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Henfield Summer Fayre & Show

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Editor’s LETTER

The Henfield Village Fayre and Summer Show is well worth the wait - because it only happens from the BN5 area every two years we always look forward to this (hopefully) sunny day on Henfield Common when it feels as if the entire village has turned out! It’s felt as if we have been rather consumed with it Local Interest over the last few months, I have witnessed the Henfield Village Fayre incredible efforts of the Parish Office team with Nigel Yeo and Mike Morgan in bringing the whole show together. with all good things, it’s about working together; Local Interest As the two WI groups, the BP Guild, the Henfield Lions St Barnabas Shop 10th to name but a few - the village ‘doers’ - enormous Birthday thanks to them for their hard work and dedication. Please come along on Saturday 22nd July, you can find out about the day by looking at our article on page 24, or picking up a Fayre Local Interest Programme (with details of all the classes for the Memorial Pitches Show Tent enclosed) at one of the village shops or the Parish Office. Our ‘bit’ was the production of the programme. We are incredibly grateful to the local businesses who have advertised and Local Interest sponsored the show; the money raised through Sharky’s at Henfield the programme helps to make the show happen Leisure Centre and invests for a bigger and better show next time. We hope to see you there - come and say hi at the BN5 stall near the Show Tent, we will have some Local Interest BN5 giveaways and a spectacular Hamper Raffle in aid of Henfield Youth Club. The Molly Moo Charity Enjoy the sunshine!

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What’s on | JULY 2017 Steyning Health Centre for start, For more events and detailed Shipley Arts Festival 11am (& 18th) information and maps go to: Collyer’s 6th Form College, 2 mile stroll. All welcome, sociable, Duckering Hall, 82 Hurst Rd, www.henfieldbn5.co.uk led by trained volunteers. No need WSCC school holidays, 25 July Horsham RH12 2EJ, 5.30pm to book. See www.bmglive.com/shipley- 4 September. Check school Tai Chi Class arts-festival/ for full details of this websites for inset days. and other events in July.

Saturday 1 July

Ashurst WI Coffee Morning

Rude Mechanical Theatre Co.

Sussex Prairie Garden, Henfield Ashurst Village Hall, 10am–12pm For more information on all events Fund raising for Ashurst WI. There in July, see advertisement. will be a raffle, tombola, plants, cakes, crafts and books.

Cowfold Horticultural Society Show

Monday 3 Free Tennis

Henfield Haven, 2-3pm (& every Tues)

Knit and Natter

Henfield Library, 2-4pm (& every 1st Tues) Come along with knitting, crocheting, quilting etc. Chat and work together.

Henfield Tennis Club (& until 16th) Henfield Parish Council Play for free during Wimbledon Meeting fortnight. Call 01403 710057. Henfield Hall, Garden Room, Games after School 7pm (& every 1st Tues) Henfield Library, 3-4.30pm (& every Mon term time) Henfield Computer Club Play games and make friends Newtimber Midsummer Garden Room, Henfield Hall, after school. Concert 9.30-12pm (& every Weds) Henfield Badminton Club Newtimber Church BN6 9BT, Help with your personal computer 2.30pm Henfield Hall, 7.30-9.30pm (& in an informal atmosphere. Classical Concert by professional every Mon) Contact 01273 493403. musicians, followed by Strawberry New members always welcome. Henfield Byways Tea. Contact lucy.newtimber@ Henfield Library for start, 10am icloud.com 01273 831877. (& 19th) Chatterbox Steyning Young Farmers 2-3 miles. No dogs. All welcome, Evangelical Free Church Hall, Reunion sociable, led by trained volunteers; 9.30-11.30am (& every Tues) Applesham Farm, Coombes, no need to book. Come along and have fun with 6.30pm The Book Nook pre-school play. To celebrate our 85 years. The Chapel, 10am-11.30am (& Members old and new welcome. Action for Deafness Lamb roast and barn dance. Audiology Centre, Henfield Haven, every Weds) Books, CDs, and DVDs. All Tickets £10 from Alan Griffiths, 10am-12pm (& every Tues) proceeds to St Andrew’s church, merrionfarm@aol.com, 07771 Drop-in hearing aid maintenance Edburton. 511926 or 01403 711544. service. Cowfold Recreation Ground, 2pm It’s over to you to get cooking, growing, making and taking those photographs to wow the judges. Classes are open to everyone.

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Exercise Class

Henfield Leisure Centre, 5-6pm (& every Sun)

Steyning 2 Mile Stroll

Partridge Green Netball

Henfield Haven, 11am-12pm (& every Tues)

Carers’ Support Group

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JULY 2017 | What’s on information, support and to meet The Story of the Music Hall – Coal Hole to Palace – Francis Hughes. other carers. Includes wine and cheese. Girls Football Training Members only. Kings Field, 6–7pm (& every Weds) Sessions open to all primary age girls. Contact Donna 07585 5 Ways Henfield Netball 308414. Henfield Leisure Centre, 10-11am Henfield Joggers (& every Fri) Henfield Leisure Centre, 7pm (& Any adult who wants to play welcome. Drop in group. Contact every Weds) Open to all. See www. 07773 383125. henfieldjoggers.co.uk. Henfield Short Mat Bowls Henfield Hall, 10am-12pm (& Henfield Lions Club every Fri) George Hotel, 7.30pm (& every New members welcome. 1st Weds) New members most welcome. Little Fishes St Peter’s Church, 2-3pm (& all Fri) Vivace! Choir Unitarian Church Meeting House, For pre-school children and their Ditchling, 7.30pm (& every Weds) carers. Lively, fun, small mixed choir who Boards & Banter sing for charities. Henfield Library, 2-4pm (& every 1st Fri) Board games, jigsaws and Rhyme Time refreshments. Henfield Library, 10.15-10.45am Cricket Club Colts Training (& every Thurs) Fun with music for pre-schoolers. Henfield Common, 4.30-5.30pm (final session) Henfield Unattached For Primary school children, see White Hart, 11am (& all 1st Thurs) Cricket Club website for more For those who are alone. Enquiries information. 01273 495820 or just drop-in. Steyning Jazz Club

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Henfield Children’s Centre

Evangelical Free Church Hall, 12pm (& every Thurs) Toy library, information and craft activities. Parents and carers must attend.

Art with a Difference

Steyning Centre, 8.30-11pm (& every 1st Fri) The Bobby Worth Quartet.

Saturday 8

Steyning/Wiston Walk

Fun jazz night out, tickets £25, includes 3 course dinner and glass of wine. Cash bar. Tickets and further information from Susie Jacobsen, 01403 711763.

Steyning Music Society Steyning Centre, 7.30pm Maria Camerhort Quintet.

