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The August print edition is available from Five Ashes Inn, Five Ashes Village Hall, Heal's Farm Shop, The Shopping Basket, Pink Cabbage, Leppard's Butchers, St. Dunstan's Pharmacy, Mace, and now also from the Hospice in the Weald shop & Mayfield Post Office.

This latest edition deals in detail with the contentious issue of a proposed telephone mast in South Street car park.  The newsletter editorial outlines the facts; there is an article by MASST, the village group opposing the mast; a letter to residents from Waldon Telecom, who are applying to put up the mast; and notes from the Parish Council discussions on the subject.  So all in all, a wealth of information and views to help us all make up our own minds about this important topic.  As well as this, there is report on Mayfield Fire Station, highlighting the outstanding work that they do, and recollections from Win Hemsley of her 100 years living in Mayfield.  Plus, of course, all the normal updates from the local churches, schools, clubs and societies as well as advertisements for local services and products..

 

Submissions to newsletter

Village organisations or individuals can email items for the news page to mayfieldnewsletter2012@gmail.com  although the editor does reserve the right to withhold publication. Copy should be submitted at the latest by noon on the 15th of the prior month with the name of your organisation or topic in the subject line.

For advertising copy (money with copy please) contact Kas Shepperson (mfanadvertising@outlook.com).

 

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

Update on proposed library closure

The Parish Council and MAYFACS met with the Head of Customer and Library Services from East Sussex County Council (ESCC) on 16th October to discuss possible options to maintain a library in Mayfield. We were informed that their Library Services is aware of how very unpopular is the proposed closure of the seven libraries and…

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Biblefest

St Dunstan’s Church is holding a Biblefest between Sunday 8th and Sunday 15th October with lectures, displays, Middle Eastern supper, film and Gospel concert.  Details are on the posters below and on the St. Dunstan’s website.

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Parish Councillor Vacancy

No applications from residents have been received so far for the Parish Council to consider co-opting as Councillor, although interest has been expressed. Therefore, if you are interested please forward your CV to the office with a covering letter outlining why you think you would be a valued member of the Parish Council and any…

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Proposed closure of Mayfield Library

The Parish Council was very surprised to hear the East Sussex County Council (ESCC) announcement on 11 September 2017 that their cabinet would be asked to approve a consultation on library services which includes shutting seven of 24 libraries, one of which, sadly, is Mayfield. The Parish Council supports Mayfield Library and already contributes in…

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Colkins Mill Church reunion

Colkins Mill Church is hosting a Reunion Tea for all who had connections with the church or Sunday School in the past. Come and meet former members, see some old photos and enjoy reminiscing! Sunday 8 October at 3.30 at Colkins Mill Church, Station Road, Mayfield

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Mayfield Carnival Saturday 16th September

The Mayfield Bonfire Boyes and Belles are organising the Mayfield Carnival on Saturday 16th September. There will be a boot/table top/afternoon market in the Memorial Hall car park 12 noon – 3.30pm (phone Jo Lee to book a table 872717) Entertainment will be held throughout the afternoon including music from The Logan Wilson Band’. Licensed…

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M&FA Newsletter August 2018
M&FA Newsletter August 2018
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