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September 2018 #146

HENFIELD MEMORIAL FIELD FESTIVAL

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SEPTEMBER 2018 | Contents

06 What’s On

Editor’s

listings

LETTER

14 News

from the BN5 area

14

40

30 Local Interest

We are pleased to have one of Marjorie Baker’s atmospheric photographs on our front cover this month, courtesy of the Henfield Museum, to celebrate the re-dedication of the Henfield Memorial Field. The photograph shows the original dedication ceremony and unveiling in 1950. Annette Parsons, the little girl pictured on our cover, will be helping to unveil the stone once more on 16 September at the Memorial Field Festival, alongside children from St. Peter’s School. Don’t miss this important village event on Sunday 16 September, it will be a wonderful family day out with local sports clubs and groups as well as fabulous street food stalls, music and entertainment. Henfield Community Partnership and Henfield Parish Council have organised the event, please come and support all their hard work by enjoying the afternoon at the Memorial Field, Henfield Common. Thank you for all your positive feedback about our August issue feature on Henfield High Street. We will be writing articles about more of the shops and businesses soon, including features on places to eat and drink and all those local businesses who also offer exceptional customer service; our hairdressers, beauticians and health practitioners in Henfield. Thank you for helping to keep our high street alive. Enjoy September

Henfield’s Year of Culture 2019

32 Local Interest Kings Field Play Park

38 Local Interest

Memorial Field Festival

32

40 Local Interest

Memorial Field History

47 Countryside

The Ploughing Match

50

49 Local Interest St Peter’s School

50 Local Interest

Sennen’s run for charity

47

58 Health

Editor

Henfield Leisure Centre

78 Index

of advertisers

Many thanks to our editorial and photographic contributors this month; Rowan Allen, Denise Maurice, Sam Bremner, Fin Sellwood and Paul Samrah. Cover photograph of Henfield High Street by Marjorie Baker with the kind permission of Henfield Museum. 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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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 | SEPTEMBER 2018 Due to the number of events, many repeating events have been omitted. For full details of events, see www.henfieldbn5.co.uk. For the Haven’s programme, visit the Henfield Haven, Hewitts, BN5 9DT or go to www.impactinitiatives.org.uk/henfield-haven.

Saturday 1

See News item.

Hurstpierpoint Singers

singing.

Henfield Lions Club

Methodist Church, Hurst, 7.30George Hotel, 8pm (& every 1st 9.30pm Weds) Start of rehearsals for concert on New members welcome. 16th Dec.

Tuesday 4

Henfield Garden Club Outing

Thursday 6

NatWest Mobile Banking

Henfield Hall Car Park, 10.05Henfield Hall for start, 8.45am 11.05am (& every Thurs) Non members welcome. Details Art & Crafts Albourne Village Green, on henfieldbn5.co.uk. To book, Sobell Court, 2-4pm (& every 12–4.30pm annjury@icloud.com, Thurs) Traditional Summer Fete. For contact 01273 492598. details, see henfieldbn5.co.uk. Bring any art or craft. All materials Action for Deafness provided. Memory Moments Café Audiology Centre, Henfield Hurst Village Cinema Free Church Hall, 2-4pm (& alt Haven, 10am-12pm (& every Sat) The Players Theatre, 7pm All welcome, especially those Tues) National Theatre Live Screening Drop-in hearing aid maintenance with memory loss. – Julie. Visit www.hurstfilms. service. com. PART Jumble Sale Henfield Shed Youth Club (ages 11-18) Henfield Hall, 2pm In aid of Partridge Green Area Stokes Garden, 10am-12pm (& Henfield Youth Club, 7.30-9.30pm Response Team. Jumble to every Tues to Fri) (& every Thurs, term-time) hall on morning or call 01403 See henfieldbn5.co.uk 713383. No very large items. Self Help Club Steyning Jazz Club Garden Room, Henfield Hall, Steyning Centre, 8.30–11pm (& 10am-3pm (& every Tues) BP Guild Senior Citizens every 1st Fri) A social get together for the Outing The Emile Martyn Band. elderly. Lunch provided. Various pick-up points, 12–8pm Steyning 2 Mile Stroll BP Guild’s Senior Citizens mystery tour and dinner. Pick Steyning Health Centre for start, Steyning/Wiston Walk up from 10.30am. For details, 11am (& 18th) Cricket Pavilion for start, 2 mile stroll. All welcome, led by 9-10.15am henfieldbn5.co.uk. trained volunteers, no need to Downland dog walk. 2 miles. Ashurst Fete & Fun Dog book. All welcome, led by trained Show Knit and Natter volunteers, no need to book. Recreation Ground, 12pm Henfield Library, 2–4pm (& every Kick It For details, henfieldbn5.co.uk. 1st Tues) Family Support Work Fair Bring knitting, crocheting, quilting Henfield Youth Club, 9-10am (& every Sat, term-time) Vicarage Garden, 2–4pm etc. Chat and work together. The basics of football for 3–5 Annual Henfield Fair. For details, HART Pub Quiz year olds. henfieldbn5.co.uk. The White Hart, 8.30pm (alt Tues) Sussex Area NAFAS Floral In aid of HART. Teams of up to Event six. Call 01273 492006 to book. Henfield Hall, 9.30am–6pm Monday Market Henfield Hall, 9am-12.30pm (& Razzle Dazzle – Sussex Area of every Mon) NAFAS Area Show 2018. Carers’ Support Group Table top hire £6. For Hall details, Maidment Court, 10.30am–12pm Arts & Crafts Day see advert. Blue Idol Quaker Meeting House, (& every 1st Weds) Henfield Table Tennis Friendly carers’ group for 11am-4pm Free Church Hall, 2-4pm (& every information and support. Community event. www.blueidol. Mon) org or 01403 740174. Jolesfield Community Open to all. Call 01273 494352 Choir Flix in the Stix for more information. Ashurst Village Hall, 7.30pm Jolesfield School, 7pm (& every Henfield Badminton Club Weds, term time) “Indochine” starring Catherine Henfield Hall, 7.30-9.30pm (& Open to all, join us if you enjoy Deneuve. every Mon)

Albourne Village Show

Friday 7

Sunday 2

Saturday 8

Monday 3

Wednesday 5

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SEPTEMBER 2018 | What’s on

Sunday 9

12pm (& every 2nd Weds) 23rd), 11am-5pm Items and children’s clothes See advert. knitted for charity. Donated wool Henfield Lions’ Jumble Sale Henfield Haven, 12.30pm appreciated. Henfield Hall, 2–5pm Call 01273 494747 to book. Sussex Woodcraft Society Deliver to Hall in the morning, Music Session Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Rd, Burgess no large items or tv sets. The George, 8–11pm (every 2nd Hill RH15 8DX, 7.30-9.30pm (& Refreshments available. Sun) every 2nd Weds) Scout Appeal Quiz Night Singers, musicians and audience See News item. Henfield Hall, 7.30pm are all welcome. Quiz Night – prize of £100 to the winning team. Henfield Antiques Fair

