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H&G Serves up another winner

H&G Serves up another winner

Last weekend the news spread quickly that the Horse & Groom had begun serving food. As you will hear, this was a low key test run, which proved immediately popular with customers. Comments we've received included "had an excellent lunch in the H&G garden". . ....

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HORSE & GROOM, RUSHLAKE GREEN, BY POPULAR DEMAND.

HORSE & GROOM, RUSHLAKE GREEN, BY POPULAR DEMAND.

Here’s a Pub Update John Miller would like us to share, including an appeal for additional staff: . . . . Both Johns and the team at the Horse and Groom would like to thank everyone for the overwhelming support and encouragement on Flower Show day. Your patience was...

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A LITTLE PEACE OF TRANQUILITY RESTORED

A LITTLE PEACE OF TRANQUILITY RESTORED

A seat on the footpath beside the Dunn Village Hall has long been a welcome place for walkers, locals and visitors to take a few moments of peace and tranquility. Friday 29th July 2022 saw the official launch of the new bench, which was generously donated by Rushlake...

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PIMMS ON THE GREEN

PIMMS ON THE GREEN

If you can't stand the tension of waiting for the marquee to open on Flower Show Saturday, then what better distraction than a refreshing Pimms, on the Green. And you can reassure yourself that you're doing it for a good cause, because this is in the support of the...

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SUMMER SHOW WEEKEND IS HERE

SUMMER SHOW WEEKEND IS HERE

The marquee has been safely installed and, for the Warbleton & District Horticultural & Poultry Society (W&D H&P Soc.) organisers of the Rushlake Green Summer Show this is the culmination of many months of painstaking planning and preparation for what...

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A NEW HOME FOR THE WARBLETON AED

A NEW HOME FOR THE WARBLETON AED

Concerned residents would have noticed that the Warbleton defibrillator (AED) was for a period rendered inaccessible by the work on the building that used to be the Warbill-in-Tun pub. The defibrillator has now been removed, and safely stored, while efforts are made...

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Big Lunch Photo Album – get your own copy

Big Lunch Photo Album – get your own copy

You may have seen the book of Big Jubilee Lunch photos, on display in the Village Stores. In response to a number of requests, the Big Lunch team are planning to get some more copies produced.  If you would like to express an interest in buying a copy will you can add...

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UKRAINE – AREA COORDINATOR REQUIRED (VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY)

UKRAINE – AREA COORDINATOR REQUIRED (VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY)

Local organiser Karen Upfield would like to hear from you if you'd be interested in joining a small volunteer leadership team to help Ukrainian families here in our immediate area? Karen tells us: "Surrounding areas in Wealden have area coordinators in their local...

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WHAT’S COMING UP AND WHAT’S GOING DOWN.

WHAT’S COMING UP AND WHAT’S GOING DOWN.

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd July – Tales of Peter Rabbit, by Quantum Theatre – Batemans Sunday 10th July – Rude Mechanicals – Gods & Dogs – 7.30pm on the Green, Rushlake Green. https://www.therudemechanicaltheatre.co.uk/ Saturday 30th July – Summer Show on...

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SUMMER SHOW – IT’S BACK

SUMMER SHOW – IT’S BACK

At last, the Summer Show is back. The Warbleton & District Horticultural & Poultry Society Flower show is back where it should be - in the summer, after two year's of interruption. The Summer Show on Rushlake Green returns on Saturday 30th July, with the ever...

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HORSE & GROOM GETS INTO SHAPE

HORSE & GROOM GETS INTO SHAPE

The owners of the Horse & Groom have some optimistic news about progress towards a re-opening. Here is their latest open letter, giving a 'Pub Update'. "As no doubt you have seen, we've had our decorators busy on stripping back years of paint on paint and have in...

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DRAWN TO WAR – AN ARTIST IN PERSPECTIVE

DRAWN TO WAR – AN ARTIST IN PERSPECTIVE

The new film about Ravilious has been getting a lot of very positive reviews. Timed to coincide with the 80th Anniversary of his death, the film has provoked a renewed interest in this largely overlooked artist, with many now seeing Ravilious as being one of the most...

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BIG BOOK OF BIG LUNCH

BIG BOOK OF BIG LUNCH

The picture book of the Rushlake Green Jubilee Big Lunch is behind the counter at the Village Stores, if you'd like to have a browse through it. Includes the winner of the Little Arts best picture and other shortlisted entries.

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STUFF THAT’S HAPPENING – Mid June Leaf-through

STUFF THAT’S HAPPENING – Mid June Leaf-through

If you would like to add your event to our virtual noticeboard and listing, please let us know at rushlakegreenvillage@googlemail.com. It’s free. If possible send us a poster, flyer and/or some copy to include. We can also share a mention on our facebook page. 2rd -...

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Big Jubilee Lunch Photo Comp – WINNER ANNOUNCED

Big Jubilee Lunch Photo Comp – WINNER ANNOUNCED

This great picture by Rachel Upfield, of a young person taking an enjoyable drive on a caravan-pulling tractor, has made her the winner of the Big Jubilee Lunch photo competition. Rachel has won a £25 voucher, sponsored by The Little Arts, to spend in the Rushlake...

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RGBJL Village Leaf Album

RGBJL Village Leaf Album

The Village Leaf photo album from the 2022 Rushlake Green Big Jubilee Lunch. Cover photo courtesy of Ian Collett. Other photos by Morgan Milligan. See also the brilliant pictures of the Big Jubilee Lunch photo competition.

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WHAT OUR LOCAL TALENT GETS UP TO LOCALLY

WHAT OUR LOCAL TALENT GETS UP TO LOCALLY

There's still time to catch talented local actor Richard Evans-Thomas in the Bowler Crab Theatre Company's production of Antony & Cleopatra, which is currently on tour and will be in Three Oaks, Rye and Bexhill over the next two weeks. Richard, who plays three...

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GET YOUR BIG LUNCH PICTURE IN, AND WIN A PRIZE

GET YOUR BIG LUNCH PICTURE IN, AND WIN A PRIZE

The deadline is Friday 15th June for the photo competition with a Little Arts sponsored prize of a £25 voucher to spend in the Rushlake Green Village Stores. All you have to do is email your best snap of the Big Jubilee Lunch on Rushlake Green (max one entry per...

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RUSHLAKE GREEN CELEBRATES IN ROYAL STYLE

RUSHLAKE GREEN CELEBRATES IN ROYAL STYLE

The Rushlake Green Big Jubilee Lunch was an outstanding success. And on behalf of all those who attended and enjoyed the day we would like to thank Louise Philps and her amazing team of organisers and helpers. Thank you to the Town Cryer; the Musicians; the Sound...

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BIG JUBILEE LUNCH – SUNDAY 5th, RUSHLAKE GREEN

BIG JUBILEE LUNCH – SUNDAY 5th, RUSHLAKE GREEN

It's here on the Green this Sunday, from 12.00. It's free, it's going to be very special this year, and it will be once again a unique opportunity to get together as a community. Bring your own chairs and sit at the long table, which will miraculously appear all along...

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NEWS ABOUT THE HORSE & GROOM

NEWS ABOUT THE HORSE & GROOM

Here's a copy of an open letter from the owners of the Horse & Groom, in which they bring news of the changes underway: . . . PUB UPDATE. As most of you may now be aware, Gary has formally exited his lease and will be leaving by the end of May.  John and I have...

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