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February 2017 #127

Henfield Scout Centre:

A bright future with a NEW home!

Henfield | Small Dole | Woodmancote | Blackstone | Edburton | Fulking

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FEBRUARY 2017 | Contents

Editor’s LETTER

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These are exciting times for Henfield Scouts, now planning permission has been granted for from the BN5 area the construction of their new Scout Community Centre, pictured on the cover of this month’s BN5. But before the opening party begins there’s a huge amount of work to be done. Not just fundraising Local Interest (these lovely buildings are certainly not cheap to build) but practical help. If you’re a builder, painter, Henfield Scout Centre decorator, plumber, electrician or handyman perhaps you would donate some time? The building is for the future of Scouting in Henfield, Charity something with a very long history. Please support St Barnabas House this cause if you can. hospice Henfield Community Partnership are behind lots of important things happening in the village, from taking care of our elderly people to looking after our environment. They work hard to promote the local Local Interest high street and economy, recently running several Henfield Community very successful events. Please get involved, there Partnership is so much that can be done to make our village a better place to live, but they do need our help to be successful. See page 32 for more details. Local Interest We’re just working on our editorial plans for the year. If you’re a member of a club or group and 5 Ways Henfield Netball you’d like others to know about what you do Club please give us a call, we may be able to help you with a feature article. Call us on 01273 494002. Don’t forget, your events are listed for free by going to our website bn5magazine.co.uk where Index you can send us details with the online form. of advertisers Best wishes

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Many thanks to our editorial and photographic contributors this month; Carol Eastwood, Rich Little, Amanda Lucas and Paul Samrah. Cover image of the proposed Henfield Scout Community Centre created by Rich Little of Vistudio www.vistudio.co.uk with additional artwork by Helen Boosey. BN5 magazine is printed by Evonprint in Small Dole on 100% FSC approved managed forests paper and is printed using vegetable-based inks.

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What’s on | FEBRUARY 2017

Wednesday 1

Woodmancote Parish Hall, All materials provided. 8-10pm (& every Weds) Thursday Circle Henfield Computer Club We welcome new men, whether Garden Room, Henfield Hall, potential Morris dancers or Evangelical Free Church Hall, 2.30-4pm (& every 1st Thurs) 9.30-12.00 (& every Weds) musicians. “Dora’s Quiz”. Refreshments Help with your computing device served as usual, do come along. in an informal atmosphere. New mentors also very welcome. Rhyme Time Contact 01273 493403. Henfield Library, 10.15-10.45am Henfield Short Mat Bowls (& every Thurs) The Book Nook Fun with music for pre-schoolers. Henfield Hall, 10am-12pm (& The Chapel, 10am-11.30am (& every Fri) Term time only. every Wed) New members welcome. Great selection of books, CDs, Henfield Unattached and DVDs. All proceeds to St White Hart, 11am (& every 1st Thurs) Boards & Banter Andrew’s church, Edburton. For those who are alone. Henfield Library, 2-4pm (& every Henfield Lions Club Enquiries 01273 495820 or just 1st Fri) Board games, jigsaws and drop-in. George Hotel, 7.30pm (& every 1st Weds) Henfield Children’s Centre refreshments. Little Fishes Discuss fundraising activities, Evangelical Free Church Hall, St Peter’s Church, 2-3pm (& consider requests and organise 12pm (& every Thurs) social events. Toy library, information and craft every Fri) Bellringing activities. Parents and carers For pre-school children and their carers. Storytime, songs and must attend. St Peter’s Church, 7.45pm (& refreshments. every Weds) Art with a Difference Charity Sweet & Cake Sale New ringers always welcome, Sobell Court Lounge, 2.30-5pm Henfield Leisure Centre, 5-8pm come along or contact Alison. (& every Thurs) Chanctonbury Morris Men Colouring sessions for relaxation. Sale of sweets, cakes, popcorn

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FEBRUARY 2017 | What’s on and juice in aid of British Heart Extend Movement to Music The Steyning Centre, 7.30pm Foundation at the Roller Disco. exercise drop in class. Mainly ‘Dead Men Do Tell Tales’ by Sarah Green. Visitors pay on the Also lucky-dip and sweets-in-a-jar. seated for less able of any age. door. Henfield Camera Club HDC Walk

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Evangelical Church Hall, 7.30pm Third Competition. Open subject to be judged by Wayne Grundy ARPS.

Steyning, 11am (& 21st) 2 mile stroll. No need to book, St Peter’s Coffee Morning just turn-up. Meet at Steyning St. Peter’s Church, 10.30Health Centre. Call Ann 01903 11.30am 297553 for further information. Fresh coffee and homemade Tai Chi cakes. In aid of Terry’s Cross Memory Moments Café House Care Home. Henfield Haven, 2-3pm (& every Evangelical Free Church Hall, Tues) Jazzled Choir 2-4pm, (& every other week) Gentle exercise for all ages. Corpus Christi Church Hall, 1.30An informal café. Everyone 3.30pm, (& every other week) welcome, especially those with Knit and Natter A jazz, swing and blues Henfield Library, 2-4pm (& every memory problems. community choir for those with 1st Tues) St Peter’s Jumble Sale dementia and their carers. Come along with knitting, Henfield Hall, 2pm crocheting, quilting etc. Chat and Comedy Night For collection of good jumble and work together. The Plough, 7.30 for 8pm start auction items 01273 493172. Henfield Parish Council See page 5 for details. Induction of New Pastor

Saturday 4

Meeting

Evangelical Free Church, 2.30-4pm Garden Room, Henfield Hall, Induction of Pastor Andrew 7pm (& every 1st Tues) Lawton. All welcome.

Monday 6

Henfield Garden Club

Henfield Hall, 7pm Monday Market Talk on Bolney Wine Estate. Everyone welcome. Enquiries Henfield Hall, 9am-12.30pm Stallholder vacancies. Enquiries 01273 493900. 01273 493365. HART Pub Quiz Games After School The White Hart, 8.30pm (& every other Tues) Henfield Library, 3-4.30pm (& In aid of HART (Henfield Area every Mon) Play games and make friends Response Team). Teams of up to 6. Cash prize for winners. Call after school. Term time only. 01273 492006.