Community Sunday Lunch

Monday 10

Thursday 13

The Arts Society Steyning

Sunday 16

Henfield Hall, 7am–12pm (& The Steyning Centre, 10.30am– every 2nd Thurs) Washington Walk 12pm (& every 2nd Mon) Collectables, jewellery and bric South Downs Way Car Park for Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera – a brac. start, 10am Chloe Sayer. St Peter’s Coffee Morning All welcome, led by trained The Arts Society Henfield St. Peter’s Church, 10.30– volunteers; no need to book. Henfield Hall, 2.30pm (& every 11.30am (& every 2nd Thurs) Purely Acapella 2nd Mon) To raise funds for The Diocesan The Steyning Centre, 4–5.30pm Carl Linnaeus – Mark Spencer. Harvest appeal. See News item.

Games after School

Henfield Library, 3–4.30pm (& every Mon term-time)

Henfield Community Partnership AGM

Committee Room, Henfield Hall, 7pm Henfield Youth Club, 6.30-8pm (& New members welcome to join. every Mon, term-time)

Youth Club (yrs 6, 7, 8) Quiz Night

The George, 8pm (& every 2nd Mon) See advert.

Tuesday 11

Henfield Flower Club

Henfield Hall, 2–4.30pm (& every 2nd Tues) Jan Mason – ‘Foreign Flavours’, Member’s Exhibit – ‘Holiday Time’.

Youth Club (age 8-11)

Friday 14

Henfield Wild Violets WI

Henfield Byways

Southwater Walk

Lounge, Rayner Court, 10.30am-

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Monday 17

Hurstpierpoint Singers

Tuesday 18

Mobile Cinema

Southwater Country Park, 11am Henfield Hall, 7.30pm (& 28th) Mama Mia – Here we go again 2½ miles level, no stiles. (PG). See advert. All welcome, led by trained volunteers, no need to book.

St Barnabas Fundraising Talk

Saturday 15 Hurst Festival

Hurstpierpoint, (daily until 30th) See News item. Henfield Library for start, 10am West Grinstead Ploughing (& 26th) 2-3 miles. No dogs. All welcome, Match led by trained volunteers, no Priors Byne Farm, 9.30am need to book. See henfieldbn5.co.uk.

Knit and Natter

Henfield Common, 2–7pm See article.

Holy Trinity Church, Hurst, 7.309.30pm Garden Room, Henfield Hall, Open rehearsal for concert on 10am–12pm (& every 2nd Fri) 16th Dec. An informal meeting – just coffee and a chat.

Henfield Youth Club, 6-7.30pm (& Cowfold Village Hall, 6.30– every Tues, term-time) 9.30pm Henfield History Group Power of Crystals - Talk and Free Church Hall, 8pm (& every Median Demonstration by Trisha 2nd Tues) Bamsey. Victorian Working-Class Brighton. Presented by Louise Peskett.

Wednesday 12

Memorial Field Festival

Hurst Open Studios

Hurstpierpoint, (& 16th, & 22nd,

Wednesday 19

Horsham District Jobs & Skills Fair

Drill Hall, Denne Road, Horsham RH12 1JF, 11am-3pm See News item.

Woodmancote & Henfield WI

Henfield Hall, 2.15pm (& every 3rd Weds) Melanie Gibson-Barton – And So to Ted, (bring your own teddy bear).

Dinner & Gin Tasting

Sussex Produce, Steyning, 7pm See our advert for details.

Thursday 20

Dementia Friends Information Session

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SEPTEMBER 2018 | What’s on Henfield Haven, 9.30-10.30am Call Haven to book a place.

Citizens Advice Bureau (Outreach)

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Henfield Funeral Services, Henfield Medical Centre, 10am– 10.30am (until all cake gone) 1pm (& every 4th Mon) Coffee, cake and fund raising. Corpus Christi Church Hall, Drop-in 10-10.30am, booked Family Evening Henfield 1.30–3.30pm (& alt appointments 10.30am-1pm. Thurs, term-time) Free Church Hall, 6.30–8pm (& Anyone welcome, especially every 4th Fri) those with memory loss. Fun for families with children of Wing Walk Fundraising Bereavement Support all ages. Dinner Henfield Haven Café, 4.15Shoreham Airport, 6.30-10.30pm Henfield Garden Club 5.15pm (& every 3rd Thurs) Fundraising dinner. In aid of Safe Committee Room, Henfield Hall, Non-religious group supporting in Sussex. henfieldbn5.co.uk. 7pm local people. Contact St Peter’s New Members’ Buffet Evening. The Colditz Story Church. See News item. Henfield Hall, 7pm In aid of St Giles Church, Henfield Haven Quiz Minibus Trip Henfield Haven, 7 for 7.30pm Shermanbury.. See news item. Henfield Haven for pick up, Ticket includes 2 course supper. Henfield Art Club Proceeds to the Haven. 10am-4pm Garden Room, Henfield Hall, Wakehurst Place. Contact Haven 7.15– 9.30pm (& every 4th Tues) to book. Tony Parsons – ‘A Sussex Dark Star Hopfest Messy Church landscape’ in oils. Dark Star Brewery, Partridge Fulking Village Hall, 4.30-6pm (& Small Dole Tuesday Club Green, 11am – 6.30pm (& 30th every 3rd Fri) 12-6pm) Small Dole Village Hall, 7.30pm Crafts, bible stories and delicious (& every 4th Tues) See advert. supper. Call Chris 01273 857322. Pills, Potions and Patients. Guides Jumble Sale Pruden & Smith 30th Reflections of a Pharmacist. Henfield Hall, 2–4pm Birthday Celebration Peter Hill. Auction at 2.30 pm. For collection Ditchling Village Green, 4-8pm Hurst Village Cinema of jumble contact David on 01403 See advert for details. The Players Theatre, 8pm 710517 from 20th September or Re-wilding on the Knepp Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger (PG) leave at hall in the morning.

