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January 2017 #126

PANTO FUN AT THE HENFIELD HALL 5-7th January

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JANUARY 2017 | Contents

Editor’s LETTER

06 What’s On listings

12

24

12

News

from the BN5 area

24 Local interest

The Henfield Christmas Shopping Evening

34 Charity

St Barnabas House hospice

34

37 Countryside Apple Howling

37

46 Local Interest Henfield Art Club

78 Index

of advertisers

We thought we’d bring in the New Year with a rainbow burst of yellow! You may need your sunglasses for our cover, which we thought would cheer up a January morning when it falls on your doormat. The Henfield Theatre Company are well known for their fabulous pantomimes and this January you can enjoy the very traditional Dick Turpin. The cast were out in force during the Henfield Christmas Shopping evening, including the very entertaining pantomime cow, which the children all loved. Tickets are selling incredibly fast (available from Stevens Estate Agents) so don’t miss out! As you’ll probably know because we’ve talked about little else these last couple of months, BN5 have been raising money for St Barnabas House Hospice. We held our annual Big BN5 Draw at the Christmas evening on 9th December (see page 24 for photographs) with over 70 incredible prizes on offer. Local businesses were very, very generous and our fundraising is currently standing at £3,380 - with more to come. We’ll fill you in with a report in our February issue. You’ll want to know where all your money is going - please read Sarah’s article on page 34 about the hospice. It’s a wonderful place and has helped so many Henfield people, we hope our small contribution will help with their good work. It just remains for us to thank you for all your great stories, events and contributions over the past 12 months, and to wish you a very Happy New Year!

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Many thanks to our editorial and photographic contributors this month; Andrea May, Susan Rayward, Kenneth McIntosh, Amanda Lucas, Neville de Moraes and Paul Samrah. Cover image of the Henfield Theatre Company Pantomime Dame taken by Neville de Moraes 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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Copy Deadline Copy deadline for any advertisement or editorial submission for the February 17 issue of BN5 magazine is Friday 6th January 2017. For editorial submissions email Emma Osman editor@bn5magazine.co.uk or just call us for a chat on 01273 494002. You can catch up with the latest news and events at www.bn5magazine.co.uk

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What’s on | JANUARY 2017

Tuesday 3 January

HDC Walk

AGM followed by short talk on care and maintenance of trees Steyning, 11am (& 17th) 2 mile stroll. Led by trained with local tree surgeon. Evangelical Free Church Hall, 9.30am–11.30am (& every Tues) volunteers; no need to book, just Come along and have fun with turn-up. Meet at Steyning Health The Book Nook pre-school play. Refreshments Centre. Call Ann 01903 297553 The Chapel, 10am–11.30am (& for further information. included. every Weds) Knit and Natter Slimming World Selection of books, CDs, Henfield Library, 2–4pm (& every and DVDs. All proceeds to St Catholic Church Hall, 9.30am, Andrew’s church, Edburton. 5.30pm & 7.30pm (& every Tues) 1st Tues) Call Jenna for more information, Come along with knitting, HDC Walk crocheting, quilting etc. There is 07894 306481. no tuition or cost, just a space to Henfield Byways, 10am (& 18th ) Action for Deafness Meet at Henfield Library. 2-3 meet, chat and work together. miles. No dogs. Call Anne 01273 Audiology Centre, Henfield Haven, Free Snooker 493671 for more information. 10am-12pm (& every Tues) Henfield Club, 5–10.30pm (& Henfield Computer Club Drop-in hearing aid maintenance every Tues) service. Appointment for Garden Room, Henfield Hall All welcome to play and learn audiology services must be pre10am–12pm (& every Weds) how to play this popular game. booked on 01444 415582 and is Learn more in a friendly informal Henfield Parish Council by GP referral only. atmosphere. We would also Meeting Self Help Club welcome new helpers. Special Garden Room, Henfield Hall, session for beginners on 11th. Garden Room, Henfield Hall, 7pm (& every 1st Tues) Contact 01273 493403. 10am-3pm (& every Tues) Green Moments A get together for the elderly the Henfield Garden Club housebound, disabled and lonely. Henfield Hall, 7pm (& every 1st Rock Farm, 1.30–3.30pm (& Lunch provided. 01273 494335. Tues) every Weds)

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JANUARY 2017 | What’s on An outdoor gardening/allotment session for people with dementia and their carers.

Haven Games Afternoon

Friday 6

Boards & Banter

Games After School

Henfield Library, 3–4.30pm (& every Mon) Henfield Library, 2-4pm (& every Play games and make friends 1st Fri) Board games, jigsaws and after school. Term time only. refreshments.

Henfield Haven, 2pm–4pm (& 11th, 18th) Thanks to our new volunteer Little Fishes Dan we can offer 4th Scrabble/ Backgammon/Chess, 11th St Peter’s Church, 2–3pm (& Yahtzee/Dominos/Draughts, every Fri) 18th Cribbage/Canasta/Rummy. For pre-school children and their Storytime, songs and Jolesfield Community Choir carers. refreshments. Jolesfield School, 7pm (& every Henfield Camera Club Weds) Open to all ages. Jolesfield Evangelical Free Church Hall, Community Choir would love to 7.30pm hear from you if you enjoy singing 10 for 10. Members are invited to speak for 10 minutes. New and would like to join them. members and visitors welcome. Henfield Joggers

Sunday 8

Henfield Leisure Centre, 7pm (& every Weds) The Book Nook Open to all. Running both on The Chapel, 11am-4pm (every and off-road. 2nd Sun) Henfield Lions Club Selection of books, CDs, and DVDs. All proceeds to St George Hotel, 7.30pm (& every Andrew’s church, Edburton. 1st Weds) Meet to discuss fundraising PG Netball Club activities, consider requests for Henfield Leisure Centre, 5-6pm assistance and organise social (& every Sun) events.

Monday 9

Tuesday 10

U3A Mah Jong Group

Henfield Haven Café, 2pm (fortnightly on alternate Tues & Wed) Open for new members.

Woodmancote Parish Council Meeting

Parish Hall, 7.30pm (& 2nd Tues)

Henfield History Group

Evangelical Free Church Hall, 8pm (& every 2nd Tues) The Women’s Land Army – a Sussex Connection by Ian Everest.

HART Pub Quiz

The White Hart, 8.30pm (& every other Tues) In aid of HART (Henfield Area Response Team). Teams of up to 6. Cash prize for winners. Call 01273 492006.

Wednesday 11 Knit and Natter

Residents Lounge, Rayner Court, 10.30am–12pm (every 2nd Wed) St Peter’s Church, 7.45 pm (& We knit gift items and children’s Henfield Hall 9am–12.30pm every Weds) clothes for various charities. Refreshments available. New ringers always welcome, There is something for everyone Stallholder vacancies now come along or contact Alison. to knit whatever their ability or available. interest.

