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October 2018 #147

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OCTOBER 2018 | Contents

06 What’s On

Editor’s

listings

LETTER

14 News

from the BN5 area

26

26 Charity

October has got to be one of the best months of the year to get out walking and enjoying the Henfield’s Walk for Olivia Sussex countryside. Our cover image, of two Little Owls taken by wildlife photographer David Plummer, is a stunning example of the richness the wildlife right on our doorsteps. Charity Haven Big Lottery Award We interviewed David for BN5 several years ago, when we came across his work as the Sussex Wildlife Trust photographer. Since then, he has shot to international fame and you may have seen Local Interest him interviewed on the BBC One Show. David’s David Plummer work is stunning, please see our article on page 32 with more of his images. On the subject of walking... at the BN5 office we Local Interest are hoping you will all join us for our first Henfield walk, in aid of the Brain Tumour Charity on Sunday Henfield Cubs at 100 21 October, in support of Olivia from Hamfelds. When she was first diagnosed, Olivia said she wanted to raise awareness of the symptoms of Gardening brain tumours and support BTC, but unfortunately Gardeners’ Question her illness has made it difficult to fulfill all the ideas she had, one of which was a charity walk. So, we Time have decided to do it for her, we are hoping she will be well enough to join us for a short time. Please come along, it should be a wonderful afternoon Local Interest - this is all about enjoying a beautiful autumnal Henfield Theatre Co. Sussex walk and everyone is welcome. See page 26 for all the details. Best wishes

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Haven’s Anniversary Concert

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Many thanks to our editorial and photographic contributors this month; Jane Jones, Mark Williams, Alan Barwick, Fin Sellwood and Paul Samrah. Cover photograph of a pair of Little Owls taken in Sussex by David Plummer, see article on page 32. Additional artwork by Helen Boosey. BN5 magazine is printed on 100% FSC approved managed forests paper at Gemini Print in Shoreham and is printed using vegetable-based inks.

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Copy Deadline & Contact Us... Copy deadline for any advertisement or editorial submission for the November 18 issue of BN5 magazine is Friday 2nd October.

If you have a local interest story for us please email editor@bn5magazine.co.uk. If your not-for-profit club, group or charity has an event you would like us to publish on our what’s on pages, please submit via our website www.henfieldbn5.co.uk, this gives you additional automatic website entry. Please note we no longer accept postal or email diary submissions due to potential inaccuracies when transcribing. Priority is given to local, charitable and non-repeating events when we are oversubscribed.

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What’s on | OCTOBER 2018 Due to the number of events, most repeating events have been omitted. For a full listing of events, see www.henfieldbn5.co.uk. For the Haven’s programme, visit the Henfield Haven, Hewitts, BN5 9DT or www.impact-initiatives. org.uk/henfield-haven.

Monday 1

Bring knitting, crocheting, Steyning & Henfield quilting etc. Chat and work Rotary Club together. Castle Inn, 7.15-9.45pm (& every Youth Club (age 7½-11) Thurs) Henfield Youth Club, 6-7.30pm (& Youth Club (ages 11-17) every Tues, term-time) Henfield Youth Club, 7.30-9.30pm Henfield Parish Council (& every Thurs, term time)

Meeting

Garden Room, Henfield Hall, 7pm (& every 1st Tues)

Ninebarrow Folk Duo

St Peter’s Church, 7.30-9.30pm Tickets from admin@henfield. Prairie Gardens, 1–5pm (& every HART Pub Quiz org or 01273 495532 or day except Tues to 15th) The White Hart, 8.30pm (alt Tues) Marcus Grimes. Full details at For details and events, see advert In aid of HART. Teams of up to 6. henfieldbn5.co.uk www.sussexprairies.co.uk. Call 01273 492006 to book.

Visiting Sussex Prairies

Youth Club (ages 12-17)

Wednesday 3

Henfield Youth Club, 6.30-8pm (& Carers’ Support Group every Mon, term time) Project night - an opportunity to Free Church Hall, 10.30am– learn new skills. 12pm (& every 1st Weds) Henfield Badminton Club Friendly carers’ group for information and support. Henfield Hall, 7.30-9.30pm (& A Tales & Tail Evening every Mon) Dogs Trust, Shoreham, 5.30-7pm An evening of traditional local Flu Walk In Clinic stories, myths & legends. For Henfield Medical Centre (until further details see henfieldbn5. 31st, Tues & Weds) co.uk. See News item. Girls Football Training

Tuesday 2

Friday 5

Blue Idol Open Day

Quaker Meeting House, 10am4pm (& every Fri) On 5th, there is a shared lunch at 12.30 & talk at 2. For information, www.blueidol.org 01403 740174.

New Reading Group

Henfield Library, 2–4pm (& every 1st Fri) Spaces available. Sign up at library or call 01273 493587.

Henfield Camera Club

Free Church Hall, 7.30-10pm (& Kings Field, 6–7pm (every Weds) alt Fri) Sessions open to all primary henfieldbn5.co.uk for details. age girls. Contact Donna 07584 Steyning Jazz Club Henfield Haven, 9.30am– 308414. 11.30pm (& alt Tues) Steyning Centre, 8.30–11pm (& Beginners gardening group. Henfield Lions Club every 1st Fri) Book at Haven. George Hotel, 8pm (every 1st Weds) The Leon Greening Quartet. Action for Deafness New members welcome. Audiology Centre, Henfield Henfield Bell Ringers Flu Fair Haven, 10am-12pm (every Tues) St Peter’s Church, 7.45pm (& Henfield Medical Centre Drop-in hearing aid maintenance every Weds) See News item. service. New ringers welcome, come Henfield Shed along or contact 01273 596485. Henfield Theatre Company Jumble Sale Stokes Garage, 10am-12pm (& every Tues, Weds & Fri) Henfield Hall, 2pm Rhyme Time www.henfieldshed.org.uk. Items to Hall from 9.30am or for Henfield Library, 10.15-10.45am collections, call 01403 711897 or Self Help Club 01273 492172 (for large items). (& every Thurs) Garden Room, Henfield Hall, Fun with music for pre-schoolers. 10am-3pm (& every Tues) A social get together for the Jazzled Choir Community Sunday Lunch elderly. Lunch provided. Corpus Christi Church Hall, Henfield Haven, 12.30pm Henfield 1.30–3.30pm (& alt Steyning 2 Mile Stroll Call 01273 494747 to book. Thurs, term-time) Steyning Health Centre for start, All ages & abilities welcome, Henfield Netball Club 11am (& 16th) especially those with memory loss. Henfield Leisure Centre, 5-6pm 2 mile stroll. All welcome, led by (& every Sun) trained volunteers, no need to book. Art & Crafts Sobell Court, 2-4pm (every Thurs) Knit and Natter Henfield Library, 2–4pm (& every Bring any art or craft. All materials The Arts Society Steyning provided. The Steyning Centre, 10.30am– 1st Tues)

Haven Green Garden Group

Saturday 6

Thursday 4

Sunday 7

Monday 8

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OCTOBER 2018 | What’s on Steyning History Society

12pm (& every 2nd Mon) Les Parisiennes – Anne Sebba

Poppy Appeal Coffee

Morning Saxon Room, Steyning Centre, The Arts Society Henfield 7.45–9.45pm (& every 2nd Weds) Garden Room, Henfield Hall, David Ralph,History of the London 10am–12pm Henfield Hall, 2.00pm (& every to Brighton Veteran Car Run. Cakes, books and bric a brac 2nd Mon) stalls, tombola plus raffle. AGM followed by “Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Wheatsheaf 2nd Minibus Trip Cambridge” - Prof Neil Kent. Anniversary Celebration Henfield Haven for pick up, Games after School The Wheatsheaf, 6pm 10am-4.30pm Henfield Library, 3–4.30pm (& Selsey Life Boat Tour & Seafood See advert. Music from 7.30pm. every Mon term-time) Memory Moments Café Café. Book at Haven. Quiz Night Corpus Christi Church Hall, Community Partnership The George, 8pm (every 2nd Mon) Meeting 2-4pm (& alt Sat) Chosen charity this month – All welcome, especially those Committee Room, Henfield Hall, Brain Tumour Charity. See p40. with memory loss. 7pm (& every 2nd Thurs)

Thursday 11

Tuesday 9

Henfield Flower Club

Henfield Hall, 2–4.30pm (& every 2nd Tues) Maggie Hayes – Anytime, Any Place, Anywhere, Member’s Exhibit – ‘Autumn’

Open Door Club

PG Methodist Church Hall, 2.30–4pm (& alt Tues) henfieldbn5.co.uk or 01403 711048 for details.

Customer service and care

Henfield Hall, Coopers Way, Henfield. 6-8pm One of six workshops from Horsham District Council aimed at local retailers. All requests for attendance should be made by emailing at chris@ progressiveresultstraining.co.uk. See news item for further details.

Henfield History Group

Free Church Hall, 8pm (& every 2nd Tues) Chris Horlock. - Scrap Book 1 Miscellany of Sussex History Anecdotes and Folklore.

Wednesday 10 Henfield Byways

Henfield Library for start, 10am (& 24th) 2-3 miles. No dogs. All welcome, led by trained volunteers, no need to book.

Management meeting. Anyone BP Guild Jumble Sale welcome. www.henfieldcp.net Henfield Hall, 2pm for information. Items to hall in the morning or contact 01273 492172 or 01273 Shipley History Society Andrew Hall, Shipley, RH13 8PH, 493227. Henfield Lions Quiz Night 7.30pm Janet Pennington - Inn Signs in Youth Club, 7pm West Sussex. Tickets from 01273 494442. £6 per person. Teams up to 6. Cash Hurst Village Cinema prize. Licenced bar, snacks & The Players Theatre, 8pm raffle. Proceeds to Youth Club. A Fantastic Woman (15). Tickets from Mishon Mackay, H’point Guide Hut Quiz High St, www.hurstfilms.com or Henfield Guide Hut, 7–10.30pm 01273 835875. Teams of 6-8 people, bring drinks and glasses. Book by 7th from dave.marshall792@gmail. Henfield Wild Violets WI com or 01403 710517. Garden Room, Henfield Hall, 10am–12pm (& every 2nd Fri) Sugar Paste Modelling with Music Session Carolyn Harvey. The George, 8–11pm (& every Whitemans Green Walk 2nd Sun) Singers, musicians and audience Whitemans Green Recreation Ground, RH17 5HX for start, 10am are all welcome. 5¼ mile 2¼ hours, No dogs. All welcome, led by trained volunteers. No need to book. Sponsored Birdwatch Walk Braziers Garage, Lower Station Southwater Walk Southwater Country Park, 11am Rd, 9am To participate contact Val (& 26th) 2½ miles level, no stiles. Bentley, Henfield Birdwatch All welcome, led by trained 01273 494723. In support of Walk for Olivia for the Brain volunteers, no need to book. Tumour Charity.

Friday 12

Sunday 14

Monday 15

Saturday 13

Steyning/Wiston Walk

Tuesday 16

Mental Health & Wellbeing Cricket Pavilion for start, Event Lounge, Rayner Court, 10.30am- 9-10.15am Downland dog walk. 2 miles. Henfield Hall, 3-8pm 12pm (& every 2nd Weds) Items and children’s clothes All welcome, led by trained Free public event. Workshops, information and advice. For further knitted for charity. Donated wool volunteers, no need to book. information, see News item. appreciated. Knit and Natter

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OCTOBER 2018 | What’s on

Wednesday 17

Sunday 21

Dementia Carers’ Support Walk for Olivia Henfield Haven, 9am-1pm (& every 3rd Weds) One to one appointments. Contact the Haven.

St Barnabas Outreach

The Players Theatre, 8pm Cagefoot Lane, Henfield for start, The Old Dark House (PG). For tickets see 11th Oct. 2pm and finish at Henfield Hall. All welcome, see article page 26. In aid of the Brain Tumour Jim Prior and The JP Big Charity.