Jazzled Choir

Tuesday 25

Friday 21

Saturday 29

Estate

Wednesday 26

Garden Room, Henfield Hall, Henfield Parkinson’s Café 7.30pm Talk organised by Henfield Henfield Haven Café, 10.30am– 12pm (& every last Weds) Birdwatch. See News item. Friendly meeting for people with Henfield Camera Club Parkinson’s and their carers. Free Church Hall, 7.30pm (& alt Fri) Organised by Parkinson’s UK. Chairman’s Evening. See News Wick Theatre Production item. The Barn Theatre, 7.45 – 10pm Live Music (& daily until 29th) The George, 8.30pm Plaza Suite. For details visit Tailor Maid. Further info on www.wicktheatre.co.uk. henfieldbn5.co.uk.

Saturday 22

Henfield Cricket Club U10s

Thursday 27

Hurst Village Cinema

Brighton Welsh Male Voice Choir Henfield Hall, 7pm See News item.

Sunday 30

Strictly Vintage Evening Dance

Drill Hall, Denne Road, Horsham RH12 1JF, 7-10pm Live music, raffle, games and prizes for ‘Best Dressed’. Bring refreshments.

Advance Notice Friday 5 October

The Players Theatre, 7pm Reading Group National Theatre Live Screening Sussex Cricket Ground, Hove – King Lear. Visit www.hurstfilms. Henfield Library, 2-3 (& every 1st Fri) U10s Final - Sussex Cricket com. New group. Spaces available. Foundation’s Gilbert Cup. See News item.

Sunday 23 Velo South

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Friday 28

Carers’ Health Check

Saturday 6

Henfield Haven, 10am–1pm (& Henfield Theatre every last Fri) Jumble Sale Contact Haven for further Henfield Hall, 2pm information.

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News | SEPTEMBER 2018 THE COLDITZ STORY

PLOUGH REGULARS DONATE TO CHARITY During the 2018 World Cup in June, Paul Hilton, a regular of The Plough, organised a sweepstake and mystery envelope draw. The sweepstake was won by David from Cloud 9. Keith from The Plough was the lucky winner of the mystery envelope draw, both of them received £100. David and Keith have kindly decided to donate their winnings to charity – David to the Sussex Air Ambulance, and Keith to St Barnabas House, both very worthwhile causes. Sam Newman

…as never told before. A unique and personal insight into this legendary tale of unbelievable endurance. Presented by Colonel Piers StoriePugh OBE, son of Colonel Peter Storie-Pugh CBE MC TD DL who was incarcerated in Colditz Castle 1940-1945. The talk will be held at the Henfield Hall, Tuesday 25 September at 7pm. Peter Storie-Pugh was commissioned into the Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment in 1937 and went to France with the British Expeditionary Force. He won the Military Cross for his action at Doullens in May 1940 where he was seriously wounded and captured. He escaped from Baupame Military Hospital and was sent to Spanenberg in the Harz Mountains, where he escaped again. After being seriously beaten up he was sent to Colditz. Peter was involved in 21 escape activities and received the MBE for Gallantry for his work in this the most famous of all POW Camps. Piers and his late father have assembled a mass of slides to support this unique, amusing and highly informative talk spanning Peter’s journey before and during his time in Colditz. Organised by The Friends of St Giles in support of the fabric of St Giles, Shermanbury. Tickets cost £12 and are available from Village Care. There will be a bar on the night. Richard Putnam

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SEPTEMBER 2018 | News footpath which starts near Ashurst Village Hall, on the B2135. People can also walk to it on footpaths off West End Lane, Henfield. For more information, please contact the news desk on 0330 222 8090, or email pressoffice@westsussex.gov.uk John Hammond

WINTER VACCINATIONS AT HENFIELD MEDICAL CENTRE

NEW BRIDGE IS A ‘FIRST’ FOR WEST SUSSEX The first public bridge in West Sussex made using a special fibreglass material is now open for walkers to enjoy. The new Eaton’s Bridge, made with Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP), spans the River Adur between Ashurst and Henfield. Costing around £200,000, the bridge replaces the steel and timber structure that was closed in the interests of public safety in 2014. FRP is lighter than alternative building materials, and ongoing costs are far cheaper as there is no need for re-painting. Deborah Urquhart, County Council Cabinet Member for the Environment, said: “FRP is a fairly new technology that has the advantage of needing less maintenance and is also extremely lightweight compared to other, traditional forms of construction. I would like to thank walkers for their patience as they were unable to cross the river at this point since the end of 2014. Now, with the new footbridge open, I hope they can enjoy the crossing again in this beautiful part of the county.” Bob Lanzer, Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure, said: “We are grateful to landowners on both sides of the river for their support during the construction works.” The bridge can be found by following the public

Flu vaccinations are free and recommended yearly to those most at risk. These include; those aged 65 and over, the main carer of an older or disabled person, pregnant women, and those living with a long-term medical condition. Autumn flu vaccination clinics will run on Saturday mornings, appointments can be booked from mid-September online, via phone or at Henfield Medical Centre. Walk in clinics will also run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting at the end of September. Children’s flu vaccinations – children 6 months and up with an at-risk condition (such as diabetes, a heart problem, kidney disease etc.) are recommended to have a vaccination. Additionally, all children born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2016 should be vaccinated at their GP surgery this Autumn/Winter. Children’s vaccinations are by booking, from October. Shingles vaccinations – available for people aged 70 and those aged 78. Vaccines are also available for people who were previously eligible, specifically those born on or after 2 September 1942, as well as any 79-year-olds. Meningitis ACWY vaccinations are available to people aged 18 – 25 who have not previously been vaccinated, booked by appointment. Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccines are available to people aged 16 years and over who have not already been fully vaccinated against MMR (i.e. have not received two MMR immunisations at any time). For further information go to www. henfieldmedicalcentre.co.uk or visit the surgery. Katie Hills

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News | SEPTEMBER 2018 of Mark Grindal, they are a female voice acapella chorus based in Burgess Hill. Though only formed in January 2018, they already have a well-deserved reputation for some impressive singing. Southern Acapella – a fabulous mixed voice (male and female) Acapella chorus, based in Bramley, Surrey, and directed by Andrew Edgley. Tickets are £8 each, available on the door,0 from The Steyning Bookshop, 01903 812062 or John Higgins 01444 483782. Free parking is available at the Steyning Centre, BN44 3XZ. John Higgins

A SUNDAY SINGING TREAT IN STEYNING The Steyning Centre plays host to 3 great Acapella Choruses as they perform “Purely Acapella” on Sunday 16 September, starting at 4pm. These three Choruses, each with their own individual style, will entertain you with rich, warm harmonies across a wide variety of well-known songs. The three Choruses are; Vocal Fusion – a Steyning based male voice Acapella chorus under the direction of Zoe Peate The Harmony Corporation – under the direction