Henfield Badminton Club

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Henfield Hall, 7.30-9.30pm (& every Mon) Knit and Natter New members always welcome. Residents Lounge, Rayner Court, 10.30am-12pm (every 2nd Wed) Knitting for various charities. Chatterbox Donated wool appreciated. Evangelical Free Church Hall, Enquiries 01273 493171. 9-11.30am (& every Tues) Woodmancote & Henfield WI Come along and have fun with Henfield Hall, 12.30pm (& every pre-school play. 2nd Wed) Action for Deafness Madcap Ideas and Quirky Audiology Centre, Henfield Haven, Inventions - Douglas Eaton. 10am-12pm (& every Tues) Visitors welcome. Drop-in hearing aid maintenance British Legion Meeting service. Audiology services must be pre-booked on 01444 415582 Henfield Club, 7.30pm (& every other month on 2nd Wed) and is by GP referral only. New members welcome. Exercise Class Enquiries 07584 473889. Henfield Haven Lounge, 11amSteyning History Society 12pm (& every Tues)

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Friday 10

Henfield Wild Violets WI

Garden Room Henfield Hall, 10am-12pm. ‘Dancing for All’ - a practical class led by Brenda Kelly. Visitors welcome. Enquiries 01273 491235.

Horsham French Club

Roffey Millennium Hall, 8pm (& every 2nd Fri) Varied activities for those who are interested in France. Talks presented in French. New members welcome. Call 01403 733878.

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Wiston/Steyning Downland Dog Walk, 9am Meet at Steyning Cricket Pavilion. 2 miles, 1 hr 15 mins. Contact Ann 01903 297553.

Guides Jumble Sale

Henfield Hall, 2pm In aid of Henfield Guide Hut. Auction 2.30, raffle, tombola and cakes. Jumble to Hall in the morning or call David Marshall 01403 864591 from 4 Feb for collection.

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The Book Nook

The Chapel, 11am-4pm (every

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2nd Sun) Great selection of books, CDs, Bereavement Support and DVDs. All proceeds to St Henfield Haven Café, 4.15Andrew’s church, Edburton. 5.15pm (& every 3rd Thurs) ARC Afternoon Tea A non-religious group supporting Garden Room, Henfield Hall, 3-5pm local people who have lost a Henfield Arthritis fundraisers event. loved one. Contact St Peter’s Church Office 01273 495532.

Monday 13

‘Woodland Gems’

The Captiol Theatre, Horsham (& until 19th March) Exhibition by Cowfold artist Carole Skinner.

Steyning Decorative & Fine Arts

The Steyning Centre, 10am12pm (& every 2nd Mon) Ian Swankie “Romans and Romantics: 17th and 18th century art in the Guildhall Art Gallery”.

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Henfield Hall, 2.30pm (& every 2nd Mon) Andrea Palladio: A Renaissance Architect & His Legacy. Talk by Stephen Richardson.

Tuesday 14

U3A Mah Jong Group

Henfield Haven Café, 2pm (& 22nd)

Henfield Flower Club

Henfield Hall, 2.15pm (& every 2nd Tues) Annual General Meeting followed by a talk by Arthur Shearing about Herbs to Grow.

Woodmancote Parish Meeting

Parish Hall, Woodmancote, 7.30pm (& every 2nd Tues) woodmancoteparishcouncil@ gmail.com

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Henfield Haven Lounge, 10.30am12pm (& every last Thurs) St Peter’s Church, 7.30- 9.30pm For those with sight problems. Multi-award-winning folk Occasional speakers, games, duo. Tickets from Henfield quizzes and refreshments. Furnishings, Church Office Live Music 01273 495532 and on the door. White Hart, 8.30pm Shipley History Society 60s-80s Rock, Blues & more with “Nice Pear”. Andrew Hall, 7.30pm Pippa and Gordon Reay on the George and Dragon, Save the Children Jumble Dragons Green and the history of the English Pub. www. Sale The Henfield Hall, 2pm shipleyparishcouncil.org.uk. Jumble to hall in the morning or for collection of jumble and Messy Church auction items call 01273 493968. Fulking Village Hall, 4.30-6pm (& WEA Henfield Branch every 3rd Fri) Garden Room, Henfield Hall, Crafts to try. Make new friends, 2.30–4.30pm and have fun whilst learning Chaplin: From The Tramp to The about stories from the Bible. Also Great Director, by David Heley. a delicious supper. Call Chris Contact Maureen Lucas 01273 01273 857322. 493966.

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Henfield Camera Club

Evangelical Free Church Hall, 7.30pm ‘Mix and Match’ The Return of BN5-v-The Rest! Judge Alec Pelham CPAGB. New members and visitors welcome.

Winter Beer Festival

Tuesday 28

Haven Allotment Club

Henfield Haven, 9.30-11.30am (& every Tues) Start of new year sessions. Open to all. Enquiries 01273 494747.

Small Dole Tuesday Club

Shepherd and Dog, (& until 19th) Small Dole Village Hall, 7.30pm Featuring favourites from the last (& every 4th Tues) year. For information call 01273 Linda Gale - 25 years in Japan. 817382.

Saturday 18

Evangelical Free Church Hall, Henfield Theatre Company 8pm (& every 2nd Tues) Jumble Sale Bizarre Brighton by Chris Horlock. £3 non-members. The Henfield Hall, 2pm Bring jumble to hall in the members by subscription. morning or for collection contact Tony Westwood (for large items) 01273 492172, or Susanna St Barnabas Outreach 01273 493585. Henfield Hall Car Park, 10am2pm (& every 3rd Wed) Mobile unit providing information Henfield Conservation and advice on all aspects of the Volunteers hospice’s care.

