Down Your Way: Town Centre (June 20th)

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TONIGHT (Wednesday), at 7.15pm, Liz Thorpe Tracey will talk to members of the Devonshire Park Evening Townswomen’s Guild about ‘An Introduction to the Digital Age’ in All Saint’s Church Hall, Grange Road. All ladies welcome.

ALSO TODAY, Val Cornish and Brenda Gower give the lunchtime Concert in All Soul’s Church, Susan’s Road, 1 pm. Next week Mark Smith and Anastasia Witts will entertain with classical songs.

TODAY (Wednesday) the President of the Eastbourne Rambling Club will lead a three-and-a-half mile walk starting 6.55pm from Wilmington car park. For transport meet at The Avenue at 6.30pm. Bring a picnic to eat at the finish.

TONIGHT at 7.30pm in St. Andrew’s United Reformed Church, Blackwater Road, Ashley Grote from Gloucester Cathedral, presents an organ recital. On Saturday, June 23, there is a Master Organ Class in the church with Stephen Disley from Southwark Cathedral. On Sunday, June 14, at 7.30pm the Brighton Consort gives a concert of Early English Music. Tickets £10 or £8 (concessions) available in advance on 07584 199142 or at the door.

ON FRIDAY, June 22, 8 pm, the Alan Barnes Quartet will play some classic and modern jazz compositions in the Underground Theatre, Grove Road. Tickets, £11, available in advance from the TIC or at the door. At the Saturday Coffee morning (June 23 10am-noon) David Greenwood and Brian Worland play Show and Jazz tunes on the piano.

VOLUNTEERING with the Samaritans can be very rewarding and satisfying. On Tuesday, June 26 the Samaritans hold an informal information session at their premises, 13, Bolton Road, at 7.30pm.

ON MONDAYS, except Bank Holidays, a Story Time Session is held for pre-school children in the Children’s Library, Grove Road. On Wednesdays during term time, there is a Rhyme Time - 10.30am-11pm.

OUR LADY of Ransom Church advises the full-time Roman Catholic Chaplain at the DGH is Father Geoff Cook and he can be contacted on 417400, ext 4145 or 4600. Advise the hospital if you wish to see him. If it is out of working hours the Roman Catholic Priest may be contacted on 723222.

THERE was a massive reduction of wild birds in our gardens and parks earlier in the year so the RSBP wants residents to list the number of different species seen in their gardens by June 23. Send your findings to Freepost RSTS-ZZCC-KJXU RSPB Halifax Road, Melksham, SN12 6YY.

ON THURSDAY, June 27, Paul James and Neil Kirby will talk about the ‘Langham Hotel’ to members of the Saffron Ladies Club in St. Saviour’s Church Hall, South Street at 10am. Visitors welcome.

THE Eastbourne Cultural Communities Network aims to help people build strong relationships with those from other communities and is open to those who like to meet people, make new friends and learn about other cultures. For details contact the Cavendish Business Centre or call 735772.

THE Arlington Road and College Road medical practices will accept unused prescription medicines and forward them to Inter Care, which supplies medical aid to Africa. All medicines should be in complete ‘strips’ and still in the manufacturers box. In order to comply with World Health Organisation guidelines on drug donations. All items, both medicine or instruments/bandages etc. must have at least 15 months left before their expiry date..

ON Wednesday, June 27, The Salvation Army Band and Songsters present a programme of ‘Music for a Summer Evening’ in the Langney Road Citadel at 7.30 pm.