Saturday 27

Henfield Hall Car Park, 10am-3pm Nice Pear – Live Music Information and support for The White Hart, 5.30 patients and their families. Part of Walk for Olivia, See advert Woodmancote & Henfield page 8.

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Hurst Village Cinema

Monday 22

Band

Steyning Centre, 7-10pm Charity evening with profits to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Tickets from Steyning Bookshop, 01903 812062 or www.justgiving/ fundraising/thejpbigband.

Henfield Hall, 2.15pm (& every Half Term Starts Live Music 3rd Weds) St Peter’s Primary & Steyning The George, 8pm Elvira Gabos – Waterwise – Grammar, (until 26th) Southern Water. There will be no term time only Willie Austen. See advert. activities.

Thursday 18

Bereavement Support

Henfield Haven Café, 4.155.15pm (& every 3rd Thur) Non-religious group supporting local people. Contact St Peter’s Church Office 01273 495532.

Friends of St Peter’s Talk

Catholic Church Hall, 7-9pm “Livery Companies of the City of London: are they still relevant in the 21st Century?” Tickets from Village Care or on the door. All welcome.

HTC Brighton Beach Memoirs

Henfield Hall, 7.45pm (& daily until 20th) See article page 48.

Friday 19

Citizens Advice Bureau (Outreach)

Sunday 28

Hurst Village Cinema

The Players Theatre, 3pm Henfield Medical Centre, 10am– The Olive Tree (PG). For tickets 1pm (& every 4th Mon) see 11th Oct. Drop-in 10-10.30am, booked appointments 10.30am-1pm.

Tuesday 23

Wednesday 31

Henfield Parkinson’s Café

Henfield Haven Café, 10.30am– 12pm (& every last Weds) Small Dole Village Hall, 7.30pm Friendly meeting for people with (& every 4th Tues) Parkinson’s and their carers. A year of Wildlife Photography by Organised by Parkinson’s UK. David Plummer. See article. BBC Gardeners’ Question

Small Dole Tuesday Club

Mobile Cinema

Time in Henfield

Henfield Hall, 7.30pm Henfield Hall, 6.15pm Book club (12A). See advert p15. See article page 47, tickets available in advance £4.50 from Village Care.

Thursday 25 Minibus Trip

Advance Notice Thursday 1 November

Henfield Haven for pick up, 10.30am-3.30pm Fulking Village Hall, 4.30-6pm (& Newbridge Garden Centre and Gin Tasting their award winning restaurant every 3rd Fri) The George, 8pm Crafts, bible stories and delicious ‘Stook’s’. Book at Haven. See advert. supper. Call Chris 01273 857322. Henfield Art Club

Messy Church

Saturday 20

Horsham Art Fair

Parkside, Horsham, 10am-5pm (& 21st) See News item.

Julia Donaldson Book Signing

Steyning Book Shop, 2.30pm See News item & advert.

Exhibition

Friday 2 November

Brighton Early Music Festival

Henfield Hall, 7pm Supper & Vivace and Will and Wolfie in concert to raise funds for The Henfield Haven. See article page 59.

Henfield Hall (& 26th, 27th) See News item. Various Brighton Locations (until 11th Nov) See News item.

Friday 26

PG Pre School Pumpkin Ball

Haven 3rd Anniversary Concert

Saturday 3 November Cowfold Fireworks

Playing Fields, 6pm PG Village Hall, 5–6.30pm Fundraising fun family evening Dancing, games and a bit of - traditional firework display & Halloween magic for 0-8 years. food & drink.

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Shopping for clothes can be exhausting and frustrating so why not have the Boutique come to you. It’s very simple, gather a handful of friends and invite them round to your house or mine for a ‘Pop Up Boutique’ evening or how about a coffee morning. It is always great fun, with friends urging each other to try different styles and I’m always on hand to give advice on getting the best from the collection, you will also receive a generous hostess bonus as a thank you for hosting or if you are fund raising then it can be donated to your charity. Sizes range from 6-24 and prices start at around £30.

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Meet Matt! Observant readers in the village may recently have noticed some changes in Brick Lane, just off Henfield High Street. That’s because last month it became home to the Get Fit Studio, which has moved from its previous smaller location behind Woodward Butchers. Matt Chard is the energetic owner of Get Fit, a personal training service which maintains an emphasis on flexibility and variety.

to really make a difference and help as many people as I can” he said.

Add on top of this the cutting edge in exercise analytics, such as online fitness logging, personal books and progress reports, About Get Fit Get Fit can offer a professional Matt’s personal training career has introduction to fitness and nutrition for people of all ages and abilities. spanned eight successful years, and it has allowed him to develop a deep understanding of the most And finally... effective training methods (and Matt even offered to impart some their relevant qualifications), whilst of his words of wisdom free of helping him to create a programme charge to the BN5 readers - when that can be hand-tailored to each asked how to get started towards individual. a healthier lifestyle, he told us; “Make the time! There is always Matt’s experience, along with his Level 3 qualifications in Advanced time to fit it in. If it’s ten minutes or an hour we can always make a Personal Training and Nutrition, difference in our lifestyle with just mean that Get Fit can offer a widely varied approach to personal the smallest of changes.”

Matt’s love for exercise began at school, where he was an avid footballer and county-grade basketball player, and then in his early career in fitness instruction at Henfield Leisure Centre; “I loved training, providing each person exercise so much I knew this was a different exercise and nutrition programme from the next. [No the job for me” he told us. two people are the same, so why This love of exercise, should their exercise routines be?] complemented by his drive to From kettlebells and weights to help other people achieve their outdoor cardio, boxing and circuit aims and to live healthier lives, training, the immense variety in meant that personal training came available activities means Matt can naturally to Matt; “I have known create a routine that works best for since leaving college that I wanted you, not anyone else.

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News | OCTOBER 2018 THE JP BIG BAND RETURN TO STEYNING

HORTON GOLF CLUB ONCE IN A LIFE TIME EVENT An unusual event recently occurred at the Horton Golf Club, two players scored a hole in one at the same time! Richard Diebel and Amanda Bibby, who were playing in different groups, managed to score a hole in one within minutes of each other, on the 11th and 16th holes respectively. When this event was reported to the Hole in One Society they said they had never heard of this happening before. Congratulations to Richard and Amanda. David Bateson, Horton Golf Club

ROGUE TRADERS? Back in August, we had a report of workmen in a grey van operating in the Henfield area, knocking on doors and offering to mend pathways and drives before undertaking more work than initially suggested and asking for immediate cash payment. The resident was elderly and due to the prompt actions of their carers, the workmen were sent away. We can’t judge if this is legitimate, but would ask you to remind elderly or vulnerable friends and relatives to be cautious. Editor

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Back for a second fundraising event for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, Jim Prior and The JP Big Band are returning to Steyning on Saturday 27 October. Following the success of their last fundraising night, The JP Big Band are putting on an evening of music from Gloria Estefan, Tori Kelly, Sammy Nestico, Bobby Darin and more! Joining the band on stage this year are special guests Bryony Prior on vocals, Paul Newton on trumpet, Mark Bassey on trombone, Vocal Fusion acapella and Saffron on vocals. In addition, a full 25-piece big band will certainly make a fantastic evening’s entertainment. The Rotary Club of Steyning and Henfield, Steyning Music Society and the Steyning Jazz Club have also stepped forward to help organise and promote the event, which will include a bar and raffle sponsored by local residents and businesses. All profits are going to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Jim’s sister Bryony was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis when she was younger, so there is a very personal connection. The concert will be held at the Steyning Centre, BN44 3XZ on Saturday 27 October at 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm). Tickets are £15 from the Steyning Bookshop on 01903 812062 or at www. justgiving.com/fundraising/thejpbigband Jim Prior

CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL RETURNS The Christmas Tree Festival in the Free Church is back by popular demand this year, on the weekend of the village shopping event. This is an excellent opportunity for you to promote your business, charity, or organisation to others in the community by decorating a tree. It’s free to enter but spaces are limited, so please contact Sian Kenyon on 01273 493171 or at sian.kenyon@hotmail.co.uk to book your space. Sian Kenyon

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OCTOBER 2018 | News If your son or daughter would like to come along to try cricket out in Henfield, you should get in touch and find out when the popular winter training sessions start. Equipment is provided, the cost is kept very low and ECB level 2 coaches are on hand to ensure everyone has a great time! Tim Furber

TRAINING PROGRAMME TO BOOST INDEPENDENT RETAILING IN THE DISTRICT

HENFIELD CRICKET CLUB U10S COLTS VICTORIOUS! In recent years, Colts’ cricket at Henfield has quietly gone from strength to strength, mainly due to some keen volunteers who give their time and pass on their passion for the traditional summer game. We’ve got all ages playing, with the most recent addition being the 5 to 8-year-old boys and girls, who are now signed up to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)’s All-Stars program, which aims to simplify the game and get parents involved in practising the skills with their kids. The Under 9s, U10s, U11s, U13s and U15s, have all been playing matches this summer, and some of the older boys are even playing with the adult teams when called upon! The Colts have had some great successes through the season, most recently by the U10s team, who won the Plate Final against Burgess Hill. We’re very proud of how well they have played as a team, encouraging each other along and seeing significant development and potential future stars! Special mentions from the final match should go to our top scorer Abby Furber and our wall-like wicket keepers who didn’t let any balls past them, Jack Woodley and Jed Bandy.

Horsham District Council has received funding to deliver a training and support programme for independent retailers across Horsham District. The training will focus on improving customer experience as local retailers adapt to rapidly changing consumer buying habits. The Council has commissioned retail training specialist Chris Billington, from Progressive Results Training, to deliver a fully funded Horsham District Independent Retail Training and Support Programme: ‘Your Customer Experience’. The programme will consist of four key elements; facilitated workshops, bespoke rapid improvement sessions, display enhancement grants, and customer experience awards next year. Substantial changes to the retail sector over recent years mean that many independent retailers are finding it difficult to compete against larger online and high street stores. It is therefore ever more important for these businesses to build their retailing skills to maximise sales opportunities in this new environment. More details on the specific workshops and grant application information will be released in due course. In the meantime, any retail businesses wanting to take advantage of the free skills building opportunities or just to find out more should contact Chris on chris@progressiveresultstraining. co.uk or call 07840 392732. More information is also available at www.tinyurl. com/y8x7cct7 Lynda Spain

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News | OCTOBER 2018 RICHWARDS SUMMER FUNDRAISING Richwards Estate Agents in Henfield have been raising much needed funds for Chestnut Tree House. On 23 June they hosted a double stall at Upper Beeding School’s Summer Fete, offering a number of competitions for children and a grand raffle for the adults. Justine Hudson, from Richwards, said; “It was a scorching hot day, but everyone enjoyed themselves, gave generously and was entertained by some fabulous events. We were also very pleased to have the backing of Stokes in Henfield, who kindly donated a large box of toys for our children’s lucky dip”. We are pleased to announce that the winner of the MS SOCIETY FUNDRAISER ‘Name the Rabbit’ competition was Reuban who called the rabbit ‘Tony Chestnut’. He’s pictured SUCCESS here receiving his prize from Richward’s Martin The fundraising BBQ for Sussex MS Centre, held Edwards. on 11 August, was a huge success. Organised by Melissa and Richard from Henfield Fencing and Justine Hudson Katie from Jeremy’s of Henfield, the raffle raised an impressive £530 for the centre, whilst the Worthing Steel Band provided a cheery backdrop to the sunny Southwick afternoon. The Centre would like to thank everyone who organised the event, donated food and raffle prizes, and those who travelled down to support the day. They especially thank the Worthing Steel Band for their fantastic music. Melissa Stepney

HENFIELD BOWLS CLUB NEWS The weather interrupted the busy weekend for the Clubs Finals Day. The rain that came on Sunday meant a postponement for some games until Monday. There were many well fought finals enjoyed by supporters who kept warm with plenty THE CHARITIES CHRISTMAS FAIR of tea and coffee. The eventful season drew to a Make a note in your diary for the Charities close in September. Christmas Fair which will return this year on Richard Kent Saturday 10 November in the Henfield Hall, please HENFIELD HALL REFURBISHMENT look out for more details in next month’s BN5.