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Friday 4

Haven Quiz

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Georgie Salvage at Setfords: helping you make the right move I began my career in property in the year 2000 working as an Estate Agent, followed by a move to a Solicitor in Hove in 2003 where I qualified as a Licensed Conveyancer. A Licensed Conveyancer is a specialist property lawyer qualified in all aspects of property law who is also a Commissioner for Oaths. I opened my first office for Setfords in Hove. Setfords gave me the flexibility of being able to decide where I work, so I opened the Henfield office last year. I have loved living in Henfield since 2010 and thought it would be perfect to have an office in the village. When I am not working I spend most of my time with my husband Luke and our three sons, our lives are centred around Henfield where we are regularly seen walking our dogs and going out for meals. I have been privileged to act for many sellers and purchasers on more than one occasion and much of my business comes from repeat clients. I have gained a wealth of experience by providing a bespoke service to my clients.

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Over the years I have found the conveyancing industry has changed with more and more solicitors operating on-line and with telephone consultations only, in my experience the ability to meet a client face to face and discuss their case as it happens is incredibly valuable. With my office conveniently placed in the centre of the High Street this is now easy for us to achieve. I can now carry out the conveyancing needs for Henfield and the surrounding villages with a more personal touch, by having a High Street presence with a welcoming open-plan office for my clients to visit. My presence here will also give my clients reassurance as moving house does not need to be stressful and sometimes just to discuss your move over a coffee can alleviate a lot of worry! We look forward to welcoming you to the Setfords Henfield office, where you will be greeted by my receptionist/ P.A Joanne and my cocker spaniel Misty - so if you are thinking of moving house in the coming year please do call either Joanne or I to make an appointment.

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News | FEBRUARY 2017 PLEASE DRIVE CAREFULLY IN 2017

HENFIELD UNDER 9’S NEW KIT SPONSOR Henfield Under 9’s have been very lucky to have found two great sponsors this season and this has given us the opportunity to supply new kits and training jackets for the team. Rob Slaughter kindly came along to watch a match in the pouring rain so the team could meet him and have a photo of them in the kit. We would like to thank Rob Slaughter, Sussex Independent Financial Advisor and Wayne Harrison of Donway Properties who are well known in the village as local businesses, for making this possible. Tina Purser

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The issue of speeding in Henfield is brought to the attention of Henfield Parish Council from time to time, as a minority of drivers not only exceed the speed limit, but drive without giving due care and attention to other drivers and pedestrians. I often see drivers speaking or texting on their phones as I walk home from work and have even seen a young child standing on the front passenger seat with no form of restraint, as the mother is driving and chatting on her mobile phone! Several pets have been killed recently by drivers that were not only driving too quickly for the road conditions, but also didn’t even have the decency to stop afterwards. I would like to urge drivers to slow down when driving in Henfield and to think about other drivers and the possibility of young children running out into the road. Remember the 30 mph speed limit doesn’t mean that you can always drive at 30 mph. You still need to adjust your speed to suit the road conditions. Kevin Wright, Henfield Parish Council

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FEBRUARY 2017 | News the South Downs. His card is posted and emailed to thousands of people in the constituency and elsewhere. Mr Herbert visited the school at the beginning of December to choose his favourite picture from a selection presented. Pupils from across all of the year groups took part and produced Christmas scenes in a variety of styles. The winning painting by Tom Carey of Partridge Green, in Year 13 at the school, was printed on the MP’s Christmas cards, and was also sent as an e-card. The painting is of Knepp Castle in winter. Nick Herbert said: “I was delighted that the pupils at Steyning Grammar School agreed to help me this year. They produced a lovely selection for me to choose from, but it was Tom’s painting that THE NATIVITY SHEEP TRAIL really caught my eye.” The Nativity Sheep trail proved to be really popular Michelle Taylor with more than 100 children taking part and over 50 correct entries handed into the Library. The THANK YOU winners were Jack Godwin aged 7, who won a Jacquie, Joanne and Roland would like to thank Month’s free entry to Sharkies soft play area at everyone who sent cards, messages, phone calls Henfield Leisure Centre and Finin Hale aged 11, and offered us so much support on the sudden who won £20 gift voucher from Village Care. loss of Chris. Special thanks to Karen and Nick at Henfield Funeral Directors and Bob Boyce for We are very grateful to the 34 shops who took part and generously sponsored their sheep. The guiding us through this very difficult time. money is going to ‘Hope House Haiti’ where the Jacquie Lawrence £350 raised will pay the salary costs of a teacher for four months. We are looking forward to receiving reports from Jean Whiting, who knitted the sheep and travelled to Haiti in January for a six month stay, to help set up education provision for disadvantaged children. Thank you to everyone who helped the Shepherd find his sheep, to the Library for being the collection point and to all the Traders who entered into the spirit of Christmas, giving to those less fortunate. Special thanks to Simon Thompson and Tina Hoad for kindly donating the prizes. Happy Carol Eastwood, HCP

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News | FEBRUARY 2017 A&B MATTERS GROWS INTO A NEW HOME!

IN MEMORY OF ANN PRESCOTT Harry, Sandra and Steve Prescott would like to thank family and friends who made donations in memory of Ann Prescott who passed away in July 2016. The donations of over £1,000 have been put to good use at HART, providing a much needed defibrillator at The Royal Oak pub in Wineham, installed in memory of Ann. Thanks again to you all for supporting HART which is a much needed service for our local community. Tracey Prescott

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We’re pleased to announce our change of address from 3 February, due to business expansion. Accountancy and Business Matters was set up by Audrey Goodchild in Henfield back in 2004 and the business has grown organically with local recommendations since that time. So now it’s time to move, but we’re not going far from our current home at Jasmine House – in fact, just up the road to The Barn, Golden Square, Henfield (opposite the Shell Garage). This exciting move will provide us with meeting rooms, a new reception area and a lovely modern open-plan space to work in. At Accountancy and Business Matters we are proud to be strongly involved with the local community, supporting local charities, clubs and events. Being at the centre of the village is important to us and we look forward to welcoming our existing and new customers to this new location. Please feel free to pop in to see us during the afternoon of Friday 3 February, where you can meet our team and have a look around our brand new home! Sam Saxby, Accountancy and Business Matters

