Stone Cross, Westham and Hankham

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THE NEXT MEETING OF the Pevensey and Westham Historical Society: will be held in Westham Village |Hall on Monday December 7 starting at 7.30 pm when David Homewood will be interesting the audience about “Talking Machines”. This will be followed by a Christmas Social. Normal entry charges will apply. Why not give yourself an early Christmas present and join the Society. Subscription rates are vary reasonable at only £3.50 per individual or even cheaper at £6 when two or more people join who live at the same address.

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heck the authenticity of the websites before making any purchases. Conduct a ‘whois’ search on the website which will identify when the website has been created, be wary of newly formed domains. You can conduct this search using the following website - Carry out online research in relation to the website, company name and the business address provided to identify any poor feedback or possible irregularities. Check the Trusted Shops Facebook page where warnings about websites using their Trustmark are published. If you are in doubt about the legitimacy of a Trustmark then you can contact Trusted Shops on 0203 364 5906 or by email They will confirm whether they have certified that website. Payments made via bank transfer are not protected should you not received the item. Therefore always try to make the payment via PayPal or a credit card where you have some payment cover should you not receive your product. If the item advertised seems too good to be true, then it probably is you believe that you have been a victim of fraud you can report it online or by telephone 0300 123 204

THE HAVEN PLAYERS: INVITE you to a Christmas Celebration on Saturday December 19 in Stone Cross Memorial Hall, starting at 7.30 pm. Book tickets by going to

This is also a reminder: about their Pantomime Dick Whittington and His Cat in Sandals. Performances will be on Saturday January 23, Thursday – Saturday January 28 - 30 with matinees on Thursday afternoons on January 23 and 30 at 2.30 pm.

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