Category Archive: Announcements

Jun 11

Dodgy white Van Man

This is the note from Hurstpierpoint Hub Facebook page.   Beware folks, just found someone of Eastern European origin walking into my back garden looking for scrap metal as he said it appeared we are having work done on our house. Claimed he was going to knock on the back door…after just walking past the …

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Jun 10

Poynings Country Fete

Saturday June 18th 2.00 – 4.30. The Rectory Garden. Poynings. PIMMS * Live Music * Maypole Dancing * Cream Teas * Bottle Tombola Lots of fun for all the family We are running a bottle tombola at the Fete this year and would love contributions from as many people in the village as possible .. …

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Jun 03


CALLED EARL                               Please let us know if you have seen him since 10pm Thursday June 2nd. Earl is usually in our house in the day and out at night. We are very worried as he has never been missing before. …

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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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May 04

Downland Villages Recipe Book

The four parishes in the Downland Benefice are joining together to produce a recipe book to raise funds for maintaining the churches in Edburton, Newtimber, Poynings and Pyecombe. The book will feature seasonal recipes, using local produce when possible. We would love to hear from anyone who can help us in any way, such as …

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May 02

Jake Richards

Amber would like to thank all of you for your generosity at Jake’s recent funeral. £365.35 was raised for the church Funds and £833 for the British Heart Foundation a total of £1,198.35. These were very generous amounts and show the warmth and esteem that Jake was held in.

Mar 09

Hassocks Station

Did you that the ticket office at Hassocks station is threatened with closure or shorter opening hours? This will make it really difficult for people who go to the station to buy tickets and need help finding the best deals. You have until March 13th to register your opinion. Please collect a leaflet from the station …

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Jan 15


Monday February 1st Royal Oak Poynings (Village Night) *Table reservations advisable Entries in by 8pm (a jam jar will do) £1.50 per entry (2015/2016 fruit only)   Poynings -Sloe Gin Cup and prize for best liqueur (fruit+spirit) Neighbouring parishes – Newtimber, Fulking, Woodmancote, Pyecombe Prizes for best sloe gin/liqueur It’s a fun night with a …

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