Mayfield and Five Ashes newsletter

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Latest edition

The November edition gives details of all that is still going on in the parish despite lockdown, including pictures of the impressive pumpkin competition held in Five Ashes plus interviews with John Finlay and with Guy Brickell, "The Sussex Showman".

M&FA newsletter November 2020

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Newsletter Archive

Mayfield, Five Ashes and the Great War

The newsletter has been publishing monthly articles relating to events 100 years ago.  You can use this link to see these articles on the local Royal British Legion website

Front cover of the Mayfield & Five Ashes 2021 calendar showing Maypole dancing

2021 Mayfield & Five Ashes Calendar & Christmas cards

The 2021 Mayfield and Five Ashes calendar and is now available. It’s on sale at The Shopping Basket, Post Office / Rusdens, Four Winds and Mace along with Christmas cards of local scenes.  You can also order by email. Proceeds go to local causes, including Christmas lights and Mayfield pre-school. Calendars are £12 each and a…

Poster for Mayfield Horticultural Society Virtual Summer Show

Mayfield Horticultural Society Virtual Summer Show

Photos / entries by 13th July 2020. For details go to


Help for Self-isolating Residents


Community Centre update

At the Parish Council Meeting on Monday 9th March there was a majority vote in favour of considering a further option for the Architect’s brief of a stand-alone Community Centre without the health centre.  Unfortunately this compromises the public consultation result of a 76% response in favour of a combined community and medical centre. At…


Consultation open day – 4 January

The second session for residents to ask questions is from 10am to 1pm in the Memorial Hall from 10am to 1pm on Saturday 4 January 2020. Representatives from Woodhill Surgery will be attending this session.