The Sussex Police Choir who rehearse in Beechwood Hall, will be performing a concert at Offham church on Saturday, June 22nd at 7.30p.m. in aid of church funds. Please come along.
The choir is also at Barcombe Village Hall on Tuesday, 2nd July at 7.45 p.m. and St John's Sub Castro in Lewes on Saturday, July 6th at 7.30p.m.
A reminder that the station open morning is on the 28th June starting at 1030 hrs. and finishing around 1200 hrs.
Free tea and coffee will be provided by Daisy Mays café in the old station building.
Norman Baker MP will open the event along with Mr. Patrick Green of Covers, the many people involved with the running of Southern Rail and people who have sponsored the station partnership.
Please come along even just to shake Norman's hand, look at the children’s art work and sit on the new bench(given by Covers).
A few people have given a lot of their time and energy to improve the station for everyone. Please come along to show your support for their efforts.
Every Wednesday from Wednesday 19th June until Wednesday 21st August.From 2pm.
At Beechwood Hall, Cooksbridge
Reminiscence activities for residents of Cooksbridge, Offham, Hamsey and Bevernbridge. Come along to the FREE sessions. Meet new people! We'll be sharing memories of local trades, working life, breweries and brewing, hop picking, village heritage and more.
A chance to meet, talk and explore memories. Bring along old photos of life in Sussex to unlock the past.
We look forward to meeting you and hearing your stories.
This is part of the Ale and Hearty project by heritage organisation Strike a Light.
Tea and Cake provided and all are welcome.
Nicola Benge, Ale and Hearty project
The local NCT group who meet every Tuesday at Beechwood Hall have been nominated in a National Awards scheme.
The nominees for the prestigious What's On 4 2013 Junior Awards in association with Konfidence have just been announced and the NCT Lewes & Countryside branch are amongst them!
This exciting awards programme, which is supported by ABC Magazine, is now in its 7th year and celebrates the best activities, classes, volunteers and venues from throughout the UK as nominated and voted for by the experts - parents and parents-to-be.
NCT Lewes & Countryside branch has been nominated for 2 Awards - the Best Pre/Post Natal Activity category and the Most Outstanding Baby and Toddler Group as well as Volunteer Chair, Lucy Elder being nominated for the Most Outstanding Community Group Volunteer for children, babies or families. This means the branch has received at least 12 nominations in total and will now go through to the national voting stage!
This year, the awards are bigger than ever, covering 20 different categories ranging from Best Pre/Post Natal Activity to Best After School Club. A record 6,400 nominations have been received - 40% more than in 2012 and so this nomination is a great achievement.
Lucy Elder, NCT Lewes & Countryside Chair commented: ‘I am thrilled our branch has been nominated, the committee has worked really hard during the past 12 months to successfully grow our 3 Bumps and Babies groups in Lewes and Cooksbridge as well as our Young Parent Groups in Newhaven. I would like to thank everyone who has voted so far and for the support of the local parents and community.’
Each and every children's activity, party venue, entertainer and volunteer from throughout the UK had the opportunity to be nominated and the number of nominations this year reflects the support from the nations parents for these exciting awards and their eagerness to reward the very best!
From 18th March to 28th May 2013, parents can log onto any of the award winning on-line directories - to vote for their favourite from all of the nominees which have qualified. There is still time to vote so please nominate now!
The winners will be announced by TV celebrity host Lucy Piper at Brighton Racecourse on Sunday 30th June. During the champagne awards ceremony the winners of the community awards will also receive special prizes for their groups. Everyone who votes or nominates will also be in with a chance to win 2 VIP tickets to the awards ceremony, meet the finalists, sponsors and VIP guests.
What's On 4 UK owners Marilyn Bradshaw & Bev O'Sullivan commented: "We're so excited about our 2013 Awards especially as this year the UK awards are running alongside both the Australian AND Ireland What's On 4 Junior Awards! Everyone through to this stage should be very proud that the nation's parents are so keen to nominate and reward them. We can't wait to see the results of the voting!"
There is a plot of land available within a mile of Cooksbridge,for a keen gardener to use free of charge, in return for a share of any produce. If interested, please contact the clerk to Hamsey parish council - firstname.lastname@example.org.