PROJECT PHASE 2

Margaret Hollingsworth

A year has gone by since the volunteers got together to start the refurbishment of the Henfield Hall. What a difference those changes have made – the wooden ceilings have been replaced with modern materials and updated LED lighting, the walls are now painted, and the floors have been re-carpeted. All these changes mean that the entrance to the Hall has a much more modern and welcoming feel. Work is now in the second stage, where refurbishment will continue into the Garden Room at the rear of the Hall. If you would like to join the team, please contact Peter Sheppard on 01273 491935. Lyn Sheppard 1 6 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

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OCTOBER 2018 | News CALLING FOR NEW COMPUTER CLUB MENTORS (AND MEMBERS) The Henfield Computer Club has been very successful in helping many people with mostly basic tuition in using their laptops, Android tablets and iPads, as well as providing support for specific technical problems. However, this success means we need more mentors to help on all device types. We especially need more mentors to help with iPads and other Apple equipment, as more and more club members are using these devices. So, if you are fairly confident with the workings of your laptop, tablet (Android or Apple) or phone, we would love to have you join us. You’ll find it’s also a pleasure to be able to help others - we as mentors find it very rewarding and we learn along the way as well. The club is very friendly and completely informal, with no commitment to being there on a regular basis. You can contact us by emailing henfieldcomputerclub@gmail.com, calling 01273 494822 or pop in during a session - the Henfield Computer Club meets every Wednesday morning in the Garden Room, Henfield Hall. John Willis

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JOIN US TO ‘WALK FOR OLIVIA’ FOR THE BRAIN TUMOUR CHARITY On Sunday, 21 October, BN5 are holding a charity walk to support The Brain Tumour Charity and Olivia Pugh, owner of Hamfeld’s. The walk will start from Stokes Garden in Cagefoot Lane. There will be two walks, one short ‘Twittens Walk’ which is pushchair and wheelchair friendly, and one longer cross-country walk. Afterwards there will be tea, cake and hotdogs at the Henfield Hall finish line, and a band at the White Hart. For full details and to get involved, please see our article on page 26. Please join us to support Olivia. Emma Osman, Editor

Do you want to get involved in the future of NHS services? Do you have ideas about how NHS health and care services can be further improved? NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is holding three free events during the autumn to hear from members of our local population. The ‘Big Health and Care Conversation’ is an opportunity for you to meet health and care professionals, hear about future plans, talk to officials regarding local priorities and share your ideas on how improvements could be made. You don’t need experience in these services or have to know anything about the NHS to attend one of these events – if you have a passion for health and care services and want to make sure high-quality services can continue for you, your family and your community, please consider attending a nearby event. For people living in the Henfield area, the closest event will be at The Pavilion, Field Place, Worthing, on Thursday 8 November, 5.30 – 7.30pm. The other two events, in Billingshurst and Chichester, are listed on the NHS website. It is easy to book your place either by completing an online registration form at www. coastalwestsussexccg.nhs.uk/big-health-andcare-conversation, or by calling 01903 708411. Vicky Smart

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News | OCTOBER 2018 Then lo and behold came a man called Dave Who suggested a carving to include a cave With mice and rabbits, beetles and mole And on the top, a Toad in the Hole It was going to be fun for girl and boy A hole to climb through... oh, what joy. On the way to school, a welcome diversion Or a special visit for a weekend excursion! For this magnificent detailed structure Will celebrate Henfield’s Year of Culture. But for all good things we love to see Comes the question of paying the fee… Liz Hodgson

TOAD IN THE HOLE ART SCULPTURE IN HENFIELD Following on from a news item in the July edition of BN5, we have an update on the Toad in the Hole sculpture to be built near the Henfield Leisure Centre. The sculpture is due to be started at the end of March 2019 as part of Henfield’s Year of Culture. It will be completed over a few days and is predicted to cost at least £2,650 to finish. More than £600 has already been raised towards it, and if you would like to contribute to this unique carving please visit www.gofundme.com/toad-in-the-hole. Toad in the Hole Once in our village there stood an old tree A magnificent ash for all to see Then one day it lost its head And all the leaves, they too, were dead Some people said “Chop it down, chop it down Sell it for firewood up in the town.” But the folks from the council had a hunch And decided to leave a bit of its trunk. And there it stayed in the light and dark Whilst weeds galore grew up its bark.

BRING & BUY COFFEE MORNING FOR THE POPPY APPEAL A Bring and Buy Coffee Morning will be held in the Garden Room of Henfield Hall on Saturday 13 October at 10am, to raise money for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. There will be stalls for cake, bric-a-brac, and books, as well as a raffle. If you have any bric-a-brac (not jumble) and wish to have it collected please ring Mike Morgan on 01273 492134. Mike Morgan

BOOK SIGNING AT THE STEYNING BOOKSHOP On Saturday 20 October, Julia Donaldson will be at the Steyning Bookshop selling signed copies of her new books, ‘Animalphabet’ and ‘The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes’. The event will start at 2.30pm, and the event is advance booking only, so be sure to call on 01903 812062 to secure a place. For more information, visit www. steyningbookshop.co.uk. Gudrun Bowers

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OCTOBER 2018 | News BISHOP’S PARK ESTATE VANDALISM There has been another act of vandalism on the Bishop’s Park estate. Between midnight on Sunday 26 August and 5am on Monday 27 August, a jar of petrol was thrown onto the entrance road to the estate. This is the eighth attack on the Bishop’s Park estate over recent months. Lynnette St Quintin, Sales Director for Barratt Southern Counties comments: “We are extremely disappointed that there has been a further act of antisocial behaviour at Bishop Park. As soon as we were aware that this was an ongoing situation, we installed CCTV cameras as well as high and lowlevel lighting to help deter further attacks of this nature. We have proactively cooperated with the local police and Neighbourhood Watch throughout this entire situation; installing increased levels of security whilst doing our best to reassure residents. This unacceptable behaviour is obviously hugely disappointing for us and the residents of Bishop Park as well as Henfield and it is our intention that this situation is resolved quickly and with the full support of the law. This is and remains a police matter and we will continue to work with them until it is resolved.” Residents would be very grateful for any information that would aid the investigation, so please contact the police on 101 (quoting the temporary reference of Web-MHN-QWA-HLX or the postcode BN5 9UH) or call Barratt Homes on 01273 493193 if you think you can help. Editor

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NEW HOME FOR SOUTH DOWNS RIDING FOR THE DISABLED Due to redevelopment, South Downs Riding for the Disabled group have had to relocate from Bridge House Equestrian Centre at Slinfold. Their new home is at the Horsham and Mid Sussex Equestrian Academy (HMSEA) in Albourne, near Burgess Hill, where they run three sessions on Wednesday mornings. The group enjoyed five very successful and happy years at Bridge House, during which time the owners, Liz and Chris McIlwraith, and the wonderful liveries who so kindly loaned their ponies to the group were always incredibly supportive. HMSEA have extended a very warm welcome to the group and their riders, and after the upheaval of the move all are settling nicely into their new surroundings. Everyone is looking forward to getting back in the saddle on 12 September and they are eager to encourage new volunteers and local organisations to get involved. For further details visit their website www.southdownsrda. org, telephone Carolyn Heitman on 01403 711867 or find them on Facebook @SouthDownsRDA.

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News | OCTOBER 2018 a wide range of events and activities for people visiting the hospice, enabling them to live their lives as fully as possible. Jools Morrison, Day Hospice Co-ordinator, said: “I’d like to say thank you once again to the Hogsback Chapter for a wonderful morning. We really appreciate the time they give to our patients, who had the opportunity to try something they may never have done before.” Mark Humphreys, who attends the Day Hospice, said: “The experience was the best. This was my first time on both a motorbike and a Harley and I wouldn’t have missed it for the world.” Freddie added: “Thank you for a memorable day HOSPICE PATIENTS EXPERIENCE Duncan and giving fresh energy to an old rocker.” RIDE OF A LIFETIME Please visit: www.stbh.org.uk/dayhospice Day Hospice and In-patient Unit patients were Sam Skilton thrilled to be visited by bikers from the Hogsback Chapter Harley Davidson owners’ club. It was MEDICAL CENTRE FLU FAIR an adventurous morning as patients spent time admiring the motorcycles and posing for photos, The Henfield Medical Centre will be hosting a Flu while some went out for short rides if they felt well Fair on the mornings of Saturday 29 September and Saturday 6 October. Appointments can be enough and were physically able to do so. booked online at www.henfieldmedicalcentre. It was the fifth time the bikers have ridden down co.uk, at reception, or on 01273 492255. Walk in from Guildford to visit the hospice, and they were clinics also run from 2 October to 31 October, on given a warm welcome from patients, volunteers Tuesdays 3-5pm and Wednesdays 2-4pm. and staff. The visit was organised by the Day Katie Hill Hospice team at St Barnabas House who plan Whatever place you’re into

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OCTOBER 2018 | News media are shown. It is free entry on Saturday 27 October from 10am-5pm and Sunday 29 October from 10am-4pm when exciting art on canvas, paper, board framed and unframed can be viewed for enjoyment or purchase. This year our popular evening preview is on Friday 27 October at 7pm. It costs £2 per person, which includes light refreshments and provides the opportunity to meet the artists and to reserve anything that takes your interest! Visit www.henfieldartclub.co.uk Kenneth McIntosh

ANNUAL 24-HOUR CHARITY EVENT AT WICKWOODS The Wickwoods Members, staff and local businesses took part in the clubs fourth annual 24-hour tennis and triathlon charity event over the August Bank Holiday. Over 170 people played tennis or took part in triathlon events, and in total the team swam 9 miles, ran 89 miles, cycled 179 miles and played hundreds of tennis matches. In excess of £6000 was raised for three local charities; Rosslyn Park Injury Trust, Woodlands Meed School and Whoopsadaisy. Mark Ross, who took place in the triathlon, swam an extraordinary 1.5 miles in 30 mins, and was only just beaten in the cycling event by 0.1 of mile by Stephen Clark. Kevin Bush took Gold in the running event covering 4.35 miles. All participants for the event were also entered into a raffle to win a year’s free membership at Wickwoods, which was won by Carole Farquhar - congratulations! The event culminated with exhibition tennis matches by Tennis Director Mark Weaver and Club Coach Natasha Khan, taking on all-comers in a beat the coach finale challenge. Several of the clubs top playing members took part, including Chris Revees from our sponsor, Carpenter Box Accountants. Chris stepped up and, despite several close calls, the coaches left the courts victorious. Thank you to our event sponsors: Artemis Marketing, Specs Opticians, Nick Rivett Sport, MHA Carpenter Box Accountants, Brewers Decorator Centres and Sterling Financial & Property Services. A big thank you to the spectators and all who helped to support on the day. For more information and pictures see www. wickwoods.co.uk/charity Jamie Goossens

HENFIELD SCOUT CLIMBS HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN ENGLAND FOR THE SCOUT HUT Over the summer, Holly Williams raised money for the Henfield Scout Hut by climbing Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England, in extremely poor conditions. Accompanied by another Scout and both of their fathers, Holly took the Corridor Route – an extremely challenging hike – from Seathwaite to Scafell Pike on a 25-mile round trip which took the best part of two days to complete. Holly decided to raise some money to help build the new Henfield Scout Hut as a thank you to the group, since she will shortly leave the group and move on to Explorers (a district run programme). Thanks to the hike, she has managed to raise an impressive £500 for the Scout Hut. Mark Williams

