Rushlake Green Village Leaf community website – established Jan 2011 as a place for positive thoughts, ideas and stories. Contributions welcome: rushlakegreenvillage@gmail.com.
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THE QUITE GIRL – Village Leaf film pick

THE QUITE GIRL – Village Leaf film pick

Set in the stunning landscapes of rural Ireland in the early eighties, a quiet, neglected girl is sent away from her overcrowded, dysfunctional family to live with foster parents for the summer. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be...

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BODLE STREET GREEN ‘DRIVE IT DAY’ raises £1,600+

BODLE STREET GREEN ‘DRIVE IT DAY’ raises £1,600+

A report from organiser Peter Love: "In the tiny village of Bodle Street Green, East Sussex, saw some 250 + exhibitors turn out for the Peter Love organised FBHVC 'Drive It Day' Charity Gathering & Road Run event, helped by some very experienced marshals and...

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THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF THE VILLAGE PLAYERS

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF THE VILLAGE PLAYERS

Tickets are now on sale for the Village Players' production of The Sound of Music, from 17th to 21st May in the Dunn Village Hall. The run kicks off with a special Gala Charity performance on the the 17th - when ticket price will include a glass of fizz and canapés on...

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THE RUSHLAKE GREEN BIG JUBILEE LUNCH – LATEST NEWS

THE RUSHLAKE GREEN BIG JUBILEE LUNCH – LATEST NEWS

The Big Jubilee Lunch will be taking place on Rushlake Green, on Sunday 5th June from 12 noon. In addition to a very very long communal table, there'll be picnicking, live music from the Warbleton Brass Band and The Yum Yums, David Logan on accordion, Tug of War...

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MAYFIELD FESTIVAL of MUSIC and the ARTS – It’s back.

MAYFIELD FESTIVAL of MUSIC and the ARTS – It’s back.

After an enforced absence two years ago the biennial Mayfield Festival of Music and the Arts has returned for 2022 and will be held from 23 April to 8 May (inclusive). As ever, the Festival boasts an eclectic mix of musical genres and art forms and with more than 20...

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GREAT JAZZ IN THE HEART OF EAST SUSSEX

GREAT JAZZ IN THE HEART OF EAST SUSSEX

SUSSEX JAZZ is bringing The Jazz Repertory Company’s top London show ‘100 Years of Jazz in 99 Minutes. The gig features trumpet player Enrico Tomasso who many will remember for his fabulous performance here in Rushlake Green in 2021. Also appearing are Georgina...

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WHAT’S GOING ON

WHAT’S GOING ON

If you would like to add your event to our rolling 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....

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COMMUNITY FIRST RESPONDERS – A Leaf Factfile

COMMUNITY FIRST RESPONDERS – A Leaf Factfile

Here is an article, compiled for us by our local team of Community First Responders based in Heathfield. As we have explained previously, in the case of an emergency an ambulance may take some time (perhaps too much time) to reach someone here in distress. The...

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RUSHLAKE GREEN BIG JUBILEE LUNCH 2022

RUSHLAKE GREEN BIG JUBILEE LUNCH 2022

The Big Lunch team are delighted to announce the return of their annual event on Sunday, 5th June in a combined celebration of our community and The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Open to everyone living in or connected to Rushlake Green and Warbleton, just bring along a...

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A DEFIBRILLATOR IS FOR LIFE

A DEFIBRILLATOR IS FOR LIFE

In the event of a sudden cardiac arrest, the first few minutes are crucial. Every minute without resuscitation reduces the chances of survival. Here's some info about what you can do to help, because getting an ambulance to a rural location quickly was always...

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WARBLETON WALKING AND CYCLING MAP

WARBLETON WALKING AND CYCLING MAP

Warbleton Parish Council are working on a new walking & cycling routes map in partnership with local community organisations to promote health and well-being in the area. The funds to enable this will be provided by the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). This...

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OSBORNE HOUSE ONLINE INFO

OSBORNE HOUSE ONLINE INFO

Osborne House, Rushlake Green, has recently launched a new website. The site is well thought through, and provides very clear information about the history, ethos and charity status of this housing association provider of accommodation for retired local residents....

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WHAT’S GOING ON

WHAT’S GOING ON

If you would like to add your event to our rolling 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. Sunday...

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YOUR PARISH COUNCIL NEEDS YOU

YOUR PARISH COUNCIL NEEDS YOU

Are you interested in becoming a Parish Councillor and helping your local community? There are two vacancies on the Warbleton Parish Council and these are now being advertised. The closing date for application is 10th February 2022 and applicants will be interviewed...

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BLOOMING MARVELOUS

BLOOMING MARVELOUS

The Warbleton and District Horticultural and Poultry Society are kicking off the year with a packed calendar of events. We're delighted to publicise them here and we know that the Society is always keen to welcome new members. Here's a message from the Society, for...

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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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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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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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