Bellringing

Thursday 5 Rhyme Time

Henfield Library, 10.15–10.45am (& every Thurs) Fun with music for pre-schoolers. Term time only.

Henfield Unattached

Monday Market

Steyning Decorative and Fine Arts

The Steyning Centre, 10am– 12pm (& every 2nd Mon) ‘The Elgin Marbles: sculptures in the Acropolis Museum in Athens’ by Alan Read. Members and visitors welcome. Coffee at 10 followed by meeting at 10.30.

British Legion Meeting

Cowfold Village Hall, 7.30pm (& every other month on 2nd Wed) New members welcome. Enquiries 07584 473889.

Thursday 12

Haven Creative Hand White Hart, 11am (& every 1st Stitching Workshop Thurs) Henfield Haven Café, 1–3pm Enquiries 01273 495820 or just Creative Journaling Henfield Haven Café, 2–4pm (& drop-in. An introduction to a new course every Mon) we are starting in February. Thursday Circle Run by volunteer Dena. For Evangelical Church Hall, 2.30further information, call 01273 4pm (& every 1st Thurs) Henfield Wild Violets WI 494747. HTC Dick Turpin Garden Room Henfield Hall, Adur Valley Fine Arts Henfield Hall, 7.30 pm (& 6th, 10am-12pm (& every 2nd Fri) Society 7th, & 2pm on 7th) Excerpts from Gilbert & Sullivan Henfield Hall, 2.30pm Henfield Theatre Company operettas. Members and invited Valazquez & the Golden Age of production. See December BN5. Spanish Painting - Sian Walters. guests only. 01273 491235.

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JANUARY 2017 | What’s on Art Gallery Extravaganza

Shoreham Gallery, 10am–5.30pm (& 14th) The upstairs room will be open and showcasing lots of exciting work. Keep your Christmas money to spend here.

Horsham French Club

Henfield Hall, 2.30pm (& 17th 7.30pm) Henfield Theatre Company auditions for Oh What a Lovely War, to be staged in May 2017.

Good food, company and fizz! Everyone welcome. Tickets £10 in from Village Care, or call 01273 492294. See news item.

St Barnabas Outreach

Henfield Hall, 2pm Good quality jumble, scrumptious refreshments, great raffle and auction. Call 01903 813864 for more information.

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Henfield Hall Car Park, 10amRoffey Millenium Hall, 8pm (& 2pm (& every 3rd Weds) every 2nd Fri) Mobile unit providing information Talks presented in French. New and advice on all aspects of the members welcome. Call 01403 hospice’s care. 733878. Woodmancote & Henfield

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Saturday 14

Cantatrice Barbershop Workshop

Murder Mystery Dinner

Henfield Youth Club Jumble Sale

Friday 20

White Hart, 7.30pm Prize for the winning team. £30 St Andrew’s School, Steyning, per person. Three course dinner 10am–3pm Ladies Barbershop workshop included. Tables of 4 - 6. Call 01273 492006 to book. with Sally McLean.

Messy Church

Henfield Hall, 2pm Fulking Village Hall, 4.30-6pm (& For collection of jumble please every 3rd Fri) phone 01273 494541 or 01273 Crafts for children to try. Make 492161 (answerphone). new friends whilst learning about stories from the Bible. Also a Cantatrice Ladies Choir delicious supper. Call Chris Drama Hall, Steyning Grammar, 01273 857322. 4pm Ladies Barbershop workshop presentation. Friends of St Peter’s

Saturday 21

Sunday 15

Henfield Theatre Company Auditions

Brunch

Garden Room, Henfield Hall, 10.30am–1.00pm

Henfield Tennis Club Jumble Sale

Tuesday 24

Small Dole Tuesday Club

Small Dole Village Hall, 7.30pm (& every 4th Tues) AGM & Alan Barwick - Men in Black. Visitors welcome for a small fee.

Thursday 26 4Sight

Henfield Haven Lounge, 10.30am-12pm (& every last Thurs) For those with sight problems. Occasional speakers, games, quizzes and refreshments.

Haven Minibus Trip

Henfield Haven for pick up, 11am–4pm Brooklands Museum– Home of British Motorsport & Aviation. Cost - £21.

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News | JANUARY 2017 up here and thrive as a group. A new building for the Scouts will also benefit the whole Henfield community and so it was an easy choice for NWSS to give some financial support, by way of making this donation to a very worthy appeal. We Seagulls fans know all about needing a new home, so are sympathetic to their cause. We wish them every success in the future as they continue along the road to raise further funds to achieve their target.” North West Sussex Seagulls is a ‘not for profit’ organisation that takes over 200 Albion fans in four coaches from the Horsham, Billingshurst and Henfield districts to every home match at the NWSS DONATE TO HENFIELD Amex. They have donated in excess of £10,000 to SCOUTS APPEAL local good causes and charities since they were Horsham based Brighton & Hove Albion supporters first formed in 2011. Further information can be group North West Sussex Seagulls have made a found at www.northwestsussexseagulls.co.uk. £750 donation to the Henfield Scout Community Mike Wilson Centre Building Appeal. NWSS committee members travelled to Henfield to meet up with SANDGATE NURSERIES PLANNING the Scout troop and make the official cheque APPEAL DISMISSED presentation. The above photo shows NWSS Henfield Parish Council welcomes the decision members Mike Wilson, Andy Stonestreet and Ian by the Secretary of State to support the Inspector Morris (far left) presenting the cheque to them. in his recommendation to dismiss the appeal by NWSS club secretary Mike Wilson said, “This Stonegate Homes Ltd and Littleworth Properties old Scout hut is invaluable for Scouts, Cubs, Ltd regarding the proposed Sandgate Nursery Beavers and others, but it is now becoming development. rather dilapidated. A new purpose built building is The above named developers, by way of a desperately needed so that they continue to meet Judicial Review, which brought down the Henfield Neighbourhood Plan, appear to have sought to replace the housing numbers identified in the Neighbourhood Plan that was supported at referendum by the community by an inappropriate development outside the Built Up Area Boundary, that was neither in the Local Plan nor the Henfield Neighbourhood Plan. Whilst the Henfield Neighbourhood Plan was not able to defend against the development, fortunately the Horsham District Planning Framework was able to restore some credibility to the planning Check the Facebook page system. Henfield must decide whether it is to “Slimming World Henfield” for free membership offers. produce another neighbourhood plan. Ray Osgood – Chairman, Henfield Parish Council