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News | OCTOBER 2018 are held in the afternoon and evenings. The role will also include assisting with the administration of Parish Council projects. The applicant should have proven proficiency in MS Office applications and have excellent written and oral communication skills. The working hours will be approximately 30 hours per month (with the potential for additional hours in future), depending on the level of committee business. If you are interested in the position and would like a full job description, please contact the Parish Office by calling 01273 492507, or by emailing office@henfield.gov.uk Alternatively visit the Parish Council website ART FAIR IN HORSHAM www.henfield.gov.uk and click on the links for the Local artists Grahame Morgan-Watson, from job description and application form. The closing Partridge Green, and Carole Skinner-Rupniak, date for this application is Monday 22 October. from Cowfold, will be exhibiting (along with many Kevin Wright, Parish Clerk other artists and makers) at the Horsham Artists Open Studios Art Fair 20 - 21 October at Parkside (County Hall North), Chart Way, Horsham. Grahame often paints while listening to jazz, applying rhythm to build an audiovisual representation of his cultural and spiritual creativity. From music to canvas, Grahame will be exhibiting his latest eye-catching, charismatic collection. Carole will be exhibiting her new series ‘Aqua Marine Dreams’ - a second collection of atmospheric contemporary fine art impressions based on water, caves and light. She will also be displaying some of her local landscapes in oils, inspired by her love of the Sussex woodland countryside. SMALL DOLE FLOWER SHOW www.horshamartistsopenstudios.co.uk The Small Dole Flower Show was an overwhelming success, with visitors coming from all around Carole Skinner-Rupniak the local area (and some from further afield) to HENFIELD PARISH COUNCIL JOB enjoy the sunny mid-August entertainment. Anne OPPORTUNITY Stambolie, who came all the way from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, is seen in the accompanying picture Henfield Parish Council is seeking a Parish after a successful visit to Friends of Henfield St Administrator to assist the Council and Parish Barnabas Hospice’s tombola stall, run in aid of the Council Chairman in ensuring the smooth group. functioning and recording of meetings. Meetings Arun Agrawal

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SAY ‘I HEART MY HOSPICE’ DURING HOSPICE CARE WEEK Hospice Care Week is a national campaign that aims to raise awareness of hospice care. It also gives you the chance to get involved with your local hospice. Together with hospices across the country, St Barnabas House in Worthing will be educating people about the care services it provides, and addressing the misconceptions and fears that many people have about hospice care. St Barnabas House does extraordinary work in the heart of the local community, providing end of life and palliative care services both at the hospice and in the comfort of patients’ own homes across the Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield areas. Now is your chance to show your support by saying ‘I heart my hospice’! You can get involved in Hospice Care Week by doing some volunteering or fundraising, participating in an event or leaving the hospice a gift in your will. Perhaps you could pay a visit to the St Barnabas House charity shop located on High Street, Henfield, which sells an excellent range of boutique clothes and accessories, as well as furniture. Open 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday, the shop is always keen to receive donations. You could make a donation, no matter how big or small, to help the hospice to continue providing vital care for your local community - it costs £6.5 million a year for St Barnabas House to provide all of its care services, and only a small fraction of that cost is covered by statutory funding. Getting involved can even be as simple as sharing why you heart St Barnabas House on social media by tagging the hospice and using the hashtag #HeartMyHospice to show your support. Find out more about how you can heart your local hospice at www.stbh.org.uk/heartmyhospice or call St Barnabas House today on 01903 706300. Sam Skilton, Marketing Co-ordinator

festival, which brings together 700 years of music from 17 European countries, has the timely theme; ‘Europe – connection, division, collaboration and chaos’. The main festival will take place between 26 October and 11 November. Highlights include Royal Wedding soprano Elin Manahan Thomas with lutenist Elizabeth Kenny in a lunchtime programme of lute songs from the court of Elizabeth I at St Paul’s Church, 27 October; music from the 13th century Lewes Priory Breviary at St Bartholomew’s Church, 28 October; a royal wedding party for Prince Adolf and Princess Ulrika of Sweden at St George’s Church, 2 November; music for peace to celebrate Armistice Day, St Martin’s Church, 11 November; and a double bill of Italian and English opera, updated for the 21st century with contemporary dance at The Old Market, 6 - 8 November. The festival’s own BREMF Consort of Voices, Singers and Community Choir will also be performing in various events. Full information and online booking are available at bremf.org.uk, with phone bookings via Brighton Dome Ticket Office on 01273 709709. Under 12s can attend for free when accompanied by an adult, and anyone aged 12-25, as well as full-time students or those in receipt of Universal Credit or Pension Credit can buy tickets half price. Jenny Clemens

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING EVENT Look out around the village for leaflets with details of the workshops and organisations represented at the Mental Health and Wellbeing event, in The Henfield Hall on Tuesday 16 October from 3-8pm. To book a place at any of the workshops ring Peter Bates on 01273 493172 jandpbates@gmail.com or Natalie McDonald at Henfield Medical Centre 01273 497418. Peter Bates

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News | OCTOBER 2018 HAMFELDS HOME AND GARDEN ARE RECRUITING!

So, look out for the official Brain Tumour Charity collection boxes coming soon to checkouts all around Henfield! If you are a retailer and would like Both full and part time job opportunities available. a collecting tin, please call Bill Shelton on 01273 If you are interested please contact 01273 492388 493105. or email your cv to hamfelds@outlook.com Bill Shelton Hamfelds Home and Garden

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BAGS-4-BRAINS... FROM HENFIELD! As many Henfield residents will know, the village raised a fantastic sum at Christmas with the Big BN5 Draw for The Brain Tumour Charity. Very sadly many will also know that Olivia of Hamfelds, who inspired the Christmas fundraising, is now very poorly. Consequently, we’ve decided to launch the ‘Bags-4-Brains’ campaign. Currently most of our High Street shops do not charge 5p for plastic bags, as this is something only large chains have to do. However, there is still a real environmental cost to using these bags. This Autumn, most Henfield stores will be asking customers for a voluntary donation with every plastic bag they use, in aid of The Brain Tumour Charity. This will be completely optional, but we do hope you will dig deep – it is a great charity, and Henfield has already proved capable of great charitable acts!

October BN5 incorrectly stated that Norman Rigby passed away on July 8th 2018. Our deepest apologies to Norman’s family and friends for our error, the correct date was August 9th. Editor

HENFIELD BIRD WATCH SPONSORED BIRDWATCH WALK As part of the BN5 magazine campaign to raise money for the Brain Tumour Charity, Henfield Birdwatch will be offering a walk along the fields and Downslink to Stretham Bridge, along the banks of the Adur to New Inn Farm, then down to Frogs Hole and past Rye Farm. The walk will start from the Downslink by Braziers garage on Monday 15th October at 9 am and will be led by Val Bentley. We invite members of Birdwatch and residents of Henfield to join Val and obtain sponsorship from THEIR friends and family – and learn more about

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OCTOBER 2018 | News the birds that can be seen in our local area. You may be surprised at how many there are! If you can’t come, then please sponsor Val – she will hope to see approximately 40 species If you want to be involved please telephone Val on 01273 494723 or email chetsford@talk21. com Sponsorship can be given on the day, but preferably through the website: www.justgiving. com/fundraising/walking-for-olivia (Please note, this is not the same walk as the ‘Walk for Olivia’ which takes place on Sunday 21st October.) Deborah Colgate

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SWAIN’S PUMPKIN COMPETITION It’s​ approaching that time of year when yet again we are challenging you to create the best pumpkin for our Halloween pumpkin carving competition. This will be the 6th year that we have run the competition and every year we’ve been amazed by all of your entries. Our competition is open to all ages, young and old but your entry must be a pumpkin (no other fruit or

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FROM THE MUSEUM ARCHIVES This photograph was taken at Brazier’s Garage, Golden Square on 11 April 1975, when 5-star petrol was 74.5p per gallon and the pump attendant would fill up the tank for you. Reg Woolgar, who had just retired after 40 years as a mechanic for Brazier’s, is being served by Ronnie Corbett lookalike Terry O’Callaghan-Murdoch, who was active in The Henfield Players. Although known as Reg, he was christened Jesse Reginald Woolgar; Jesse being his father’s name. Reg, who was Henfield born and bred, was a very nice, quietly spoken man. He died in 1985 aged 75 years. Terry moved away from Henfield to live in Steyning. More information about the museum is available on the Henfield Parish Council website www. henfield.gov.uk. It is open 10am-12pm Monday to Saturday, except Wednesday when it is open 2.30-4.30pm, with an additional Saturday slot at 2.30-4.30pm. They currently have a temporary exhibition on Royal Doulton Plates, which will run until 21 December. Alan Barwick

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Cagefoot Lane, Sunday 21 October, 2pm The Walks Our idea is to ‘Walk for Olivia’ to show our support, as well as raise awareness and money for this great charity, on Sunday 21st October at 2pm. There will be two community walks running simultaneously: 1 The Twittens Walk

A short loop starting at Stokes Garden in Cagefoot Lane, past the Tanyard Pond, St Peter’s and along Church Street. Then back up the High Street to finish in the Garden Room, Henfield Hall. Pushchair, wheelchair and mobility scooter friendly, suitable for young and old alike. Approximate distance 1km (2/3 mile) taking around 15 mins.

What happens next? There will be tea and homemade cakes afterwards at the Garden Room along with the BP Guild barbeque selling hot-dogs, every penny raised will go to the Brain Tumour Charity. Henfield Joggers are planning to run the cross-country route so if you’re feeling more energetic you are welcome to join them! Afterwards, head down to The White Hart where there will be a band, ‘Nice Pair’ with further fundraising for the Brain Tumour Charity from 5.30pm. 2 6 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

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A more energetic walk from the same start at Stokes Garden in Cagefoot Lane, through the village and across fields to the Downs Link and along the river bank back into Henfield and finishing at the Garden Room. This requires walking boots or suitable footwear as it may be muddy, depending on the weather. There will be some stiles to climb and the track is uneven and unmade, across fields, in places. There are no water stops so please bring your own drinks if you need them. It’s around 7km (4.3miles) and will take around 1½-2 hours to walk

Who can join? Everyone! This is very much a community walk and everyone is welcome, come along as a group or on your own, all ages are welcome. Please wear red if you can, and bring some money with you for tea, cake, beer and hotdogs afterwards, every penny goes to the Brain Tumour Charity! How do I raise money? See the next page for details of how to fundraise. There is no obligation to do so of course.

Which route should I choose? Please choose the route that suits your health and physical ability. This is a relaxed and informal event, please take responsibility for your own welfare. There are no medical facilities and no water stops until the end of the walk. Can I bring my dog? Yes you can. Well behaved dogs are welcome (on leads at all times, and only if your dog is friendly in large groups and with other dogs).

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OCTOBER 2018 | Charity At BN5 we have been aware of the great work of the Brain Tumour Charity since Olivia Pugh, who owns Hamfelds in Henfield High Street, was diagnosed last year. Olivia’s pledge has always been to raise as much awareness and funds for this charity as possible. Please join us and show your support to her and the Brain Tumour Charity as they battle this horrible disease.

Henfield residents raised a fantastic £6,370 for the Brain Tumour Charity last Christmas with the Big BN5 Draw – and even more money has been collected by Henfield businesses since then. Our village Grand Total already tops £6,500!

Walk for Olivia: Who is involved? Lots of local businesses and organisations pledging to walk, sponsor and fundraise, please support your favourite (you’ll find a list of the teams at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/walking-forolivia with their individual team page). The teams so far: Henfield Joggers | BN5 magazine | The White Hart | Team 777 | Village Care | Henfield Leisure Centre | Henfield Eye Care | Hamfelds | Henfield Free Church | Marcus Grimes | DB Foot Clinic Cornerweighs | The BP Guild | Taste Deli | HJ Burt Hawthorn Vets | Liz Marks Pilates. Our thanks to Jeremy’s of Henfield for donating sausages for the barbie, Barnards Bakery for donating rolls, Budgens for tea, coffee and milk, Taste Deli for donating cakes, Dark Star for donating beer, and to Stokes for allowing us to use their garden as a ‘start’ point, and the Henfield Hall for the ‘finish’ point. The BP Guild are kindly running the barbeque and we have a group of ladies looking after the tea and cake for us. Other fundraising events are happening throughout the village in October – including cake sales, a Quiz Night at The George, a Spinathon at Henfield Leisure Centre and Pilates classes. Look out for donation buckets in lots of shops. Henfield Birdwatch are also organising a sponsored birdwatch walk, see the What’s On for details. More and more pledges are coming in each day, please let us know if you can join in and help in any way. If you can bake us a cake we’d love to hear from you!