VÉLO SOUTH ROAD CLOSURES Due to the positioning of Vélo South, a 100-mile closed road cycling event across West Sussex, multiple roads in the local area will be closed to all vehicles on Sunday 23 September. Please examine the above map and specific road closure times to see if your travel will be affected. Be mindful that buses which would usually use these roads will have amended routes or timetables, so make sure to check on your bus companies’ websites when planning your journey. Roads available for vehicle access are symbolised by the green dashed routes on the map. The A24 will remain open all day, but the A272 between the A24 and Cowfold will be closed except to those who live there, with no crossing where the A272 intersects the cycle route at all. This closure of the A272 could cause cars to be diverted along the A281 through Henfield, so be prepared for greater traffic through the village during this time. The A272 will be re-opened at 1:30pm, when the purple part of the cycle route is also re-opened to traffic. If you have any specific access questions email route@velosouth.com, call the voicemail service on 01243 935 359 or visit the website www. velosouth.com for more information and the entire list of closed roads. Editor 1 6 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

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SEPTEMBER 2018 | News BRIGHTON WELSH MALE VOICE CHOIR On Saturday 29 September at 7pm, in concert for one night only, the very popular Brighton Welsh Male Voice Choir will be at the Henfield Hall. Offering a programme of live music and songs to lift the spirits, get toes tapping and your voices humming a tune or three, or four, or more! Beautiful music combined with delightful harmonies, memorable songs and a varied programme to include Caolan Walpot (an enthusiastic and dynamic Harpist) promises an entertaining evening. The proceeds from this concert are being donated to Macmillan Nurses, who provide support for people affected by cancer. This concert strikes a personal note for the choir as some members and their partners are currently in receipt of this care and support. Get your tickets in advance now from Jasmines Florist on the Henfield High Street, or phone 01273 491936. On sale from Monday 20 August, ÂŁ10 each. Keith Gore

WORKS OFFICER POSITION Henfield Parish Council is seeking an additional Works Officer to work 15-20 hours per week (negotiable). The role will involve assisting the Parish Clerk and other Works Officers in managing and maintaining property, land and facilities under the control of Henfield Parish Council. The applicant should have a full driving licence and be physically fit and able to work outdoors in all seasons. Ideally experienced in the use of hand and power tools, although additional training can be provided. Able to deal with members of the public in a polite, respectful manner. 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. Kevin Wright, Henfield Parish Council

SUSSEX WOODCRAFT SOCIETY The Sussex Woodcraft Society was formed in 1985 by a group of woodworking enthusiasts. The club provides somewhere for people interested in various aspects of woodworking to meet regularly and share their knowledge and skills. Members include wood carvers and turners as well as those who make toys, musical instruments, walking sticks, veneered boxes and furniture. The mix of work and skills makes the club lively and interesting, with expertise ranging from beginners to professionals. Membership is open to men and women of all ages. The club meets at Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill, on the second Wednesday of the month, excluding January and February. Meetings start at 7.30pm and include a showing of work made by members in the previous month, followed by a talk or slideshow on a specialist woodworking subject. This is followed by tea, biscuits and a chat, finishing at about 9.30pm. You are welcome to go along to a meeting to see what they do. For further information, please contact membership secretary Brian Campion on 01444 232824, email briancampion542@gmail. com or visit www.sussexwoodcraft.co.uk. Brian Campion

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News | SEPTEMBER 2018 If you are interested in purchasing a paver with a message of your choice, please visit www.stbh.org. uk/walk-of-life to download a Walk of Life form. Sam Skilton

HENFIELD LIBRARY READING GROUP Do you enjoy reading, discussing books and meeting new people? The Henfield library reading group meets on the first Friday of every month at 2pm. Speak to a member of the library staff to get involved or call on 01273 493587. Sallyanne Burgess

ST BARNABAS HOUSE WALK OF LIFE WORLD’S BIGGEST COFFEE The Walk of Life, the pathway that welcomes MORNING visitors to the hospice, is a collection of hundreds of positive messages of hope, love, fun and remembrance. It was first launched during the capital appeal to build the new St Barnabas House on Titnore Lane, which opened in 2011, and since then it has raised over £250,000. Individuals, community groups, schools and companies have all made contributions to the Walk of Life and their messages not only give hope, but also help to pay for the care services provided by St Barnabas House. One of the first pavers in the Walk of Life is that of Dr Gusterson, the founder of the original hospice on Columbia Drive in 1973. Hugh Lowson, Chief Executive Officer at St Barnabas House, said; “Dr Gusterson is the founder of St Barnabas House and his stone is one of the first pavers on the Walk of Life. He wanted to provide the very best care for every local person who needed end of life care, and to offer it freely and without obligation. He began making that dream a reality when St Barnabas House opened its doors to the first patients in 1973. St Barnabas House remains a charity today, we get very little government funding and rely on voluntary donations from the local community. A paver in the Walk of Life will contribute towards continuing Dr Gusterson’s dream.”

Henfield Funeral Services would like to warmly invite you the world’s biggest coffee morning! This is something we love to support each year and we enjoy catching up with everyone. We will be donating £1 per person that visits us for a cup of coffee (or tea!) and a piece of cake, to help raise funds for MacMillan. Please join us at Henfield Funeral Services, High Street, Henfield on Friday 28 September at 10.30am - 12pm or call us for more information on 01273 494 688. Karen Jordan

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SEPTEMBER 2018 | News LOCAL BOOK RAISES MONEY FOR ST BARNABAS HOSPICE When I set off for Bali and Australia in 2015, I knew exactly where I was going, why I was going there and what I wanted to achieve by visiting these two inspiring and beautiful places. I never dreamed I would write a book about it! It started as a blog to keep in touch with friends and family whilst traveling “From Cancer to Coddiwomple: A story of Love, Loss and Daring to Dream” is due for publication in spring 2019. It chronicles my parents’ journeys with cancer in 2012, losing them both in the same year and how I re-built my life afterwards. Its purpose is to bring a ray of hope to people who might be going through something similar and the inspiration behind it is to support St Barnabas House, Worthing, who looked after us so well. It will be made available via St Barnabas House, social media and Amazon. My parents and I lived in Henfield from 2009 and I still have family there, although I now live in Kent. For more information about the book or about becoming a supporter please contact me via WendyJennings1610@gmail.com Wendy Jennings

RE-WILDING AT KNEPP Right on our doorstep, we have one of the most innovative and progressive wildlife conservation projects in Europe, let alone the UK. The owners of the Knepp Estate in West Grinstead, Sir Charles Burrell and Isabella Tree, have handed over half of their estate of 1,400 hectares to re-wilding; the process of allowing natural processes to ‘manage’ the land. For the last 4 years, Penny Green has been employed as the Knepp ecologist and her role is to monitor how the wildlife populations are adapting and increasing, to see if this re-wilding process actually works – the initial results indicate that it is working spectacularly! Turtle doves and nightingales are declining nationally but at Knepp they are increasing, and it is now the best place in the UK to see the magnificent purple emperor butterfly. Penny will be talking in the Garden Room at Henfield Hall on Friday 21 September at 7.30pm and will illustrate many more examples of how wildlife is increasing at Knepp and how she goes about undertaking the surveys to monitor the wildlife.

