The strength of our community continues to be demonstrated by the countless ways in which local people are looking out for each other, offering support and help, doing their best to stay in touch. We bring news of what’s happening, how you can get help and how you can help others. A place for positive thoughts, ideas and stories. Contributions welcome: rushlakegreenvillage@gmail.com. Rushlake Green Village Leaf community website – established Jan 2011

Deliver-RU Service (RUshlake)! RGVS BRILLIANT YET AGAIN.

Deliver-RU Service (RUshlake)! RGVS BRILLIANT YET AGAIN.

The new and improved Rushlake Green Village Shop delivery service is now becoming a familiar and welcome sight thanks to the eye-catching new Van, complete with driver Sue. Promising to deliver within 90 minutes of a grocery order being placed between 1pm and 6pm...

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THE VILLAGE PLAYERS ARE REHEARSING AGAIN!

THE VILLAGE PLAYERS ARE REHEARSING AGAIN!

After an absence of nearly 2 years, The Village Players are busy rehearsing for their next production, the comedy “Local Affairs” by Richard Harris (of “Outside Edge” fame). Clyde Young told us: "The show will be performed from Wednesday 24th to Saturday 27th November...

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STILL TIME TO HAVE YOUR SAY ABOUT THE PUB

STILL TIME TO HAVE YOUR SAY ABOUT THE PUB

The immediate future of the Horse & Groom is now thankfully assured, but the RGPPS survey is about your views on its long term future, and what we want from our local pub. So if you haven't already done so, why not fill out the survey using the link below. The...

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AMAZING LOCAL SHOTS

AMAZING LOCAL SHOTS

Once again some stunning images from our eagle-eyed local photographers. These amazing images were captured by Shirley Austin on her mobile phone. Eat your heart out Mr Canon and Mr Nikon. Diana Patterson-Fox has been busy getting photos that are quite literally the...

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VALUE YOUR VERGE . . . a message from Wild About Warbleton

VALUE YOUR VERGE . . . a message from Wild About Warbleton

More and more people locally are getting the message about the benefits of leaving sections of verges, or areas of gardens, to return to their more wild state, and in for process encourage wildflowers and biodiversity. Here's a message from the Wild About Warbleton...

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WOODMAN COMMEMORATIVE DAY

WOODMAN COMMEMORATIVE DAY

Wednesday 23rd June. Warbleton Church. 6.30pm for drinks, 7pm talk. A talk and an exhibition of ceramics inspired by Woodman's legacy, by Mark and Sue Ramsay-Smith, introduced by Marc Lloyd. Sue explains: "I have created ceramics based on ordnance made at the...

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MY FIRST WILDFLOWERS

MY FIRST WILDFLOWERS

Have you noticed the way more and spots have been left things to grow a bit wild this year. On verges, around the edges of gardens, on banks and odd pieces of land.  Our enthusiasm is matched by our ignorance on this subject. So we're going to start sharing snaps of...

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HAVE YOUR SAY about how to protect the pub’s future

HAVE YOUR SAY about how to protect the pub’s future

The Rushlake Green Pub Protection Society (RGPPS) wants to hear about what you value in having a pub, and what you think about trying to protect its future. These questions have become hot topics since the unexpected, and fiercely resisted, closure of the Black Duck....

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CLASS OF 2000 – or WHAT A DIFFERENCE 21 YEARS MAKES

CLASS OF 2000 – or WHAT A DIFFERENCE 21 YEARS MAKES

Many will remember this group photo (which features in the RGPPS survey posters) being taken in 2000. We recognise quite a lot of the faces, but some we couldn't put a name to. So we thought we'd have a go at drawing together a full roll call of the people who were...

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PICTURE THIS – Best local shots – May

PICTURE THIS – Best local shots – May

Many thanks to the following Ace Local Photographers, for the brilliant shots they've shared with us for May. Ian Collett:` (Cover Photo) Diana Patterson-Fox: Sue Beedle   Shirley Austin: And our prize for the Spookiest Shot goes to Shirley, for this ominous illusion:...

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RUSHLAKE GREEN PUB PROTECTION SOCIETY – NEWS

RUSHLAKE GREEN PUB PROTECTION SOCIETY – NEWS

As you may be aware the Pub Protection Society emerged following a deluge of concern when it was announced that the Horse & Groom was being sold by the Brewery. With the impact of the Black Duck closure still reverberating around the community, many were urgently...

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BACK TO A FUTURE

BACK TO A FUTURE

Wierd. We can actually begin to start talking again about local events coming up in the future. We can visit local artists (and many more further afield) taking part in the South East Open Studios programme from 4th to 20th June. (see separate article...

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STUDIOS OPEN AGAIN

STUDIOS OPEN AGAIN

The re-emergence of South East Open Studios (4th-20th June) provides welcome evidence that covid has done nothing to blunt the creative zeal of 'artists on our doorstep. Local artists taking part with Open Studios this year include: Susan Ramsay Smith & Sophie...

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FLOWERS SHOW UP ON THE GREEN

FLOWERS SHOW UP ON THE GREEN

Yes! - It's back. The date is set - Saturday 9th October. The marquee has been booked The Warbleton Brass Band can start practicing their tunes Stall holders can prepare to book their spaces on the Green The 2021 Flower Show on Rushlake Green will be a combination of...

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H&G MORATORIUM TRIGGERED

H&G MORATORIUM TRIGGERED

At the Warbleton Parish Council (WPC) meeting on Friday 23rd April, the Councillors agreed to activate the 6 month Full Moratorium on the sale of the Horse & Groom Rushlake Green. This was in response to a request from the Rushlake Green Community Action Group...

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ATTENDING A PARISH COUNCIL MEETING ONLINE MADE EASY

ATTENDING A PARISH COUNCIL MEETING ONLINE MADE EASY

The Warbleton Parish Council meeting on Friday 23rd April 2021, at 9.30am will be online. These notes are designed to provide guidance for anyone not familiar with using zoom. -  Attending a meeting online is not overly complicated and you do not need to be...

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COMMUNITY GROUP TO PROTECT THE HORSE & GROOM

COMMUNITY GROUP TO PROTECT THE HORSE & GROOM

The postponed Parish Council meeting that is now being held at 9.30am on Friday 23rd April, is the last day of the grace period to request Wealden to trigger a moratorium on the sale of the Horse & Groom. Here is a note from the group of concerned residents that...

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The Nation mourns a sad loss

The Nation mourns a sad loss

We share the Nation's deepest sympathy for Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family on the sad passing of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. And we take the opportunity to express our gratitude for the immense role Prince Philip...

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BACK THE BODLE

BACK THE BODLE

The latest issue of the BODLE has already been published, and many in and around Bodle Street Green will have received it free of charge through their letterbox. The April magazine includes an interview with the Bodle Street Green Octogenarian, sky-diving and...

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SAVED

SAVED

We're delighted to report that, in the nick of time, a new home has been found for the Display Panels that are used for many village events such as the Art on the Green exhibitions. Big thank you to the new hosts and thanks also to the many people who contacted us to...

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