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Scan this code for the Just Giving page Can I help fundraise? If you would like to fundraise please email emma@ bn5magazine.co.uk and we will create a Just Giving team for you. You will get a Brain Tumour Charity t-shirt to wear (just let us know the size you’d like) and a medal at the end of the walk. However, there is no obligation to fundraise, you can just turn up and Walk for Olivia on the day. To make a donation, please follow this link: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/walking-for-olivia Finally...Come and have fun! We hope to see you on Sunday, 21st October from 2pm for a lovely, autumnal walk in the Henfield countryside, to support Olivia and the Brain Tumour Charity in their fight against this cruel disease. Thank you for your support. Emma Osman

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ongratulations to everyone at the Henfield Haven as they celebrate being awarded an incredible £65,000 Big Lottery grant! The grant will be put to very good use, with a bright, light and airy extension to the existing café area. The café has proved to be a huge success for The Haven, not only acting as a social area for visitors and providing delicious lunches, but to encourage anyone and everyone to come along and use the Haven. The café is perfect for light lunches, coffee and afternoon tea, and this extra space will be used for larger groups and activities as well as providing much needed extra seating during busy periods. It can also be separated and used as a private meeting area. Launched in November 2015 to provide a wide range of services in the village, The Henfield Haven has quickly established itself as essential to Henfield and the surrounding villages. It provides high-needs facilities for those living with dementia three days a week, as well as a vibrant and interesting programme of events, courses and activities for people of any age during other times. The beautiful gardens, with the Mini Haven for younger visitors, are one of the Haven’s key attractions, complete with raised allotment beds and stunning flower-filled borders. The day-to-day running of The Haven is undertaken by Impact Initiatives, plus over 40 volunteers who help out. It is managed by local Henfield people in the form of the Henfield Social Enterprise Community Interest Company (CIC). The CIC has a 25 year lease on the property from West Sussex County Council, the group saved it from likely closure back in 2015.

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Downs (Southern) Ltd, a local building company located near Henfield, have been appointed to carry out the work. Building work is planned to start this autumn, with the extension due to be completed by March 2019. Paul Mason from Downs Southern said; “We’re excited to be building this important extension to The Haven, the plans look great and as a local business we’re pleased to be involved with this great local charity.” Tony Jackson, a Director of the Community Interest Company overseeing the Haven, said: “We are delighted to have received this grant from the Big Lottery Fund which will enable us to create muchneeded extra space at the Haven. The increasing popularity of the centre since it opened shows how important it is that we can continue to meet the needs of our local community, particularly those facing and coping with various stages of dementia.” To find out more about the wide range of daily activities on offer at the Henfield Haven, or to volunteer, contact them on 01273 494747, see www.impact-initiatives. org.uk/henfield-haven or pop in to see them at Hewitts, Henfield BN5 9DT. Sarah Butler

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JOURNEY INTO THE WILD

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e’re surrounded by beauty in Sussex, although perhaps sometimes we move too fast, or make too much noise, to even notice it. Meeting wildlife photographer David Plummer in the garden at Woods Mill turned out to be an altogether different interview experience. While we talked about his latest projects and his recent successes with appearances on the One Show, work for Huawei and with the Knepp re-wilding project, the conversation was occasionally interrupted by the star of the show, the wildlife. A small, brown bank vole sneaking onto the nearby bird table to steal some seeds caught his attention, while the flash of colour from a nuthatch on a nearby tree-trunk brings out his ever-present binoculars and halts David mid-sentence. Success in the competitive field of wildlife photography, although enjoyable, is making very little difference to David and his approach to life. Nothing seems to faze him, from speaking in an auditorium in Berlin full of Huawei execs at the launch of their multi-million dollar smartphone, to the opening of a hospital wing specialising in the latest treatments for Parkinson’s in front of world-class neurologists. Wherever, he has the same quiet, calm and slightly bemused approach. Perhaps if you’ve tracked leopards on foot in the Masai Mara or mountain gorillas in Rwanda, then standing in front of a bank of cameras in a packed theatre is a just walk in the park. Parkinson’s has become part of David’s life since he was diagnosed nine years ago, but it is secondary, or, possibly even further down the list. When he lectures (as he is more and more frequently asked to do) the photographs first capture his audience. Then the stories of how he respectfully joins his wildlife subjects and immerses himself in their lives, on their levels and in their colours, contours and sounds, resonates with people and draws them in. It’s only near the end of his talk that he’ll drop the ‘P bomb’.

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“Parkinson’s has been part of my life for the past nine years, probably longer, but it will never define me. I need people to see the wildlife first, marvel at the beauty of the creature, look deep into its soul. I don’t want them thinking, wow, that’s a good shot for someone with Parkinson’s. So, I just wait, until they are immersed in the wildlife, see the pictures for what they are, before I mention it,” said David. He is not afraid to talk about Parkinsons, to throw off the preconceptions we may have about it being a disease of the elderly (he’s a young man, diagnosed as he just turned 40). He will never belittle the pain and the sheer and brutal everyday battle of living with it. But, he has learned to harness the energy and the anger, his work has got better, has more urgency and more power. It has sharpened his eye and his ear, and for that he thanks Parkinson’s. It’s also one of the reasons that he produced a book, crowd-funded and published by Penguin Random House, ‘7 Years of Camera Shake’. It hit the Amazon best-seller list within weeks, beating Dan Brown to the top spot. It’s a stunning book, immersive and beautiful, cataloguing his work from across the continents; cheetahs, lions, mountain gorillas, birds of prey, then back home to his favourite hunting ground, Sussex; where he

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shoots owls, kingfishers and rutting deer. Half the profits go to Parkinson’s UK as they help to fund research into this debilitating disease. David’s work takes him all around the world, he guides eco-trips to the Massai-Mara, Brazil, Hungary, India, Rwanda and the Galapagos where he teaches the art of photography and creates beautiful images for his corporate clients. He is a proactive conservationist and runs photography courses back home in the UK for Sussex Wildlife Trust and as part of the team at Knepp Castle providing wildlife safaris. The Knepp Castle estate. where David is resident photographer, has become his second home. He runs photographic courses as part of their Wildlife Safaris. It’s where he has captured some of his best pictures of kingfishers, owls (all five British species are seen at Knepp at various times of the year) and of course, their famous deer. Due to the re-wilding project and the Burrell’s environmentfirst approach to farming, the eco-system is rich, so David has had the opportunity to photograph some rare species of butterflies, moths and birdlife. He will only photograph creatures in their wild, natural states and will wait for hours for a shot. His success is, in part, down to good preparation; he uses hides of all descriptions and will study his subjects and establish where they’re nesting or hunting and then play the waiting game for the right shot. He created an ingenious ‘floating hide’ which featured on the BBC One Show, when he took wildlife presenter Richard Taylor-Jones on a shoot to photograph the elusive Little Grebe. This diminutive bird is incredibly shy, so David’s floating hide works perfectly by allowing him to get up close and at water level with the bird. When I ask David where his all-time favourite location is, he doesn’t hesitate: “It’s got to be Sussex. The landscape, the diversity and the fact that it’s home. I love to travel, but that journey back when I catch my first glimpse of the South Downs tells me I’m home. I have a trusty Suzuki Jimny, painted in camouflage colours, which is my complete rock, it’s a perfect 4x4 vehicle and will take me anywhere.” David had the determination to turn his passion for wildlife into a career. It has been his life’s work to seek perfection, or perhaps it’s more accurate to say that he hunts for the real beauty that lies in imperfection. This beauty allows him to escape some of the darker moments of living with Parkinson’s and has given him the determination to live the most creative and positive life that he possibly can. Emma Osman To see David’s stunning work and footage of his One Show appearances and work for Huawei go to www. davidplummerimages.co.uk. You will find ‘Seven Years with Camera Shake’ on Amazon, ISBN number 178352393X, priced at £19.49. 3 4 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

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Local interest | OCTOBER 2018 Henfield Wolf Cubs, 1918 kindly loaned by Eric Holder

Henfield Cub Scouts - 100 years T he Wolf Cubs, as Cub Scouts were originally known, was created by Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the Scout Association, to provide Scouting activities to those still too young to join the Boy Scouts (which was 11+). The original programme was themed around the Jungle Book novel, written by BadenPowell’s friend and neighbour Rudyard Kipling. The Scout Association’s records show that the Henfield Cub Pack was formed with an initial 29 Wolf Cubs, on 17 October 1918, under Cubmaster Mrs Clarkson. Scouting for older boys had existed in Henfield since 1907. After formation, the pack maintained around 30 Cubs under Cubmaster Miss Grainger and continued to run through the Second World War. Post-war, Cubmaster Mr Jupp took over and grew the pack to average 35 Cubs. In 1966 the Wolf Cubs were renamed Cub Scouts and the programme and names adapted to suit the era, with the role of Cub Scout Leader replacing Cubmaster. 1971 sees the Cub Scouts present at the formal opening of the new and current Scout Hut, and through the 70s and early 80s the pack remained strong in numbers. By the late 80s, growing numbers resulted in the pack being split into two, with each troop taking their names from the local rivers, the Adur and Arun. By the 90s the two packs combined numbered around 50 members. Scouting was strong in Henfield; there were two Beaver Colonies (formed in 1986), two Cub packs, two Scout troops (the

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1907 and 1997 troops), and a Venture Scout unit, with leaders working hard to deliver Scouting for all the sections. It’s at this point that the Group experienced a major shakeup… for the first time, girls were allowed to join the Scouts. Initially this seems to have caused some concern, but the early girls integrated well and set a good precedent for the future of Henfield Scouting. We now have girls in all sections of the Scout Group, and other than in tent allocation gender has no bearing on the activities that are undertaken. During the early 2000s, a lack of leaders meant that the Cub pack had to be reduced to one troop, but demand remained high as numbers held at around 36, the maximum possible membership. At this point the pack was led by Cub Scout Leader Tanya Jennings, who ran the pack for 12 years and organised successful camps across England, including one to visit Brownsea Island, the home of Baden-Powell’s original camp in 1907. In recent years there has been an increase in those wanting to join Scouting, undoubtedly influenced by our Chief Scout Bear Grylls along with a general desire for adventure and the outdoors. A growing waiting list, along with the closure of our neighbouring pack in Partridge Green, resulted in the reformation of the second Henfield Cub pack at the start of this year. Now, as we mark our 100th birthday we have well over 50 Cubs, the highest number in Henfield history.