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FIRST ENGLISH PINOTAGE VINEYARD The owner of Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens at Horsham in Sussex has planted the first commercial Pinotage vineyard in the UK. The new planting brings the total number of vines under cultivation to 66,000 across 16 hectares at Leonardslee and the second site in Mannings Heath. Total production is projected at some 100 tonnes, making 75,000 bottles of sparkling wine annually. The sparkling wine cultivar plantings are 60% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir and 10% Pinot Meunier. “The experimental planting of 0.5 hectares for Pinotage is to evaluate this grape under the growing conditions found in Sussex” said Johann Fourie. “Pinotage is an early-ripening grape that accumulates sugar very fast which we believe should work well in UK conditions when wellmanaged and picked before cold and disease pressures set in. Being thick-skinned makes the grapes resistant to rot, which is a key factor. “This is a test project, so we’ll see what the vineyard conditions allow us to do. Fortunately, Pinotage - of which Pinot Noir is one of the parents - makes a good base for sparkling wine as well, so if all else fails we’ll end up with a unique English sparkling that’s got a South African twist to it. Actually, we might just do that anyway!” Patrick Rea

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News | SEPTEMBER 2018 BROWNIE CANOE REGATTA A nice sunny Sunday in June (well, one rain shower for 5 minutes) saw 23 teams from Brownie units across the county taking part in the Annual Brownie Canoe Regatta. A chance for girls to experience being in a canoe, the first event involved paddling with their hands to collect as many plastic ducks as they could to win an individual prize. Then it was on to the open challenge. 4 Brownies in a long canoe, paddling around a section of the lake, avoiding swans and moorhens to collect 2 balls before returning to the shore to make a 4-piece jigsaw puzzle, which can be harder than the paddling! All of this was done against the clock and I am pleased to announce that 3rd Henfield Brownies came second and 1st Henfield Brownies came third. Just a few weeks earlier had seen the Guides Canoe Regatta, where Henfield units took all 3 top spots – it’s been a very good year for Henfield Guiding units. This is just one of the exciting activities we have done this term. For more details of what we get up to and if you or your daughter want to join brownies or another section, please look at Girlguiding’s website, www.girlguiding.org.uk/interested. Natalie Denning

TOR LAWRENCE IS APPOINTED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF SUSSEX WILDLIFE TRUST Sussex Wildlife Trust, the largest nature conservation organisation in Sussex, has appointed Tor Lawrence as Chief Executive following the retirement of Dr Tony Whitbread. Tor, who grew up in Lewes and now lives in Heathfield, said, “It is an absolute honour to take over this important role from Tony, who has championed Sussex and its wildlife over the past twelve years. My priority will be to work with the staff, trustees, members, volunteers and our other supporters and friends to deliver the lasting Vision he has created for Sussex.” Carole Nicholson, Chairman of the Sussex Wildlife Trust, said, “I am delighted to welcome Tor as Chief Executive and very much look forward to working with her. Tony Whitbread has had an amazing impact on environmental issues across Sussex and beyond and fully supports the decision of the Council of Trustees to appoint Tor Lawrence. He has been instrumental in developing the loyalty and respect we enjoy from our members and other stakeholders and has shaped our new Vision and Strategy.” Amanda Reeves

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SEPTEMBER 2018 | News DEPUTY CLERK POSITION Henfield Parish Council is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and reliable person to carry out the duties of Deputy Clerk to the Parish Council. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills, be computer literate with a proven proficiency in MS office applications, and have some accounting experience. The successful candidate will be confident and enjoy dealing with members of the public, as part of the local community. The application form and job description are available on the Henfield Parish Council website www.henfield.gov.uk or from the Parish Office - office@henfield.gov.uk. The closing date for application is 21st September 2018. If you would like an informal chat about the job please call the Parish Clerk Kevin Wright on 01273 492507. Kevin Wright, Henfield Parish Council

HORSHAM DISTRICT JOBS AND SKILLS FAIR Following the success of last year’s Horsham District Jobs and Skills Fair, the event will return on 19 September from 11am-3pm, with the promise of hundreds of jobs, apprenticeships and volunteering opportunities. The event, which is in its fourth year, will be held in the Drill Hall, Denne Road, Horsham. It is organised by Horsham District Council in partnership with The District Post, Horsham Jobcentre Plus and The College of Richard Collyer. It is targeted at those seeking a job, thinking of changing their existing one or considering on-the-job training through an apprenticeship to meet a wide range of employers eager to recruit and grow their organisations. The event is free to visitors and anyone can attend. There will be workshops designed to help people improve their employability skills and job prospects. Additionally, employers will have the opportunity to sit down with prospective employees in the café to discuss opportunities. In the previous three years the event has been staged, 110 employers have offered over 1300 opportunities between them and about a third of these have been filled as a direct result of the day, with over 1400 local people attending. If you are an employer expecting to be hiring in the coming months, then contact the Council now to let them know if you are interested in having a stand on the day. For more information and to apply for a stand visit the Council website www.horsham.gov.uk/jobsand-careers/employment-and-skills/horshamdistrict-jobs-and-skills-fair or contact Leigh Chambers on leigh.chambers@horsham.gov.uk Leigh Chambers

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News | SEPTEMBER 2018 For more information about CPRH, visit www. henfieldhub.com/campaign-to-protect-ruralhenfield Philip Johnson, Campaign to Protect Rural Henfield We gave Fairfax Properties the opportunity to respond to this item. They have indicated that they will be responding to local residents themselves in due course when they have had the opportunity to address all comments, which are still being received. If you would like to contact them please do so by emailing sandylane@fairfaxproperties.co.uk. Editor

THIN END OF THE WEDGE Why are Fairfax Properties bypassing Henfield’s new Neighbourhood Plan? As some Henfield residents are aware, Fairfax Properties have recently delivered ‘Public Consultation Information Leaflets’ into local letterboxes. Fairfax propose 42 houses on a greenfield north of Sandy Lane. What ‘sets Fairfax apart’, according to their literature, is that ‘they care about the communities where they work’ and ‘take time to understand the needs of local residents’. However, Fairfax also advise they intend to submit their planning application direct to Horsham District Council by September. Why? The Campaign to Protect Rural Henfield (CPRH) has been formed to protect all that is good about Henfield’s rural heritage. We want new homes for young people growing up without having to leave the village they cherish. We support planning for development to preserve the best of Henfield. We support community engagement in local democracy via Henfield’s Neighbourhood Planning. If Fairfax genuinely ‘care’ and ‘engage with local communities’, why undermine Henfield’s Neighbourhood Plan? The land north of Sandy Lane risks being the thin end of a very big Henfield-wide housing wedge. Ethical developers work with our community not against it.

