Village News

Fly Tipping in Wisborough Green

For the past few years we have volunteered to litter pick in Durbans Road on a regular basis as it is a notorious area for fly tipping.  As you can see from the photo, the problem gets worse and our job gets harder.As a suggestion, we do need signs...

Concerns over Gatwick Airport’s Expansion Plans

The Secretary of State for Transport is urged to inspect the Gatwick Airport growth plans from the main runwayCommunity and environmental aviation group, CAGNE, is sending a strong message to the newly elected Members of Parliament.  It is urging...

District Cllr. Gareth Evans Writes

Dear ResidentsI use this space to communicate the dates for my next District Cllr surgeries but some of you may wonder what are they about. I will use my first address of 2020 to give you some examples.Although I am one of your District Cllrs,...

Keep Kirdford and Wisborough ‘Green’ Update

Climate ChangeNews of the bush fires in Australia, glaciers melting and increased methane escaping into the atmosphere and the speed at which all this is happening has caused some of the key scientists involved to be very worried by the situation. ...

The Parishes Wildlife Group

The dragonfly survey along the River Kird - as it meanders through the Parish of Kirdford - was undertaken during the summer of 2019.   It was again led by expert Dr Alison Barker with help from a number of local volunteers and, with kind...

Neighbourhood Watch Update

What Goes Online Stays Online!What happens when you have a digital footprint?Your digital footprint is part of your online history and can potentially be seen by other people, or tracked and held in a database … or many databases. This is the case...

Youth Club Update

  The Renegades are really rocking! From cheese making to rock climbing ..... the start of 2020 sees the Renegades strengthening its commitment to being one of the most innovative and exciting youth groups in the country!At their first film night...

Flag Raising Dates

06 February             Her Majesty’s Accession19 February             Birthday of the Duke of York 

WG Short Mat Bowls Club

No results to report, as we have been in ‘hibernation’ over the festive period.Some terrific news though, four of our members have qualified to represent West Sussex in the National Short Mat Finals later in the Spring.Bernard Adsett, Gavin Jones,...

Village Hall News

As expected, we have not yet heard from the Big Lottery Fund about our grant application. Competition for grant monies is fierce and the process for scrutinising and evaluating bids is complex and thorough. We can only hope that our hard work will...

Wisborough Green Sports Update

Wisborough Green SportsRunWisborough 3rd May 2020We’re pleased to announce that RunWisborough returns for its fifth year on the 3rd May.  Booking is open via our website (www.runwisborough.co.uk) so now is a great time to set yourself a target for...

WG Primary School News

Not much to report so early on in the term, I’m afraid.  One bit of news that may be of interest, however, is that we are having a defibrillator fitted at the school, on the wall outside the main office, which will be available for residents to use...

The Gardener’s Calendar

  By Ian Clemens - There is always plenty to do in the garden!Any dormant fuchsias that you’ve over-wintered in the greenhouse can be put on the staging so that they are in full light and given a misting of water to encourage them to start...

Wisborough Green Village Hall 50 Club

The winner of the January Draw is Priscilla Pinkham who wins £50 The winner of the second prize of £20 is Peter Corthine.The February draw will be at the Lime Burners on Wednesday 12 February 2020 at 6.30pm and any member or prospective member who...

Quiz Night – join the fun!

Wisborough Green Primary School - Quiz NightWe are delighted to tell you that tickets for the PTA Quiz on Friday 28th February are now on sale via Eventbrite. The ticket price of £12 per person includes, entrance fee, a meal (veg or meat lasagne)...

Singing for Fun

At Wyatt HouseThursday 17th February 2.30 - 4.00 pm. Come and join in as we sing some popular songs. Tea and Cake will be served.All are Welcome.

St Peter’s Luncheon Club

St Peter’s Luncheon Club - Thursday 20th FebruarySt Peter’s Luncheon Club meets six times a year, on a Thursday, in the Wisborough Green Village Hall (12.15pm for 12.45pm)  and is open to anyone who lives in the village or who worships at St...

St Peter’s / Wyatt House Lunch

Sunday 16th February 1pm at Wyatt HouseThese popular lunches have been restarted by Reg Hickman with the support of St Peter’s.If you would normally be alone for Sunday lunch, you will be very welcome to join us for a two course meal including wine...

Film Nights at St Peter’s

Film Night at St Peter’sThursday 13th February  7.00pmLadies in Lavender Starring Judi Dench and Maggie SmithLadies in Lavender is set in picturesque coastal Cornwall, in a tight-knit fishing village in 1936. A gifted young Polish violinist from...

Can you help keep the fete going?

Help urgently required on the Fete Committee - can you help? Do come along to the AGM on Thursday 13th February at 8pm in the Cricketers Arms.

Weather Watch

  Wisborough Green Rainfall for November was 170mm (year before 116) and my 13 yr average 117mm.   The wet months have now continued for four months in a row. If only we could have shared this rain with Australia.For December I recorded a max...

Horticultural Society News

  Next Talk - Monday 3rd February 8pm Wisborough Green Village Hall“Garden Photography” by Mark SaundersMark is Head Gardener at Fittleworth House where the Society visited a few years ago and has also talked to us about the garden.  No doubt...

The latest news from the Village Market

Next Market: Thursday 13th February 2020Have you ever wondered how popular Wisborough Green Market really is? Let us tell you a little story to prove that the Market has fans from far, far away.Two years ago, the 1st Prize of the Christmas Raffle...

Wisborough Green Minibus

  To use the minibus you need to be a member of the Minibus Association. For new members there is a form to complete. The annual membership fee from 1st January is £8. Destinations for February and special trips here. For regular bookings...

Women’s Institute

  Our W.I. had a great start to 2020 on the 9th January, with members bringing along their latest books that they had read and gave a brief synopsis which gave a flavour of the book.  They ranged from autobiographies of Michelle Obama and Anne...

Recipe of the Month

  Karleksmums Love CakeBeing February (and Valentine’s Day and all that!), I thought I’d suggest this tasty Swedish chocolate cake recipe! I love coconut in most forms so this ticked the box for me when I first made it! In Sweden, it is known...

St Peter’s Chain Gang

‘St Peter’s Chain Gang’The Churchyard at St Peter’s is an historic record of successive generations, a home for funerary monuments of architectural and aesthetic excellence, a setting for the church itself and a place for reflection and prayer.  As...

Brinsbury Taster Day

On Tuesday 18 February from 9.30 am. An ideal opportunity to discover new and interesting subjects that you've never had the opportunity to try before.
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