Get the newsletter in print

The March 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 several other outlets.

The cover shows Shirley Holland whom the editor describes as "seemingly ubiquitous" and who is well known recently for her sterling work running MAYFACS.  Don't miss the photographs of Fives Ashes Primary School and Mayfield Primary School.  There is also welcome news that a Post Office is coming back to Mayfield as well details of the Mayfield Fringe in May and the National Gardens scheme Open Gardens in June.

Plus, of course, all the regulart articles and news of the organisations and churches in the parish.

 

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

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

The amazing Community Play

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

Mayfield 2019 calendars

  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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Come in - we're open sign on shop door

Late Night Shopping this Friday (30th)

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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M&FA Newsletter August 2018
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