Down Your Way: Hellingly

CHURCH SERVICES: This week services are Hellingly: Regular Services are on a Thursday 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP), Sunday 8am Holy Communion and also at 10.45am and Sunday 6.30pm Evensong. Upper Dicker: 9.15 Holy Communion (CW).

KALAMUS: Due to sad personal circumstances Kalamus, the Hailsham Arts Festival event, booked for tomorrow evening has had to be cancelled. However, in its place there is Bakk Lamp Fall, a Senegalese Sufi Fusion event, which I am informed is also very good. This is at Hellingly Church BN27 4EZ on Wednesday, September 12, at 7.30pm. Tickets are £6 from Hellingly Church or Gallery North at 70 High Street, Hailsham or ring (01323) 846938.

CAKES GALORE: Thanks are offered to all who bought, baked, stored, transported and sold the hundreds of cakes at the Festival of Transport over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Thanks especially to Tess and Simon for organising this mammoth task which raised a magnificent total of £1,640 and a thank you also to the Eastbourne Historic Vehicles Club for their welcome to worship in the arena as well as the cake stall stand.

CUCKOO Trail Task Day: There is an opportunity to help the Rangers look after our lovely stretch of the Cuckoo Trail on Monday, September 17. Meet on the Cuckoo Trail at the A271 Upper Horsebridge Road, top of ramp, North side day at 10am until 3pm. Bring your own food and drink. Steel toecap boots are needed but can be borrowed if requested in advance from Ranger, Andy Mitchell 01273 481637.

NEIGHBOURHOOD POLICING: Street meetings are being held on Friday, September 14, at 5pm - Hawkswood Drive (even numbers) and at 5.30pm Hawkswood Drive (odd numbers). Your neighbourhood priorities are Community Speed watch, Cuckoo Trail day of action and security marking at Battle Road allotments

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