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

WISHING YOU A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS

WISHING YOU A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS

A very Happy Christmas to all our readers and contributors. This goes particularly to all those for whom Christmas will not be quite as might have been hoped for. Those who will perhaps be spending Christmas alone, or maybe not with loved ones as would have been the...

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IT’S A WHITE CHRISTMAS – OFFICIAL (somewhere)

IT’S A WHITE CHRISTMAS – OFFICIAL (somewhere)

The Met Office defines a white Christmas as when "one snowflake is observed to fall in the 24 hours of Christmas somewhere in the UK." As there's been snowfall across Aberdeenshire, Perthshire and Shetland that's good enough for them and it's good enough for us....

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PICTURE THIS

PICTURE THIS

Photos sent in by local photographic wizards. Cover photo above by Andrea Pickett. Photos by Diana Paterson-Fox Photos by Hamish Porter  

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WARBLETON BRASS BAND RAINS SUPREME

WARBLETON BRASS BAND RAINS SUPREME

The Warbleton Brass Band braved a windswept, rainy night to bring their WINTER WONDERLAND EXTRAVAGANZA to Rushlake Green on Christmas Eve - playing in front of an even braver audience of devotees. For the tireless band members this was the culmination of a well...

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CAROLS ON THE GREEN

CAROLS ON THE GREEN

On Wednesday 22nd December the WarbleSingers, accompanied by the Warbleton brass Band, led the singing of carols as people gathered together around the tree, outside Osborne House. And a short while later, the singing continued outside the Horse & Groom

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PRIZE CHRISTMAS DISPLAYS

PRIZE CHRISTMAS DISPLAYS

The winners of the first 'RECTOR'S CHRISTMAS DISPLAY COMPETITION' can still be viewed, around the Parish, along with all the other amazing entries. The first prize entry deservedly went to the  No room BC and 2021 on the main door of Osborne House, Rushlake Green, As...

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CHRISTMAS TREE ON THE GREEN

CHRISTMAS TREE ON THE GREEN

Big thank you to all those who helped install the Christmas Tree on Rushlake Green, including: Steve Hutton and Georgina Bollen Gary Elmer and Hillery Ashdown -Elmer Karen and Jim Cook Paul Huntley Sue Beedle David Pryce Ian Collett  

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RUSHLAKE GREEN VILLAGE PLAYERS IN LOCAL AFFAIRS TRIUMPH

RUSHLAKE GREEN VILLAGE PLAYERS IN LOCAL AFFAIRS TRIUMPH

The Rushlake Green Village Players excelled themselves in this cleverly staged parallel universe sit com. Under the well-paced Directorship of Helen Halliday, the cast worked seamlessly as an an ensemble. With many hilarious moments juxtaposed with well-observed...

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CIL POST SCRIPT

CIL POST SCRIPT

We can report some rapid progress by the Parish Council on repairing local Finger Post Road Signs - one of the Community Infrastructure Levy spending priorities identified by the Parish Survey. The sharp eyed will have noticed that several of these traditional...

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AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMPS. A LOCAL EXPERIENCE. 

AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMPS. A LOCAL EXPERIENCE. 

Addressing the global climate crisis is rightly now gaining a a real sense of urgency. And while governments and businesses begin committing to the necessary structural changes, there are also things that individuals can do to play their part in the change to Net...

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LOCAL PRIORITIES FOR PARISH CIL SPENDING

LOCAL PRIORITIES FOR PARISH CIL SPENDING

The Parish Council recently put out a survey to ask residents how they think the Parish's CIL money would be best spent on projects to benefit the local community. We've been talking to Cllr Celia Davies, Chair of the CIL Committee at Warbleton Parish Council (WPC),...

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VILLAGE PLAYERS LOCAL AFFAIRS

VILLAGE PLAYERS LOCAL AFFAIRS

In this comedy by Richard Harris, set in the 1980s, we follow three couples who have all moved into a housing estate.   The new residents’ intertwined lives, and escalating private dramas, are revealed through a clever staging device that allows us to watch as their...

