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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.
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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
The Wateryard Group is sponsoring free drama workshops for children during the Easter holidays, in which a play will be developed to be performed at Mayfair on 11th May. I attach the flyer for the scheme which gives the dates of the workshops, rehearsals and performance. All children in year groups 4, 5, 6 (primary)…
The Mayberries will be giving a concert in the Memorial Hall on Saturday 20th April. It’s a fundraising gig in aid of the St. Dunstan’s Church Roof Appeal. Door and cash bar open at 7:30pm. Tickets, priced £10, are available from Pink Cabbage and Mayfield Chiropody Clinic. Come along and join in the fun.
If you can help, please visit the St. Dunstan’s Church website home page OR telephone the Parish Office on 01435 873484
Tickets are still availble for the New Year’s Eve Charity Dinner Dance from 7:30pm in Mayfield Memorial Hall. What better way to celebrate the turn of the year and raise money for two great causes: Help the Heroes Hospice in the Weald Tickets cost £85 per person including a contribution to the charities. Dress is…
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…
“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…