The Dickers

DICKER SUNDAY SERVICES: 9.15am Holy Communion at Holy Trinity Church, Coldharbour Road.

COFFEE MORNINGS: There are weekly coffee mornings with a book exchange at Dicker Hall 10.40am to noon every Thursday. Book Exchange or purchase 20p.

WINTER GARDEN TOUR: A 90 minute tour exploring the seven acres of historic gardens at Michelham Priory, with the head gardener, James Neil. Price includes entrance to the house and grounds, tour and soup and fresh bread roll in the café. Tour starts at 11am. £15 for Non-members. £10 for Sussex Archaeological Society Members and Friends of Michelham Priory. Numbers are limited so please book in advance. Call 01323 844224 or email adminmich@sussexpast.co.uk.

PARISH COUNCIL: The Clerk was instructed to write to each of the four parishes that are party to the Unilateral Agreement for the allocation of the £34K from the Community Benefit scheme arising out of the Berwick Solar Farm project. This amounted to £8520.50 per parish.

DICKER CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL: A week of festive fun for Dicker families and friends from Monday to Sunday, December 7 to 13, will include on Monday December 7: Carols, Santa and Mulled Wine and 6pm at Dicker Village Shop with Bedes school; On Tuesday A Christmas Quiz which has yet to be confirmed; Wednesday Children’s Christmas Lantern Making from 3.30pm to 5pm, Holy Trinity Church bring a jam jar, battery operated tea lights 50p; Thursday December 10, Christmas Coffee Morning 10.30am to noon, Dicker Village Hall, all welcome. Events for the Friday December 11 are to be confirmed. Look out for information on posters in the village and Dicker Links. On Saturday December 12 there will be a Children’s Christmas Party from 3.30pm to 5.30pm in Dicker Village Hall. Bring a plate of food to create a buffet. There will be party games and an entertainer. Supported by the Dicker Residents Association. To attend email debs_email100@hotmail.com by December 8 for a goody bag from Father Christmas. On Sunday December 13 there is a Village Christmas Lunch at 12.30pm, Dicker Village Hall, £3pp. To book email mcdrichards@btinternet.com before December 8. On Sunday December 13 at 3pm in Holy Trinity Church there are Carols by Candlelight.

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