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POLEGATE PLODDERS: for info on this newly formed running/jogging group please contact Brian Winn on 07765216990 or email brianwinn1@btinternet.com

POLEGATE OAKS Miniature Railway: now open to the public on 1st and 3rd Sundays each month from 2pm to 5 pm. Held at William Daly fields, Brightling Road, Polegate. Donations to ride. Sat nav nearest post code BN26 5AY . Contact secretary on 07528480371. www.padmec.org.uk

POLEGATE AND WILLINGDON Local History Society: next meeting on Friday 19 June, our talk is Charles Darwin and Alfred Russell Walllace. We meet at St Johns Church Hall, High Street, Polegate. Doors open at 6.30 pm, meeting starts at 7-pm to 9 pm. Visitors welcome

MID SUMMER FETE: on Saturday 20 June, on Lower Willingdon Triangle. Open from 1pm to 6pm. Local traders, many stalls, food stall, local history quiz, kids’ fancy dress, dog shows, tombola, bouncy castle, hog roast, fire and rescue, face painting, brass band, bake off, plants, Polefitr, Zumba and Karate... In aid of two local charities, Children with Cancer Polegate and JPK Project.

HOW WELL DO you know the history of Lower Willingdon?: Come and try the local quiz in the British Queen at Maureen’s Choice bookstall. On Saturday afternoon 20 June, from 1pm to 5 pm. On sale are local history books published by Eastbourne Local History Society.

COFFEE MORNING: on Saturday 20 June, held at Polegate Commnity Centre, in the lounge is hosted by Polegate Scouts. All welcome from 10 am to 12 noon.

POLEGATE GARDENERS Show: on Saturday 20 June held in the Hall at Polegate Community Centre from 2pm to 4pm. All welcome.

WALKS: on Saturday 20 June include ROUNDABOUT FROM MAYNARDS GREEN with Jan S. meet at Maynards Green school bus stop 9.50 am GR 582186 bus no. 51, 8.50 am Terminus Road stop H, bus no. 51, finish at 12.30 5 miles return buses half hourly leader at start. Or TRAINS AND PLANES with Pat B. Meet at Beach Green Car Park Shoreham Beach 10 am GR 212046 Map Exp 122. Finish 14.15 9 miles downland walking and metaled tracks.

WALK: on Sunday 21 June NORTH OF WORLDS END with Graham T. meet bus no. 51 9.40 Terminus Road to the Mill, Horsebridge. Walk starts at 10.15 GR 580112, dry lunch at Gun Hill, pub nearby finish at 14.45 at Horam for bu8s no. 51 at 15.01 to Eastbourne. 7.5 miles street parking at the Mill, leader joining at Church Street.

ELHS guided walk: around Hampden Park, 24 June please contact Maureen on 485971, or email maureencopping@yahoo.co.uk for more details. Also contact me for proposed excursion to Spa Valley Railway, in July.

ANY AGE groups can visit Trinity Community Market:, held at Trinity Church Hall, Coppice Avenue, Lower Willingdon. This market is not just for OAPS as one local politician seems to think! We are open to all age groups, especially young mums. Visit our various stalls on Wednesday morning from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. If you would like to book a stall contact Wendy on 489002 email wendyandterrybrown@gmail.com

SILVER JUBILEE Concert: to be given by The Downland Singers at St Andrews United Reformed Church, Blackwater Road, Eastbourne, in June has now been rescheduled for Saturday 1 August 2015.

COFFEE MORNING: on Saturday 27 June, held at Polegate Community Centre, is hosted by Neighbourhood Watch. All welcome in the lounge from 10 am to 12 noon.

WALK :on Saturday 27 June with Jennie C. meet at Birling Gap NT car park at 10.55. Bus no. 13X 10.36 am Terminus Road, Stand J. to Birling Gap, finish at 12.30. 2-2.5 miles, one short incline, coffee at NT café.

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