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Aug 19

Poynings Fun Day

  POYNINGS FUN DAY – Mon 25th August 2014 Bank Holiday 10.30 Poynings Races & Fun Runs in the Blacksmith’s Field. (See details below). 2.00 Presentation of Fun Run awards at the Village Hall. 2.30 ‘Tug of War’ North v South – village competition. 3.00 Children’s traditional races (Egg & Spoon etc.) – Prizes! 4.30 …

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Aug 08

Stag do in Poynings

We have got a family “Stag Do” this weekend, 9/10 August, in one of our fields at the end of Mill Lane in Poynings.   So, any sightings of vans or tents, or sounds of music, it is not travellers or an illegal rave it is just a group of men, hopefully having a good …

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Aug 06

Shepherd and Dog

Hey guys, Just wanted to let you all know that this Friday 8th August  (today) is our 80’s night from 8pm at the Shepherd and Dog. Canapes, cocktails, music, games and fancy dress competitions. Would love to see you all here! Emily

Aug 05


  Just a reminder about the VILLAGE PICNIC AND ROUNDERS MATCH scheduled for Sunday August 24 in North Town Field, Fulking.   Meet for picnic at lunchtime – say around 1 pm? Followed by rounders — all welcome.   Fingers crossed we get a warm, sunny day.   Any queries email Jen Green on

Aug 04

Sold as Seen at Hikers Rest – Saddlescombe

Right for all you Sold As Seen fans! After the great gig at the Fulking Fair the next outdoor gig is on August 15th 2014 at The Hikers Rest Cafe on Saddlescombe Farm. £15 per person to include food or £7.50 per person for entry only. Hot & cold drinks available to purchase separately or …

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Aug 02

August Church News

The Downland Churches Holy Trinity Poynings, St Andrew’s, Edburton St John the Evangelist, Newtimber The Transfiguration, Pyecombe   August 2014   Sunday 3rd August             Trinity 7 10 am    Family Service        Poynings followed at 11.15 by Holy Communion 11am Family Communion     Edburton   Sunday 10th August              Trinity 8 10 am Holy Communion        Newtimber 6 pm Evening Service        Pyecombe …

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Jul 31

Combine Harvester

Please be aware that if the weather continues to be dry, we would like to harvest the fields west of the village. This means that we are going to have to be able to move our Combine Harvester, which is rather large and 15 foot wide, through the village, at short notice. Please could you …

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Jul 29

Strawberry tea and Pimms event

This weekend. For those who have been holding back your plans for Sunday 3rd August we have checked the seaweed and all fine for Newtimber’s Strawberry Tea and Pimms Harp Recital at Newtimber Place.  Sunny and 21 degrees – perfect. Tickets £12 adults, £5 children (3-18 years) includes Pimms or soft drink, Strawberries and cream …

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Jul 29

Tackling burglary in Sussex

Register your property today Operation Magpie is our shared ambition to make Sussex a ‘no go’ area for burglars. Our officers, staff and volunteers are working with our partners to make it impossible for burglars to operate in the county and now we are asking for your help. When our officers respond to reports of burglary, they often …

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Jul 29

01273 number changes

Changes to Brighton area 01273 phone numbers in October 2014 01273 is the area code for Brighton, as well as Barcombe, Glynde, Hassocks, Henfield, Hove, Hurstpierpoint, Kemptown, Lewes, Newhaven, Peacehaven, Plumpton, Portslade, Poynings, Ringmer, Rottingdean, Shoreham-by-Sea, Southwick and Withdean. From 1st October 2014, it will be necessary to always include the 01273 area code when …

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