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OCTOBER 2018 | Local interest Henfield Cubs, around 1974

Henfield Cubs, around 1985

Cubs in 2018

So as we celebrate our 100th birthday, what do the Cubs offer to young people in 2018? Cubs today, just like those in 1918, work to a programme which awards outdoor activities, teamwork, skill development, and global awareness. In the last year the Henfield Cubs have hiked, camped, abseiled, canoed, climbed, potholed, cooked on open fires, built shelters, shot air rifles and enjoyed Archery. But it isn’t all outdoors, they’ve also learnt how to cook, sew and iron, as well as earning badges in areas such as emergency first aid, navigation and many more! The packs also spend time raising awareness and funds for the new Scout Hut and other projects in the wider community, planning several activities to raise money throughout the year. For our hundred-year anniversary a special badge has been issued which all Cubs are currently wearing on their uniform. These are available for purchase, so if you are a former Cub and would like one please send us an email, they cost £2.50 each plus 60p P&P. The Cub packs run during term times, if you think your child would like to get involved please send

us an email as there is currently space in the Adur pack. All Cub pack leaders are volunteers and give up their time for free, so extra help is always welcomed - be that as a leader, a member of the Executive Committee, or by helping to fundraise for the group. If you would like to join, please contact our Membership Secretary at membershipsec@1sthenfield scoutgroup.co.uk, or for general enquiries please email cubs@1sthenfieldscoutgroup.co.uk. Mark Williams

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OCTOBER 2018 | Gardening

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roblems with your pelargoniums? Worried about your wisteria? Confused about your cabbages? You may well be in luck, since national Radio 4 panel show ‘Gardeners’ Question Time’ is coming to Henfield! The show, which tours the country answering local vegetation-based queries, will be hosted in the Henfield Hall, on Wednesday 31 October at 6.15pm. With a horticultural heritage like Henfield’s, it’s only logical that Gardeners’ Question Time would visit the village sooner or later – if anything the Henfield Gardeners should be answering the panel’s questions! Our brief journey through Henfield’s horticultural history begins in the 19th century, where the expansion of Brighton made Henfield a significant contributor to the local horticultural industry. With rich sandy soil running through the village, Henfield became a thriving market garden location, sowing the seeds for our now avid gardening community more than two centuries later. Along with mixed market gardening, the village is also famous for its violets, grown at the Lavender Cottage violet nursery and sold to such customers as the Duchesses of Norfolk and Westminster, and even Queen Mary on occasion! After a peak in the 1960s, the industry in Henfield began to fade faced with larger competitors, and Henfield’s time in the agricultural spotlight seemed to come to an end. However, in recent years the Henfield Gardens and Arts Festival has brought Henfield back into the limelight, as the June event has become extremely popular around the West Sussex area. The resurgence of Henfield gardening has been propelled by the Henfield

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Gardening Club, who run popular talks, garden visits and plant sales all through the year. They will be the hosts of Gardeners’ Question Time when it comes to Henfield this month.

Gardeners’ Question Time The show, which is recorded in a different location each week, consists of a panel of horticultural experts who answer questions from a live audience of local gardening enthusiasts. Gardeners’ Question Time was created in 1947, and since then its expert panel has answered over 30,000 horticultural questions! To claim that the panel were ‘experts’ could well be an understatement – they never see any questions before recording and all their answers are provided on the spot, showing their near-encyclopaedic knowledge of all things horticultural. If you have any difficult gardening questions you want answering then this is definitely your best opportunity. Though the panel will be guests of the Henfield Gardening Club, the event is open to any budding gardeners regardless of any group affiliation, and tickets will be allocated on a first-come-firstserved basis. As a prelude to the 2019 Henfield Festival, all money raised by the event will go towards funding the Henfield Village Fair, where you’ll be able to display your perfect pelargoniums for the whole village to admire! Fin Sellwood Tickets will be on sale at Village Care with the sale date to be announced soon, so keep an eye on the BN5 Facebook page and website, www.henfieldbn5.co.uk.

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erhaps best known for The Odd Couple, Barefoot in the Park, Plaza Suite and The Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Neil Simon has also given us this semi-autobiographical account of growing up in a second-generation Jewish immigrant family in 1930s New York. Described as “simultaneously poignant and funny” when first seen on Broadway in 1983, it has lost none of its freshness, with its eternal themes of family relationships and the traumas of puberty and sexual awakening. We meet 15-year-old Eugene Morris Jerome (played by Ewan Fairchild), whose ambitions are to be a baseball star or a writer. He keeps a journal and sometimes shares his thoughts directly with the audience. Apart from sport, his main preoccupation is with his cousin, Nora (Saskia Monteiro), a lovely girl of 16, who is desperately anxious to appear in a Broadway musical, if only her mother would allow her to attend the auditions. Eugene’s older brother, Stanley (Raphael Key), dispenses advice about the opposite sex, but has problems of his own when his principles get him into trouble at work. The boys’ parents, Kate and Jack (Sharona Key-Barry and Trevor Hodgson), have to work extremely hard to keep the family afloat in difficult economic times; there is additional pressure on Jack who, as head of the household, is looked to by all when important decisions have to be made. Always in the background is the concern about the spread of fascism in Europe and the perilous

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situation of their relatives in Poland. Where will they live, if they manage to escape to America? Kate and Jack have already given a home to Kate’s widowed sister, Blanche (Lauren Morley), with her daughters Nora and Laurie (Marisa Meinecke). We witness the results of the tensions between the adults and between the girls, but also how their love for one another survives the pressure. Director Sheila Nye first saw Brighton Beach Memoirs over 30 years ago and it made a lasting impression, so much so that on a family trip to New York she took the time to visit the actual Brighton Beach. She says that she is delighted to have the opportunity to direct a very talented cast in this wonderful play. To help create a more intimate atmosphere, the actors will be performing on the floor of the Hall, rather than on the stage, with the audience seated on three sides of the acting area. It promises to be a memorable theatrical experience – don’t miss it! Jane Jones Production dates: Thu 18, Fri 19 & Sat 20 October 7.45 pm at The Henfield Hall. All seats £10. Online booking: www.henfieldtheatrecompany.com Box Office: Stevens Estate Agents 01273 492141 from Monday 1 October The production is kindly sponsored by Accountancy & Business Matters

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Local interest | OCTOBER 2018

THE CURIOUS

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CAUDLE STREET

Dr. Jim Caudle at the Henfield Museum. Emma Osman © BN5 magazine

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few years ago, a member of the public brought an old medical case to be inspected by the experts on BBC’s Antiques Roadshow. Embossed on the case was the name ‘Dr A.W.W Caudle’. It turned out to have once been in the possession of the man after whom Henfield’s Caudle Street is named after, back in the late 1800s, while he was a practicing GP in the village. There were two Dr Adolphus Caudles in Henfield, father and son, but the case belonged to the Dr Adolphus William Caudle, Jnr. Some months later, the BBC show was repeated on Australian television. A patient of a Dr Jim Caudle, who currently lives near Adelaide in Australia, was watching the show. Intrigued by the coincidence, he took a recording of the show in to Dr Jim, to see if Adolphus was any relation. Jim knew of his family’s decent from English stock but had never seriously investigated the family tree. With the doctor’s case in his mind, he took to genealogy sites and started to do some research. Jim’s great, great grandfather, who was a relative of the second Adolphus Caudle of Caudle Street (and medical bag) fame, had settled in Adelaide in the 1860s, making his way to a small town called Wattle Flat just south of the city. Jim’s grandfather, Theophilus William Caudle, was born in Yankalilla, and the family have not moved far since. Jim made a visit to England back in 2013 with his

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wife Mary and made his way to Henfield, which his research had shown to be the home village of Dr Adolphus William Caudle and his family. He was surprised to find a small, brick street in his family name, and knocked on the first door in the street. It was at this office that he met Malcolm Reid, Chartered Accountant, whose family own the property that was then Henfield Furnishings. Some of you who know Henfield going back to the 1970s may remember that it was Malcolm, along with Alf Gander of Vinalls Builders, who were the architects behind Caudle Street as we now know it. This narrow alley-way was once concealed by a green wooden door at the High Street end, where Dr Caudle kept his pony and trap ready for his house visits. Dr. Caudle’s surgery was situated in Elm Lodge, the building which is now the St. Barnabas shop. Malcolm and Alf Gander had built the passageway to give the village an access route to the brand new Henfield Hall, which was also built by Vinalls in the 1970s. They decided to call it Caudle Street after the famous doctor, and it became home to several small businesses which have greatly enhanced the High Street. The little street is also an essential cut-through to the Henfield Hall Car Park. Jim visited Henfield back in June this year and was

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Henfield High Street showing Caudle Street in the 1950’s

The wooden gate where Dr. Caudle’s pony and cart was once kept

Mary Caudle, Malcolm Reid and Dr. Jim Caudle

Caudle street now

thrilled to discover even more information about his distant relative and namesake; the scarlet uniform Adolphus wore when he was Surgeon Lieutenant in the Henfield Rifle Volunteers between 18781889, as well as his smoking cap and a portrait. All contained in the Henfield Museum, which is a treasure trove of local history and artefacts. The late Dr John Squire wrote a fascinating history of the Caudle family and their medical legacy in the village. It seems there were quite a few Dr. Caudles in the Brighton and Lewes area, and the first Dr Adolphus settled in Henfield in 1840 when he was 29. He practiced in the village until the year of his death in 1862, when his son, Adolphus William (of the uniform and medical bag fame), took over the family practice. He qualified in 1861 and worked alongside his father for just a few months. Dr Adolphus William Caudle was an important man in Henfield and a great benefactor to the village. He was a trustee of the Gresham Charity, which still gives grants to local good causes, was a founding member of the Henfield Benefit Association for Nursing the Sick, and a member of many good causes including the Coal Club, Organ Fund, Boys Shoe Fund and Lending Society for the Sick. When he died in 1903 an obituary in the Henfield Parish Magazine records; “The death of Dr. A.W.W Caudle caused profound grief throughout the

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neighbourhood and among all classes. He spent his whole life in Henfield, succeeding his father in his practice in his young days. So earnestly did he apply himself to his noble calling that he rarely took a holiday; indeed he may be said to have sacrificed himself to his work.” The item goes on to say: “Suffice it to say that there was nothing going on for the benefit of the parish in which he did not put his whole heart. He was on practically every Committee, and up to the last was a Manager of our Schools. His cheerful presence both in private and in public, at the bedside of the sick, and at social functions was much appreciated, and Henfield will sadly miss him.” The life and work of Dr Caudle was memorialised with a stained-glass window in St Peter’s Church, which was dedicated in June 1905. Parishioners were invited to contribute to the cost of the window, under which is inscribed in Latin “Grateful friends dedicated this window to the sacred memory of Adolphus William Wisden Caudle, the beloved physician, who died June 1st 1903.” With grateful thanks to Malcolm Reid, Dr Jim Caudle and Alan Barwick for providing information about Dr. Caudle and the building of Caudle Street. To see Dr. Adolphus William Caudle’s uniform, portrait and artefacts please go to Henfield Museum, the Henfield Hall, Coopers Way. Emma Osman

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Dealing with selective eaters Most children are generally good eaters up until the age of two. At this point, as if over-night, they may become extremely fearful of foods, and especially trying new types which are treated with the utmost distrust. Evolutionally psychologists have linked this ‘fear of the new’ back to cave-dwelling times when children taking their first steps were faced with the temptation of potentially poisonous berries. Therefore, we can consider this mistrust of food as a protective mechanism. Though this is of little commiseration when your child is refusing the very food that you know to be healthy and nourishing. So, some level of picky eating is to be expected and a child will often grow out of this. But when children are restrictive around food it may be a problem. It is important to try to nip pickiness in the bud early on as selective eating deprives a child of the building blocks of good physical and mental health. A child is more likely to experience calm and rationale feelings if their diet provides suitable amounts of complex carbohydrates, essential fats, amino acids, vitamins and minerals and water1. I understand the concern of parents with picky eaters as when my daughter reached her second birthday she decided that the only food type to pass her lips would be plain pasta eaten only using her fingers. As a nutritionist, with the fussiest eater I’d ever encountered I ventured into hours of studies on how to address the problem. With a calm and varied approach, eventually I successfully turned this around. Due to my own personal experience and from working on Child Obesity schemes where severe pickiness was rife, I developed the ‘Taste Explorers’ Programme which aims to allow children to reach a fearless place with food by play, experimentation and peer group inclusion. I’ve taken this to schools and private workshops with plenty of success. Moderate pickiness can create a battleground for families which is frustrating and infectious to other siblings. Seeking external help with fussy eaters from an experienced nutritionist can make the process easier and less long-lived. 1. www.mentalhealth.org.uk

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07866 835640 www.klawriejewellery.co.uk Stable Studio | Hammes Farm Washington Road Steyning | BN44 3DA

Bluebells

Day Nursery Ltd

Providing Excellent Childcare from 0-5years old The Nursery is in a beautiful rural setting with a large garden and access to 50 acres of farmland.