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FEBRUARY 2017 | News NEWS FROM WEST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL

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BN5 BIRDS A lot of people don’t like the Crow family visiting their gardens. They say that these big birds scare off the little ones and take all their food. I beg to differ. We have a Carrion Crow that will swoop nervously over our garden several times plucking up courage to land. There is a Magpie that will swoop over the garden a few times, fly onto the roof, then land on our magnolia tree, before it decides whether it is safe to land on the grass and it may fly off without landing if disturbed. Its partner watches from a neighbour’s tree and will only come down to our garden if the other one decides to land. Both the Carrion Crow and the Magpies will fly off cackling if there is the slightest disturbance. A Jay visits but is only interested in finding acorns that it has buried and, again, is wary. I admit that they are capable of gobbling up bird food at a rate of knots but they are nervous and spend very small amounts of time actually in the garden. The real hoovers are the Wood Pigeons. However they always leave small bits of food that the smaller birds can have. The only thing that annoys me about Wood Pigeons is the way they drink from the bird bath then turn round and pooh in it! Deborah Colgate

There has been a great deal of chatter lately about the funding for schools and our young people. As you will have read schools in West Sussex are somewhat below the average by about £450 per annum per child. Naturally West Sussex County council have protested about this and have been joined by most, if not all, of the MPs serving our county. The good news is that there has been a little movement, but not enough as we are still below average. Some schools in Crawley have seen an improvement but one of the losers is the Rother Academy which has not moved. The County Council is keeping a close eye on the situation and will continue lobbying the government for proper funding of our schools. One of the problems is that nationally there is only so much to go round and someone has to lose in order that others may gain. At a recent County Council meeting there were several changes made to the cabinet portfolio holders at West Sussex. Notably Bob Lanzer (from Crawley) now becomes responsible for Highways as John O’Brien leaves to make more of his life in Spain. Bob has been around local government for some time having been leader of Crawley Borough when it had a different political outlook. This difficult portfolio was one I held in the past and I wish Bob well with the budget problems this portfolio now faces. There have been a number of queries from residents lately about both the speed of traffic and the amount of it. I suppose living as we do in the vicinity of the A281 means that a great deal of vehicles use our streets without making deliveries and the drivers have little responsibility for the speed at which they travel. Living in the south east means we are the engine of the country and lots of movement means a healthy economy. However, I regularly meet with highways engineers and try and do my best to see that where possible solutions are worked on to solve problems.

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News | FEBRUARY 2017 With budget restrictions this is not always easy but I keep on trying. Parking in inappropriate places, on double yellow lines for instance, is the responsibility of Horsham District which acts on behalf of the County, the speed of traffic and parking on zig zag lines near crossings is the responsibility of the police and I urge you to write or contact the Police and Crime Commissioner at every opportunity when you see something that is wrong. Parking on zig zags really annoys me up and I am sure it does you too. The leader at the County is very keen to see a proper answer to the number of elderly people in our community. The Henfield Haven does its part in helping to solve this locally but we need a national answer to this, raising the local taxes by 2% will THE FREE CHURCH WELCOMES A not solve the problem. Come on government, find NEW PASTOR the answer! The members of Henfield Evangelical Free Lionel Barnard, Vice Chairman, West Sussex Church have been preparing for the arrival of our new Pastor, Andrew Lawton, from Brisbane, County Council Australia. Andrew paid us a visit at the beginning GARDENS & ARTS 2017 of September and we are looking forward to In our Gardens and Arts article submitted for the welcoming him back to Henfield, along with his January edition of BN5 Magazine we made an wife Karmel and their two youngest daughters, error on the dates of the event. Please note that Phoebe and Annie-Rose. They arrive at the end of the Open Weekend will take place on Saturday 10 January, exchanging the warmth of Queensland for a Sussex winter! and Sunday 11 June this year. Andrew’s induction service will be held on Heather McFarlaine-Cryer Saturday 4 February at 2.30pm, with Pastor Colin Frampton from Sompting Community Church as the main speaker. Representatives of other local churches will also be taking part. A warm invitation WORKPLACE is extended to all who would like to join us. Andrew will be conducting our morning and evening Legal Solutions services on 5 February and throughout the month. Your friendly local employment Ron Stanford, Church Secretary

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FEBRUARY 2017 | News FESTIVE MEMORIES AT HENFIELD DAY TRIP TO LONDON FUNERAL SERVICES Looking ahead, our first trip to London Henfield Funeral Services would like to thank their families for another year of support for our memorial Christmas tree. Throughout December we displayed our memorial Christmas tree in our office for families who have lost someone close to them. We provided some Christmas tree tags for our families to write a personal message to their loved one, which were then placed on our tree for the month of December. We hope it brings a small amount of comfort for our families to show we all remember who we have lost and they are always in our hearts. Karen Jordan

HENFIELD CRICKET CLUB Henfield Cricket Club is looking for more young cricketers to join its Colts section. We are running league sides at U16, U14, U12, U10 and U9, and squad training begins with indoor sessions in March. We would welcome all new players, particularly those just starting out with the U9s (Years 2, 3 or 4 at school). Please contact Ben Helps on 07958 652 105 or at ben.helps@oliverwyman.com Ben Helps

this year is on Wednesday 26 April, followed by a trip in the Summer and Autumn. The coach will leave Henfield Post Office Bus Stop at 8.45am and leave London, from the rear of the Waldorf Hotel, Aldwych at 6.15pm. This is great opportunity to attend a Theatre matinee performance, visit a Museum or Exhibition, or just Shop. The return cost is ÂŁ17.50 per person. The coach is run specifically for the Community on a non profit basis and your continued support will help us continue these enjoyable day trips to London. Thanks as always to Gill, who gives her valuable time to organise these trips on our behalf. Phone Gill on 07713 161343 for more information and tickets. Chris Harris

