Stone Cross, Westham and Hankham

CONSULTATION: WITH ONLINE with Sussex Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinators and deputies Sussex Neighbourhood Watch Federation, in partnership with Sussex Police and the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, would appreciate hearing your views on a number of matters and how we could improve things for the future. Together we have created a few questions, which will only take about 5 minutes to complete. Your feedback will be properly discussed with Chief Officers and the Police & Crime Commissioner – your views are therefore very important. To take part in this consultation please click on the link, or copy and paste the link into your browser: Both Sussex Neighbourhood Watch and Sussex Police are in the process of introducing new communications systems. The register of Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinators and deputies and their schemes currently held on the Sussex Police Broadcaster system will shortly be transferred to the highly secure Neighbourhood Alert system. When you click on the above link you will be asked to give your brief contact details. If you are already registered on Neighbourhood Alert, for example via or or, you will be recognised and you can go directly to the survey. If you have not previously registered then you will later be sent a user name and you can select your own password for future use. If you have any questions about this consultation or if you need any assistance then please contact either of us. Your feedback is very important, and we thank you for your efforts to help keep Sussex safe. This consultation is open until 31st December 2015.

CHURCH SERVICES: AT ST Luke’s, Stone Cross with North Langney. Nine Lessons and Carols on Sunday December 20 at 6.30 pm. Thursday 24th December. (Christmas Eve) Crib Service: 5pm in the Church: Midnight Mass of the Nativity 11.30pm in the Church: Friday December 25 Christmas Day Family Mass: 10.30am in Church: Friday January 1 (2016 New Years Day) New Year’s Day Mass 10.30am in Church.

CHURCH SERVICES :AT ST Mary’s Church, Westham, over the Christmas period. On Sunday December 20 at 6.30 pm there will be Carols by Candlelight whilst on Christmas Eve at 3 pm there will be a Crib Service for the under 5’s and their families, a short service telling the Christmas Story: then at 3.30 pm there will be Christmas Crafts. At 4 pm there will be a Christingle Service when Christmas begins for all the family and the day will be rounded off by Midnight Communion starting at 11 pm.

FINALLY: my best wishes for the season to all readers and hope that 2016 will be good for you all.

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