Please contact or visit us at

01403 711 084

www.bluebells-day-nursery.co.uk www.facebook.com/bluebellsdaynursery21 21 Littleworth Lane, Partridge Green RH13 8JE

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Family run business with a personal service Let Our Family Help Your Family Move Tel: 01273 492141

www.stevens-estates.co.uk 1 Bishop Croft, High Street, Henfield, BN5 9DA

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Advanced Clinical & Sports Massage for the Treatment of Chronic Pain nb treatments are a fusion of Eastern and Western methods that can help reduce pain and/or increase range of movement about a joint. The focus is on results. Effective for

Migraine Anxiety/depression Hip & back pain Carpal tunnel Whip lash Postural problems and more

Sports | Relaxation | Trigger point therapy Myofascial and soft tissue release | Pre/post event www.clinical-massage.co.uk Call 07870 625617 (Shermanbury) or email nicky@clinical-massage.co.uk or call db Foot Clinic, Henfield 01273 493467

Sumptuous curtains and interiors

Custom made curtains, roman blinds and soft furnishings Cushions, headboards, bedspreads and upholstery

Roller, vertical and venetian blinds, curtain poles and tracks Complete service for design, advice, quotation, and fitting, in the comfort of your own home

East Barn Interiors Ltd

01403 865655

By appt: - East Barn, Brownings Farm, Station Road, Cowfold, Horsham, RH13 8DE www.eastbarninteriors.co.uk 01273 494002

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COLES AUTOMOTIVE YOUR LOCAL TYRE SPECIALISTS

HIGH QUALITY BRANDED

TYRES EXCEPTIONAL PRICES & SERVICE

SERVICING REPAIRS MOT TESTS BODY WORK AIR CONDITIONING DIAGNOSTICS FREE COURTESY CARS

TEL: 01273 857520 COLESAUTOMOTIVE.CO.UK 5 6 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

COLES AUTOMOTIVE

Browns Meadow, Edburton Henfield, BN5 9LN

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OCTOBER 2018 | Charity

SONGS & SUPPER for The Haven F

ollowing the enormous fundraising and entertainment successes of ‘From Sullivan to Sondheim’ and ‘Elvis comes to Henfield’, you are cordially invited to the Henfield Haven’s third anniversary concert ‘Songs & Supper’ on Friday 2 November in the Henfield Hall. The evening will feature a delicious two-course supper provided by chefs from the very popular Haven Café as well as musical entertainment from Sussex-based mixed voice choir Vivace! The support act will be provided by everybody’s favourite local duo, Will and Wolfie. The doors will open at 6.30pm promptly for a 6.45pm start and drinks will be available from the Henfield Hall cash bar. Tickets are fantastic value for an evening’s entertainment including supper, priced at just £17.50 each. They are available from both Jasmines Florist and Stokes Newsagents on Henfield High Street (cash, or cheques payable to ‘The Henfield Haven’). Tickets requiring credit card payments can be made at the Henfield Haven on 01273 494747 from Monday through to Friday, which also accepts cash and cheques. On the evening tables will be available for groups of eight – please let us know if you are wanting to sit with friends and inform us of any dietary requirements in advance. All proceeds from the evening will be used to develop and protect the future of the Henfield Haven – a hugely successful community initiative providing much needed services to the village, particularly care for those living with dementia.

01273 494002

Vivace! will perform an eclectic mix of acapella arrangements from their extensive repertoire. Their concert programmes cover many genres and musical styles, such as folk, barbershop, jazz, popular sacred music and madrigals, with occasional accompanied solo songs and instrumental items – something to suit all tastes! So, if your favourite tunes include Stand By Me, Lullaby in Ragtime, New York New York, Scarborough Fair, or Handel’s Laschia ch’io pianga, then come along for a toe-tapping evening of fabulous food and music!

SONGS & SUPPER @ THE HENFIELD HALL FRIDAY, 2ND NOVEMBER, 6.45PM (DOORS 6.30PM) TICKETS £17.50 FROM JASMINES OR STOKES PRICE INCLUDES A TWO-COURSE SUPPER

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www.hawthornvets.co.uk A welcoming practice offering quality veterinary care using the latest modern equipment in a friendly and approachable setting. Please feel free to contact Jonathan and Annelise Underwood MRCVS and Associates to discuss any aspect of your pets’ care at the practice. The Old Bakehouse Wantley Cottages

| High Street | London Road

| Partridge Green | Henfield

| RH13 8HU | BN5 9JP

01403 710332 01273 495227

Email: reception@hawthornvets.co.uk 6 0 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

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Dinner Parties / Afternoon Teas Family Parties / Business Lunches / Funerals Delivered to your office, venue or home Call or email Zoë now with your enquiry or to book Henfield

07710 794546

Zoë@theelegantfeast.co.uk

The Elegant Feast

Andrew’s DecoratingHENFIELD Ltd Over 30 years experience

07738 834 905

andrew.whitmore58@sky.com www.andrewsdecoratingltd.com Family business in Horsham area

G&S Roofing Ltd

CRANLEIGH 01483Contact 331105 Cliff HORSHAM on 01403 886701 DORKING 01306886701 868975 - 07881 MOBILE 07881 532497 01403 532497 EMAIL gandsroofinglimited@gmail.com EMAIL gandsroofinglimited@gmail.com WEB www.gandsroofing.co.uk

The Confederation of Roofing Contractors stands for INTEGRITY, RELIABILITY & CUSTOMER PROTECTION. All members of the CORC can offer customers the benefit of a fully insured 10 and 20 year back up guarantee.

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OFFICE RENTAL

SELF STORAGE

Easy set up & flexible terms

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JASPER FENCING CONTRACTORS Est. in Henfield 1973

All types of fencing and gates supplied and erected

01273 843571 or 07801 370700 www.jasperfencing.co.uk

Conservatory CUSTOM MADE CONSERVATORIES Co. Drainage & Footings Conservatory

The The

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PATIOS & DRIVEWAYS Landscaping

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EST. 40 YEARS

Contact Steve: 01273 491 644 or 07901 556 624 email: stevenmuzeen@yahoo.co.uk 6 2 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

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The Old Mill Removal & Storage Company Ltd , Henfield Family Founded Business - 45 years experience

>> Containerised Furniture Storage >> Ombudsman Approved >> UK Removals >> Continental Removals >> Full Packing Service

>> World Wide Shipping >> Fully Alarmed and Secure Warehouse >> Modern, Heated Warehouse >> Long & Short Term Storage >> Friendly & Efficient Staff

Tel: 01273 492663

Email: oldmillremovals@btconnect.com Website: www.oldmillremovals.co.uk 01273 494002

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Fresh Seasonal Fruit and Veg HOMEMADE PIES BY THE SHEPHERD & DOG Seasonal squash and pumpkins Local ‘Silly Moo’ mulled cider packs Artisan breads and pastries LOGS & KINDLING

Jeremy’s Two Mon - Fri Sat Sun

8am - 6pm 8am - 5pm 9.30am - 1pm

Henf ield Road, Cowfold, RH13 8DU

23 01403 8655il.c om

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local - independent - unique

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R A Walker

Sussex Independent Financial Advisers Ltd Chartered Financial Planners The county firm that knows no bounds

Roofing Services Limited

• • • • • • •

35 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Robert Slaughter Independent Financial Adviser Dip PFS M: 07799 750580 T: 01273 491221 E: Robert.slaughter@sussexifa.com W: www.sussexifa.com

Modern & traditional roofing From repairs & features to complete new roofs

Making your roof look great again

Call Rick on

01903 446859 or 07921 299 022

Henfield Based

rick.rawalkerroofing@gmail.com www.rawalkerroofing.co.uk Henfield based

Registered in England No. 4117727 Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority Warning: The value of investment may go down as well as up. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up the repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

• • • • • •

• Surveys, Planning & Design • Residential projects - large and small • Planning Applications & liaison with planning authorities • Building Regulations Applications • Listed Building Applications • Preparation of Tenders • Advice on choice of Contractor • Guidance on Interior Design • Friendly, helpful advice See website for full details

01273 660932 07730 386 998 EMAIL: info@ahyattgrabhiresussex.co.uk WEB: www.ahyattcontractors.co.uk DIRECT LINE:

Chates Studio, Stonepit Lane, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9QT

Mini digger & driver for hire Groundworks Driveways Foundations Patios Demolition OFFICE:

Tel/Fax: (01273) 494779 Email: roger@rogerminost.co.uk Web: www.rogerminost.co.uk

01273 494002

Mortgages Pensions Savings Investments Protection Home Insurance Wills

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Specialist ground / garden / site clearance tree surgery / stump grinding hedge cutting / turf laying Hard & Soft Landscaping

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DOUBLE GLAZING REPAIRS Repairs to all UPVC and Aluminium Windows, Doors and Conservatories Misted up & broken sealed units  Locks  Seals  Hinges  Handles  Patio Door Wheels  Catflaps  Letterboxes

No Call-out Charge & No VAT

Tel: 01903 209605 Mob: 6 6 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

07990 516569

M. C. SERVICES

GAS, PLUMBING & HEATING ENGINEERS

• Boiler installation, service & repair specialist • Landlord Safety Certificates issued, gas cookers & fires installed & serviced • All aspects of plumbing work undertaken

No job too small - No VAT to pay

Call Matthew on 07979 746239 for prompt & reliable service

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THE HENFIELD HALL

CHANGES AT THE MONDAY MORNING MARKET £6 TABLE TOP HIRE SELL YOUR OWN GOODS FROM 9.00 - 12.30 VARIETY OF STALLS REFRESHMENTS GOOD CAR PARKING CONTACT thehenfieldhall@btinternet.com 01273 493365

All aspects of interior and exterior Plastering. Skilled, experienced tradesman. Clean, Reliable, Professional.

Contact Josh on 07903 809045

Come and visit your local

PLASTERING - TILING - PAINTING

Independent Opticians

for first class service and quality aftercare.

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We provide a wide range of frames and lenses, which start at £69, and retinal photography. We are a varifocal specialist, and have a fantastic range of Maui Jim polarised sunglasses! OPENING TIMES:

Monday-Friday: 9.00-1.00 2.00-5.30 Saturday: 9.00-1.00 EMAIL:

PHONE: 01273 494030 henfieldeyecare@outlook.com

3 Bishop Croft, High Street, Henfield, BN5 9DA

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Simply stunning...

We are the local, family run blinds company, with over fourteen years experience. Approved by the local Trading Standards via the Office of Fair Trading “Buy with Confidence” scheme. Our advice, ideas and quotations are without cost or obligation. Our new, stunning range of solid wood shutters cost less than the inferior MDF shutters currently on the market. See the picture above. We will beat any like for like written quotations! We offer a striking range of 29 wooden Venetian Blind colours with tapes if required and a range of seven affordable “faux” Venetian Blind colours, also with tapes if required. We have a practical and extensive range of aluminium Venetian Blinds, some in four different sizes. There is a huge range of roller fabrics available, with a large choice of blackout fabrics, that can have three levels cost effective light reducing frames. For patio doors and large windows we have a great range of Vertical Blinds, with the new ‘sewn in’ weights and wand operation for safer, easier use and child safety.

“I pride myself on supplying a personal service to all of my customers, it may seem a bit old fashioned in this day and age but it seems popular with our customers!” Clive Gale-Smith, DIRECTOR

Stylish Wooden venetians can brighten any room

Shelter or shade when you need it

Call us now for a free no obligation visit on:

01273 880 480

We can even fit blinds over your Tilt ‘n’ Turn windows


Providing an affordable & reliable window cleaning service across Sussex

Windows | Solar panels | Gutters, Fascias & Soffits | Conservatories | Country houses

16 Years

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PHB Contractors Ltd

• Diggers 0.75t to 22t • Dumpers 1t to 10t • Self drive hire • Operated hire • Breakers • Competitive rates

01273 494002

Mini-digger and excavator hire

Tel: 01273 493496

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Reg.No.C10135 Reg.No.198481

REPAIR, SERVICING & INSTALLATION OF YOUR GAS, LPG & OIL HEATING SYSTEMS Est. 1998

AGA servicing undertaken Contact: Peter Jenkins on Henfield

01273 492155 07710 937815 CJ Plumbing

For all your plumbing needs

Specialising in Complete Bathroom Installation & Tiling

Free Estimates, No Call Out Charge A family run business

Email cleve@cjplumbing.co.uk Call Cleve on 07931 330392

Friendly, reliable Handyman based in Henfield. All jobs considered, however small, including garden maintenance, painting & decorating, tiling, plumbing, fencing etc.