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JANUARY 2017 | News HELP FOR HAITI: HENFIELD VOLUNTEER TO WORK IN HAITI Henfield resident Jean Whiting will be leaving for a six-month trip to hurricane-torn Haiti in the middle of January, to work with Hope House, a charity set up to help the victims of the earthquake and hurricane. You may have seen the knitted sheep trail in the village over the Advent period, Jean and her team of knitters produced these and businesses donated to Hope House Haiti as part of the trail. Jean, who is a retired teacher, will be volunteering at an orphanage and school. To attend the school the children need to wear school uniform and many of them are unable to afford it. Jean would appreciate donations of girls and boys underwear for their school uniform – these simple donations may be the difference between whether a child can attend school or not. If you can donate new school socks (white for girls, grey for boys) or underpants, boys or girls, please take them to the Free Church in Henfield and Jean will arrange to take them to Haiti. The underpants and socks can be any children’s size between age 4 to 16. She is departing in Mid January and her daughter will be visiting in March and could also take donations. Thank you for your support. Editor

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News | JANUARY 2017 HENFIELD FRIENDS OF ST BARNABAS HOUSE (HOSPICE CARE) We have had a very successful fund raising year. Probably the best yet! We will be able to report the full total in the February Edition when the totals from the Christmas Concert and the fabulous BN5 raffle are known. We take this opportunity to say a big thank you 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 HENFIELD BP GUILD - THANK ‘YOU’ Thursday 19 January at 7.30pm in the Free Church Hall. Do come along, we are always looking for A big thank you for your donations at our Christmas fresh ideas for fund raising. Sleigh evenings, the Village Evenings and to the parents and grandparents who asked Santa to Fred McComas deliver presents to children on Christmas Day. HENFIELD COMPUTER CLUB This goes towards this year’s Henfield’s ‘Senior BASIC IPAD TUITION Citizens day out with dinner.’ The BP Guild also supports Henfield’s youth through separate fund We are holding a special session for anyone who raising activities (hiring Marquees/Jumble sales/ has an ipad and would like help in using it. We will BBQ’s and other events) and the attached photo is show you the basics and pass on some helpful an example of this. It shows Chairman Eric Holder tips and tricks. presenting a cheque for over £2,000 to the Scouts If you are interested, come along to the club’s on Remembrance Sunday. meeting in the Garden Room, Henfield Hall on We appreciate your continued support. Do visit us Wednesday 11 January at 10am. For further information, call 01273 493403. at the July Village Summer Fayre. John Willis Kenneth McIntosh

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JANUARY 2017 | News NEED FOR RESPONDERS

THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION POPPY APPEAL This year £5,132.04 was raised during the two weeks of Remembrance for the Poppy Appeal in Henfield, Small Dole and Shermanbury. A very big thank you to all of my Collectors and helpers, especially Christine Parkes who assisted me with the administration. Without the help of all these people none of this would have been possible. The total raised in the Henfield District for the Poppy Appeal for the year ending the 30th September 2015 totalled £7,694.76. The additional monies came from the Church collections at the Remembrance Service, sale of wreaths, donations and our Coffee Mornings. Our Coffee Morning in October raised £421.80 and again I am most grateful to all those who helped. I am still looking for people to collect from house to house and if you feel that you could spare a few hours next year please contact me on 01273 492134 Mike Morgan Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal Organiser for Henfield, Small Dole and Shermanbury District

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In 2004 local paramedic Dave Fletcher who is known to many in the village, initiated the group we all know today as HART, Henfield Area Response Team. Dave was himself a First Responder and built a team of 12 from local residents, who felt able to give a few hours a week to help make Henfield and District a safer place for all of us. Sadly from that peak of 12, the number of First Responders has reduced over time to just seven. Dave Fletcher was and still is the inspiration of HART, but these days he no longer responds. He works tirelessly behind the scenes helping with training, promotion and maintenance of HART’s PAD (Public Access Defibrillator) sites. Unfortunately, the level of on-call time that HART was able to provide for a long time and that Dave initially envisaged, is no longer possible. Why? Quite simply, HART does not have as many dedicated First Responders as it needs. Seven just isn’t enough. Is this something that you might consider? No prior medical training or knowledge is required and it would require just a few hours of your time each week, with you choosing those hours. Alternatively, there may be other ways in which you may could help. Do you belong to a club or society locally, and could you arrange for a HART member to come to one of your meetings to give a very brief (5-10 minute) chat about what we do? If you think you might be able to help HART in any way, please ring Martin on 01273 493993 or email him on martintooth@btinternet.com to discuss the possibilities. Martin Tooth

We would like to thank everyone who supported our cake stall at the Charities Fair and also our Christmas Sale. With your help we raised £858.15. Maureen Dexter.

WINTER WELLNESS The Warm Home Discount scheme helps lowincome and vulnerable households with energy costs. Clients receiving pension credit should receive it automatically from their energy company, others will need to apply. Pre-pay customers and pay-as–you-go meters qualify. Customers need to ring their electricity company and ask! Go to www. gov.uk/the-warm-home-discount-scheme/whatyoull-get to find out more.

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News | JANUARY 2017 LEAP SMALL BUSINESS GRANTS Horsham District Council’s Economic Development team launched its Local Enterprise and Apprenticeship Platform (LEAP) small business grants fund to coincide with Small Business Saturday on 3 December 2016. The grant scheme is called the Local Enterprise and Apprenticeship Platform (LEAP) and consists of £83,000 to be distributed to small businesses across the Horsham district between now and September 2017. If you are hoping to set up a new business, if you want to grow your existing small business, or if you want to take on an apprentice, you can apply for a share of these grant funds to help you out. For small business grants, you can apply for up to £2,000 which you will need to match with additional funds. For example, if you want to buy some equipment that costs £1,500, you can apply for £750 from the grant fund, and source the additional £750 needed from your own money, a bank loan etc. You must be able to demonstrate how the project will develop or establish your business and what difference it will make. If you are a business that wants to take on an

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DICK TURPIN RETURNS! If you haven’t already done so, there may still be time to buy your tickets for the Henfield Theatre Company’s pantomime, “Dick Turpin”. You will have noticed Dame Dollop, played by Paul Woodcock, on our cover this month. This charming, traditional family panto will be staged at The Henfield Hall from Thursday 5 to Saturday 7 January. The Thursday and Friday performances start at 7.30pm. On Saturday, there will be a matinee at 2pm and an evening performance starting at 7.30pm. Tickets, priced £10 and £12, are available from Stevens Estate Agents (Henfield High Street, 01273 492141), who are also sponsoring the production. Don’t miss the fun! See www.henfieldtheatrecompany.com for more details. Martin Love

