Stone Cross, Westham and Hankham

Stonecross, Westham & Hankham news
Stonecross, Westham & Hankham news

Social Dancing: there will be an evening of Social Dancing on Friday July 3 in St Luke’s Parish Centre, Rattle Road, Stone Cross from 8 to 11 pm. The cost of the evening is £5 and you are invited to take along your own drinks and snacks. Further information can be obtained by ringing either Lyndon or Pam on 07709 329863 or 01323 760277.

THE JUBILATE COMMUNITY CHOIR: will be performing a Summer Concert in All Saints Church, Grange Road, Eastbourne on Monday July 18 at 7.30 pm. Special guests Lottie O’Kil and Lauren Parfitt will be singing. Entry is by programme: adults £8, children £4 (which includes a glass of wine or a soft drink). More information can be obtained by ringing 07525b 188637.

THE GARDEN: at 37 Willoughby Crescent will be open on Saturday and Sunday July 2/3 from 11 am to 4 pm to help raise funds for St Wilfrid’s Hospice. The garden has five Japanese style “rooms”. It features a display of Bonsai and a koi pond. Leaf shape and colour dominate in dense planting. No dogs, other than guide dogs, will be allowed. There is no admission charge but you are asked to make a donation to the charity.

YOU ARE INVITED : to join the Friends of Eastbourne Hospital at a Family BBQ and Magic Show in the Ocean Room, Eastbourne Pier on Thursday July 7at 7 pm got 7.30 pm. The cost is £20 per person and tickets can be obtained from the Friends Office, tel: 01323 438236.

JUST A REMINDER: that the Friends of Eastbourne Cats Protection Adoption Centre will be holding their Summer Fayre at the Centre in Hailsham on Sunday July 3 from 12 noon to 3 pm. Please go along and support this charity.

EASTBOURNE HEALTHY WALKS: are still taking place on both Tuesdays and Fridays. For the Tuesday walk meet outside the Lakeside Tea Chalet, Hampden Park at 10.30 am whilst the venue for Friday is outside the Co-op, Milfoil Drive, Shinewater, also at 10.30 am. These walks take place every week for just an hour. You are advised to wear suitable shoes and to dress for the weather conditions on the day. For more information, please contact Paula, the Healthy Walks project Officer on either 07740 899559 or at p.hubens@tcv.org.uk

THE NATIONAL FRAUD INTELLIGENCE Bureau (NFIB): has noticed an increase in reports of fraudsters placing fake letter boxes on residential properties in an attempt to harvest the mail. Residents are sometimes unaware of the fake letterbox as the fraudsters will periodically remove the item, which may leave notable markings. The mail is then used to open various lines of credit with financial providers in the name of the innocent resident. Protect Yourself. Be vigilant and check for any suspicious activity, tampering of your post/letterbox or for suspicious glue markings on the wall: Check all post received from financial institutions, even if it appears unsolicited: Consider reporting theft of mail to your local police force and any cases of identity fraud to Action Fraud. If you have been a victim of identity fraud consider Cifas Protection Registration (https://www.cifas.org.uk/protective_registration_form) If you, or anyone you know, has been affected by this fraud or any other scam, report it to Action Fraud by calling 0300 123 2040 or visiting www.actionfraud.police.uk.

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