Please ring or email me to discuss or arrange a visit for a free no obligation quotation.

Mob: 07803 231213

Email: gp500006@btinternet.com

CONTAIN YOURSELF

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Home and Business Storage Solutions

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SELF STORAGE IN SMALL DOLE

B&I CARPETS

Free Estimates Professional Advice Samples brought to your home

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Bob Cragg

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Serving Henfield for over 25 years 7 0 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

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covering the area for over 50 years

“We Try Harder.”

Family Run Business

Same day service*

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A.C.T Pest Control

MOBILE: 07867 500375

For the control of rodents and insects including mice, rats, squirrels, moles, ants, wasps, all other pest infestations and bird proofing undertaken.

• 27 years experience in pest control • Domestic and commercial • Approved local authority contractor • Local Henfield company • NPTA Registered

Call Andrew Tullett on Office: 01273 494050

• Fully insured

THE SUSSEX WILLS OFFICE

Wills must Trusts “My family have my Powers of Attorney legal authority to act…” Inheritance Tax POWERS OF ATTORNEY

Please ask for our FREE GUIDE Email or Telephone james@thesussexwillsoffice.co.uk

01903 770356

01273 494002

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Your friendly, local electricians. For all your electrical needs, fully insured Call today for a free Estimate Tel: 07411 132 921 01273 317330 info@pdelectrical.net www.checkatrade.com/pdelectrical

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Domestic, commercial & agricultural Sheds, Summer houses & gates. Hard landscaping, concreting, brickwork Patios & Decking

Richard: 07703 690090 Barry: 07719 570626 Office: 01273 494867 Email: info@thehenfieldfencingcompany.co.uk

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No Callout Charge • No VAT • Police checked • All windows, garages,

& door locks changed/upgraded (BS3621) • Emergency response • OAP discount

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Henfield Village Cars

Based in Henfield, covering all surrounding villages & towns

07780840462

Local Private Hire Service without the TAXI prices! • Gatwick from £35 • Heathrow from £80 • Southampton from £80

01273 491 888 Established since 1999

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ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR

Ray Bishop

Installation • Testing • Certification PAT Testing • Part P

Upholstery

• • • • •

Jeremy Crawley Henfield Electrician

Modern and traditional upholstery Wood finishing, polishing Repairs and restoration Seat foam interiors Caravan seating

01273 492914 07968 335871 jcelectrical@talktalk.net

Fabrics supplied: • Sanderson • Harlequin • Wemyss • Linwood • Warwick • Romo • Ross

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Brexit: Deal or No Deal? So what are the scenarios facing the UK come next March? And what does No Deal look like? 1. Theresa May wins the day: The broad outline of the Chequers White Paper are accepted by the EU27 in December. The EU27 is clear that Parliament’s rejection will result in Britain leaving the EU with the hardest of Brexits. Parliament approves the deal. 2. UK exits, no deal: May accepts a deal that prevents Britain from striking its own trade arrangements, whilst being bound into Brussels rules. Parliament rejects it. Attempts to extend Article 50 fail. Britain leaves the EU with no deal on 29 March. Implications: • Legal status: The UK will be a third country and EU law will cease to apply to and in the UK. • Trade: Tariffs will be imposed on goods imported from and exported to the EU. Tariffs on many products will be 2-3%, but on cars around 10% and on many agricultural products between 20% and 40%. These additional costs are likely to significantly impact the competitiveness of UK exporters. Trade in services will suffer from the loss of ‘passporting rights’ which allow services to be sold across the EU without having to obtain licences in each country. The temporary or occasional provision of services by UK nationals in an EU27 Member State, even if they are already established in an EU27 Member state, will be governed by the national policies and rules of that Member State. • Customs: Britain would establish a stand-alone customs regime from day one, applying the same duties to every country with which it has no special deal. • Regulations: Britain would cease to be a member of dozens of regulatory agencies that govern many aspects of daily life. These relate to legislation governing common product standards, such as how products are processed, tested, licenced, labelled and packaged. Responsibility for enforcing these rules rests with a combination of national bodies, 35 panEuropean regulators, and international courts. UK firms operate under these rules, whether they are producing for the domestic market or for export. However if the UK left without a deal, the responsibility for ensuring that UK exports complied with EU rules would shift from UK

regulators to EU customs officials. People: There will be uncertainty over the status of 4m European & UK citizens who live across borders. • Professional qualifications: The recognition of professional qualifications of UK nationals in an EU27 Member State will be governed by the national policies and rules of that Member State, irrespective of whether the qualifications of the UK national were obtained in the UK, in another third country or in an EU27 Member State. • Border issues: The EU must apply its regulation and tariffs at UK borders, including checks and controls for customs, sanitary and phytosanitary standards and verification of compliance with EU norms. Transport between the UK and the EU will be severely impacted. Controls at borders could cause significant delays, not least in transport and logistics for ports. • EU funding: UK entities will cease to be eligible as Union entities for the purpose of receiving EU grants and participating in EU procurement procedures. Unless otherwise provided for by the legal provisions in force, candidates or tenderers from the UK could be rejected. 3. Limited trade agreement: The EU27 rejects key elements of the White Paper. May then pursues a (time) limited free trade agreement with Brussels, outside both the Single Market and customs union. Parliament approves the deal. 4. Britain stays in the Single Market & Customs Union: Impasse continues, May pushes a limited Canada-style free trade agreement. Parliament vetoes the plan – so membership continues. 5. No Brexit: Either through i) a second referendum – either before or during the transition period or ii) an extension to Article 50, or iii) a General Election where the winning party stood on a Remain platform. On the political front, in the next year we could see a possible leadership election for Mrs May, or a General Election or a second referendum to get support for the deal from the country. Either way, there’s going to be some very nervous counting of votes ahead, as Britain heads for the Exit. •

Paul Samrah, Partner, Kingston Smith LLP T: 01737 781546 E: psamrah@kingstonsmith.co.uk


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Index of advertisers | OCTOBER 2018 ACCOUNTANCY, TAX & BOOKKEEPING A&B Matters The Accountancy Practice Kingston Smith LLP

04 60 77

Lawrence Flowers Accountant Roger Minost Architect

67 65

Number One The Laurels B&B Holiday Bungalow in Henfield

73 21

ARCHITECT

BED & BREAKFAST & ACCOMMODATION

GARDENERS, GARDENS & NURSERIES Bartlett Property & Gardens Ltd Beechcroft Landscapes Best by Myles Four Landscapes The Green Reaper Hamfelds Home & Garden Rooted Garden Services Rushfields Plant Centre & Gifts S. Goodridge Gardens

GIFTS, BOOKS, JEWELLERY & ART

BUILDERS, CARPENTRY & PLASTERING Arian Silver Designs Bartlett Property & Gardens Downs Southern Ltd Henfield Homes Ltd

63 74 71

Bury Hill Landscapes Gardner & Scardifield Ltd Hamfelds

25 64 45

Upper Mead - Sussex Health Care

72

B&I Carpets

70

Henfield Chimney Sweep

61

Ben Daniels Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

75

Henfield Helpline

77

The Conservatory Co.

62

BUILDING & LANDSCAPE SUPPLIES CARE

CARPET SUPPLY

CHIMNEY SWEEPS

CLEANING & CARPET CLEANING

COMPUTER REPAIR & IT SUPPORT CONSERVATORIES

DOUBLE GLAZING & WINDOWS BHW Glass Ltd N. Constantine Double Glazing Repairs

70 66

C&K Electrical Herbert Electrical Jeremy Crawley Henfield Electrician PD Electrical Ltd

19 63 75 74

ELECTRICAL SERVICES

FASHION

Captain Tortue 11

FENCING, GATES & SHEDS The Henfield Fencing Co. Jasper Fencing Contractors R.J Meaker Fencing Limited

74 62 44

FINANCIAL PLANNING / MORTGAGES

Robert Slaughter Independent Financial Advisor 65

FOOD & FARM SHOPS

The Elegant Feast Catering Jeremy’s Two Rushfields Farm Shop Swains Farm Shop taste...deli catering

FUNERAL DIRECTORS

61 64 02 10 28

C&T Radmall Henfield Funeral Services

62 60

Braziers Garage Henfield Coles Automotive Ltd Mile Oak Servicing Setyres

78 56 & 79 66 80

GARAGES REPAIRS AND SALES

63 63 14 46 66 45 62 41 75

Henfield Antique Fair Katherine Lawrie Jeweller The Steyning Bookshop

17 23 54 22

A Hyatt Contractors B Muzeen Groundworks PHB Contractors

65 62 69

A&S Gutter Clearance

71

GROUNDWORKS & LANDSCAPING GUTTER CLEARANCE HAIR & BEAUTY

OPTICIAN

Henfield Eyecare

OVEN CLEANING

Ovenu-Worthing

PAINTING & DECORATING

67 69

Andrew’s Decorating 61 Lady Decorator 24 Trim Decorating 75

PEST CONTROL

ACT Pest Control

73

Gray Cat Animal Home Visiting Service

61

PHB Contractors

69

JG Plastering

67

Aquatec CJ Plumbing MC Services Gas Plumbing & Heating

70 70 66

PETS AND PET CARE PLANT & TOOL HIRE PLASTERING

PLUMBING & HEATING

Natasha’s Beauty Salon 28 Pinks Hair 52 Spray Tanning Treats 19

PROPERTY FOR SALE

Batcheller Monkhouse Marcus Grimes

12 37

Geoff’s Handyman Services Henfield Homes Ltd

70 71

Hamfelds Home & Garden

45

Contain Yourself Storage GA Lomer and Son Inner Space Office & Storage The Old Mill Removals

70 45 62 63

DB Foot Clinic Feet Plus Henfield Get Fit Hear to Listen Henfield Chiropractic Clinic Henfield Physiotherapy & Osteopathy NB Clinical Massage Phil Grant Therapist Sussex Osteopath & Complementary Health

57 52 13 52 52 55 55 52 53

Charles Winstanley

18

NFU Mutual Insurance

28

East Barn Interiors Ltd Just Shutters Ray Bishop Upholstery Simply Blinding Ltd.

55 40 75 68

Henfield Ironing

24

HANDYMAN & PROPERTY SERVICES HARDWARE & DIY

HEALTH & COMPLEMENTARY HEALTH

HOUSE CLEARANCE INSURANCE

INTERIORS, BLINDS & UPHOLSTERY

IRONING

LEISURE, EVENTS & COMMUNITY

The Bridge Places for People Leisure 20 Cinemobile 15 The Henfield Hall 67 Henfield Theatre Company 49 St Barnabas Hospice Week 29 Sussex Prairies 24 Year of Culture 2019 35

LETTINGS

Batcheller Monkhouse Inner Space Marcus Grimes Stevens Lettings

LOCKSMITHS

Lucy Locksmith

BRAZIERS

12 62 36 54

REMOVALS & STORAGE

RESTAURANTS, PUBS & CAFÉS

Full of Beans 45 The George Hotel 38-39 Singing Hills Golf Course 30 taste...deli catering 28 The Wheatsheaf 10 The White Hart 08 Wickwoods, The Glasshouse 03

ROOFING & ROOF MAINTENANCE G & S Roofing Ltd RA Walker Roofing Services Ltd Steyning Roofing

61 65 71

Bluebells Nursery Dyslexia Tutor Dove Nursery Isabello’s Pre-School Oscar Bears Day Care

54 16 54 40 54

Amanda Shaw Solicitors Griffith Smith Solicitors LLP Setfords Solicitors The Sussex Wills Office

77 73 40 73

Corporate Cars Henfield Village Cars

73 74

A & S Aerials & Satellites

71

Southern Beeches Ltd.

66

Hawthorn Veterinary Surgeries

60

PPC Windows

69

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