Sunday 9

Community Sunday Lunch

Henfield Haven, 12.30pm Jointly organised by St Peter’s Church and the Haven. Call 01273 494747 to book.

Monday 10

Steyning Decorative & Fine Arts

Steyning Centre, 10am–12pm (& every 2nd Mon) Oliver Everrett ‘Windsor Castle: fire, restoration and the Queen’. Visitors welcome.

Tuesday 11

Wineham/Twineham Walk

Royal Oak for start, 10am 5½ miles, some stiles, no dogs. All welcome, sociable, led by trained volunteers; no need to book.

U3A Mah Jong Group

Henfield Haven Café, 2pm (& 19th, 26th)

Henfield History Group

Evangelical Free Church Hall, 8pm (& every 2nd Tues) The Fascinating Story of Brighton Station. Presented by Jackie Marsh Hobbs.

Cricket Pavilion for start, 9–10.15am Pub Quiz Downland dog walk. 2 miles. All White Hart, 8.30pm (& 25th) welcome, sociable, led by trained In aid of Henfield Area Response volunteers; no need to book. Team (HART). Teams of up to six. Cricket Club Girls’ Training Cash prize for winners. Call to Twineham Summer Fete Henfield Common, 5.30–6.30pm reserve table. Twineham School, 12pm (final session) See news item. For girls from year 4 upwards. See www.henfieldcricketclub.com/ Fieldfest Music Festival Knit and Natter junior-cricket/. St Peter’s School, Henfield, 4-9pm Lounge, Rayner Court, 10.30amSteyning & Henfield Rotary Henfield’s newest music, food, 12pm (& every 2nd Weds) arts and family festival. Organised We knit gift items and children’s Castle Inn, Bramber, 7.15– by the PTA and replacing the clothes for various charities. 9.45pm (& every Thurs) All welcome to this convivial traditional summer fete. See our Donated wool appreciated. website for full details. organisation. British Legion Meeting Friends of St George’s Adur Valley Fine Arts Cowfold Village Hall, 7.30pm Dinner Dance Society (Henfield) All welcome. Enquiries 07584 Ashurst Village Hall, 7pm 473889. Henfield Hall, 7.30pm Sobell Court Lounge, 2.30-5pm (& every Thurs) All materials provided.

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Friday 14

Henfield Wild Violets WI

Garden Room Henfield Hall, 10am-12pm (& every 2nd Fri) Italian Themed Meeting, including Italian Quiz and Food. New members welcome.

Gin & Jazz Weekend

Shepherd & Dog, Fulking (& until 16th) See page 34 for full details.

Leisure Centre Quiz Night

Henfield Leisure Centre, 7.30pm Teams of 6 maximum, £10 per person incl supper. Tickets from Leisure Centre.

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Annual Riverside Walk

Horsham Rugby Club for start, 10am A 13 mile circular route, along various watercourses and through woodland, pastures and farmland. Includes photographic competition, children’s treasure hunt and visit from Paddington Bear.

Brazilian Samba Day

Wednesday 19

Woodmancote & Henfield WI

Henfield Hall, 2.15–4.30pm (& every 3rd Weds) My Family and other Setbacks! - Mel Rees. Visitors and new members are most welcome to join us.

Thursday 20

Bereavement Support

Henfield Haven Café, 4.155.15pm (& every 3rd Thurs) Non-religious group supporting local people who have lost a loved one. Contact St Peter’s Church Office 01273 495532.

Just For a Laugh 3

The Barn Theatre, Southwick, 7.30pm (& 21st, 22nd) The Southwick Players present the imaginatively titled ‘Just for Laughs 3’ - comedy at its best. With songs and sketches, with jokes old and new - nothing too saucy and nothing too blue. Suitable for 16 years plus.

Friday 21

The Wheatsheaf Pub, Albourne Messy Church Road, 2pm onwards Samba dancers, cocktails and Fulking Village Hall, 4.30-6pm (& every 3rd Fri) Brazilian food. See page 26. Crafts, stories from the Bible and a delicious supper. Call Chris Garden Party for Dementia 01273 857322.

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Trenchmore, 3-5pm Garden party with live music, tea and delicious cakes. Especially for people with dementia, their families and friends. A representative from Horsham Alzheimer’s Society will be there with information about local services. No charge. Call 07711 698279 or 01403 864419 to confirm if the sun isn’t shining!

Tuesday 18 Trefoil Guild

Henfield Guide Hut, 7.30pm (& every 3rd Tues) Open to anyone over 18.

Secrets of the Silk Road Henfield Hall, 7.30pm See news item.

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Cowfold Village History Society

Cowfold Village Hall, 7.45pm Jackie Marsh-Hobbs ‘The Secrets of the Royal Pavilion’

Saturday 22

Henfield Summer Fayre and Show Henfield Common, 1pm See article page 24.

Monday 24

Citizens Advice Bureau Outreach

Tuesday 25

Henfield Art Club

Garden Room, Henfield Hall, 7.15– 9.30pm (& every 4th Tues) Benjamin Smith - An illustrated talk on the basics of facial anatomy.

Small Dole Tuesday Club

Small Dole Village Hall, 7.30pm (every 4th Tues) Chris Tomlinson - What’s in the Wind. Restoration work in progress of Rampion Wind Farm.

Wednesday 26

Computer Club Facebook Session Garden Room, Henfield Hall, 10am–12.30 pm See news item.

Thursday 27 4Sight

Maidment Court, 2pm (& every last Thurs) For those with sight problems. Occasional speakers, games, quizzes and refreshments.

Friday 28

Call My Bluff Wine Quiz

North Town Field, Fulking, 7– 10.15 pm Includes very superior bites to eat. Prize for the winning table. Tables of 8 contestants. Proceeds in aid of village hall restoration. Contact Shepherd & Dog for tickets.

Sunday 30

Seven Stiles Fun Run Henfield Leisure Centre, 10.15am-1pm See news item.

Fulking Fair

Downside Meadow, 12–5pm Traditional country fair. Proceeds in aid of the village hall. Admission and Parking Free!

