Hellingly and Horsebridge

ACTIVE PLAY: There are two Active play sessions this week. The first is at Hellingly Country Park Recreation Ground on Tuesday (2pm to 4pm) and there is a further session on Thursday (2pm to 3.30pm) at Horsebridge Recreation Ground. These are free Active Play and Family Afternoons provided by Hellingly PC in association with Hailsham Freedom Leisure. Children can play, do arts and crafts, mini sports sessions and much more whilst parents enjoy some complimentary refreshments. No need to book, just come along. Sessions are aimed at 5 to 16 year olds, however all ages are welcome. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. No refreshments or facilities are provided at sessions. Active play is part of Active Communities Wealden and will be running free sports and play sessions across Hellingly, Horsebridge, and Hailsham throughout the Summer holidays. To stay up to date with all the Active Communities sessions and activities follow their Facebook page at www.facebook.com /activecommunities wealden or keep checking the website page https://www.freedom-leisure. co.uk/centres/active- communities/Wealden.

FESTIVAL OF TRANSPORT: This Bank Holiday weekend, August 25 to 27, at Broad Farm, Hellingly there will be over 1500 exhibits. This popular event offers a great family day out with free car parking from 10am to 5pm on all three days. Entry £10 adults, £2 children and £7 seniors. There are arena events, working exhibits, steam engines, commercial and military, stationary engines, motor cycles, cars, buses and tractors, models and bygones as well as trade stands and autojumble. Harris Bros will have their vintage fair, lots of children’s attractions, beer and catering tent with lunch entertainment each day. General information 01323 479200 or visit www.ehvc.biz. As always, this is a fundraising event supporting local charities and is organised by Eastbourne Historic Vehicle Club Ltd.

STOOLBALL: Rob Wilkinson has advised this morning that England Stoolball have selected Roebuck Park to their match on Sunday September 30, it would be amazing for you all to be there from 11am for the over 50s match with 15 overs per innings and from 1pm the Ladies match starts with two innings of 15 overs.