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SELF HELP GROUP ANNUAL OUTING Our annual outing has come around again - it amazes me how quickly time flies. We left Henfield at 10.30am on a beautiful sunny day after being helped to board our coach by the many volunteer helpers. This year we had a scenic ride to the Ashdown Forest and visited the Llama Park where we were made very welcome. We were served with a nice lunch after which we went to see the animals and look around the gift shop. We arrived home at 4.30pm, having had a lovely day. Our thanks go to Mo Michie and Maureen Dexter who arrange this trip every year. We are indeed lucky at the Self Help Group to have so many volunteers to look after us. Our thanks go to each and every one of them. Betty Warden

AN INVITATION FROM THE HENFIELD BADMINTON CLUB Our new season starts on Monday 3 September and we meet most Monday evenings from 7.309.30pm. New members are always welcome, we are a very friendly club at a reasonable standard. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate complete beginners but if you haven’t played for years and would like to try again please come along. Bob Orrick

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SEPTEMBER 2018 | News their best efforts. There was not a dry eye when all the children lined up opposite their mums, running to them with a small posy of flowers along with a big hug and thank you for all their support. We also had our school leavers’ presentation and wished the children all the best as they start their journey through school in September. We still have spaces for the Autumn term, so if you would like more information or a free trial session, please contact us on 01273 492990 visit our Facebook page, or email dove_nursery@ btinternet.com Vivian Ruffett

DOVE NURSERY NEWS At Dove Nursery we have had a busy summer term. We had fun with “Tatty Bumpkin” going on adventures as part of a popular storytelling and simple yoga session. Sallyann also came in for our dance classes and the children used their imaginations to become fictional characters, animals, plants or anything else they could think up. On Sports Day the children gave their families and friends a wonderful performance of songs they had learnt over the term. This was followed by our French boules championship, where the children learnt the colours of the balls and instructions in French. Mini races followed, and every child gave

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HURST FESTIVAL, WHATEVER YOU DO, DON’T MISS OUT! Legends from the worlds of music, theatre, art and comedy will enter into our midst from 1530 September for the 2018 Hurst Festival. The brochure is out now with full details of how to book or visit the website at www.hurstfestival.org . Musically there is something for everyone: Jazz and Blues, Cajun and Classical, Scratch band to Solo Cello, Baroque, Baritone, Big Band, Opera and Opus Kink. There’s award-winning talent from legendary film director Tim Pope and choreographer James

Wilton. Hurst Festival also features the world Premiere of WW1 drama ‘Winning the Peace’, written by Hurst resident, Kevin Carey, as well as showings of the musical comedy The Origin of Species. There are lots of opportunities for the whole family to be entertained or get involved including Super Sunday, the 1918 Lloyd George Garden Party, walks, forages, comedy, workshops, theatre, talks, ‘meet the author’, tours, films and of course, Hurst Open Studios. To find out more and book tickets visit the website at www.hurstfestival.org, go to the Players Theatre, Hurstpierpoint from 26 July – 29 September from 9.30am – 1pm Thursday to Saturday or telephone 01273 833696. Kate Cowan

HENFIELD CAMERA CLUB Henfield Camera Club begins its new season on Friday 21 September, with a wide-ranging programme of talks, competitions and events. The club meets on alternate Friday evenings at 7:30pm in the Evangelical Free Church Hall in Henfield High street. A warm welcome is extended to members of all abilities. John Harford, Secretary

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SEPTEMBER 2018 | News summer we’ve had, including a Plant Swap/Sale, coach and car outings across Sussex and the neighbouring counties (thoroughly enjoyed by all) and socials set in the beautiful gardens of Henfield Garden Club members. Our last outings of the year are on Tuesday 4 September: in the morning we will be visiting Bury Court in Farnham, Hampshire, and in the afternoon we are off to Berry Cottage near Alton, a 16th century organic cottage garden. Then on Friday 28 September our new members are welcomed at a social evening held at the Henfield Hall at 7pm. The Henfield Garden Club continues to grow in numbers, and New Member Evenings are always looked forward to and enjoyed by all. Contact Linda at linda@slugbandit. HENFIELD RANGERS D OF E co.uk to become a member and join us on the New Congratulations to Fabia Butler Laplace, Ella Members’ Evening on 28 September. Peck, Chrissie Slater and Sumi Slaughter who Stephanie Weeden successfully completed their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh expedition during one of the hottest HENFIELD MENTAL HEALTH AND weekends of the year. The girls are members of WELLBEING EVENT 1st Henfield Rangers and are the latest team to The event will take place in The Henfield Hall on follow the scheme through the Senior Section of Tuesday 16 October from 3-8pm. It is free and the Girl Guides. The Rangers meet for an hour open to all, with complimentary refreshments each Monday at 8.15pm during school term times. available. Features include workshops to support If you are interested in the work of the Senior your wellbeing, details of local support services Section of the Girl Guides, they can be contacted and advice and information for you or someone at henfieldrangers@gmail.com you care about. Maggie Parnell It follows on from the Mental Health Matters evening held at the Haven last January and is HENFIELD GARDEN CLUB being organised by the Friends of Henfield Medical There have been challenging times for gardeners Practice in conjunction with the Henfield Medical during the summer with our gardens, plants Centre and MIND in Coastal West Sussex. and lawns being scorched by the incredibly hot A leaflet with further details of organisations weather. expected to be present and information about the Members of Henfield Garden Club (HGC) have met workshops (with booking details) will be available up regularly during the spring and summer months, in early September, so make the date and look out during outings and summer socials in members’ for the leaflet at the Medical Centre and around the gardens, and the weather and its effect on our village. For further information contact Peter Bates gardens was definitely a hot topic of conversation! on 01273 493172 or email jandpbates@gmail.com As we start to head into the Autumn, HGC Peter Bates members can reflect on what a successful

