Down Your Way: Polegate - March 14

DO YOU have an unwanted china or pottery teapot or a two-tiered cake plate? If so, Trinity Church would be pleased to put them to good use! Contact Jennie on 484189 or email

POLEGATE Rambling Club: More from secretary or email walks Tomorrow (Thursday) leisurely walk, Cacklebury to Polegate, linear walk, three miles, lanes and trail, coffee en route. Bus 51 9.07 Coppice Avenue to 9.17am High Street, Polegate to Cacklebury Stores with Ellen. Or Bishopstone and along the sea, 4.5 miles one small hill but good views with Chris; or a longer walk of 10 miles with Maureen Copping, telephone 485971

CUCKOO Trail task day on Monday March 19, starting at Teinicks Bridge, beside Tesco Car Park, Hailsham, 10am to 3pm. Wear steel cap boots and bring own food and drink. More from Andy on Lewes 01273 481637.

THE Switchover Scheme is run by the BBC to help older and disabled people make the change to digital TV. People are eligible if they are over 75 or eligible disabled. Most folk will be asked to pay £40 towards the standard option of help which includes easy to use equipment, aftercare service including an approved installer to supply and install the necessary equipment, and a 12 month aftercare service, including free helpline. Call free on 0800 4080900 or visit

POLEGATE Strollers visit to Sovereign Harbour Lifeboat and Lochs. On Tuesday, March 20. Bus 51 from Polegate Station at 10.09am, coffee at Delito’s. Meet at Delito’s at 11.17am if driving.

POLEGATE and Willingdon Windmill annual meeting on March 20 at 7.30pm, speaker Frances Muncey

POLEGATE Gardeners Society Spring Show is on March 24, at St Johns Church Hall from 2pm-4pm.

JUMBLE SALE on Saturday March 24, at Willingdon Community School, Broad Road, Willingdon, 10am-noon. In the school hall. All proceeds shared between the Hawassa Project in Ethiopia and the Eastbourne Matthew 25 Mission for the homeless. Details from Jennie Herkes on 485254 ex 222.

COFFEE morning at Polegate Community Centre on Saturday March 24, hosted by Polegate Twinning Association. All welcome in the lounge from 10am.

BOWLS CLUB: I you wish to have a go, call in at Polegate Community Centre on any Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Contact Pat Payne on 489687 for more details.

POLEGATE Wine and Social Club meeting on March 27, speaker Sue Smith talking about Thank the Forces. All welcome at Polegate community centre at 7.30 pm.

POLEGATE WI has a produce stall outside the Co-op on Saturday, March 31. Please sampletheir wares - cakes, pies and garden plants. EASTER FAIR on Saturday, March 31, at Trinity Church hall from 10am to noon. There will be an East Bonnet parade, teas and coffees and hot cross buns.