Posts by Roger Stone

New Year’s Eve Charity Dinner Dance

Tickets are still availble for the New Year’s Eve Charity Dinner Dance from 7:30pm in Mayfield Memorial Hall. What better way to celebrate the turn of the year and raise money for two great causes: Help the Heroes Hospice in the Weald Tickets cost £85 per person including a contribution to the charities.  Dress is…

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Progress on the New Cottage Hospice in Five Ashes

If you pass through Five Ashes on the A367 you cannot fail to be impressed by the progress being made on constructing the new Cottage Hospice there. It is due to open in Spring 2019 and will be unique: “the culmination of years of work and research by Hospice in the Weald in conjunction with the International…

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The amazing Community Play

Small photo of the cast of Mayfield Community play which was performed in October 2018

“What a fantastic evening, brilliant play, great acting, thought-provoking stories and wonderful music! It brought the people of Mayfield and Five Ashes  together.”   This was just one of the enthusiastic comments on the Community Play which took place at the end of October and involved over 150 people, the oldest of whom were in their 80s while the…

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Mayfield 2019 calendars

Photo of the Mayfield village sign in snow on cover of 2019 Mayfield and Five Ashes calendar

  Now on sale, price £10, from: Burnetts, Four Winds, Pink Cabbage, Rusdens, S&S Stationers and Alan Hair Salon. Last year they sold out so make sure to pick up yours quickly They make great presents.  

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Late Night Shopping this Friday (30th)

Come in - we're open sign on shop door

Mayfield High Street will be closed on Friday between the Middle House and the horse trough from 5 to 8pm for the Christmas Late Night Shopping. Join us for carol singing from about 6pm.  The children from Skippers Hill school will start the singing, followed by Mayfield Primary School.  Then there will a chance for…

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The Day a Telephone Exchange died – Part One

It was ten minutes to eight on a normal Monday morning when an enormous explosion rocked the area and the Telephone Exchange was completely destroyed spreading over 200 yards of the surrounding area. It was later discovered that there had been a gas leak in the footpath running past and it had leaked into the exchange. The first…

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Phoenix Players Audition

Come and audition for the Mayfield Phoenix Players’ spring production of: “The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of Macbeth” This hilarious play for 10-12 players will be performed on 16-18 May 2019. Take part: All are welcome to come and audition – you don’t have to be a member of the…

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7.30pm Monday, 31 december 2018, Mayfield Memorial Hall (licensed into the early hours!) What better way to see in the New Year than celebrating with friends whilst raising money for two very worthwhile charities: Help the Heroes & Hospice in the Weald Five Ashes. The festivities take place in Mayfield’s Memorial Hall, which will be elegantly and…

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The Mayfield and Five Ashes Fallen from WWI

“Their Name Shall Liveth for Evermore”   Name Served With Date of Death Age Akehurst F.C. Boy 2 Cl HMS Vivid 8th March 1915 17 Akehurst S. L/Cpl 6 Bn Lnst. Rgt. 9th April 1918 27 Ashdown A. Pte 11 Bn R. Sx Rgt 28th April 1916 23 Axell F.O. Pte 11 Bn R.W. Kent…

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