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Calling all gardeners, artists and musicians! This year’s Open Weekend will take place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 June; so although we are still in the grip of winter, it’s time to start thinking about participating in this very popular event. To register an interest, please get in touch with Liz or Heather as soon as possible, and definitely by 29 January. Contact Liz Taylor on 01273 491725 or email, etaylor52.et@gmail.com or Heather McFarlaneCryer on 01273 492442. Heather McFarlane-Cryer

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JANUARY 2017 | News

HENFIELD U16 KIT SPONSORS Henfield U16 football team are proud to announce their new kit sponsor - Harrity Building & Construction. The boys had outgrown last year’s shirts and were excited about the prospect of new kit. Since they arrived we have had our best run of form in the Mid Sussex Youth & Minor League too. Thank you to Christian Harrity for his support. Richard Brooks

HENFIELD PARISH COUNCIL REPORT Henfield Parish Council discussed the five nominations for the Citizen of Henfield Award at

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its meeting on Tuesday 1 November. After due deliberation a vote was held and none of the nominees received the required 100% backing from those Councillors present at the meeting. As a result, it may be necessary to review the current criteria used for deciding the award and if so, this will take place within the coming months. A vacancy has arisen on Henfield Parish Council due to the resignation of Mr Vas Siantonas and Horsham District Council has approved the co option of a Councillor. Firstly, let me take this opportunity to thank Vas for his excellent work on the Council and in particular for Chairing the Cemetery Committee for the past 3 years and for securing the funding which will see the Memorial Field football pitches completely renovated in May 2017. I also need to thank him for his invaluable assistance guiding me through the minefield of new lighting columns and Christmas Lights for the High Street! If you are interested in applying for the position of Councillor on Henfield Parish Council, please either email the Parish Office (office@henfield.gov. uk) or phone 01273 492507. We can give you an application form and a set of notes giving you a better idea of what the role involves. The deadline for applying will be 31 January 2017. Kevin Wright, Clerk – Henfield Parish Council

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News | JANUARY 2017

CHRISTMAS STARTS HERE! On Thursday 1 December, the Henfield Friends of St Barnabas staged ‘Christmas Starts Here!’ to a packed audience at the Henfield Hall. This concert, arranged by Nigel and Sidonie Stevens, raised over £1600 for St Barnabas Hospice, a very worthy cause. A choir from St Peter’s School began with a medley of seasonal songs – ‘Calypso Carol’, ‘Silent Night’ and ‘It’s a Magical Time of the Year’. Martin Buss’s cornet virtuosity with ‘Kim’ was followed by Sidonie Winter’s rendition of the Gracie Fields’ song ‘I Took my Harp to the Party, But Nobody Asked me to

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Play’, which she followed up with two solos on the harp – ‘Ebbing Tide’ and ‘Silent Night’. In the second half, Brass Fusion played a festive medley; Sophie Wells and Henry Godwin enchanted us with ‘You’re the One That I Want’ from Grease. The Sussex Harmonisers sang a range of close-harmony barbershop numbers, then Deacons Seamus and Liam amused us with an updated Major-General Stanley’s song from Pirate of Penzance. Finally Sidonie returned to sing Adolphe Adam’s classic ‘O Holy Night’ – in the original French. There were seasonal contributions from Fred McComas with an amusing Christmas monologue; Pamela Chaston with three readings, including a poem that she wrote when she was 15; and Revd Christina Bennett with a reading about a school nativity play. The solo items were interspersed with Community Carols, ably accompanied by members of Brass Fusion. A really enjoyable evening was had by all. Nigel Stevens

HENFIELD SHORT MAT BOWLS CLUB Good news! That’s nice for once, isn’t it? Mainly due to the support this excellent little magazine has given us over the last few years our Club is thriving. We have welcomed quite a few new

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JANUARY 2017 | News players, and now our numbers are well up. Some Friday mornings we have a good crowd if everybody comes at once. What a contrast to a few years’ back when I was worried that we might not be able to pay the rent! So thank you, everyone, not least the staff of ‘BN5’. One of our senior players, Stella Brent, celebrated her 90th birthday in October and treated the whole club to a buffet lunch after our game. Congratulations Stella from all your friends; I can honestly say that she plays our game as well as ever. What an example to us all! It just shows that joining a club such as ours really does keep you going. Derek Rogers

HENFIELD LIBRARY NEWS Did someone you know receive driving lessons for Christmas? Library members can access Theory Test Pro for free, part of our e-Information Online Reference Library, and evidence shows that learner drivers using this website are twice as likely to pass their test! The online service includes the full DVSA question bank and hazard perception test, plus it looks and feels just like the real test so it’s excellent preparation for all learner drivers. Escape the winter chill and settle down with a book! Our selection of Winter Warmers in all our libraries have been specially chosen as good reads for this time of year. Or, if it’s too cold to come out then why not download something from our eLibrary? Our latest magazine titles include some great festive recipes. Sallyanne Burgess

FRIENDS OF ST PETERS JANUARY BRUNCH DATE INVITATION The Friends of St. Peters invite you to a New Year Brunch date in the Garden Room, Henfield Hall on Saturday 21 January, 10.30am-1pm. For £10 you can have wonderful hot food, some celebratory bucks fizz and then indulge in a good raffle. Take this opportunity to start the year with some friends and have time to catch with all their news in a warm inviting room, on a cold winter morning. Prebook your seats through Village Care, in the High Street or on the ticket line on 01273 492294. Do not delay, as this is always a popular event. The Friends of St Peters is an organisation of likeminded residents who are committed in raising funds to maintain the structure and churchyard of our historic parish church for everyone to enjoy in the years ahead. The church is over 700 years old, and as such, is in constant need of repair and maintenance. So please support us by coming to our regular events and enjoy yourself at the same time. John Willis

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MARCUS GRIMES ESTATE AGENTS Marcus Grimes Estate Agents have acquired Goodsman Lettings of Henfield, as after more than 20 years of serving the communities surrounding Henfield, Gillian Goodsman has decided to fulfil a lifetime dream of moving to Cornwall. The two businesses will combine to create an agency specialising in sales and lettings from their offices in Coopers Way. Kay Boxall and Ginny Jesson will remain on the lettings team in Henfield and will be joined by Emma Rivers from the Marcus Grimes Lettings department. Sales will be handled by Alexa Mallet, a Henfield resident and Sophia Lambor, all overseen by Marcus Grimes himself, who has lived in Henfield with his family for nearly 30 years. Henfield office sales and lettings instructions will be offered from the Hurstpierpoint office allowing for more exposure and internet coverage. Marcus Grimes

