COFFEE MORNING: on Saturday 12 September, held at Polegate Community Centre, is hosted by Polegate Drama Group. All welcome in the lounge from 10 am to 12 noon. The next planned play will be Entertaining Agnels by Richard Everett on 28 to 31 October. The next Pantomime is Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood.

WALKS: on Saturday 12 September, Three Deans, with Heather R. meet at Greenway blind veterans , Rottingdean 10.20 am. Bus no. 12 at 9.13 am Terminus Road stand J. finish 13.30 at Roedean 5 miles. Leader on bus. Or Trailing Slater, with Doris and Gavin,, meet at Martello Tower, Seaford, 9.45 am GR 484984 finish 13.30 9 miles. Public house option. There is a regular bus to Seaford library, which is half a mile from start. BREAD DAY competitions: on Sunday 13 September held at Polegate Windmill. The Platt, Park Croft, Polegate. Bake at home and enter on the day. Entries must be delivred to the mill between 9 am and 10 am in readiness for for the judging by our own Master Baker. Prize giving will be at 4pm entry forms from Pat Stevens 734496.

SPONSORED DOG WALK: will be taking place on Sunday 13 September in Ashdown Forest. Contact Val Dunbar on 486814 for the Kit Wilson Trust if you wish to take part,

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

POLEGATE PLODDERS: would like more folk to join them running/jogging group please contact Brian Winn on 07765216990 or email brianwinn1@btinternet.com

MEN’S SOCIETY: next meeting on Monday 14 September, is Rev C. Spinks, all men welcome, at St Johns Church, High Street, Polegate. Tea from 2.30 pm, meeting at 3 pm. £1. Per meeting. Coffee morning 2nd Friday each month.

URGENTLY REQUIRED: more stall holders who sell produce, crafts and other stallholders at Trinity Community Market, held on Wednesday mornings at Trinity Church Hall, Coppice Avenue, Lower Willingdon. From 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. There is no charge to visit the market. Present stalls include card making materials, greetings cards, new local history books, knitted silk scarfs, knitted baby jackets. Refreshments and light lunches. We hold a weekly raffle for local charities. . If you would like to book a stall contact Wendy on 489002 email wendyandterrybrown@gmail.com

SPEAKER available: for talks on local history. Please contact Maureen on 485971 or email maureencopping@yahoo.co.uk. Reasonable rates.

WALK: on Wednesday 16 September To Iden and Back, with Glyn R. meet at Eastbourne station for 9.09 am train to Rye. Walk starts at Rye Station 10. Am dry lunch finish 15.30 9 miles , woodland and field paths. Optional tea at end.

INDOOR BOWLS: Come and play on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons 1.30pm to 4.30 pm held at Polegate Community Centre, Windsor Way, Polegate Call our secretary Tony 760846 for info, or just pop along. It’s for all ages, we meet at Polegate Community Centre.

FRIDAY CRAFT Group: meet every Friday morning at 10 am at Polegate Community Centre. we take part in a variety of crafts crafting comes in many guises, including knitting, crochet, card making, jigsaws, quizzing, the list is endless. Come and have fun. Contact Val Liles on 460336 or Shirley Hannam on 488035.

TRINITY DINERS: next meal, Harvest lunch will take place on Friday 18 September, fruit juice, roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, or vegetable dahl, roast potatoes and vegetables, Eton Mess, tea and coffee. Cost £5.50. doors open at 12 noon for lunch at 12.30pm. to book your place, contact Jennie on 484189.

PAMPER NIGHT: on Friday 18 September, organized by Polegate Conservatives, at Polegate Community Centre, at 7.30 pm. Entrance is £5. Which includes a glass of wine. Treatments cost £5. For a 15 minute session with all our very popular beauticians. More info from Diane Fenton 484954.

COFFEE MORNING: on Saturday 19 September, held in the lounge at Polegate Community Centre, is hosted by Short Mat Bowls Section. All welcome from 10 am to 12 noon.

CARPENTER NEEDED: for Polegate Drama Group. Please telephone Jim Dobell on 483082 for more details.

POLEGATE AND WILLINGDON Local History Society: next meeting on Friday 18 September, our speaker will be giving a talk on Old Inns of Lewes. Doors open at 6.30 pm. Meeting starts at 7pm.

TALKING MACHINES part 2:, with David Homewood is the speaker for Eastbourne Local History Society meeting on Tuesday evening 22 September at 7 pm. Doors open at 6.30pm at St Saviours and St Peters Church Hall, South Street, Eastbourne, BN21 4UT. Visitors welcome.

Please: send me a list of your coming events to be included in this column, at least two weeks ahead of the event. Email maureencopping@yahoo.co.ui or telephone 485971.

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