THE GREAT BRITISH SPRING CLEAN 2017 Keep Britain Tidy is launching its biggest-ever litter campaign, the Great British Spring Clean, to encourage people to get out there and make sure their neighbourhood is one of which they can be proud. Horsham District Council is supporting this campaign and we would like to hear about any plans or clean-up days your parish or neighbourhood might have in association with this campaign so that we can help support and promote your event. Keep Britain Tidy are calling on individuals, volunteer groups, businesses and schools to do their bit. You can start now and also take part in our Great British Spring Clean weekend on 3, 4 and 5 March 2017. Resources are available from the Keep Britain Tidy website and you could put up Great British Spring Clean posters in local shops, supermarkets, libraries, community and leisure centres, Citizens Advice Bureau, schools and community notice boards. We also know that many parishes around the district already organise a regular parish clean-

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News | FEBRUARY 2017 up day, working with local volunteers to focus on tidying specific areas of their community. Why not organise this to link with the Great British Spring Clean on 3-5 March and take advantage of the extra support and publicity that will be available to you. Find out more and register to take part at www.greatbritishspringclean.org.uk Sarah Hogben, Horsham District Council

LLOYDS PHARMACY NEWS Many of you will have noticed that our long awaited refit started on 7 January. The refit will take approximately two months to complete with the grand opening on 6 March 2017. During this time we would like to ask for your continued patience: We are working in temporary conditions (including a smaller shop), but once it’s finished the store size will be back to normal. The new layout will bring a whole new range of products to the store including: Rimmel Cosmetics, Aveene, LA Roch Posey, reading glasses and a selection of baby products. If there is something which you cannot see on our shelves that you would like to purchase please speak to a member of the team who can order it in for you. Alternatively you can order the items online and get them delivered to the store using our click and collect service at www.lloydspharmacy. co.uk We would like to thank our customers for their support. Chris Horney

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FEBRUARY 2017 | News BURGLARY IN HENFIELD We received this message from a Henfield resident at the beginning of January: “We returned home on Monday to find we had been broken into. My wife’s car stolen from the drive and all her jewellery gone along with our passports. Nothing else was touched. The thieves got into the house from the back and it happened during daylight.” Sadly, this is the type of message we’re receiving far too frequently. The homeowner did praise the response of Sussex Police, but we all need to be vigilant. The Sussex Police website (http://sussex. police.uk) has lots of useful advice on how to protect your home and belongings. It’s also worth looking out for elderly or vulnerable neighbours. LEISURE CENTRE QUIZ NIGHT Let’s all do our best to make it very difficult for A massive thank you to everyone who contributed thieves to operate in our village. to the recent fundraising quiz night. Special Editor mention must go to Sophy Ping and Lois for the food, to Simon, Conor and Sam for being such VOLUNTEER FOR NEW great bar staff and to Duncan our quizmaster. Big ADVENTURES WITH THE GUIDES thanks to Adrian and Tracey for organising and to all those that contributed to the raffle prizes. We In 2016, we were lucky enough to go on holiday, estimate a huge £750 was raised for your leisure have fun days out including the Spinnaker Tower centre. We hope you all had a great night. There and Paultons Park. We discovered Greenwich, is a Chilli quiz night scheduled for February and went camping, saw a West End show and went to a music concert. We took part in the Lord Mayor’s another ‘pasta quiz’ scheduled for April. show, enjoyed lots of fun and adventurous activities Tracey Prescott including ice skating, canoeing and swimming. We MENS’ SHED COMING TO HENFIELD did cooking, hiking, arts and crafts and learnt new things. We even had a party (or two)! Please join us in the Garden Room at the Henfield You might be thinking this would cost a lot to do, Hall between 4-6pm on Tuesday 4 April where but no, all it cost us was our time, and in return we there will be a meeting to discuss the possibility of got the benefit of knowing that we enabled many setting up a Men’s Shed in Henfield. girls and young women to do all the activities too. What is a Men’s Shed? A Men’s Shed is a larger 2017 is already promising exciting events, with version of the typical man’s shed in the garden – a an International camp, fun days out and activities place where members share tools and resources already in the planning, so why not join us? We to work on projects of their own choosing at their need adults for all sections to ensure we can own pace. Skills can be shared and individual and continue to offer adventures and opportunities to community projects tackled, Several Sheds have the girls of Henfield. been set up in this area already, and at our meeting we will hear about them from their members. More All this fun is just a couple of clicks away, go to information in the March BN5! www.girlguiding.org.uk and choose get involved, or call Sara on 01273 494470

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FULL OF BEANS SILENT AUCTION FOR ST BARNABAS A huge thank you to Linda and Ollie from Full of Beans in Henfield. A football signed by the entire Brighton and Hove Albion squad was generously donated by Lewis Dunk (B&HA player and family friend). Linda and Ollie set up a silent auction with their customers and raised £140 for St Barnabas House as part of the Henfield Christmas fundraising for the hospice. A fantastic effort for a great cause, thank you all! Editor

HENFIELD FRIENDS OF ST. BARNABAS HOUSE (HOSPICE CARE) We have had a very successful fund raising year, the best yet! The Christmas Concert raised just over £1,600, in addition there were some generous donations. The total raised by The Friends from 1 April last year was £5,804. The fabulous BN5 raffle raised a further £3,700. We repeat our thanks to all who have supported us both in business and individually throughout the year. We are most grateful. The next meeting of The Friends is on Thursday 16 March at 7.30pm in the Free Church Hall, this will be our AGM. Do come along, we are always looking for fresh ideas for fund raising. Peggy and Fred McComas

