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

Every Tuesday

HEATHFIELD SOCIAL GROUP

10.00am to 12.00noon, Heathfield Fire Station, High St., Heathfield. Please come along and join a new group meeting in Heathfield on Tuesdays aimed at people experiencing mental health difficulties such as anxiety and depression. We would like this to be YOUR group so please come along and tell us what you’d like to see from such a service.

For more information please telephone:
01323 849524 or
email: sharon.mcintosh@sussexoakleaf.org.uk

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:
Rosie on 01435 860964

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

HEFFEL TEA GROUP

The Heffel 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

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 4th Tuesday of the month

CARE FOR THE CARERS

Care for the Carers Heathfield Group meets at 2.OOpm in the Heathfield Community Centre. Come along and meet other carers, exchange ideas, get information, support and help from Susanna (from Care for the Carers).  There are speakers most months and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided.

For more information, please ring:
Susanna Wallace on 01323 738390

WEDNESDAY

Every Wednesday morning

MINIBUS INTO HEATHFIELD

For Horam residents, the Age Concern bus will pick up around Horam at 9.15am and transport you to Heathfield. The bus will return you back home at approximately 10.30 am.

For more information, ring 01435 866960

Every Wednesday and Friday morning

MOBILITY AIDS

Mobility aids are available on loan at the Red Cross Centre, Streatfield Road, Heathfield between 10.00am and 12.00noon. Items include, wheelchairs, commodes etc.

Telephone: 0800 0280831 for further information.

Also available is a Carers Support Service, a free, short term service that supports unpaid carers, support their cared for. Whether that’s providing a sitting service, enabling the carer to have some respite. Some support with light housework or some help shopping, the British Red Cross would like to support you if you are a Carer. We do not support with personal care.

Please call: 0800 0280 831 to use this service

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.

First Wednesday of the month

LUNCH & CHAT

‘Lunch & Chat’ at Oaklands Court Nursing Home, Vines Cross Road, Horam TN21 0HD. 3 course meal for £5 from 12.00noon.

For booking contact: 01435 813030

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.

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 2nd Thursday of the month

SHOPPING BUS

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

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 3.30pm. You can enjoy a cup of what you fancy, a snack or light lunch and a chat.

To book a seat on the minibus ring 01435 866960 .

Every 1st Thursday of the month

CARERS’ CLINIC

Carers Clinic run by Care for the Carers – come and chat with one of our Carer Support Workers and find out what support and services are available. From 2.00 – 5.00pm at Heathfield Health, next door to the High Street Surgery.

Ring 01323 738390 to book an appointment.

Every 3rd Thursday of the month

AFTERNOON OF LIVE 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 Wednesday & Friday Morning

MOBILITY AIDS

Equipment for the disabled is available on loan from the British Red Cross in Streatfield Road, Heathfield between 10.00am and 12noon.

A Carers Support Service is also available. For further information please call 0800 0280 831

Every Friday morning

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 morning

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.