1ST HENFIELD SCOUTS INTERNATIONAL CAMP Every four years there is a large international camp for West Sussex Scouts, Explorers and Guides, as well as overseas Scout and Guide groups at Ardingly Showground. It has been held in West Sussex for over 30 years and provides an international experience for young people from around the world. This year 1st Henfield are delighted to be taking almost 30 of the Scouts along to the camp in August. The main stumble is the cost, which for a week long camp full of activities is quite high. We will be fundraising in many different ways over the next seven months and the first scheduled event is a 24 hour ‘stay awake.’ We will do everything in our power to keep the Scouts awake and may well do some night walking around the village. We will obviously keep the noise down but please don’t be alarmed if you see groups of us out and about at silly o’clock in the night. If you would like to make any donations to the Scout Summer Camp, please contact the team

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News | JANUARY 2017 at 1sthenfieldscouttroop@hotmail.co.uk. All fundraising amounts will be split equally between all of the Scouts going on the camp to bring to costs down. Please support us if you can. Skipper

FINE & COUNTRY COMING TO HENFIELD

BAGS OF FUN Thanks to a £3,000 donation from the Southern Co-operative’s ‘Love Your Neighbourhood’ campaign, we have been able to develop our work with children and young people. Our Nature Tots programme of muddy fun for under-fives is taking places at six different places in Sussex, and our Youth Ranger groups have given volunteers aged 16-25 years the opportunity to learn new skills and enhance their career prospects. At Nature Tots we’ve bought kettles for the campfire, buckets and trowels for the mud café, and bowsaws for making wooden medallions and miniature tractor wheels. Our new groups in Brighton and Horsham have had extra tools and equipment to help them get off the ground, and we’ve been able to splash out on healthy fruit kebab snacks, which have gone down well with the Tots and their parents. Our Youth Rangers groups in Crawley and Brighton have been busy working to improve local green spaces for wildlife including hedge planting and creating butterfly banks planted with nectarrich native wild flowers. At Tilgate Park, Crawley, they have built a hibernaculum for slow worms and grass snakes – a safe haven to spend the winter in. The Brighton group has held a beach clean and made a rain garden in nearby Portslade to help reduce flooding by holding back storm water, while providing a valuable habitat for wildlife. They have also encouraged local children to take part in a guided bat walk. Thanks to the funding, they have been able to buy new bowsaw blades, loppers and spades to carry out their work. Sussex Wildlife Trust 2 0 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

From January 1st we will be launching Fine & Country Downland Villages, a luxury estate agency brand from our office at 1 Bishop Croft, Henfield. This will run alongside our existing Estate Agency ‘Stevens’ to complement our established business. Fine & Country Downland Villages will specialise in the marketing of character and prestigious homes. We have extensive local expertise as an independent estate agent and understand a house in the country is more than just bricks and mortar. Our Fine & Country team of Kevin Joyes, Gary Marples and Carolynne Joyes have a wealth of experience between them. Fine & Country has more than 300 offices and is co-ordinated from Park Lane, Mayfair, London and enables property to be advertised through local and regional marketing, national newspapers and quality magazines. If you would like to find out more please pop in for a chat or alternatively call us on 01273 493500 for a confidential meeting at your home. Visit our website www.fineandcountry.com/downlandvillages or email us at downlandvillages@fineandcountry.com Carolynne Joyes, Fine and Country Downland Villages.

‘SLOW DOWN’ CAMPAIGN

Can we please urge you to slow down when driving in residential areas as sadly a pet cat was run over and killed by a driver travelling too fast on Mallard Way. This happened in daylight hours on Tuesday 6 December and the driver didn’t even have the decency to stop. Next time this could be a child or elderly resident. So please, please for the safety of everyone including much loved pets, slow down. As a result, I would like to start a village wide ‘Slow Down’ campaign to benefit all Henfield residents and make our streets safer for all. If you would like to be involved or have any feedback or ideas please get in touch with Caroline Cairns on email carolinelcairns@btinternet.com or at 9 Mallard Way, Henfield, BN5 9HF. Thank you. Carol Cairns To keep REALLY up to date... www.bn5magazine.co.uk


JANUARY 2017 | News NEW CHARGES FOR HENFIELD CAR PARKS As you may already know, Horsham District Council intend to introduce parking fees in their rural car parks, including the two Henfield car parks. The charges are set to be introduced from April 2017. At a meeting of the Chanctonbury Local Committee on 23 November there was a lively debate on the proposals, with representatives from some Parish Councils, Community Partnerships and trader organisations from across the area voicing their concerns that the introduction of charges could act as a barrier to local commerce, and could impact the health of the rural economies in an already difficult trading environment. Many also felt that the consultation had been muddled and changing; at one stage Parish Councils were given the option of taking responsibility for car park costs and putting the price on the parish precept, this was later withdrawn. Horsham District Council released this statement: Changes to rural car parking arrangements A Horsham District Council Cabinet meeting on 24 November approved proposals to change rural car park charging structures across the district. • For regular users, all the council’s rural car parks will see the introduction of a rural parking permit scheme at a cost of just £12 a year for the first permit and £6 a year for subsequent permits registered at the same address. • Regular all day long-term users of specific car parks will be able to purchase an annual season ticket at a standardised cost of £130 a year. This rate will be available in Billingshurst, Henfield, Pulborough, Steyning, Storrington, Godwin Way, North Horsham car parks. • Additionally, for infrequent users who do not wish to purchase permits or season tickets, Pay and Display machines will be introduced in specific car parks which will be more convenient for them to use. Currently rural car parks are subsidised by the council taxpayer by approximately £315k per annum. Over the past 10 years £314,000 has been spent on major repairs eg resurfacing. It is expected that some £500,000 will have to be spent over the next 10 years. Commenting on the proposed changes, Cabinet Member for the Local Economy Cllr Gordon Lindsay said: “The proposed new car parking charges are tailored to users’ needs and represent outstanding value for money, whilst creating a fairer, level playing field across the whole of the district which currently operates different charging schemes for different car parks. The income will enable us to improve car park maintenance (eg relining of parking bays) and provide improved enforcement to ensure that the use of busy car parks are optimised to the benefit of

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the users of the town/village facilities users. Furthermore the complete removal of the Government grant has placed the council under significant financial pressure and we have had to review our charging schemes.” There is a 21 day consultation period commencing on 15th December – 12th January 2017. This gives members of the public an opportunity to comment on these proposals. Any comments or objections should be made in writing to: Head of Legal & Democratic Services, Horsham District Council, Parkside, Chart Way, Horsham RH12 1RL or by email to parking@horsham.gov.uk. Horsham District Council later clarified that the charges for pay and display will be via online or telephone booking (no coins) and will be 75p for one hour or £1.50 for the maximum stay of the car park, 2-3 hours, depending on discussions with Parish Councils. BN5 asked for clarification on long-term season tickets, it is currently unclear if these can be purchased by those living out of area who work in the village. This has not been clarified at the time of going to print. It is thought these long-term passes will be restricted to around 61 for the Henfield car parks. We will keep you updated on our website www.bn5magazine.co.uk Editor