Lloyds Bank customers should be on the lookout for a new sophisticated fraud that involves fraudsters sending fake bank letters. The convincing letters being sent are a replica template from Lloyds and include their logo, address and signature from a customer service representative. The letter tells recipients that there have been some “unusual transactions” on their personal account and asks them to call a number highlighted in bold to confirm they are genuine. When victims call the number, an automated welcome message is played and the caller is asked to enter their card number, account number and sort code followed by their date of birth. Victims are then instructed to enter the first and last digit of their security number. The bank has confirmed that the phone number and letters are fake. If you are ever suspicious about correspondence from your bank you should call the customer service number on the back of your card. To report a fraud and cyber crime, call 0300 123 2040 or visit www.actionfraud.police.uk/ report_fraud

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ne autumn evening 36 Henfield cubs were walked up Poynings hill with a handful of parent helpers and leaders setting a brisk pace. It was cold, fresh, and a full moon rose. Torches were banned. We got to the top, listened to the silence and night sounds then descended the steep paths from Devils Dyke down to Poynings a couple of hours later. I was thrilled – this was what I’d hoped for from Scouts– a bit exciting (the dark), a bit strenuous (the hike) and all in our very own hills of Sussex beauty. Henfield’s scouting history is 110 years old this year and is an illustrious one: the far-reaching connection with Scout’s founding father, General Robert Baden Powell, makes Henfield Scouts a very special troop. So why do parents today still want their children to join Scouts? Since my daughter joined last year she has done map reading, putting up a tent, archery, rifle shooting, summer camps and workshops on topics such as water conservation and disability. Very simply, a game of rounders on Henfield common last summer was an idyllic picture of what it is like to be in a scout troop. Henfield Scouting in 2017 is going strong with 25 Beavers, 36 Cubs, 36 Scout and 8 Explorer

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Fundraising efforts have covered everything from parachute jumps, jazz dinners and cake sales, to a recent abseil down the Spinnnaker Tower in Portsmouth. Quietly beavering behind the scenes, the committee have gained crucial support from a core group who have given professional design, architect and surveying services at a fraction of market costs. Particular mention and grateful thanks goes to Rich Little of Vistudio who designed the building and produced the drawings virtually free of charge. These donations in-kind meant that designs for the proposed centre were submitted for planning permission last year and in May 2016 a milestone was reached: planning permission was granted. The project is looking viable after a long haul. David explained that a professional fundraiser is now working on applying to the world of business and finance in the next big push for finance. Individual fundraising has been boosted with sizeable donations from Gardens and Arts, North West Sussex Seagulls and Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club. Over Christmas a large donation was received from an ex-Henfield scout.

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All this means that the Henfield Scout Community Building Appeal fund stands at £75,000 - one third of the £225,000 needed to begin the work demolishing the current building and to start building a new one. Woven throughout the story of Scouting in Henfield, the Baden-Powell Guild have provided countless voluntary hours in fundraising and supporting Scouts and Guides in the village. David says it is the pledges of work and materials that will also make the project successful: every donation will help, down to the ‘buy-a-brick’ part of the campaign. The vision for a Scout building worthy of Henfield has been held with a tenacity that deserves success. A new chapter in the Scout story of Henfield could include this new community resource, built upon the high ideals of Scouting to inspire and fulfil a new generation. To support the appeal contact David Malkin on 01273 493843 or email info@henfield-scout-cc.org. You can make a donation online at mydonate.bt.com/charities/ henfieldscoutcommunitycentre and you can find out more on the Henfield Scout Centre Appeal Facebook page. Andrea May

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e are very proud to say that the final total raised by BN5 magazine and Henfield Village for St Barnabas House hospice in the Big BN5 Christmas Draw and in collection boxes during the Henfield Christmas Evening was an incredible £3,701.04! On Friday 6 January, Olivia Pugh (from Hamfelds, representing Henfield Traders), Carol Eastwood (Chairman, Henfield Community Partnership) and myself visited St Barnabas House hospice in Worthing to present the cheque and have a look around the hospice. We were greeted by Wendy Bardsley, Community Fundraising Manager, who has been our contact throughout the fundraising process and attended the Henfield Christmas evening with her colleagues to support our efforts. Having never visited St Barnabas we had some preconceptions of what a hospice environment would be like. I imagined it would be something between a pleasant care home and a hospital, comfortable but with lots of medical paraphernalia and the urgency of a high-care environment. We were met with something very, very different. The state of the art hospice building (opened in 2011) on the outskirts of Worthing is set amongst beautifully planted grounds. To explain simplistically, the building is the shape of a child’s drawing of a sunshine. It has a central hub with an open atrium garden, with the rays of the sun containing the rooms for the patients, each with level access to their own garden area. Wendy explained; “If our patients want to feel the sunshine on their faces, or even the rain, they can. Having these lovely private areas where they can go outside and hear the birds and the wind in the grasses brings pleasure and peace. Every step of the journey at St Barnabas is about them and making life comfortable for themselves and their family.”

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And peaceful it is. The busiest part is the reception area, which is large, bright and airy with a coffee shop for visitors. Nurses know that when a patient comes to St Barnabas this is a very important time in their lives and they need to make it as stress free and happy as it possibly can be. A separate patient entrance leads to a very quiet area, with a flowing sculpture of transparent birds suspended along the ceiling. Paintings and views from large picture windows to the gardens give a feeling of a very loved building. Although the corridors have the usual furniture of a hospital, there is no harsh lighting and there is no ‘smell’ about it as a hospital can sometimes have. There’s a small chapel with tall etched windows, brought from the old St Barnabas building, showing the story of the dragonfly. It’s a lovely story often used to explain death to young children, a story of the water bugs transforming into beautiful dragonflies. There are 20 beds at St Barnabas and space for 18 day-care patients who attend the hospice for respite. Now St Barnabas cares for 1,500 patients each year, 700 more than were cared for at the old hospice, in total they’ve helped 30,000 patients since they started in 1973. With Hospice at Home becoming an important part of St Barnabas, even more local people are being looked after by the team of nurses and specialist staff, all this with just 21% of the hospice’s finances coming from government funds – they need us more than ever. We are very pleased to say that the incredibly generous donations by local businesses and all the money donated by you when you bought tickets for the Big BN5 Draw has gone to help the work of a truly special place with some incredibly dedicated nurses. We know the money will be well spent, providing this exceptionally high standard of care and allowing dignity and peace at a time it’s needed the most. Thank you all. Emma Osman

