LOCAL ACTIVITIES…

MONDAY

Every Monday

EXTEND EXERCISES

Gentle movement to music sessions are held at the State Hall, Station Road, Heathfield, courtesy of the Kings Church, between 11.15am and 12.00noon. The cost is £5 per person, and includes refreshments. These classes are run by Alison Salters, a qualified instructor.

Tel: 01825 766 293 or 0777 4543645
or email alison.salter@hotmail.co.uk.

TUESDAY

First Tuesday of the month

CARERS INFORMATION & ADVICE GROUP

(New from September 2018)
2.00pm – 4.00pm in the Parish Room, St George’s Church, Burwash Road/Halley Road, Broad Oak.

The Information and Advice Group is aimed at people new to the caring role or just starting to find out the kind of support that is available locally. This group is facilitated by Susanna, the local Carer Support Worker. It gives carers the opportunity to meet other carers, provide carers with information, invite speakers from relevant services to inform carers about what is available to them, and support carers to have their say on issues important to them. 

For more information contact: Susanna Wallace, Carer Support Worker
Tel 01323 738390 Ext 206 or email: susannaw@cftc.org.uk
(Please note Susanna works Tuesday to Thursday)

Every other Tuesday

TUESDAYS TOGETHER

From 2.00 – 4.00pm you are invited to the Union Church Hall, Heathfield, for coffee or tea and cake and to have a chat, play a board game, and meet people of all ages. Pop in for a while, or stay for the whole two hours. Door to door transport can be arranged thanks to Welcome Baptist Church and volunteer drivers.

For further information call:
Sue Fletcher on 07940 627285

Every other Tuesday

SENIOR CITIZENS’ LUNCH

There is a Senior Citizens’ Lunch at the Union Church Hall, Station Road, Heathfield, from 12.30pm, £4.00 for 2 courses followed by tea or coffee; there’s always lots of “friendly chat”.

For a place at the lunch please call:
Jean Plummer on 01435 883483

Minibus transport from and to your door is also available – please ring 01435 866960 to check availability

Every other Tuesday

HEFFLE TEA GROUP

The Heffle Tea Group in amalgamation with St. Richard’s Craft Group meet at St. Richard’s Church Hall, Park Road, Heathfield  from 1.30 – 3.30pm. Why not come along and bring a friend for a cup of tea, a piece of cake and a chat. You can also join the ladies and gentlemen in the Craft Group to learn or practice a craft: knitting, crochet decoupage, quilting, cross-stitch, painting etc. Open to all.

For further information, please contact:
Lorraine on 01435 86578

Every 3rd Tuesday of the month

HEATHFIELD & DISTRICT PHILATELIC SOCIETY

(September to May)
Heathfield & District Philatelic Society meets in the Ian Price Room, Heathfield Community Centre at 2.00pm. Anyone with an interest in stamps, postal history or postcards is invited to join us. Annual subscription is £10, and visitors are welcome. The first meeting of the new season is on Tuesday 18th September, when members will be displaying “Something from my Collection”.

For further details please contact Chris Maughan, on 01435 864634 or chrisw.maughan@outlook.com

Every 3rd Tuesday of the month

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE THIRD AGE

The University of the Third Age (U3A) have launched a new group in Heathfield, meeting in the Community Centre, Sheep Setting Lane. The idea is that people meet and exchange their knowledge. Sometimes you may be the student and another time the teacher. Cost £15.00 p.a.

For further information contact:
Lyn Plant on 01435 862449.

Every 3rd Tuesday of the month

CARERS WELLBEING GROUP

NEW, FROM SEPTEMBER 2018
2.00pm – 4.00pm. This group meets in the Parish Room, St George’s Church, Burwash Road/Halley Road, Broad Oak – although it sometimes meets out and about, so it is best to check first if you are planning to attend this group.

Carers Wellbeing Groups are the ‘next step’ after a carer has attended a Carers Information and Advice Group for 12 months.  They are aimed at carers who have been caring for a while and are aware of services available to them.  Carers Wellbeing Groups are led by carers, for carers, with Susanna, the local Carer Support Worker attending every 3 to 4 months to support the group. There are also often speakers, a chance to support each other, find out about local services and support, and to do activities that the group feels would improve their wellbeing.