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We were very sad to hear that Norman Rigby passed away on August 9th. Norman loved Henfield and played a great part in it throughout his life. He was a Parish Councillor for 14 years from 1985, also an active member of the BP Guild and for many years treasurer of HART, being one of its founder members. Many will remember him in one of his favourite places, sat on his bar stool at the White Hart. He will be missed by many. Martin Tooth, representing HART, paid tribute; “Norman Rigby was known to many in and around Henfield for his many years of selfless giving of his time to the BP Guild and to HART. In HART’s case Norman took on the role of Treasurer when HART was founded 14 years ago. Despite advancing years and increasing ill health, Norman carried on as Treasurer for HART until just a few months ago. Norman we will miss you and are grateful for all that you did for us for so long.” Chris Simmonds from the BP Guild said; “Norman was the chairman of the B.P. Guild a number of times and did a stint as treasurer and until his recent health problems he was a very active member of the Guild. He will be sorely missed and over the years did a lot for our community.” Long-standing friend and fellow BP Guildsman Geoff Jewson said; “Norman was hugely involved in the BP Guild. A member for something like thirty years he held almost all the offices at one time or another (Chairman, Vice chairman and Treasurer, at least). He was a leading light in the group that oversaw the planning and building of the Sports Centre. Likewise he was involved with the group which raised the funds for the first Defibrillator in Henfield. He was a man of many hobbies, in addition to his singing he made musical instruments (violins and cellos) and was a very keen gardener.” Dave Fletcher, a founding member of HART alongside Norman, said; “It is with such sadness that I heard of the death of Norman Rigby, HART’s recently retired Treasurer. Norman had given HART tireless support from its beginnings and continued to do so in spite of increasing poor health in recent times. We shall always be indebted to him.” Emma Osman

The ghostly silhouette of a barn owl (Tyto alba) has been a regular sight here at Woods Mill over the years, but worryingly they hadn’t bred on the reserve since 2012. Last year the old nest box reached the end of its useful life and was replaced with a plush new one, situated at the edge of Hoe Wood, in the hope it would encourage them back. After consistent sightings of a hunting pair and upon hearing a riot of screeching from the box over several nights, favours were called in and the box was checked. We’re more than delighted to announce that there were five chicks inside! They were carefully weighed, aged and fitted with ID rings by licensed owl ringers Stuart and Jake. Two of the young were female, three male. They were very well developed, with some larger than the parent birds and having already shown signs of venturing outside the box. Until 2015 the barn owl was an ‘amber listed species’, showing significant declines in its UK range. The use of pesticides such as DDT, loss of suitable hunting habitat, harsh winters and collisions with traffic were all cited as possible reasons for their decline. However, there has been a recent upturn in numbers, and the erection of nest boxes, amongst other conservation measures, has assisted this greatly. We certainly wish our five all the very best in their journey. COLLECTION FOR ST BARNABAS James Duncan, Woods Mill Learning and Engagement Officer, Sussex Wildlife Trust On Saturday 14 July, the Friends of St Barnabas held a street collection in Henfield. It was a very NEW BIN POSITION PROTOCOLS hot sunny day, and shade was sought by our 20 Due to the introduction of new waste vehicles volunteers. Our thanks go to all volunteers for around Sussex, protocol on bin position has giving up their time to fundraise and to everyone changed. People are kindly asked to leave their who donated generously to this very worthwhile bins with the handles facing towards, rather than cause. We were very pleased with the £554 raised away from, the road, as this makes the process on the day, which will assist St Barnabas in their incredible hospice work. much easier for the new vehicles. Philip Circus, Horsham District Council Steve Parnell 2 6 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

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SEPTEMBER 2018 | News Bidders will be informed if their bid is lower than the current highest, and they will be given the chance to raise their bid. The winner will be informed on Sunday 23 September and announced publicly the Tuesday after. Good luck! Henfield Football Club

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A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN THIS SIGNED ALBION SHIRT A generous local benefactor has recently donated a limited edition signed Brighton and Hove Albion football shirt, and it will be auctioned later in September with all proceeds going to the Henfield Football Club Youth Teams. The shirt has been signed by the entire First Squad, as well as management and coaches, and is one of only around 20 available. Released as a celebration of Brighton’s first season in the Premier League, the framed shirt will be on show for viewing at the Henfield Memorial Field Festival, Sunday 16 September. The auction will start at 2pm on Sunday 16 September, and will run for almost a week, closing at 11:59pm Saturday 22 September. Bids, which must be submitted both in numeral form (eg. £300) and written form (eg. three hundred pounds) should be sent via email to seagullsshirtauction@ aol.com, along with a name and phone number.

Henfield Youth club are looking forward to opening again in September and have lots of new plans in place for a bigger and better programme. Our new sessions will be: Mondays – Project Night, starting with a babysitting course. Young people will have the opportunity to learn about basic childcare and how to keep themselves and the children in their care safe in a babysitting situation. Tuesdays Junior Group for ages 7.5yrs-11yrs, 6-7.30pm. Join us for cooking, crafts, sports, plus much more! Thursdays: Seniors ages 11-17yrs: Meet your friends in a safe and friendly environment. activities will include cooking, sports, music quizzes, DJ skills, computer suite, play pool or enjoy sports in our sports hall. We welcome young people up to the age of 18. Support for over 18’s will still be available but more on a one to one basis and by appointment. We have also made the decision that our facilities are only for our local young people and very local surrounding villages. Entry fee for all ages is £1.50. Debbie Slaughter

A MESSAGE FROM LITTLE GEMS Little Gems Nursery which was held in Henfield Youth Club sadly closed its doors on 31st August. Gemma and the staff would like to thank all their families and children for choosing Little Gems for their child care and it has been an absolute pleasure to watch your children grow and develop into the amazing children that they all are. We would like to wish all our families and children lots of luck in their onward journeys. Gemma Slaughter

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Practical Magic It’s a good idea to declutter to make your house feel as spacious as possible before you have photos taken and start viewings. Remember to pay the same attention to your garden. Mow the lawn, prune back unruly shrubs, sweep the patio. Making the garden look easy to maintain will

make your property more appealing Reducing your time to respond will to buyers. cut the total time to complete the sale. While you are at it, get your boiler serviced, have the chimney swept and dig out any records that show you having done this type of maintenance on a regular basis.

Ducks in a Row When it comes to documentation, it pays to get organised before you go on the market (your solicitor will love you!). For example, if you’ve put new windows in, you’ll need a FENSA certificate to show correct installation. If you’ve upgraded the electrics, you’ll need documentation to show that the work was done correctly by a reputable tradesperson. Have these documents ready and you’ll quickly be able to respond to queries from your buyer’s solicitor.

