Village News

Farmers Market plus News

  wisboroughmarket@gmail.com Next Market: Thursday 8th October 2018 Wisborough Green Village Hall  9.00am – 12.30pm Another excellent and well-attended Market in August!  Visitors were not put off by the rain and enjoyed the interesting variety of...

Neighbourhood Watch – Crime News & Advice

Your identity proves you really are you. Until it’s stolen. Your identity is one of your most precious possessions. Apart from defining you as an individual, it also proves that you really are you. As well as needing it for everyday tasks like...

Wisborough Green Allotment Holders – Fish Supper

Various allotment holders and their partners had a fish and chip supper on the allotments on 8th August.  Luckily the weather held fine and there was plenty of social chat – not necessarily horticultural! Should you wish to be a member of this...

Link to Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal 2018

Yes it’s that time again! Please think about filling a shoebox for the underprivileged families and elderly in Eastern Europe, In time for Christmas.  They need to be ready by early November. Leaflets listing possible contents will be in the back...

Commemorative Alter Frontal for St Peter’s – an update

The sewing team has been meeting every Friday from 3 to 5pm.  Individual parts of the design are now finished and tacked on to the background fabric of green velvet ready for stitching into position. The finished altar cloth will be displayed in...

Horticultural Society’s Visit to Parham Gardens

Friday 10th August.  Weather Forecast:-  Fine, sunny spells. The reality:-  Dark storm clouds, heavy driving rain, with intermittent periods of gentle light drizzle! So taking the weather in their stride, with true British grit and determination,...

New Wednesday over 60’s Club

in the Village Hall 10 am - 12 noon, Inaugural meeting on 12 September. The idea is to have fun in a very social and friendly...

The latest WG Sports News

  Football Club.  Two teams are being run in the West Sussex league again next season.  Training has started on a midweek evening behind the pavilion 6.00 for 6.30 pm start. New players are very welcome. . Cricket Club.   The 2018  1st XI  are...

Wisborough Green Sports News

Football Club.  Football should be kicking off by the time you read this. Thanks to some help from a couple of local firms it looks like we will be running 2 teams in the West Sussex league again this season. Training has started on a midweek...

Nature Notes

Mostly good news this month, which is grand!  Some of you may already know the swifts are back around the church and I’ve just heard that there are lots of bats too. Sixty or seventy reported flying about a few nights ago. Wow!  That sounds like an...

The Gardener’s Calendar

  September Jobs in the Garden (by Ian Clemens, Horticultural Society) Continue to feed and dead-head your hanging baskets and container plants, they will often keep going until the first frosts. Start to divide herbaceous perennials as the weather...

Recipe of the Month

  MANGO, COCONUT & LIME SEMIFREDDO I made this delicious dessert for the first time recently and took to a friend’s summer bbq; it was really popular! I actually found it in a magazine last Christmas as a suggestion to follow a festive meal! So, it...

WG Village Hall 50 Club

The winner of the August Draw is Gillian Gough who wins £50. The winner of the second prize of £20 is Sandra Donoghue. The August Draw will be at 6.30 pm on Wednesday 12 September at the Three Crowns and any member or prospective member who would...

Keep Kirdford and Wisborough ‘Green’ Update

Boxal Bridge: No news yet concerning the application by the WSCC Highways Dept to get Boxal Bridge (Grade II) de-listed after it was listed Grade II in January 2018. Broadford Bridge Exploratory Site: Kimmeridge Oil&Gas Ltd, KOGL, the former...

Weather Watch

  Wisborough Green rainfall for July was 45mm (last year 92mm – 10 yr average 58mm).  From early June till late July it was very dry indeed and we were all grateful that the hot weather ended to give us much needed rain. In the past hot weather...

Horticultural Society News

  September Break Regret cannot comment about AUGUST SHOW – all the results and Cup Winners will feature in the October edition of Ad Vincula,  Suffice to say we hope it was successful. Future Dates:     Monday 1st October – 8pm - the first of our...

Wisborough Green Minibus

  Destinations for September 2018 Membership Open to All ........ To use the minibus you need to be a member of the Minibus Association. There is a form to complete (obtainable from Pat Farmer - 700492) and the annual membership fee is £5. For...

Women’s Institute

  There was no meeting in August. The WI will be back to  normal in September.  We will have a talk on the “Secret Life of Hedgehogs” on the 6th September at the Village Hall at 8.00 p.m.  Looking forward to seeing all members after the summer...

Primary School News

  The school re-opens after the summer break on Tuesday 4th September. The monthly report will start again next month. Warm regards, Amanda Harrison, Head Teacher For all our latest news, take a look at our website or follow us on Twitter -...

Table Top Sale in aid of WG Village Hall Modernisation Project

Saturday 17th November in the Village Hall.  11 am to 3...

Minibus Theatre Trip

    We shall be taking the Minibus to the 4.00 pm performance of 'On Golden Pond' by Ernest Thompson on Saturday 27th October...

Community Litter Picking

We will be organising another community litter picking session on Saturday 13th October 2018, meeting at the Sundial at 2.00 pm. Gloves, litter picking sticks, bags and bag holders will be provided.  If you require any further information then...

Wisborough Green History Society Talk

Wisborough Green Village History Society is a small group of people who enjoy talking about and researching the history of the village.  Several of our members are life-long residents of the village, others have lived here for many years and all...

The Beaver Open Night is Open to All

Tired of dull weekdays? Want to try something new, learn new skills and meet a whole new group of friends? Come along to our free open evening and find our more about Beavers. We'll have activities for girls and boys aged 5¾ to 8 years and info for...

Village Hall News

  The project team met recently to discuss the next actions. We have identified a couple of candidate building firms who we intend to ask to tender for the works but we still need to find a couple more suitable candidates. We are looking for...

The Fair is coming to WG

Trickett’s Fair will be on the Green in Wisborough Green on Thursday 20th and Friday 21st September from 3 pm until about 10 pm. Although there is evidence that a ‘fair’ has been held in the village since the 13th Century it was certainly not what...

St Peter’s Luncheon Club

Next Lunch: Thursday 20 September at 12.15 for 12.45 in the Village...

Short Mat Bowls Club News

  We entertained Walberton in a friendly match on Tuesday afternoon 24th July, with Wisborough running out winners in the match by 19 shots. On Mat 1 (Jane, Marilyn, Gavin and Bernard) winning 26-10 and Mat 2 (Hilary, Lorraine, Tony and Monica)...

There But Not There

As you may have read in local publications, people are being invited to reflect on the impact of the First World War by engaging with a moving and reflective installation in St Peter ad Vincula church in Wisborough Green. The 21 men who did not...
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