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Village Hall Trustees AGM

The Trustees’ AGM is open to the public and this year it will be held on a Saturday morning before a coffee morning at the sports pavilion.  The AGM will be at 9.30 am on Saturday 20th May 2023 with the coffee morning at the usual time of 10 am.

Short Mat bowls club triumph!

The Short Mat Bowls Club at the village hall has been so successful that a second mat was clearly desirable.  John Walter and Jay Ashworth successfully bid for a grant for the full cost of £2,240 from N+P IN EAST SUSSEX COMMUNITY FUND.  Congratulations – watch this space for news of the procurement of the… Read more…

Coronation Mugs

Ashburnham and Penhurst Parish Council are giving commemorative mugs to any child aged sixteen or under in either village as part of our Coronation celebrations. The mugs can be collected in person at the Village Picnic on Sunday 8th May at the Sports Field. If you would like a mug but won’t be at the… Read more…

Coronation of King Charles III

We are celebrating the Coronation with a special commemorative service led by Revd Gary Cregeen at the Sports Pavilion on Sunday 7th May at 12.30pm followed by a toast to our new King. We will then gather for a community picnic and games afternoon on the Sports Field – do come and join us!

Notice of Uncontested Election

Six nominations were received for the seven places on the parish council so no ballot will take place on 4th May for parish councillors.  The persons therefore declared elected are Nicci Gagel for Penhurst Ward and Jay Ashworth, Ron King, Richard White and Chris Sinden for Ashburnham Ward.  One vacancy remains.  The election of a… Read more…

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