Wild Swimming & Marshmallow Toasting with Emmaus

Derek Shurvell writes: On a balmy September evening the Emmaus Club enjoyed an outdoor activity of swimming in a natural pond, trampolining, clambering and swinging around & over a large tree house and generally hanging out together. Hot dogs were cooked by the youth leaders on a camp fire, ending with toasted marshmallows on sticks. … [Read more…]

The new Emmaus Year begins

Derek Shurvell writes: The new Emmaus term began with a lively bunch of youngsters at West Hoathly Village Hall on Friday evening. We played a variety of games, indoor hockey, table tennis, rock paper scissors, Dodgeball, and strawberry laces speed eating. Ending with circle time when we explained the aims of the club, lit a candle … [Read more…]

Extension Update.

Extension update:  We are delighted to announce that we have received notification that the extension faculty has been granted by the Chancellor! This is a huge step which allows us to finalise the building tender and contract.  So watch this space!

Highbrook’s new boundary stone

Molly Cooper writes: HIGHBROOK MARKS ITS BOUNDARIES Thanks to the enthusiasm of local historian, John Ralph, the missing boundary stone that marks the Highbrook boundary to the north, has been reinstated.  The new stone was provided by Philpots Quarry, part funded by John.  Philpots kindly offered to carve the wording ‘HD 1882 No. 2’ on … [Read more…]

Theft of Grave Markers, August, 2019.

Metal thieves steal 52 grave markers from Sussex church                    Cash reward for information offered by local businessman On 14th August the priest of St Margaret’s church in West Hoathly discovered that metal thieves had targeted the churchyard, stealing the brass plaques that mark the graves of … [Read more…]