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A sparkling Christmas evening on Henfield High Street

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he annual Henfield Christmas evening on Friday 9 December was a sparkling and magical event with a record numbers of visitors. Shops and businesses and Christmas stalls offered shoppers festive nibbles and special offers; Santa made a guest appearance in his grotto (thank you to the Youth Club who invited him!); a children’s mini fun fair, live reindeers, carol singers and a magician provided the entertainment; and hungry shoppers could choose from a variety of street food on offer. Festive jumpers were out in force for the St Barnabas Hospice ‘Wear it Festive’ day, and the ever-popular children’s Sheep Trail made a return with a flock of sheep, both knitted and pottery, hiding in various shops and businesses up and down the High Street. The theme for this years best dressed window

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competition was ‘Red, Gold & Green’ and the high street shops wowed everyone with their wonderfully creative offerings. The winners of the competition were: Best display; White Mischief, best use of space; Jasmines, best use of colour; Henfield Furnishings, with Cinder Rose and All Things Covered winning Highly Commended. Many thanks to judges Stephen McCulley, Headmaster at St Peter’s CE Primary School, Peter Bates from Woodmancote and Ann Donoghue, Parish Councillor. At the end of the evening the 70 lucky winners of prizes in the Big BN5 Draw in aid of St Barnabas Hospice were announced, rounding off another fabulous village community event. At the time of going to print we have raised in excess of £3,300 for St Barnabas, many thanks to everyone who bought tickets and to the businesses who donated so generously. This years Christmas evening was organised by The Community Partnership, BN5 Magazine and the High Street Traders, all of whom worked incredibly hard to make it a wonderful evening. A huge thank you to everyone who came along and supported our local high street – we’re already looking forward to next year! Sarah Butler

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It has been a long-held dream of mine to open a country pub in Sussex and to escape the big smoke. The Wheatsheaf is offering something new to West After more than two years of searching and planning Sussex and the already thriving food scene in the area. We are excited by the changing seasons, and welcome this dream has finally come true. new and old customers to come along to meet our In 2017 we will be continuing to develop the already friendly team and enjoy some Wheatsheaf hospitality, popular menu. We pride ourselves in sourcing the best be it sitting by the fire for a drink or enjoying our local produce, which is all home-made. From our crisps exciting menu. as bar snacks, bread and our home-made ice cream, the menu is forever evolving and shows our passion for Nilton Campos, The Wheatsheaf

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Hear to Listen Nicki Dowd, Registered Counsellor in Henfield We may all wish for good health and well-being but how many of us monitor the health of our relationships? If I were to ask one hundred different people, “What makes a relationship good?” I expect I would get almost one hundred different answers, but what about you? Would you say it was compassion or tolerance; or maybe you think a good relationship is based on trust, love, compromise or honesty? Fundamentally a relationship is a connection between two or more individuals. In my experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist it is this connection, and the skill in its communication, that defines the health of a relationship. I have mentioned before that we learn the art of negotiation, compromise and tolerance (or lack of it) in our developmental years. The way we resolve conflict with our siblings and other family members lays down the building blocks for how we will interact successfully, or unsuccessfully, with others as adults.

Frequently the expression of love can be very different for each partner. As a result important indications of love or affection are missed or misconstrued. Sometimes people will learn to constrict their own desires and needs for fear of offending the other. Hopes and dreams are supressed and the potential for resentment is increased, along with an avoidance of honest exchanges. Often, by the time a couple seek help, the communication between them has deteriorated to an all time low. Sometimes neither party feels heard or respected and it

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is common for either conflict to erupt or a total withdrawal from each other to occur. However, there is a skill in expressing our emotions with acceptable authenticity and a talent for becoming increasingly aware of the unspoken ambiguity. Counselling can provide a safe space where clashes in values can be uncovered and thwarted passion can be harnessed to express heart-felt aspirations. Differences can be explored and assumptions checked for accuracy. Clients often feel more able to speak their own truth fairly and directly. It enables them to take initiative and talk about the things that they find difficult. There are many ways to repair a rupture in a relationship and invite a renewed healthy conversation where both parties feel confident they can express themselves in a way that will be understood and appreciated. In Japan they have an art known as ‘kintsukuroi’, translated it means to repair with gold. Within this art form there is an understanding that the reparation can create something even more beautiful than the original object. This also holds true for relationships. Please visit my website www.heartolisten.co.uk, or to book a free 30 minute no-obligation consultation please contact me on 07858 420861 or email me at info@heartolisten.co.uk

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Charity | JANUARY 2017

St Barnabas House Hospice

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n ENORMOUS thank you to everyone who took part in our BN5 Big Draw in December in aid of St Barnabas House hospice. We were genuinely moved by the incredible kindness shown by Henfield residents and businesses. When we decided on St Barnabas House as the recipient charity for this years Big BN5 Draw we were aware that it holds a special place in many people’s hearts. However, we were completely blown away by the generosity it inspires. Many people in Henfield have had friends or relatives who have benefited from the amazing end of life care that St Barnabas House provides: In 2015/16 alone there were 93 patients from the Henfield and Steyning area and 18 patients cared for by the Hospice at Home Team. But for those of you who are not aware of St Barnabas House, let us tell you a bit more about the fabulous work they do and why it is so deserving of our support. Based in Worthing, St Barnabas House care for adults who have an illness that can’t be cured and who are approaching the end of their lives. They provide palliative care to make patients as comfortable as possible, by managing their pain and other distressing symptoms. They also provide psychological, social and spiritual support for patients and their families or carers throughout the illness and into bereavement. The fantastic hospice team consists of specialist nurses, doctors, social workers, counsellors, a chaplain, physiotherapists, complementary therapists and an artist-in-residence. All staff have been trained to not only care, but to listen and

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support both patients and their families in what it is a very difficult and emotional time. Of course many people who are terminally ill prefer to stay in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes. In these situations, the wonderful St Barnabas House Hospice at Home Team can help to support them. Trained nurses and health care assistants work alongside the patients’ GP, community nurses and nurse specialists to ensure that their care is co-ordinated and right for them. Here at BN5 magazine we are delighted to have been able to support St Barnabas House in our own small way through the BN5 Big Draw. If the money we have helped to raise through the generosity of the Henfield community has gone some way to improving the quality of life for someone in their final days or hours, then we are very happy. The BN5 magazine team