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News | JULY 2017 The successful candidate will need some local knowledge, good communication skills, both written and oral, and the appropriate IT skills. The working hours will be approximately 30 hours per month and will necessitate some evening and the occasional Saturday work. Further details, including a full job description, can be supplied upon request. If you are interested in applying for the position, please contact the Parish Council office by email, office@henfield.gov.uk or phone 01273 492507. Kevin Wright, Parish Clerk © Emma Osman, BN5 magazine

HENFIELD HUB TO BECOME INDEPENDENT FROM HENFIELD COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

FULKING FAIR Please join us for a great day out for all the family at our traditional Country Fair on Sunday 30th July, between 12 noon and 5pm. There will be live music including ‘Sold as Seen’, the Shepherd & Dog marquee and bar, Punjabi Street Food, Rushfields Pies, Fish & Chips, Ellie’s biscuits, country stalls, teas and cakes. In addition, there will be demonstrations, children’s games, a puppet show, pony rides, tug of war and many other events. This Fair won the Argus Community Event of the year and is generally reckoned to be one of the best in Sussex. Proceeds in aid of the village hall. Admission and parking are free!! Bob Rowland

NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN ADMINISTRATOR REQUIRED The new Henfield Neighbourhood Plan is seeking to employ a person to act as Administrator to the Steering Group. Owing to funding, the post may be valid only for the first year of the Neighbourhood Plan process. The main area of responsibility will be to assist with the general running of the Steering Group meetings and Focus Group work, dealing with agendas, minutes and other documentation and correspondence connected with the Plan.

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The Henfield Hub was set up by Henfield Community Partnership (HCP) in 2012 with a grant from West Sussex County Council. During this period HCP have provided support when required, although the day to day running of the Hub has always been managed by the Hub board. HCP have been looking at how digital information is provided to the village and to other nearby villages and asked for a report from the Hub board about the future of the Hub. The Hub report was received at the end of April 2017 and states that the Hub is financially stable and still seen as relevant in its current PC format. HCP have responded to the strong desire expressed by the Hub board that the Hub is an asset, and therefore consider the time is now right for the Hub to stand as an entity in its own right and be given its independence. HCP believe that it is in the interests of the community for this to be done as quickly and amicably as possible and will be working with all parties to achieve a smooth handover. Carol Eastwood, Chairman HCP

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JULY 2017 | News HENFIELD PARISH COUNCIL CLERK’S REPORT Henfield Parish Council has been considering for some time whether it would be a good idea to install a few items of outdoor fitness equipment somewhere in the village, similar to those that can be seen down at Lancing seafront and also along Worthing seafront. I would be grateful if residents could let me know whether you think that this is a good idea and if so, where you think that the machines could be situated. One suggestion so far has been on the grassy area between the Kings Field play area and the tennis courts. Please let me know what you think by dropping me an email at the Parish Office – office@henfield.gov.uk. Alternatively give me a call on 01273 492507. If like me you’ve not visited the Henfield Museum as often as you might have liked over the years, I would encourage you to pop in next time you’re close by. One little gem I found recently was an album of photos which chronicle the making of the Memorial Field on Henfield Common in 1950. The photos record the original state of the ground, which at the time was effectively scrub land covered in gorse, up until when the Memorial Field was opened on 16th September 1950 and the Memorial Stone was unveiled. For those of you that may not know, this was all done to honour those men and women that served during the Second World War. The Memorial Field is set aside for residents of Henfield to play sports, which is why work is currently being carried out to restore and renovate the pitches to their original condition. Next time you’re in the vicinity of The Henfield Hall, please pop into the Museum and ask to have a look at the album of photos. I assure you that you won’t be disappointed! Kevin Wright

DIRECTORY OF COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES FOR HENFIELD The Henfield Community Partnership Action for Older People Group has printed a new version of the Directory of local health and social care services, especially aimed at older people in the village, but useful for all. It will be distributed to every house in Henfield. It was printed by Design-Copy-Print in the village, and we are grateful to the Sussex Community Foundation and the Kindersley Trust for helping fund the printing, to the Henfield Lions for distributing it, and to Christy Palmer for her skill in the design.

EMPTY HENFIELD CAR PARKS It’s wonderful to be able to find a space in the car parks but to what cost for some residents? The roads around the High Street are congested instead! I am ashamed of some Henfield residents who race up Furners Mead to park behind the Village Hall car park rather than pay £12 a year! I’m not talking about younger drivers or those residents who possibly work in Brighton and catch the bus in - no I’m talking about well-heeled adults with superior cars just popping up to Budgens, or other High Street shops, for an hour or so. An annual parking disk works out to cost just 25p a week. Please show some consideration to local residents in the way that you choose to drive and park. Furners Mead resident

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News | JULY 2017 If you find the Directory is not useful for you when it is delivered, please return it to the Parish Office to go to someone who needs it more. Also, if any of the information gets out of date, please drop a note to this effect at the Parish Office for the attention of the HCP. Hugh Daniels

generously. Be sure to visit the St. Barnabas Stall at the Village Fayre on Saturday 22nd July. The next meeting of The Friends is on Thursday 20th July at 7.30pm in the Free Church Hall. Do come along, we are always looking for fresh ideas for fund raising. Fred McComas

COUNTY COUNCIL NEWS

BP GUILD’S SENIOR CITIZENS MYSTERY TOUR AND DINNER COMING SOON!

We are in a period after the county election in which the Conservative party won some 56 seats, LibDems 9 and Labour 5. You’ll notice I am sure that the UK Independence Party lost all the seats they contested and in fact no one from UKIP stood for Henfield. Thank you for backing me in my campaign to continue to be your county councillor, and if you didn’t then I can assure you that I will continue to represent everyone, regardless of political party. Wednesday 16th May was a special meeting of the Council at which everyone found what jobs they will be doing. Yours truly was appointed by the whole council to be the most senior member of the County Council as Chairman and at the same time chairman of Governance and Standards. Roger Oakley, of Worthing, joins me as Vice Chairman of the Council and it looks as if I face many commitments over the year(s) with appointments already piling up. Louise Goldsmith was again appointed leader and announced her cabinet, which now includes Peter Catchpole (Deputy), Bob Lanzer, Steve Hillier, Richard Burrett, Debbie Kennard, Deborah Urquhart and Jeremy Hunt. Not necessarily in that order. Those of you with long memories will remember Mrs Urquhart used to be a member of the cabinet and the loss of David Barling from Steyning is noted. Despite time working on elections I continue to represent your concerns. I understand that drivers are parking where they shouldn’t. All parking issues are a matter for Horsham District enforcement teams and I will pass on any complaints I get to the local representatives. This especially includes concerns over the new car park arrangements. You can write, email lionelbarnard@westsussex. gov.uk or telephone me on 01273 491426 or 07515 332929 with local issues that bother you, if nothing else I will see that they reach the right representative. Lionel Barnard, Chairman of the County Council

HENFIELD FRIENDS OF ST. BARNABAS HOUSE We are delighted to say that at the start of this our new year we have already raised just over £500. Watch out for our collectors in the High Street for Sunflower Day on Saturday 15th July. Please give 1 4 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

