MEAL TRAINS: running at the Spa Valley Railway include lunches on Thursday 6 August fish and chips, the High Weald Belle, lunch time train on Sunday 9 August. At the diesel gala on Friday 31 July a Curry express. Fish and chip summer on Sat 1 August, at the diesel gala the RAT Real Ale Train will be running. To book for any one of these meals please go to our web site – www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk or telephone or telephone 01892 537715.

POLEGATE PLODDERS: for info on this newly formed running/jogging group please contact Brian Winn on 07765216990 or email brianwinn1@btinternet.com

POLEGATE OAKS Miniature Railway: now open to the public on 1st and 3rd Sundays each month from 2pm to 5 pm. Held at William Daly fields, Brightling Road, Polegate. Donations to ride. Sat nav nearest post code BN26 5AY . Contact secretary on 07528480371. www.padmec.org.uk

WE ARE STILL here, just: It would be nice to see some customers to stop us talking amongst ourselves. Trinity Community Market, held at Trinity Church Hall, Coppice Avenue, Lower Willingdon. This market is not just for OAPS as one local politician seems to think! We are open to all age groups, especially young mums. Visit our various stalls on Wednesday morning from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. If you would like to book a stall contact Wendy on 489002 email wendyandterrybrown@gmail.com

COFFEE MORNING: on Saturday 1 August held at Polegate Community Centre in the lounge is hosted by Centre Fund raising. All welcome from 10 am to 12 noon.

POLEGATE DRAMA group: are holding two Murder Mystery evenings, on Friday 7 August and Saturday 8 August, at Polegate Community Centre, Windsor Way, Polegate, both commencing at 7.30 pm. Tickets £8. Or £15 for both nights. Bring your own food and drink. Tea and coffee available at interval. Book your tables at Archer & Partners, 48 High Street, Polegate, telephone 483348.

WALKS: on Saturday 8 August linear, downhill all the way with Marjorie W. meet bus no. 13X 10.1 Terminus Road, stand J to Beachy Road, 10.45 am GR 588956 finish 12.30 approx 1.5 miles. Or Summer Saunter with Jan S. meet Ghyll Road bus stop, Sandy Cross, Heathfield, GR 583202. Bus no. 51 8.50 am Terminus road, Stand Finish 12.30 5 miles, cars may park in Ghyll Road, return buses half hourly. Leader at start. Or Summer delight with Mike S. meet at the Plough pub car park Upper Dicker, 9.30 am GR 550098. Finish 13.00. 8.5 miles. Flar walk

STUD FARM allotment an garden society: annual show takes place on Saturday 8 August at 2pm on the Lawns, Hyperion Avenue. Polegate. All welcome.

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