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Can you help? St Barnabas House hospice provides care to patients free of charge. As an independent charity, they are largely dependent on the generosity of the local community to fund its services. Do you have two to three hours a week free, have access to a car and like meeting people? St Barnabas House Community Companions are volunteers who provide social and practical support to the hospice’s patients and their carers, and they are looking for more volunteers to join their friendly team. Community Companions come from various age groups and all walks of life. They may visit a patient at home to relieve isolation or boredom by providing friendship and support, or they may sit with them enabling their carer to do something else. Some Companions take their patients out for visits to the shops or garden centres. The visits are usually for a couple of hours on a weekly basis. For more information call St Barnabas House Voluntary Services Team on 01903 706360 or email volunteers@stbh.org.uk

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JANUARY 2017 | Countryside Photograph by Marie Spence

Apple Howling at Old Mill Farm Stand fast, root! Bear well, top!

glade where Tom had good memories of playing as a child. In the early days the fruit was pressed God send us a howling crop! with the existing cloth and rack presses on the farm – physically strenuous to use and a slow Every twig, apples big! process of low yield. Today in the pale morning Every bough, apples enow! Hurrah! sun, wooden crates wait outside the barns to be squished through a modern belt-press during late (Wassailing chant) November and early December: 200 tonnes of he apple trees in this quiet glade at Old Mill Farm at fruit are processed from five thousand trees. The Bolney have been here for eighty years, thick trunks determination is paying off, Wobblegate juice and rising into fruit-laden canopies, silvery lichens cider is firmly established and winning awards. covering knarled branches. All is quiet, bruised and The family welcome an ancient tradition onto their rosy windfalls thick on the floor. The silence is broken farm in early January – the raucous and fun-loving by a rustle and dull thud – an apple hitting the ground. Apple Howling ceremony. Once celebrated at the English Bramley, Newton’s Wonder and Grenadier are all Whittome fruit farm in Henfield, the celebration in this orchard. From old root stock these trees are producing a bumper crop this year and will be brought to was revived by the Chanctonbury Morris Men. the press in a couple of weeks for cider-making after And so in dark, bleak January in the oldest apple grove on the farm, Morris men dance, sing and they have matured their flavour out in the cold. recite poems by the light of flame torches helped The Wobblegate orchards were once part of by a willing crowd. Children are invited to thrash a landed country estate in Warninglid, its fruit sticks upon the trees to wake them and then the harvested and sold in a time when people ate more ‘howling’ is the invitation to make a cacophony seasonally and locally, one of many commercial of noise – banging saucepans together, blowing orchards thriving around Sussex. Since 1960 two- whistles and yelling is all encouraged to bestow thirds of orchards have been lost to a tidal wave of a benediction upon the trees. Back in the barns, pressures upon local food production. Nowadays juice, cider and wassail cakes are served and more those who cook, love and eat apples are all the dancing. poorer for being unable to appreciate the dazzling array of flavours and varieties of English apples So what steps can we take to look after and nurture no longer on offer. Ashdown Seedling, Crawley the orchards we still have and to plant new ones? Community orchards as well as commercial ones are Beauty, Doctor Hogg (originating from Leonardslee gradually springing up around the country. There is Gardens) June Crewdson, Knobby Russet are just greater recognition that orchards support a rich world some of the Sussex varieties. of wildlife and a vital source of learning for a new genNow, the family at Old Mill Farm led by father eration, but there are great pressures. Orchards must and son team Glyn and Tom Stevens are part be championed and Apple Howling in January is a good of a growing revolution to reverse this lost fruit start. It gives a chance to reconnect with all that the production. In 2009 they began a new venture apple symbolises – a delicious English fruit, but also a to rejuvenate the orchards on their farm and turn symbol of love, beauty and rebirth down the ages. the vast apple harvest into juice and cider. The Andrea May name Wobblegate came from the Russet orchard See www.crmm.co.uk for information on Apple Howling at Old Mill Farm, Bolney. 01273 494002 B N5 M AG AZ I NE | 3 7

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A review of the Autumn Statement The new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip New Tax Allowance for Property and Hammond, has given his first Autumn Statement, which included fewer big announcements than we Trading Income As announced in the 2016 Budget, two new Income came to expect from his predecessor. Tax allowances of £1,000 each for trading and property Corporate and Business tax income will be effective from 6 April. Where individuals have trading and/or property income below this level, Corporation Tax The Chancellor affirmed that there would be no the income will not need to be declared to HMRC change to the headline rates of Corporation Tax and can be regarded as tax-free. The trading income provided for in recent Finance Acts. The main rate for allowance will be extended to miscellaneous income the current financial year (2016) is 20% and this will for the provision of assets or services – the precise reduce to 19% for the years 2017 to 2019, and to 17% type of income this extension will cover is unclear, but will no doubt become evident as the details emerge. for 2020. Companies will benefit from the Chancellor’s commitment to maintaining one of the lowest headline rates of tax on corporate profits in the G20. Clearly the hope is that this will weigh significantly in international companies’ decisions as to whether to invest in the UK, regardless of Brexit.

These new allowances are intended to simplify the reporting requirements for individuals with small levels of property or trading income, although for some they could raise more questions than answers.

The UK tax regime for companies investing in R&D is extremely favourable, but even so the Chancellor has promised that “the government will review the tax environment for R&D to look at ways to make the UK an even more competitive place to do R&D”. These changes can only be positive and we look forward to further information in due course.

of salary sacrifice schemes will be removed from April, except in respect of arrangements relating to pensions (including advice), childcare, Cycle to Work scheme and ultra-low emission cars. Arrangements in place before April will be protected until April 2018 and arrangements for cars, accommodation and school fees will be protected until April 2021. Subject to the transitional rules, it will no longer be possible to provide other benefits – such as mobile phones – in this way from April. This measure risks creating an uneven playing field, as new recruits will be able to negotiate their salary and benefits package without entering into a salary sacrifice, whereas existing employees will have lost the flexibility to vary their salary and benefits packages in order to achieve the same outcome in a tax efficient way.

Employment tax

Salary sacrifice Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credits The tax and employer’s National Insurance advantages

Private client

Personal Allowances The Government has committed that by the end of the current Parliament the Income Tax allowance will increase to £12,500 and the higher rate tax threshold to £50,000. In line with this, from April, the Personal Allowance will increase to £11,500 (from £11,000) and the higher rate threshold to £45,000 (from £43,000).

Pensions and Tax Savings The continued encouragement of a savings ethic sees confirmation of the proposed increase in the ISA allowances from £15,240 to £20,000 and confirmation that the nil rate band for savings will remain at the current £5,000 limit. The generous increase in the ISA limit is countered by the continued restrictions on pension investment and tightening of rules where some earners were able to secure double pension relief by recycling contributions. The Government’s intention to reduce the attractiveness of pensions, with their associated tax relief, and to encourage savings via ISAs, is clear.

