Category: Announcements

Dec 08

Ye Olde Villages Christmas Supper

All those who attended last night’s Christmas meal would like to thank, Helen Woodhams and helpers who have put in so much effort over the last 2 years. With special thanks to Jan and her Royal Oak Staff for such a wonderful meal.

Dec 05


Great for improving posture and core strength Weds 12.45 – 1.45pm & Thurs 7.45 – 8.45pm Albourne Village Hall Beginner/improver level Taught by Tina Virgo, local Pilates teacher and personal trainer Small classes, so spaces need to be booked to avoid disappointment Classes start Weds 4th and Thurs 5th Jan 2017 If interested please contact …

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Nov 18

Volunteers Needed

A bunch of volunteers are needed to help dig out the ping pong table base in the playing field one Sunday.                 It will require digging down to one foot and wheel barrowing topsoil which anyone is welcome to have.   Please contact Sheila on  

Nov 04

Poynings Bonfire 2016

The torch procession and Guy will leave the Royal Oak at approximately 6.25 on Sat Nov 5th. The lighting of the bonfire and fireworks will follow. Please give very generously on the gate to pay for the fireworks. Hot food & Drink by Sussex Four Wheel Drive in aid of Ye Olde Villagers Christmas Dinner. …

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Nov 04

Garage/House contents sale

Looking for something in the house! There is a sale at Hobbs cottage, Haresdean lane, Pyecombe, BN45 7EG. The home of Wendy and Terry Desborough (not for much longer) It’s on the 5th and 6th November from 10am to 4pm each day Furniture, bric-a-brac, china and glass, soft furnishings, bed linen, garden stuff, electrical goods, electric …

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Nov 04

log supplier

Could anyone recommend a good and relatively cheap log supplier, preferably one that will stack? Contact Rob on

Oct 25

Downland Parish Cookery Book

FINAL CALL for recipes for the Downland Parish Cookery Book.  please send your recipes urgently.  closing date 31st October.  Simply complete the attached form and email, or pop it through my door. Massive thanks!  Nicki Cutress, Westend Cottage, The Street, Poynings See below for reminder.   Dear friend   The four parishes, Edburton, Newtimber, Poynings and …

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Sep 08

Poynings Table Tennis appeal

We’ve managed to secure a reinforced concrete base for the outdoor table tennis table that complies with all the regulations for £1400.00! We have £600.00 in the bank so just another £800.00 to go – any last minute donations would be most welcome (drop an envelope in to either Sheila’s or Colin’s). Thanks Sheila

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 20


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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