If you live in Henfield, Small Dole or the immediate surrounding area, you are invited to the BP Guild annual Senior Citizens coach outing with dinner on Sunday 3rd September. It is free, as the Henfield BP Guild hires marquees, holds jumble sales and dedicates its fund raising activities during December to cover this event. To qualify you need to be of senior citizen age. Tradition dictates that the destination is a closely guarded secret, so we cannot let you know where the coach trip is heading. We can tell you it will be a drive of about 60 to 90 minutes to a place of interest where ice-cream, tea or a soft drink will be served. At all times you will be escorted by one or two Guildsmen, some of whom are also volunteer members of HART. Whilst you are enjoying these delights, back at the Henfield Hall, BP Guild and helpers will be hard at work preparing your 4 course meal. A cup of tea or glass of sherry will be offered to welcome you back. The day will start around 12 noon and concludes around 7 to 8pm. Should you need assistance to get home let us know and we will endeavour to help. To reserve your place, call into Hamfelds from mid July onwards or phone Neil on 01273 491074. You can choose the combination that suits you: the coach trip and dinner or just one of these. If you have special dietary requirements or need help getting to the pick-up points, let us know. Kenneth McIntosh

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JULY 2017 | News in good condition or in need of renovation) or a site where a ‘shed’ might be able to be erected ideally with access to water and electricity. We would also love to hear from anyone who has tools (woodworking, metalworking, gardening etc), materials or equipment (benches, shelving etc) that they would be willing to donate to the project. If you’d like to become part of this exciting new project (either as a ‘shedder’ or to help us set up the shed) and let us know what you would like to see happening in your shed, please contact Peter Gumbrell, email: peter_gumbrell@sky.com, or Colin Ansell, email: colin.ansell@btinternet.com. Peter Gumbrell

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BAKING FOR CHRISTIAN AID Keira and Hugo Parker set up and ran a cake sale outside Barclays Bank, Henfield last month to raise money for Christian Aid. The initial encouragement came from Miss Sturgeon, the wonderful head teacher at Albourne CofE Primary, asking the children to generate ideas to raise money, outside school, for this worthy cause. With more than a little help from Mummy and Daddy, we baked a fine selection of cupcakes and full size cakes sold by the slice, along with cake donations from several generous friends. We are proud to say that we made a profit of £145.20 and would like to thank everyone who bought cakes that day, as well as those who so generously made donations whilst watching their waistlines and not indulging! Simon and Liz Parker

The Fresh Fish Shop in Haywards Heath will be at Swains Farm Shop every Friday between 10am4pm. They have a beautiful selection of fresh fish, which is sourced daily from their trusted coastal suppliers and handpicked by them at Billingsgate fish market in London. They have a large variety of stock, salmon, cod, mussels, sea bass as well as bream, hake, turbot, monkfish, octopus. They also take orders. Nina Hearn, Swains Farm Shop

HENFIELD MEN’S SHED UPDATE The April edition of BN5 included an article about the ‘Men’s Shed’ movement and how Henfield Action for Older People (AFOP) wanted to investigate the possibility of setting up a ‘shed’ in the village. A Men’s Shed is a larger version of the typical man’s shed in the garden – a place to feel at home in and pursue practical interests with a high degree of autonomy. Members share the tools and resources they need to work on projects of their own choosing at their own pace and in a safe, friendly and inclusive venue. They are places of skill-sharing and informal learning, of individual pursuits and community projects, of purpose, achievement and social interaction: a place of leisure where men come together to work. Although we are actively investigating various locations we would like to hear from anyone who might have, or know of, a possible site in or around Henfield. This might be an existing building (either

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News | JULY 2017 two full size scarecrows enjoying lattes in their constructed front garden. Judging was by Malcolm Eastwood, HPC, myself from BN5, and Deacon Seamus who was once a commercial artist and window dresser in his life before priesthood. Deacon Seamus said; “A huge amount of thought and creativity has gone into the displays, which is very typical of Henfield businesses, they are to be applauded for their hard work.” Emma Osman

QUIZ NIGHT AT HENFIELD LEISURE CENTRE

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GARDENS & ARTS WINDOWS Congratulations to White Mischief Bridal for winning a Gold Award, presented by Malcolm Eastwood, Chairman of Henfield Parish Council, for their spectacular window display to celebrate 2017 Gardens and Arts. Other winners included Jasmines Florist (Silver), Full of Beans (Bronze), Alice’s Dog Grooming (Highly Commended) and Hamfelds (Commended). High Street shops were invited to create Gardens and Arts themed windows, clever interpretations included a dress bodice constructed of foliage at White Mischief and a canine-themed art display at Alice’s Dog Grooming. Full of Beans displayed

After our previous successful fundraising quiz nights where we raised approximately £1500 with Barclays match funding, we are hosting another one on Friday 14th July. Teams of up to 6 people and only £10 per person which will include a supper (which has yet to be decided). The bar will be stocked ready for you! Contact Henfield Leisure Centre by on 01273 494984 or in person to register your team. We can only fit in 12 or 13 teams so don’t wait too long to book. Thank you in advance for supporting our fundraising events. Tracey Prescott

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JULY 2017 | News Using the Pay and Display Machines; • 75p for the first hour. • £1.50 for a maximum stay of 4 hours. • Extendable to 8 hours by purchasing two £1.50 tickets on arrival (that is at the same time) and displaying side by side on the dashboard. THE USE OF TWO ANNUAL PARKING DISCS SIDE BY SIDE IS NOT ALLOWED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. Cllr Mike Morgan, Independent, Henfield Ward Horsham District Council © Emma Osman, BN5 magazine

HENFIELD GETS ‘YARN BOMBED’! Henfield woke on the weekend of 11th of June to find that a group of mystery knitters and crocheters added some colour and fun to Henfield’s annual Gardens and Arts festival. Knitted coverings appeared on bollards, tree-trunks, park benches bike-racks and even bikes themselves. Intricate knitted flowers grew in bushes and a multicoloured watering can appeared to water a whole © Derek Middleton, Sussex Wildlife Trust bed of crochet flowers opposite Budgens. As yet, we’re not sure who was responsible, and in a way the mystery makes it all the more fun - whoever BN5 BIRDS you are, thank you for making us all smile! The House Martins are back around Meadow Editor Drive in Deer Park and there are 14 active House PARKING IN LIBRARY & COOPERS Martin nests which are currently being surveyed as part of a national House Martin survey. Isn’t it WAY CAR PARKS, HENFIELD great that people are looking after them! Parking regulations apply between 09.00 and 18.00, Monday to Saturday. Payment is by card only - the Last winter Henfield Birdwatch put up two Swift boxes on a house in Chestnut End in the hope of Pay & Display Machines do not accept cash. providing a suitable nest site for these birds that Using an Annual Parking Disc; fly up from South Africa every spring to breed in Northern Europe. These birds are, like Swallows • Entitles you to a maximum stay of 4 hours. • Extendable to 8 hours by purchasing a £1.50 and House Martins, having a hard time of it due ticket on arrival. The ticket shows the time when to loss of suitable nesting habitat and we wanted purchased. This ticket should be displayed next to to help them. Fortunately, it appears that the birds the disc on the dashboard. The disc should be set have decided to use one of the boxes. As I write this I can hear Swifts calling as they fly to the time the paid ticket expires. around our house. They fly at what appears to be 100 miles an hour calling to one another and then zoom up to the box and somehow manage to fly into the opening which is no more that 12cm by 4cm! Swifts will fly hundreds of miles to find insects so Carpentry l Joinery l Building we may not see them for a day. We always hear Roofing l Flooring them before we see them when they come back Decking l Patios because they are quite noisy. Fencing l Gates There is a Swift in the box all the time now (we hope sitting on an egg) and 3-4 other swifts fly Green oak frames around calling and she calls back. We have seen a Swift fly up into the box and come out again so we assume he is feeding his mate. It just goes to 07429 047519 or 07966 506983 show that we can help nature in little ways. oaktreecarpemters@hotmail.com Debbie Colgate