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Henfield is a wonderful place to live and working hard quietly behind the scenes to help keep it that way are a group of fantastic volunteers who make up the Henfield Community Partnership (HCP). The HCP is a non-profit organisation which was created to support a wide range of community projects which benefit the village. During the 11 years HCP has been going we have achieved an incredible amount of positive things for the village - here are just some of our highlights: So what’s next? We want to support the health and wellbeing of our residents, community organisations and businesses and our Henfield Activity Plan (HAP) will help us to do just that. We currently have over 100 interest groups – from badminton to Beavers, gardening to Guiding and history to horticulture and we will be exploring how we can support them all. We will continue to support the local high street economy through bigger and better community events - look out for the Piazza Italia 2017 event on Sunday 2 April and the 2017 Christmas Village Evening in December. We will also be exploring other ways of showcasing our wonderful High Street to both residents and visitors. We want to provide cost-effective and up-to-date local communications and information to residents through digital media. We are currently reviewing our current website provision and will be surveying residents later this year to find out what they would like - please look out for this and share your views with us. Love living in Henfield? If you have new ideas on how we can help keep Henfield a wonderful place to live and work, then we would love to hear from you. If you have time to spare, whether it’s a couple of hours a week or a couple of days a year, then please do get in touch with us as we always need more people to help us make things happen. For an informal chat, please call Carol on 07757 450989 or email events@henfieldcp.org Carol Eastwood 3 2 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

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We are very proud of the practical things we have achieved over the past few years to improve the life of residents, both young and old, in our village. The HCP helped fund the installation of the Skateboard Park on the Kings Field - this is still proving to be extremely popular and provides our younger residents of all ages with a great opportunity to socialise (and exercise!) outdoors. We set up the Henfield Computer Club in to help older people get online and become more comfortable using computers, laptops and tablets. Now meeting every Wednesday in the Henfield Hall it continues to be a success with 39 regular members and 17 volunteer tutors. For those without their own means of transport, living in a rural village with limited public transport can be quite isolating, particularly those with restricted mobility. In 2007 we bought a Community Minibus for the benefit of residents. Bluebird now operate this service providing a dial-a-ride service as well as regular excursions and day trips for Henfield residents.

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Employment Update Apprenticeships

introduces a new power to close premises for up to 48 hours where a business employs illegal migrants. If the employer can prove that it has conducted the appropriate checks, the ‘closure notice’ may be cancelled. Where the employer cannot prove this however, the business may be placed under special compliance requirements, including a period of continued closure. No longer just the company, Courts can now hold individual Directors, Managers or Officers accountable for knowingly employing illegal migrant workers, and also has the power to impose fines of up to £20,000 on the individual. To be liable, the person must have involvement in the overall management of the business. Right to work checks are a vital defence and if carried out thoroughly, before employment starts, can greatly minimise the risk of appointing someone who does not have the right to work in the UK. It is important to apply these checks to all potential employees, once the initial selection process has been completed, to reduce the risk of a discrimination claim. To establish the right to work, the original documentation should always be obtained from the new employee. The documentation can be checked against the Home Office guides ‘UKVI: An Employers Guide to Acceptable Right to Work Documents’ and ‘UKVI: Right to Work Checklist’, which feature lists of acceptable official documents. It would also benefit the employer to check these documents with the potential new employee present, making sure photographs match, double-checking personal details and expiry dates to ensure eligibility to work in the UK while keeping a copy of all documents and recording the date they were checked. This documentation should be stored in a secure way that cannot be altered for the duration of the individual’s employment and for two years after their employment ends. The above changes to Immigration Law have already New Immigration Laws New immigration laws affecting both the employer and taken effect and if nothing else, is a reminder to regularly Non-EU migrant workers have recently come into force. check your employees’ eligibility to work in the UK. Non-EU migrant workers must now earn a minimum of For further advice on this or other business issues, £35,000 from a single job role per annum to be eligible contact Paul Samrah LLP on: 01737 781546 or to apply to settle in the UK. This legislation has already Email: psamrah@kingstonsmith.co.uk been passed and was effective from last April. The Act introduces tougher sanctions on employers for Kingston Smith is an independent member of Morison breaches in immigration rules, increasing the maximum KSi, a global association providing border-free custodial sentence from two to five years. Further, it professional services with 375 offices in 87 countries. If your business has recruited apprentices, be sure that each has received a contract. The agreement is similar to a standard employment contract and should include the clauses required by the Employment Rights Act 1996. It must also include details of the training offer and the qualifying framework it is connected to. It must also be provided to the apprentice in writing. Provided these criteria are met, the apprentice can be treated as other employees regarding holiday entitlement, sick pay, conduct and performance. The apprentice will also enjoy the usual employment rights such as protection from unfair dismissal and discrimination. The key difference is that an apprentice cannot be made redundant unless the business is closing completely. A down-turn in work and difficulties in paying them are not sufficient, as the purpose of the contract is to train them. Apprenticeship agreements should be fixed term in nature to cover the length of training, there is no obligation to keep someone on past the training but of course, if you can benefit from the experience they have gained, all the better. Be careful if you have an apprentice working without an Apprenticeship Agreement. Common Law Apprentices arise where there is an arrangement to train someone and there is no agreement in place that meets the statutory obligations. These arrangements are usually for a fixed period and cannot be terminated early unless the apprentice is guilty of extreme misconduct which means they cannot be taught. Such arrangements can be in writing or verbal and may not mention apprentice. The test for misconduct is much higher than dismissing an employee. Apprentices would also be entitled to bring a claim for breach of contract rather than unfair dismissal which could be more costly.