Termination payments From April 2018, termination payments over £30,000 that are subject to Income Tax will also be subject to employers’ NICs. The first £30,000 of a termination payment will remain exempt from both Income Tax and National Insurance. This measure will remove the long-standing National Insurance advantage for employers making large termination payments. Employers should consider whether they can bring forward any large termination or redundancy payments forward in order to achieve a 13.8% saving on termination payments above £30,000 before the rules change in April 2018.


VAT

VAT Flat Rate Scheme

From 1 April, there will be a new (higher) VAT flat rate of 16.5% for “businesses with limited costs”. Currently, businesses determine which flat rate percentage to use by reference to their trade sector. From 1 April, however, they must also determine whether they meet the definition of a limited cost trader, which will be one whose costs of goods is one of the following: zero, less than 2% of turnover; or less than £1,000 per year. The main category of traders that will be hit by the changes is those in professional services, including computer consultants, lawyers, architects and so on, whose current rate is 14.5%. Such a business turning over £120,000 will have an additional VAT cost of £2,400 per year, up from £17,400 to £19,800. Some of those affected will consider leaving the Flat Rate Scheme and accounting for VAT conventionally, which may have been HMRC’s intention.

Increase in Insurance Premium Tax

From 1 June, the rate of IPT will increase from 10% to 12%. This follows an increase from 9.5% to 10% from 1 October 2016. For further advice on this or other business issues, contact Paul Samrah LLP on: 01737 781546 or Email: psamrah@kingstonsmith.co.uk Kingston Smith is an independent member of Morison KSi, a global association providing border-free professional services with 375 offices in 87 countries.

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

03 42 65

Roger Minost Architect

55

Number One The Laurels B&B

65

Bike Buddy

18

Bloxham Construction Downs Southern Ltd Henfield Homes Ltd Nigel Parsons Builder Optimal Property Solutions

54 62 59 49 55

Helping Hands Homecare Upper Mead - Sussex Health Care

42 41

B&I Carpets

58

ARCHITECT

BED & BREAKFAST & ACCOMMODATION BIKE REPAIRS

BUILDERS, CARPENTRY & PLASTERING

CARE

CARPET SUPPLY

CLEANING & CARPET CLEANING

Ben Daniels Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Diamond Home Cleaning

48 21

Terry Healy Chimney Sweep

60

Henfield Help Line PC Doctors (Stanly Associates Ltd)

43 54

The Conservatory Co. Countryman Home Improvements

50 56

Alice’s Dog Grooming Rebecca’s Dog Grooming

43 49

Benchmark Timber Windows BHW Glass Ltd N. Constantine Double Glazing Repairs

02 58 60

Jeremy Crawley Henfield Electrician PD Electrical Ltd

49 57

The Henfield Fencing Co. R.J Meaker Fencing Limited

57 53

CHIMNEY SWEEP

COMPUTER REPAIR & IT SUPPORT CONSERVATORIES

DOG WALKING & GROOMING DOUBLE GLAZING & WINDOWS

ELECTRICAL SERVICES

FENCING, GATES & SHEDS

FINANCIAL PLANNING / MORTGAGES

Robert Slaughter Independent Financial Advisor 31

FOOD & FARM SHOPS

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

FUNERAL DIRECTORS

21 09 27

C&T Radmall Henfield Funeral Services

42 42

Boretech Engineering Braziers Garage Henfield Coles Automotive Ltd Mile Oak Servicing Setyres

51 66 26 57 68

GARAGES REPAIRS AND SALES

GARDENERS, GARDENS & NURSERIES Beechcroft Landscapes The Green Reaper Hamfelds Home & Garden Rooted Garden Services Rushfields Plant Centre & Gifts Swains Garden Centre & Farm Shop S. Goodridge Gardens

GIFTS, BOOKS, JEWELLERY & ART Katherine Lawrie The Steyning Bookshop

46 43

B Muzeen Groundworks

50

GROUNDWORKS & LANDSCAPING GUTTER CLEARANCE

HAIR & BEAUTY

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

59 60 43

33 46 17 46

HANDYMAN & PROPERTY SERVICES Geoff’s Handyman Services Henfield Homes Ltd Optimal Property Solutions

55 59 55

Hamfelds Building Supplies

48

DB Foot Clinic Get Fit Hear to Listen Henfield Chiropractic Clinic Henfield Feet Plus RC Life Coaching Slimming World Sussex Osteopath & Complementary Health

40 14 32 46 46 23 12 47

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

30 15 39 48 52

HARDWARE & DIY

HEALTH & COMPLEMENTARY HEALTH

INTERIORS, BLINDS & UPHOLSTERY

KITCHEN DESIGN & FITTING Woodborne Kitchens

LEISURE, EVENTS & COMMUNITY The Henfield Hall Monday Market Henfield Leisure Centre Roadmark Travel

11

LOCKSMITHS

63 22 08

Lucy Locksmith

61

Inner Space Office & Storage Marcus Grimes

65 04

OFFICE SPACE TO RENT OPTICIAN

Henfield Eyecare

OVEN CLEANING

38

Ovenu-Worthing

55

Mark Atkinson Decorator Trim Decorating

50 50

PAINTING & DECORATING

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

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56 54 48 56 67 21 61

PEST CONTROL

ACT Pest Control

52

Hawthorn Veterinary Surgeries

49

King and Stevens

63

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

61 58 62 58 60

PETS, PET CARE & EQUINE PLANT & TOOL HIRE

PLUMBING & HEATING

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PUBS, RESTAURANTS & CAFÉS Cat & Canary Pub Full of Beans The Shepherd and Dog Singing Hills Pavilion Restaurant Stan’s Bike Shack taste...deli catering The Wheatsheaf The White Hart

04 36

ROOFING & ROOF MAINTENANCE

28 13 10 28 18 09 29 06

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

38 36 38

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

30 65 38 57 16

Contain Yourself Storage Inner Space Office & Storage

58 65

Corporate Cars Henfield Village Cars

57 62

A & S Aerials & Satellites Aerials & More Norsat

59 60 61

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

54 51 54 56

Hawthorn Veterinary Surgeries

49

We Mend Washing Machines

58

PPC Windows

51

RUBBISH CLEARANCE

SCHOOLS, NURSERIES, CHILDCARE

SOLICITORS & WILL WRITERS

STORAGE SOLUTIONS

TAXI & CHAUFFEUR SERVICES TELEVISION, AUDIO & AERIALS

TREE SURGERY

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