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News | JULY 2017 The event takes place on the school grounds, at the end of Twineham Lane, RH17 5NR. Free parking is in the field behind the school by kind permission of Robert Worsley. Jemima Stiles

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BAG PACKING AT BUDGENS 2nd Henfield Guides would like to thank all the customers and staff who supported their fund raising in Budgens on 13th May. We raised £364.44 towards our summer camp WS2017 – a large International camp at Ardingly for Guides and Scouts from Sussex Central, Sussex West and their overseas visitors Henfield Guides and Rangers had great fun at Southwater Lake for their Annual Regatta. 14 girls from Henfield took part and 2 teams came 2nd and 3rd in the Open Canadian Canoe race. In the polo games they showed good team spirit but unfortunately were all knocked out by the third round. Heather Ansell

ROLL UP, ROLL UP TO F.O.T.S SUMMER FETE ON 8 JULY On Saturday 8th July, F.O.T.S (Friends of Twineham School) is hosting its annual summer fete at Twineham School: everyone and their dog is welcome. Promising to be the biggest F.O.T.S fair yet, this year’s event starts at midday and includes an exciting variety of food and drink; entertainment; games and competitions including a dog show and traditional Sussex Stoolball. There will be performances of cheerleading by Twineham pupils; live music; a bouncy castle assault course; a Punch and Judy show; a spa tipi offering manicures, reflexology and massage; pony rides plus pottery painting and other crafts. Whatever the weather, strawberries and cream will be served, along with a hog roast and BBQ; tea and cakes; Pimm’s and beer, plus a sweet stall. For the competitively minded, why not showcase your talents in football, archery or maybe bring along a cake for the Bake Off. You could enter your furry four-legged friend in the Dog Show, where classes include Best Trick and Best Fancy Dress. Other games and attractions include Hook a Duck; a coconut shy; a tombola and sponge soak, a raffle, silent auction and plenty more. 1 8 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

Woodmancote Parish Hall has been used as a community facility since the closure of Woodmancote CofE School in the 1950s, and as such it has been available for both public meetings and private functions at modest cost to all. The Hall is owned by trustees, who are the Incumbent and Church Wardens of St Peter’s Church, Woodmancote, on behalf of the Chichester Diocese of the Church of England. The administration and running of the Hall has been delegated to an elected Parish Hall Management Committee. For financial reasons there has been little opportunity for major improvement or repair to the building, and it has now reached a state where safety, especially the electrical installation and certain structural elements of the Hall and the adjoining cottage, give rise to concern. Accordingly, the trustees have decided to close the Hall temporarily from 1st October 2017 to enable a refurbishment project to be put in hand. The Trustees, the Parish Council and the Parish Hall Committee are committed to the continuing use of the Hall for its current purposes and believe it to be a valuable community asset. A letter has gone to all Woodmancote households seeking pledges of financial support for the planned refurbishment and grants will also be sought. If the support pledged is not sufficient to proceed, the Hall will have to be closed permanently and eventually sold. Under the terms of the Trust Deed the proceeds would be used for general educational purposes. If you would like a copy of the letter to residents, or to discuss further any of the above, please contact any of the Rector, Revd Paul Doick, Parish Council chairman Colin Broucke, or the current chairman of the Parish Hall committee, Peter Bates. Peter Bates

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with Henfield Leisure Centre and kindly sponsored yet again by Coles Automotive. Last year around 450 adult runners and 60 Juniors took part in the event, which starts and finishes at Henfield Leisure Centre, the youngest just 4 years old! The 1 Mile event will start at 10.15am and while optimised for our younger runners, there really is no age barrier, so it’s ideal for parents/carers to jog alongside their children, or run it as your own challenge! The main 4 mile event is at 11am, and is entirely off road, via the Downslink and along the bank of the River Adur before returning to the Leisure Centre. This is where the Seven Stiles originally got its name, but as the years have gone by there are actually quite a few less than seven now, see how many you can count! All finishers in both events will receive a medal, and coffee and cake will be available at the Leisure Centre for those needing a ‘pick me up’ afterwards. More details can be found at www. henfieldjoggers.co.uk, from where entry forms can be downloaded, or picked up from Henfield Leisure Centre. Costs are £4 for Adults/£1 Juniors (Under 15) beforehand, and £5/£1 on the day. Like last year we have a dedicated group of car parking marshals around Northcroft who will control the flow and direct traffic, as well as additional parking at St Peters School. We also encourage visitors to use the main High Street car parks that Sunday morning. Nonetheless we apologise in advance for any disruption that may occur, and we promise to keep this to an absolute minimum. Paul Crowe

A fine May evening, a glorious Norman church, and an unusually varied programme of choral and instrumental music, this was Steyning for the Summer Concert of the Chanctonbury Chorus and Orchestra. From Schubert to Korngold, Mendelssohn to Vaughan Williams, our musicians tackled a challenging programme that required sustained vocal control, wide dynamic grasp and considerable stamina. Under the magisterial leadership of their director, Soibhan Denning, they delivered music of a near professional standard, aided by orchestral leader Chris Phipps, the promising young tenor Ryan Williams and soprano Lucy Mair, whose fresh and radiant voice, puretoned and unaffected, was one of the pleasures of the evening. Please join us at our next concert, held in conjunction with Hurstpierpoint College on 10th December at Hurstpierpoint College Chapel. We SECRETS OF THE SILK ROAD will be performing Brahms German Requiem plus A talk by Julia Simpson who has recently returned from a wide ranging trip through four of the five additional works. ‘STANS’, countries of Central Asia. This part of Duncan Noël-Paton the world most of us know little about and never SEVEN STILES FUN RUN, 30TH JULY travel to. Come and find out about some of the least visited places of the area as well as a taste On Sunday 30th July the annual Henfield Joggers of the more famous aspects of the Silk Road in ‘Seven Stiles’ fun run will be held, in association Central Asia. Places as diverse as the lake where Alexander the Great’s horse drowned, the remains of the Aral Sea, a country where men over 62 must dress in black and white and grow a beard…… and of course the great splendours of Timur. The talk is being promoted by The Friends of St. Peter’s Church. We are an organisation formed to raise funds solely for the purpose of maintaining the fabric of the building and graveyard. Please help us to continue to care for this remarkable building by coming to hear this fascinating talk. The tickets cost £7.50 including refreshments and can be obtained from Village Care and from the Ticket Line, 01273 492294 from the 26th June or on the door on the evening. Julia Simpson