For more information contact Susanna Wallace, Carer Support Worker Tel 01323 738390 Ext 206 or email: susannaw@cftc.org.uk (Please note Susanna works Tuesday to Thursday)

WEDNESDAY

First and third Wednesday of the month

HEARING AID MAINTENANCE

East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre volunteers undertake maintenance of hearing aids and provide new batteries at Heathfield Fire Station on the first and third Wednesday of every month, between 10.00am and 12.00noon.
Please Note. Parking is not permitted on Fire Station property

For further help or information please telephone them on: 01323 722 505.

Every other Wednesday

COUNTRY LUNCHES

The established and very popular country lunches at the lovely Punnetts Town Village Hall will commence for yet another year in September. The minibus will pick you up to get you there for a 12.15pm start and take you home at 2.00pm.

To book please contact: Ann Kenward on 01435 862 614.

Every 3rd Wednesday of the month

LUNCH IN PUNNETTS TOWN

Volunteers from the Rest Christian Centre in Punnetts Town welcome visitors to a cooked lunch – £4 for 2 courses, including tea or coffee. A minibus may be provided if sufficient people are interested.

For the lunch please call: Barbara Lovett 01435 882241.

3rd Wednesday of the month

COOKED LUNCH

Volunteers from the Rest Christian Centre in Punnetts Town welcome visitors to a cooked lunch – £4 for 2 courses including tea or coffee. For the lunch please call Barbara Lovett 01435 882241. A minibus may be provided if sufficient people are interested.

THURSDAY

Every Thursday

HEARING AID MAINTENANCE

Free hearing aid maintenance, cleaning and re-tubing can be carried out at the Action for Deafness Clinic, 92 High Street, Heathfield (adjacent to Heathfield Surgery) from 10.00am to 12.00noon.

Every Thursday

EXTEND EXERCISE

Gentle movement to music exercise sessions are held at the West End Room, Christ Church Centre, Horam between
2.00pm and 3.00pm. The cost is £2.50 per person, which includes tea and biscuits, plus a 50p donation towards the upkeep of the Hall.

For more information ring: Jane Morris on 01323 483 529.

 

Every Thursday

THE ‘OUT AND ABOUTERS’

The ‘Out and Abouters’ are looking for some new players to come and enjoy a friendly game of Whist at Mary Burford House, Thorny Close, Heathfield. Starting at 7.00pm, the cost is £3.00 per head. It doesn’t matter what standard of play, everyone is welcome.

For further information, ring Sue on 01435 862577

 

Every Thursday

SHOPPING BUS

For residents of Heathfield, Broad Oak, Old Heathfield, Cross-In-Hand and Horam, the Age Concern, Heathfield Shopping Bus is on the road morning and afternoon. It will pick you up at your door and deliver you to Heathfield.

You may like to do your shopping and then make your way to the Union Church ‘Do Pop Inn’ where you will receive a warm welcome any time between 10.00am and 2.00pm. You can enjoy a cup of what you fancy, a snack or light lunch and a chat.

Call 01435 866960 to book a seat on the minibus.

Every 2nd Thursday of the month

MARKET AT HOLY CROSS

A Market is held at Holy Cross Priory, Cross in Hand, between 11.00am and 1.00pm. The Priory is situated on B2lO2 Lewes Road between Cross in Hand and Blackboys. There is free, easy parking. The Market incorporates a drop in centre offering free coffee and biscuits and the chance to purchase homemade cakes, biscuits, crafts, preserves and knitwear. For more information contact: Roy Wilkinson at 01435 812931.

A minibus could be provided for a minimum of 8 people. If you would like to put your name forward, and if enough people are interested, we will consider providing transport. Please contact Age Concern on 01435 866960.  

Every 3rd Thursday of the month

AFTERNOON OF MUSIC & CHAT

Welcome Baptist Church, Alexandra Road, Heathfield. Cedars are offering an afternoon of live music and chat, plus a free tea normally every 3rd Thursday of the month from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. Come along and join in the fun.

For more information please call Phil Brierley on 01435 864646

FRIDAY

Every Friday

CHAIR-BASED EXERCISE

Chair-based exercises in the lounge at Mary Burfield Court, Heathfield, from 11.00am – 12.00noon, £3 per person including refreshment. Open to non-residents. Everybody welcome, but please call us to let us know you are coming.

For more information please call Ann on 01424 774764.

Every Friday

ART & CRAFT COFFEE MORNING

Art and craft coffee morning at Kings Church Heathfield 10.00am to 12.00noon. Enjoy art, knitting, quilting, card making, etc. Everyone welcome.

For more information contact 01435 863786.

Every Friday

CITIZENS’ ADVICE

Citizens’ Advice sessions are held at the Parish Council Offices, High St, Heathfield from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.

No prior appointment is necessary.