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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  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 (


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

Cottage Hospice the first of its kind in the UK

Hospice in the Weald cares for patients with a terminal illness, their families and carers in West Kent and Northern East Sussex. This vital Hospice care is provided free of charge through our five Services: Hospice in the Home, Hospice Day Service, the In-Patient Ward, Counselling & Support Service, and soon our brand new fifth…


Parish Councillor Vacancies

There are now three Councillor vacancies on the Parish Council, one to represent the ward of Mayfield and two to represent the ward of Five Ashes. If you would like to be considered for co-option please send your CV and a letter outlining why you would be a valued member of the Council. Applications received…


Annual Parish Assembly

This year’s resident’s Annual Parish Assembly will be held on Monday 20 May 2019 at 19:30. To see the agenda please click here. To see the minutes of last year’s meeting please click here. To see the 2018/19 Annual Report please click here.


Mayfield’s Got Talent

Well, we all knew that… didn’t we?  The Phoenix Players are planning to showcase this talent in an evening of variety performance taking place on Friday 16 & Saturday 17 August 2019 Despite the title, this won’t be a competition (like on the telly) –   we want an evening of happiness, not tears! What it…


Press release re re-opening of Mayfield Post Office

11 April 2019 RE-OPENING OF MAYFIELD POST OFFICE AT NEW LOCATION • Re-opening at Rushdens Homes, High Street, Mayfield, TN20 6AB • Convenient, quick service, modern retail environment • Customers of main UK banks can access accounts at new branch • Services include bill payment, cash withdrawals and foreign currency, postage, home shopping collections and…


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