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News | JULY 2017 the stage – there were many chorus with fifty + members. The whole weekend was one of great camaraderie and fun. If you would like to sing with us come to Steyning Methodist Church, High Street, Steyning on any Wednesday from 7.15pm, though there is usually a song or two sung at the Norfolk Arms later on in the evening! Hear us at future summer concerts on Friday 7th July at Millais School, Horsham and Wednesday 12th July at St Marks Church, North Heath Lane, Horsham. More details can be found on our website www.vocalfusionacapella.co.uk. Zoe Peate © Helen Boosey

NEW COMPUTING SUITE OPENS AT ST PETER’S PRIMARY Thanks to the incredible fundraising efforts of the St Peter’s School PTA, children are now enjoying a wonderful new Computing Suite at the school. An enormous amount of hard work has gone into the ‘revamp’ from new stools and laptops to colourful bright walls (thanks to premises manager Anthony Wilding in particular.) An individual donation and lots of technical advice about the best laptops to buy from parent Mr Walford helped enormously in the purchase of 15 new laptops. Without the help of the PTA and donations from the wider Henfield community the school would not have been able to provide this essential resource for the children, it’s great to see the fruits of all their fundraising. By supporting events such as Field Fest, taking place on Saturday 8th July, you are not just having a great evening out but you’re helping local children to learn. Editor

FLOWERS STOLEN FROM HENFIELD CEMETERY A floral display placed in memory of a son who passed away 18 years ago has been stolen from Henfield Cemetery, at some time around the weekend of 10th June. Fresh flowers are laid at this grave every week. This act has caused huge sadness for the family. If you saw anything unusual in the Cemetery over that weekend please contact the Parish Office, and please keep an eye out for unusual activity. Editor

SUCCESS FOR LOCAL CHORUS Steyning based Vocal Fusion Acapella took part in the Annual Barbershop Convention on Saturday 27th May held at the prestigious Bournemouth International Centre. Thirty-Seven choruses from around the country came together to compete, enjoy and celebrate this wonderful art-song – singing not only in the competition but well into the night. Vocal Fusion Acapella (so called because they don’t stick strictly to the Barbershop style) and their Director Zoe Peate, chose that day to deliver their best ever performance and were awarded Third Place in the Small Chorus category, Second Place in the Most Improved Chorus category and First Place in their division out of nine other choruses. Overall, they came 18th which is an amazing achievement as only 16 men took to 2 0 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

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he bi-annual Henfield Summer Fayre & Show is back and will take place on the Common on Saturday 22 July from 1pm. I’m reliably informed that a day of sunshine has been ordered, but whatever the weather, it promises to be great day! Our Parish Council has been extremely busy coordinating lots of hard work behind the scenes to ensure a fabulous day-out for all the family, including plenty of old favourites as well as new events. And this year the sponsors (all of them local businesses), have been incredibly generous. The Henfield Fayre & Show Programme (published by BN5 Magazine to raise funds for the fayre) will be available from the beginning of July and you can pick up a copy from the Parish Office and various other locations and the Henfield Lions will be delivering it around the village too. If you haven’t decided what to enter into the ever-

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popular Show Tent this year (sponsored by Coles Automotive), there’s still time! There’s plenty of classes covering food, gardening and craft as well as children’s classes, so do have a look and show off your talents – who knows, you could be one of this years’ winners! The wonderful WI ladies work incredibly hard to organise the Show Tent so to help them make it a success, please check out the rules and timings for submitting entries beforehand – they’re available from the Parish office and on the Parish Council website at www.henfield.gov.uk The Fayre welcomes well-behaved dogs and the much-loved dog show (sponsored by HJ Burt) also has plenty of classes to choose from including ‘dog that most looks like its owner’, ‘best child handler’ and ‘dog that hasn’t won a rosette’! So why not bring your pooch along and show them off! New for this year in the Main Arena (sponsored by Marcus Grimes) will be two duck herding displays

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(by an English national sheepdog champion!) and two hawking displays. For those who fancy taking part in the action themselves there will be a climbing wall (sponsored by A&B Matters) as well as old favourites Shaylers Funfair and a stoolball display. Patcham Silver Band will be playing as usual. There will be plenty of displays to admire including the classic car display (sponsored by PHB. If you have a classic car please just bring it along!) and numerous stalls from various clubs and charities including Henfield Beekeepers, the Spinners & Weavers, Henfield Football Club, the Scouts, Henfield Lions, Henfield Churches and many, many more. As always there will be plenty of food and drink available throughout the afternoon to provide sustenance. The legendary Tea Tent (sponsored

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by Swains Farm) will have mountains of delicious cake to choose from (as well as displaying exhibits from the Art Club and Sussex Woodcraft) and the Food Area (sponsored by Rushfields) will feature the BP Guilds BBQ and Jah Jyot Street Food. There are a few stalls still available and the Parish Council are in need of some volunteers if you have time to donate: Thursday evening to get the show tent up, Friday morning to move tables and marshalling on Saturday in hour long stints. BN5 Magazine will be there on the day so do pop along and say hello – we love to meet you all! We are selling raffle tickets for five lovely hampers on the day in aid of the Henfield Youth Club and at the time of going to print we’ve had some amazing donations from local businesses – we’re very excited! Sarah Butler

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Henfield’s St Barnabas Shop celebrates 10 years

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ake, fizz, bunting and balloons added to the party atmosphere at the St Barnabas House Hospice charity shop on 25th May when they celebrated 10 years in the village. A beautiful two-tier cake was cut by long-standing Henfield customer Lily Stubbs, ably assisted by St Barnabas House CEO Hugh Lowson, who gave a speech praising the hard work and dedication of staff and volunteers at the shop. Hugh also presented long-service awards to several staff members, including a 10 year award to Henfield store manager, Kylie Yates. Hugh explained the work of the hospice and how their shops were an invaluable support, and how each donation was treated with care, ready to be re-sold in aid of the charity. He said the success of the shop was down to reliable volunteers, great stock pricing and wonderful window displays. Hugh said; “Henfield is an incredibly special shop, run by a great team. Over the 10 years they have made a huge contribution to the running of St Barnabas, which costs over £6million each year. Henfield is a true bedrock of the St Barnabas shops, with a strong Henfield Friends group in

