Mayfield and Five Ashes newsletter - July edition

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The July edition also features interviews with villagers, including our incredible postmistress, Jo Eates, as well as news and differing opinions on plans for the community centre and doctor's surgery

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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

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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Slow Short Film Festival

Mayfield is hosting an international film festival this September. One hundred and fifty three films were submitted from round the world, and the 13 short-listed will be shown on Saturday, 9th September. It is an all-day event beginning at 11am in the Memorial Hall. These films represent the best of slow cinema, a vital genre that reacts against…

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