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LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHERS STILL FOCUSED

LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHERS STILL FOCUSED

Cover photo: Pretty (severe) Shepherd's Warning, by Andrea Pickett.   Partridge Chick, by Diana Patterson-Fox A Dahlia called Poo, by Diana Patterson-Fox The changing landscape by Farideh McKeeman Two rainbows and a dog, by Ian Collett Marklye Lake in the...

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WHAT’S ON the NOTICE BOARD

WHAT’S ON the NOTICE BOARD

Local events coming soon Saturday 6th November. 11am-4pm Christmas. Craft Market, Bodle Street Village Hall Saturday 13th November 7pm. Concert of Remembrance. Warbleton Brass Band - Heathfield State Hall, Station Road, Heathfield Saturday 20th November 7.30pm. Race...

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JAZZ GETS INTO THE GROOVE – SATCH A CLASS ACT

JAZZ GETS INTO THE GROOVE – SATCH A CLASS ACT

The overwhelming praise for the quality and brilliance of Sunday's Jazz Event at the DVH is a testament to Tim Lord's extraordinary ability to bring together a perfectly matched group of musicians of the very highest standard. The event gave us all a glimpse into...

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MUSIC TO YOUR EARS

MUSIC TO YOUR EARS

A new music-listening group is being formed, and Brian Bishop - whose idea this is - would welcome responses from anyone who'd be interested. Brian tells us: "I would like the opportunity to be able to listen to music and discuss and share and learn about different...

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WHAT’S COMING UP

WHAT’S COMING UP

9th October AUTUMN SHOW on RUSHLAKE GREEN. Marquee open to public 1.30pm 9th October SKARLETTOS. Live music in the MARQUEE on the GREEN. Flaps open 7.30pm 10th October WARBLETON BRASS BAND Macmillan Coffee Event 2.00pm in the MARQUEE 11th October WARBLETON HISTORY...

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AUTUMN SHOW update

AUTUMN SHOW update

On Rushlake Green (The Summer Flower Show but in the Autumn) Warbleton & District Horticultural & Poultry Society MARQUEE OPENS FOR THE PUBLIC AT 1.30PM SAT 9th OCTOBER PLUS LIVE MUSIC IN THE EVENING - SEE BELOW The marquee will be "Bursting with delight of...

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MARQUEE SERVICE INVITE 2021 

MARQUEE SERVICE INVITE 2021 

Marc has asked us to share this invitation with everyone . . . "We would especially like to invite you to join us for our Sunday service on 10th October, which we’re holding in the marquee on Rushlake Green at 11am.  As part of the service we plan to give thanks for...

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VILLAGE SHOP + DELIVERIES + ONLINE  = RGVS GENIUS

VILLAGE SHOP + DELIVERIES + ONLINE = RGVS GENIUS

We all know and love the amazing range of products, and the excellence of the customer service at the Rushlake Green Village Stores. Many will be aware of the 90 minute delivery service. But not everyone will yet have discovered the Store's online offering at...

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PICTURE PERFECT

PICTURE PERFECT

Once again our amazing local photographers have been out and about capturing tranquil images including our feature image (above) and some more here . . . . Shirley Austin demonstrates her uncanny ability to find amazing details all around us And Ian Collett must have...

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ALL THAT JAZZ – OCTOBER 17th – at the DUNN VILLAGE HALL

ALL THAT JAZZ – OCTOBER 17th – at the DUNN VILLAGE HALL

Tim Lord presents: A JAZZ CONCERT! Sunday October 17th 12:30pm until 3pm. Licensed Bar. Dunn Village Hall, Rushlake Green Tina May - Star Vocalist - “one of the best jazz vocalists anywhere today” The Observer; Enrico Tomasso on trumpet - “It is a mark of true...

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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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