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ork has recently commenced on the Memorial Field (adjacent to the Cricket Pitch on Henfield Common) as part of the renovation of the playing field including the two pitches. As anyone knows who has undertaken any building work or garden construction, things will look particularly muddy and awful until the hard digging and drainage work is completed, so please be prepared to find one your favourite areas of the common a little less than pristine! As we go to print the area has been levelled and diggers are working on the drainage ditches. The field has been fenced-off while this happens, and will remain so while the newly laid grass seed is germinating - at that point rain is needed. After many years of hard work and perseverance, Henfield Parish Council, Henfield Football Club and Henfield Cricket club secured a £75,000 funding grant from Sport England towards the cost of renovating the Memorial Field on Henfield Common. The Henfield Memorial Field was first created in 1950, as a small corner of Henfield Common set aside in memory of the young people from Henfield who died serving their country in the Second World War. At the time it was a huge project to clear the gorse and level and drain the ground and the result was state of the art football and hockey pitches. However, the pitches have been deteriorating over the years and despite the best efforts of the Council to maintain them, they

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were prone to flooding and effectively unusable for most of the football season. As anyone involved in football in the village will know, Henfield is woefully short of suitable playing spaces with many youth matches and training sessions cancelled during a wet season as a result. The project to drain, level and resurface this historic playing field will cost £144,679 in total. To add to the Sport England Grant, Horsham District Council have contributed and a community partnership comprising of Henfield Parish Council and the Henfield Football and Cricket Clubs have worked hard to raise the balance of funds to complete the project. Increased sums are also being set aside to maintain the playing field in the future. As you may have seen in local media, the project ran into some opposition from outside the village. A gentleman from Brighton raised concerns that the playing field renovation project was effectively destroying the flora and fauna which had grown in the boggy environment, specifically an area of chamomile, which has a conservation status as a Priority Species. He engaged local papers, BBC Radio Sussex and then BBC South Today to seek publicity for his campaign to stop the pitches being refurbished as playing facilities. Henfield Parish Council have sought to reassure that the renovation project was just that; the repair of existing facilities and not an encroachment on any of the wild common areas or any change of use as

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was being implied. They have worked closely with Sussex Wildlife Trust to ensure the mix of grasses used, drainage and fertilisation create a good playing service whilst encouraging biodiversity which can coexist on a playing field. They are pleased to be fulfilling the terms of their lease to maintain the area for the ‘playing of games’ whilst acting as good custodians of the wild spaces in our beautiful rural village. The project is a fantastic example of what can be achieved when local groups work together. The Memorial Field is not just for the Football Club and the Cricket Club; it is a beautiful and much loved part of Henfield which is used for walks, picnics, games, adventures, parties and dog-walking by many in the village, young and old. The Memorial Field and Cricket Pitch account for just 9% of Henfield Common, the other 91% being given over to trees, wilderness and wonderful natural habitat of the common itself including the distinctive reed bed. Everyone who uses this valuable community space will benefit from the renovation work, we’re looking forward to September 2018 when the pitches will be ready for use and re-dedicated to those who gave so much to Henfield. The Parish may hold a Village Sports Day to celebrate this historic event, the anniversary of its original opening being the 16th September 1950 - watch this space for further information! Emma Osman

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Did you know that during the war parts of the common were blocked off by barbed wire? I went to school there in those days (no, not behind wire). Gorse spread like mad but the causeway remained clear. Beside it a hawthorn seed sprouted growing higher each year, eye-catching in its isolation. It still thrives (sadly masked by planted oaks) the most historic hawthorn in the village – a reminder that the country passed through five dark years of war. After the war we could play on the common. They were pre mains-drainage days. The common stream carried sewage away. At boggy places along it were jelly-wobbles. A game for us children was; step on a jelly-wobble, wiggle your feet and wait till the wobble became so wobbly it gobbled your shoes – step off quick. The winner was the one who stayed on the longest. Unchallenged champion was John who left it late and sank to his waist. Adult assistance saved the day. Our favourite part was behind the cricket pitch. There was a narrow strip of dense gorse, where batsmen hitting sixes regularly lost the ball, and nex a rough wild part with clumps of tall grass, super for building hidden camps – except the place was infested with enormous grass snakes. Suddenly, workers came along and began clearing the ground. Trenches were dug, drains laid, the ground leveled and grass sown. Our domain was being transformed into a Memorial Field – Henfield’s “Thank You” to the village men and women who served so bravely in that ghastly struggle against the Nazis. The next year, two of our school friends were invited to unveil a large stone block specially placed there inscribed 1939-1945. They did so. The Memorial Field was open. Since then it has been a venue for social events, family gatherings, stoolball, hockey, soccer and youth cricket. For 67 years the ground has taken a battering. Now it is being renovated; drainage, levels and grass. Yes, expensive, but enabled through a grant from Sport England backed by generous aid from two great village clubs. There will be trying times for people while new grass develops and knits a sound root system for a sustainable surface. That done, let’s have a second celebratory opening; the renewal of our “Thank You” to Henfield’s war-time heroes. So, hold on tight for September 2018.

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ince it was opened back in March last year by author Peter James, Sharky’s Soft Play at Henfield Leisure Centre has been overwhelmingly popular, brought hours of fun to local children and has become a life-line for many parents on a rainy day! There are many reasons for the success of this new venture for Henfield Leisure Centre, not least the bright, clean, safe and friendly environment children enjoy while they play. Parents can be reassured that there is always a limit on numbers, so it doesn’t feel madly crowded like some larger facilities. Shanay Edwards, manager at Sharky’s, is always on hand to make sure everyone is playing happily and safely (all the staff are first-aid trained). One of the runaway successes has been Sharky’s Café. Sophy Ping, head chef, has over 16 years’ experience in the catering industry and loves to cook. She’s built up a huge repertoire of great recipes for the menu, from chillis to lasagnes, soups and salads, all home-cooked with lots of local ingredients. Prices are very affordable because Sophy wants to make sure the children can eat healthily and parents will want to bring them back again and again! They’ve started the very popular after school special “Dinner & Play” from 3-6pm. Children can burn off some postschool energy and enjoy a delicious homemade hot meal, for £7.50, plus £5.50 for additional siblings. (If it’s been a really, really long day, parents may appreciate a glass of wine while the children play! HLC has a full licence, good to know for emergencies…) Most of all, Sophy loves to bake. Her lemon drizzle

