music’ and  Saturday evening accompanying  Nara Faye Clapperton & Fiona Hunnisett, our …

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Aug 25

Free support for people at risk of diabetes

A Burgess Hill woman, who has been driven on by seeing her mother suffer with diabetes, has lost over two stone in weight and become much more active after signing up for a Mid Sussex Wellbeing pre-diabetes course. After a routine visit to the doctor in January 2016 Joanne Hamilton from Burgess Hill was advised …

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Aug 25

Pondtail Wood Weekly Update Bulletin – 25 August 2016

  The SDNPA website was updated and Jo GLYNDE, SDNPA Senior Media Officer responded to a number of enquiries with the following: “We are aware that a for sale sign went up last week, with an auction due to be held on 12 September. The landowner is legally entitled to sell the property. The notices …

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Aug 23

Starting School – September 2017

Was your child born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013? If so then he or she is eligible to start school in September 2017. The application process for children due to start school in September 2017 will begin on Monday 3 October 2016. West Sussex County Council no longer sends individual letters to …

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Aug 23

Raising Funds for Holy Trinity Church. Poynings

There is a simple way to raise funds for our local church at no cost to you!  Shop online via www.easyfundraising.org.uk and retailers (from John Lewis to Thomson Holidays) give a donation to your charity of choice, and Holy Trinity Church Poynings is listed on the website as a cause to support. It’s easy: Go to http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/ , …

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Aug 20

POYNINGS FUN DAY

Nothing to do after the Olympics? Then come along to Poynings Fun day on Bank holiday Monday. Are you as good as the Olympic runners or table tennis players, time to find out! There is a table tennis table to find out, or you can be a number one runner. POYNINGS FUN DAY Mon 29 August …

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Aug 19

Pondtail Wood Weekly Update Bulletin – 19 August 2016

  SDNPA   A ‘For Sale by Auction’ sign went up adjacent to the entrance gate on Wednesday 17 August. The agent is Barnard Marcus. Their website states the next auction will be on Monday 12 September, at Grand Connaught Rooms, Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DA and details of the sale will be available …

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Aug 17

Ping Pong Funds

So far, £390 has been raised so that the youngsters (and the not so young) can have a permanent all weather Ping Pong table in the village. Many thanks to all those who have donated J Keep going though so that we can raise the £3,000 needed for a base that will conform to all …

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