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The September 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 edition is the 500th and to celebrate this tremendous milestone the newsletter includes reminiscences from past editors.  In addition there are details of this year's Mayfield Carnival and more news and comment about the proposed new telephone mast in South Street car park, plus articles on Mayfield Bell Ringers and The Mayberries.  Plus, of course, all the regular articles, features and advertisements.

Do pick up a printed copy or download the digital version below.  Whichever version you read, please donate (£1 is  the suggested amount) so that the organisers can afford to keep on producing this valuable and much-appreciated magazine.  Note that all editors and all the support staff provide their time free so contributions go towards other running costs.

 

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).

 

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

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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Foodbank open

You can just turn up at the Foodbank – no need for vouchers or assessments.  It’s there to give confidential help to the young and old facing temporary difficulties. The Foodbank is open Tuesday 10-11 and Friday 5-6 at the Old Fire Station, on your left as you go down Fletching Street just above Carpenters…

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Saturday 9th – Slow Short Film Festival

Mayfield is hosting the first annual Slow Short Film Festival. Thirteen shortlisted films, made by emerging filmmakers from across the world, and selected from over 150 films submitted, will be screened in the Memorial Hall and Mayfield School Concert Hall on Saturday, 9th September. The day starts at 11am with a welcome, followed by four…

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CTIL TELECOMS MAST – LITTLE TRODGERS LANE/TUNBRIDGE WELLS ROAD

The application for the mast first came to public notice when WDC put it on their website on 16 May and Mayfield & Five Ashes Society wrote a formal objection against siting and design and encouraged as many individuals as possible to do the same. There followed over 100 objections, and a working group was…

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Mayfield Bonfire Society – your help required

The Mayfield Bonfire Boyes and Belles society has been running for over 100 years though the actual history of the Sussex bonfire societies dates back to the previous century. The Bonfire Societies were set up in response to Henry VIII’s daughter Mary when on her coronation in 1553 she tried to overturn her father’s religious Reformation. This resulted…

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