Rental cottage wanted

A family are looking for a 2-bed or 3-bed cottage from mid-January. The family consists of mum, dad (a carpenter), 2 kids, and a well-behaved dog and cat.  Ideally near Battle (for schools, etc.) . Needs enough outdoor space for a workshop. Preferably rural. If you know of anywhere, please contact Fay Merrick on 07736 359267 or… Read more

Room wanted

Leo Woning (part-time gardener at Ashburnham Place and Penhurst Retreat Centre, and builder’s mate at the Christmas Tree Farm) is looking for a room in a shared house from January 2017.  Short-term dog-sitting and house-sitting definitely considered. If you know of anything, even if it’s only short-term, please contact Leo on (01424) 892474 or on… Read more

Jane’s a winner!

Congratulations to Jane Andrews, the winner of December’s 100 Club draw. We hope your ankle is repairing quickly, Jane!  Subscriptions for 2017, including Gift Subscriptions, are now available from Robin Ratcliffe on (01424) 892674.

Welcome Charlie!

Hearty congratulations to Katrina Turner and Adam Ratcliffe on the birth of Charlie Robin Ratcliffe  who was born at home on Saturday 12th of November, weighing 7lbs 3oz.  Adam says “you just have to look at him to love him”.  Aah…

100 Club Gift Vouchers!

Stuck for seasonal gift ideas? A gift subscription to the 100 Club for 2017 is the ideal solution to all your gift dilemmas! Gift vouchers will be on sale at the Christmas Coffee Morning or from Robin Ratcliffe on 01424 892674. And of course you can still buy a subscription for yourself … For just £12… Read more

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Upcoming Events

Carol Singing around the Village. This year’s trailer-and-tinsel tour will be on Friday 16th December.  Start from the Ash Tree Inn at 6pm. Visiting Brays Hill, Ashburnham Place and Agmerhurst.

What’s new on the website?

View the December-January issue of the Parish Magazine

Parish Council minutes for November are now available.


View current and previous Parish Magazines

For information on the history of Ashburnham and Penhurst see the Ashburnham Past website.

This website has been funded by the Parish Council.  The site administrator is Nicky Bishop (01424) 892474 or nickyatstreetcottage@gmail.com