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n 2014 my wife Lisa and I were five months into a text book pregnancy of twin daughters - Molly and Maisy. All was going great until the early hours of 29th September 2014 when my wife went into premature labour. We rushed into the maternity unit at the Princess Royal Hospital where it became clear that there was nothing they could do to stop the labour. To our shock, our twin daughters Molly and Maisy were born four months premature and our life changed drastically from that moment on. Both Molly and Maisy were on the cusp of survival. We were extremely lucky that day as the girls were born at the moment of a shift change and we had two teams of nurses on hand (one for each girl) as well as one of the lead consultants whom we would get to know extremely well at Brighton over the coming months. Molly and Maisy were successfully delivered and given immediate life support before being transferred within two hours to the Trevor Mann Baby Unit (TMBU) at Brighton Hospital. By the time Lisa and I arrived at the TMBU the team there had Molly and Maisy settled with all the support they needed. Both girls weighed only 1.5 pounds and were extremely sick. Their odds of survival were stacked against them: both Molly and Maisy had sustained bleeds on the brain which is very common with premature babies. Molly’s was 4 2 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

proving to be worse and on the evening of day two she suffered a major lung haemorrhage. The TMBU team fought for over an hour before they could stabilise her condition. They saved her life that night. I was at home visiting our elder daughters when Lisa called me to tell me what had happened. The journey back to Brighton, though not far, took me two hours that night. Thankfully Molly was stable by the time I got there but her condition was critical still. Over the next 24 hours Molly’s condition sadly deteriorated and tragically on the morning of 3rd October Lisa and I had to say goodbye to our baby girl Molly. Nothing can prepare you for such an event but thanks to the staff at the TMBU we were able to spend Molly’s last moments with her in private and hold her for the first and last time. We were accompanied by our consultant and the nurse who was caring for her that day every step of the way and I can honestly say that we would never have managed that day without their support. They were so caring, thoughtful, understanding and strong for us that day when our world was falling apart. They were able to give us and Molly a moment that, despite the sadness and tragedy, we can cherish and a memory of happiness if that seems at all possible.

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The tough times were to continue as Maisy’s journey to recovery continued. She too suffered from a lung haemorrhage (although less serious), infections and severe reflux and at three weeksold Maisy was transferred by Neonatal Ambulance to Southampton for a heart operation. Thanks to the team, Maisy finally transferred to Princess Royal Hospital to the nursery unit where they prepared both her and us for her long awaited homecoming. Finally, after five months in hospital, she came home to be with her full family. Home life was not a breeze however in the early months. Maisy had numerous visits back to the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton and her first year at home was spent attached to a permanent oxygen supply. School drop-offs and shopping trips were accompanied by Maisy’s oxygen travel bottles. Eventually those days passed and I am now proud to say that Maisy is a credit to the TMBU and RMHB and to her sister Molly’s memory. She is fit and well and cruising towards her third birthday. She has the whole house wrapped around her finger and is the apple of her older sisters’ eyes. The Ronald McDonald House in Brighton provides free accommodation for families with sick babies on the TMBU and I cannot stress how vital this

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Beware data changes ahead General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the new under GDPR. The maximum fine available for a serious governing legislation for collecting and processing breach of GDPR will be 4% of worldwide turnover or €20 personal data in the EU. It comes into effect on 25 May million, whichever is higher. next year for all EU member states and the Government Employers will need to carry out audits of the employee has stated that it will definitely be applied in the UK, as it personal data they collect and process to ensure that it will still be a member of the EU at that time. meets GDPR conditions for employment consent. Current legislation, including the UK’s Data Protection For employers, the new requirements mean that generic Act 1998, was enacted before online services and consents (for example, those contained in the body of cloud technology were widely used, so key points about an employment contract) will not be a valid legal basis to protecting people’s data were not covered. justify processing employee personal data. GDPR will give individuals more control over the use of Employers will need to make sure that they have a valid their personal data and provides clearer guidance on justification for collecting employee personal data. how people’s data can and should – and should not – Regulators will have the ability to impose a wide range be used. of sanctions, including specific compliance orders You must seek consent from anyone whose data is and a ban on processing personal data. Additionally, held or processed. Individuals need to explicitly opt organisations that breach GDPR may be subject in; consent cannot be to private claims for inferred through silence, compensation by GDPR will give individuals more inactivity or pre-ticked individuals or legal bodies boxes. Organisations control over the use of their personal on behalf of individuals. must record when and It is not yet known data and provides clearer guidance how an individual gave how the UK’s data that consent, which can on how people’s data can and should protection regime will be revoked at any time. operate after the UK If organisations collect – and should not – be used. exits the EU. However, data about children, they it is recommended that will need consent from a parent or guardian. Age verification might be necessary employers prepare for the changes for a number of reasons. in certain circumstances. If consent is given through a written declaration, the Even after the UK exits the EU, GDPR will continue to request for consent must be clearly distinguishable from apply directly to organisations established in the EU other matters and easy to understand. Consent will not (for example, international organisations with an EU be freely given if a contract is conditional on obtaining presence). It will also apply to those organisations consent that is not necessary for the contract to be established outside the EU that process personal data of EU individuals. performed. The deadline for subject access requests has been It is also likely that after the UK leaves the EU, the UK reduced from 40 days to one month and data controllers will seek to maintain the level of protection of personal will no longer have the right to demand a £10 fee from data. This would involve either continuing to apply GDPR, or implementing data protection legislation with an applicants. equivalent level of protection to that of GDPR. It is important to develop a data breach response plan, so that response to a breach is prompt and efficient. So the message is clear, start planning now to avoid Data controllers have a duty to notify the Information being caught out. Commissioner’s Office (ICO) within 72 hours if personal data has been lost, destroyed or accessed without For further advice on this or other business issues, authority. For the first time, data processors (and not contact Paul Samrah LLP on: 01737 781546 or just data controllers) will have obligations under GDPR. Email: psamrah@ks.co.uk Agreements with data processors will need to be more Kingston Smith is an independent member of Morison detailed. KSi, a global association providing border-free Currently the maximum fine which can be imposed by professional services with 375 offices in 87 countries. the ICO is £500,000. This will increase significantly


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67

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48 38 38

Henfield Help Line PC Doctors (Stanly Associates Ltd)

60 60

The Conservatory Co. Countryman Improvements

50 63

Burgess Hill Dental

10

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16 19

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58 23 60

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29 50 11 62

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61 57

COMPUTER REPAIR & IT SUPPORT CONSERVATORIES

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FUNERAL DIRECTORS

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52 52

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39 26 32

66 10 51 68

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59

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55 32 55

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32

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29

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IRONING SERVICES

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Acacia Groundcare Rental A Hyatt Contractors King and Stevens

51 60 54

JG Plastering

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58 58 60 06

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