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Index of advertisers | FEBRUARY 2017 ACCOUNTANCY, TAX & BOOKKEEPING A&B Matters The Accountancy Practice Kingston Smith LLP

02 44 65

Roger Minost Architect

55

Number One The Laurels B&B

65

Bloxham Construction Downs Southern Ltd Extensions, Driveways & Roofing Henfield, Hassocks, Hurst Builders Henfield Homes Ltd Optimal Property Solutions

54 62 14 06 59 55

ARCHITECT

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Rooted Garden Services Rushfields Plant Centre & Gifts Swains Garden Centre & Farm Shop S. Goodridge Gardens

GIFTS, BOOKS, JEWELLERY & ART L. Prentice Art and Antiques Shoreham Art Gallery The Steyning Bookshop

17 21 18

A. Hyatt Contractors B Muzeen Groundworks Extensions, Driveways & Roofing

12 50 14

A & S Home Services - Gutter Clearance Gutter Cleaning Southdowns Gutter Cleaning

59 60 45

BUILDERS, CARPENTRY & PLASTERING GROUNDWORKS & LANDSCAPING

CARE

Upper Mead - Sussex Health Care

44

B&I Carpets Morways Flooring

58 22

Ben Daniels Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Diamond Home Cleaning

48 12

Terry Healy Chimney Sweep

60

Henfield Help Line PC Doctors (Stanly Associates Ltd)

60 54

The Conservatory Co.

50

The Mallards Dental Practice

21

Alice’s Dog Grooming Rebecca’s Dog Grooming

45 44

BHW Glass Ltd N. Constantine Double Glazing Repairs

58 60

Jeremy Crawley Henfield Electrician PD Electrical Ltd

45 57

The Henfield Fencing Co. R.J Meaker Fencing Limited

56 53

CARPET SUPPLY

CLEANING & CARPET CLEANING CHIMNEY SWEEP

COMPUTER REPAIR & IT SUPPORT CONSERVATORIES

DENTAL SURGERIES

DOG WALKING & GROOMING DOUBLE GLAZING & WINDOWS ELECTRICAL SERVICES

FENCING, GATES & SHEDS

FINANCIAL PLANNING / MORTGAGES

Robert Slaughter Independent Financial Advisor 65

FOOD & FARM SHOPS

Swains Farm Shop taste...deli catering Rushfields Farm Shop & Cafe

FUNERAL DIRECTORS

21 20 23

C&T Radmall Henfield Funeral Services

44 44

Boretech Engineering Braziers Garage Henfield Coles Automotive Ltd Mile Oak Servicing

51 66 68 07

GARAGES REPAIRS AND SALES

GARDENERS, GARDENS & NURSERIES Beechcroft Landscapes The Green Reaper Hamfelds Home & Garden The Henfield Gardener

56 54 48 15

GUTTER CLEARANCE

HAIR & BEAUTY

Hair & Co Henfield Louisa Jayne Unisex Hair Salon Natasha’s Beauty Salon Pinks Hair

31 44 28 46

PLANT & TOOL HIRE

A Hyatt Contractors

12

JG Plastering

16

A. Stenning Aquatec Aspect Plumbing & Heating CJ Plumbing MC Services Gas Plumbing & Heating

61 58 62 58 60

Cartridge World Littlehampton

19

PLASTERING

PLUMBING & HEATING

PRINTER SUPPLIES

PROPERTY FOR SALE

Marcus Grimes Meadow Walk, Croudace Homes Group Ltd

PUBS, RESTAURANTS & CAFÉS Cat & Canary Pub Full of Beans The Glass House at Wickwoods The Plough Inn The Shepherd and Dog Singing Hills Pavilion Restaurant taste...deli catering The Wheatsheaf The White Hart

Geoff’s Handyman Services Henfield Homes Ltd Optimal Property Solutions

55 59 55

Hamfelds Home & Garden

48

DB Foot Clinic Hear to Listen Henfield Chiropractic Clinic Henfield Feet Plus Pilates Evolved (Elizabeth Marks) Phil Grant Therapist RC Life Coaching Sussex Osteopath & Complementary Health

42 40 46 46 37 40 17 47

East Barn Interiors Ltd Helen Puxley Soft Furnishings Martha’s Barn Ray Bishop Upholstery Simply Blinding Ltd.

28 46 30 48 52

Woodborne Kitchens

45

The Henfield Hall Henfield Leisure Centre

63 37

Lucy Locksmith

61

TAXI & CHAUFFEUR SERVICES

Inner Space Office & Storage Marcus Grimes

65 34

TELEVISION, AUDIO & AERIALS

HARDWARE & DIY

HEALTH & COMPLEMENTARY HEALTH

INTERIORS, BLINDS & UPHOLSTERY

KITCHEN DESIGN & FITTING LEISURE, EVENTS & COMMUNITY LOCKSMITHS

OFFICE SPACE TO RENT OPTICIAN

Henfield Eyecare

OVEN CLEANING

40

Ovenu-Worthing

55

Andrew’s Painting and Decorating Mark Atkinson Decorator Trim Decorating

57 50 50

ACT Pest Control

62

Hawthorn Veterinary Surgeries

49

PAINTING & DECORATING

PEST CONTROL

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HANDYMAN & PROPERTY SERVICES

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34 41

ROOFING & ROOF MAINTENANCE

26 13 03 04 10 26 20 27 08

RA Walker Roofing Services Ltd Steyning Roofing Sussex Flat Roofs

48 59 50

HBH Rubbish Clearance

55

Dove Nursery Little Gems Oscar Bears Day Care

40 40 40

DMA Business Services Ltd

18

Amanda Shaw Solicitors Griffith Smith Farrington Webb Setford Solicitors The Sussex Wills Office Workplace Legal Solutions

62 65 11 57 16

Contain Yourself Storage Inner Space Office & Storage The Old Mill Removals

58 65 22

Corporate Cars Henfield Village Cars

57 62

A & S Aerials & Satellites Norsat

59 61

The Green Reaper Liquidamber Tree Surgery Ltd Southern Beeches Ltd. The Tree Works

54 51 54 56

Hawthorn Veterinary Surgeries

49

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58

PPC Windows

51

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