A man in a large white Peugeot Boxer van. Registration GF18NGX. Has been knocking on doors in the Wilderness Lane area of the village. He says he is selling ‘surplus garden furniture’ When resident told him he was not interested he asked if I knew anyone around here he could call on. It is thought he then went along Riverside. Might be legitimate but be aware just in case.
It sounds like very similar activity in the same area about a year ago. Please report any more incidents to the village Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator at email@example.com or ‘phone 01825 830661
or post them on the Hadlow Down Neighbourhood Watch Facebook page
UK Power Networks own and run the electricity cables in most of our region and fix power cuts. They deliver the electricity which you buy through your choice of supplier. They provide a free priority service for anyone who might face extra difficulty in the event of a power cut, including households with an elderly person, young children, someone less mobile or someone with a health condition.
By registering with UK Power Networks’ Priority Services Register you will be given a priority 24-hour phone number for communication, receive extra information and regular updates during any power cut. In the event of a longer power cut you could receive hot food, hot drinks and hot water, mobile phone charging and more. Those who rely on power to run medical equipment, such as dialysis or breathing apparatus, would also receive additional help. Continue reading “Register for Extra Help in the event of Power Cuts”
Saturday November 2nd.
7:00 pm Gates open at the Playing Field.
7:30 pm Torchlight procession departs the New Inn. Goes via Hut Lane, Lake Boulevard and School Lane to the Playing Field.
7:45 pm Torches are cast to light the bonfire .
8:45 pm Massive firework display finale.
Bar and food available throughout the proceedings
Come and support your local charity Engage in their annual fund-raising quiz. All proceeds go to running the TN22 Clubs, which helps to combat social isolation and loneliness and provides a vital resource for carers.
It’s getting near that time again when the village demonstrates its support for this wonderful charity.
Please enter in your diary.
Many villagers may already be aware, that sadly some mindless individuals have intentionally set fire to St. Mark’s School ‘outdoor classroom’ area at SMILE Meadow. The school has informed the Police and the Fire Service and, at present, are thinking of how they can move forward to rebuild this area for the children. As this is a temporary structure, it is unfortunately not insured. Once the school has some ideas, they would like to call on all parents and the village community for any donations of materials and time to help us with its reconstruction.
Continue reading “Vandals Set Fire to School ‘Outdoor Classroom’”
My name is Peter Weston. I decided to stand for election to Hadlow Down Parish Council after reading an article in the Parish Magazine that said the Parish Council was in danger of folding because too few local residents might put their names forward for election. As a firm believer in local democracy I do not want the Council to disappear so I decided that it is about time I became more involved with, and put something back into, the community in which I have lived for almost 32 years, particularly in relation to improving access (i.e. communications, utilites and public transport) and the environment. Continue reading “A Message From a Prospective Parish Councillor”
National Lottery support for the PCC of Buxted and Hadlow Down to mark First World War Centenary.
This month the Parish of Buxted and Hadlow Down has received a National Lottery grant of £10,000 for a project ‘Remembering our Heroes’ within the parish but mainly in the Hadlow Down area. Awarded through the Heritage Lottery Fund’s First World War then and now programme, the project will focus on paying tribute to the men and women from our community who bravely served their country during WW1, and also to the many millions of others who were killed or dreadfully wounded. On the 100th anniversary of this great and terrible struggle, we reflect upon the sacrifice of 1 million Commonwealth service men and women who were killed during the First World War. The project will also commemorate the huge army of men and women on the home front who, often in dangerous and exhausting conditions, underpinned the war effort – keeping the wheels of industry turning and bringing home the harvests from rural areas like Hadlow Down. “Thank You” to the First World War generation.
Continue reading “Remembering Our Heroes – Lottery Grant”
Hadlow Down Village Hall in association with the ENGAGE charity present.
In October 1989, right before the fall of the Berlin Wall, Alex Kerner (Daniel Brühl) is living with his mom, Christiane (Kathrin Sass), and sister, Ariane (Maria Simon). But when the mother, a loyal party member, sees Alex participating in an anti-communist rally, she falls into a coma and misses the revolution. After she wakes, doctors say any jarring event could make her have a heart attack, meaning the family must go to great lengths to pretend communism still reigns in Berlin.
Saturday, 20th October
Doors open 7.00 pm for 7.30pmRefreshments available throughout – ice cream at the interval! Bring your own bottle of wine. A donation of £6 per ticket please. Book ahead or come on the door
Contact Janet 01825 830478 or Rachel 01825 830494