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here are some exciting plans underway in Henfield as part of the Horsham District Year of Culture 2019. Henfield will be celebrating its unique heritage throughout the village, hosting events aimed to bring people together in the local area and establish a cultural legacy. Henfield’s very own festival celebrates film, music, theatre, art and more, hosted throughout the year. Pre-existing events will also return with a festival twist! Details are being announced all the time, so for the latest information make sure you visit www.henfieldfestival.weebly.com The year begins with theatre. January sees Henfield host a fantastic production of Cinderella, written by Leonard H. Caddy and performed by the Henfield Theatre Company in the Henfield Hall. Though specific dates are still to be confirmed, you can be sure that tickets won’t be around for long – keep an eye on the Henfield Festival website for updates. ‘Any Questions?’ also comes to Henfield in January, making the village focus of the famous BBC Radio 4 question show hosted by Jonathan Dimbleby. On 11 January the Henfield Hall will see Jonathan and a selection of politicians and commentators on stage. Questions will be drawn from the audience live on-air, giving you a unique chance to play your part in national debate. Tickets will be available closer to the time. February comes next, and with it An Audience with Simon Nye, writer of many well-known novels, television series and theatre productions. Simon is famously the creator of the sitcom ‘Men

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Behaving Badly’, and the celebrated screenwriter will chat with his audience in St. Peter’s Church this month. March features the return of the Piazza Italia, a district wide tour of the best Italian supercars from then and now. As with previous years the cars will make a stop in Henfield, but expect surprises from the 2019 Piazza as part of the Henfield Festival! June’s Henfield Festival of Gardens and Arts is the 20th anniversary of the much-loved gardening, performance and artwork celebration. You can look forward to new changes that will be announced nearer to the time, making this anniversary event a real highlight to the festival. As we reach the middle of the year we find the Henfield Summer Fair, held on the Henfield Common. This biennial event is an integral part of Henfield, and so you can look forward to a big presence of the Henfield Festival at the fair. The Summer Fair is not as you’ve ever seen it before; with a new ‘Henfield Bake-Off’ and ‘Henfield GrowOff’ competitions, Scruffs Dog Show, the brilliant Sheep Show, music and entertainment – making a brilliant family day out for the whole village. The second half of 2019 features many more surprises to be announced, including a drive-in movie at the Sussex Prairie Garden in August, a visit from The Rude Mechanicals, as well as some exciting plans from Henfield Theatre Company. To keep up-to-date with the latest announcements be sure to visit henfieldfestival. weebly.com over the coming months. Fin Sellwood The place to go for everything Henfield... www.henfieldbn5.co.uk


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s most local children will already know, the new play equipment at the King’s Field next to the Tennis Courts in Henfield was installed before schools broke up in July, just in time for the glorious sunny weather! Created by outdoor play and sports company Proludic and financed by £52,000 from Section 106 funds (planning gain money) with £5,000 contributed by Henfield Parish Council, the new play area is for ages seven and upwards. It includes frames, swings, trampolines and all sorts of balancing and climbing fun. All completed with multi-coloured safety matting and benches for parents and carers to sit and watch from, if they’re not joining in as well! Henfield Parish Council, along with Proludic, involved children from St Peter’s CE Primary School in a competition to create some colourful vinyls to decorate the area and the two creative winners came along to see their designs in August before they were applied. There were lots of imaginative designs and the standard of entries was exceptionally high. Six-year-old Macie, whose busy and fun design included dogs, children playing football and flowers, said “I think the new play park is really good and I like to come here after school with my friends.”

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Amelia, who is 10 years old, won the older child category with her beautifully coloured ‘Fun in the Park’ poster, complete with a rainbow and technically accurate play equipment. “I love art, especially painting and colours. I’m studying Claude Monet and love his painting technique. My poster has everything in it I could imagine in a play-park.” Malcolm Eastwood, Chairman of Henfield Parish Council, commented; “The designs are great, bright and colourful to suit the new equipment. We hope the new park will encourage all our local children to come and enjoy the great outdoors and we’re really pleased that it’s been received so favourably.” Many months of research by members of the Lighting and Open Spaces Committee went into finding the right company and the most robust and suitable equipment to replace the existing, tired-looking play equipment. Jane Jones, who led the project, said; “We’re really indebted to Kevin, Hazel and Dick at the Parish Office for their hard work making sure everything ran smoothly, they went above and beyond to make sure the project was a success.” The final word must be given to the children, who are the most honest critics of all. It’s a resounding “We love it!” Emma Osman

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HENFIELD MEMORIAL FIELD FESTIVAL Sunday 16th September, 2pm-7pm Henfield Memorial Field and Cricket Pavilion

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o celebrate the 68th anniversary of the Memorial Field and the complete renovation of the playing field last year, Henfield Parish Council and Henfield Community Partnership have organised a Fun Sports Day with locally produced Street Food and Drink, as well as live music and entertainment. The field was dedicated in 1950 to the memory of the Henfield men who fought and lost their lives in WWII. The fascinating history behind this beautiful space is written overleaf; we are indebted to these men and those who honoured them for this wonderful village resource.

2:00pm: The Re-dedication: The afternoon will commence with a short rededication service conducted by Revd Paul Doick, Vicar at St Peter’s Church, Henfield. The stone will be unveiled once again (as it was in 1950) by children from St. Peter’s School, past and present; we are honoured that Annette Parsons, who unveiled the original stone with Peter Collins, as seen pictured on our front cover, will be assisting. Peter has sadly passed away but his brother Pat Collins will be attending. The Last Post and Reveille will be played and we will observe a minutes silence.

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You can show off your football skills with Henfield Football Club’s ‘Beat the Goalie’, as well as Soccer Skills Tests. Henfield Cricket Club is organising ‘Diamond Cricket’; a fun introduction game to cricket using inflatables. Henfield Joggers have created a ‘Mystery Trail Fun Run’ starting at the Cricket Club, open for everyone to join in and suitable for whole families to explore parts of the village where you wouldn’t normally go, so bring your trainers. You’ll be able to chat to the clubs and groups about membership opportunities too.

2:30pm-7:00pm: Street Food and Drink served all afternoon by local Sussex providers, including: Oui Crêperie: Delicious sweet and savoury crêpes. Downlands Brewery: Our nearest local brewery, with seasonal specials and IPAs. Gelato Geminelli: Henfield’s own Italian Ice Cream, from a traditional ice cream bike – bringing back the 1950s feel! Henfield Cricket Club Bar: The bar will be open all afternoon and evening. Henfield Free Church: Pastor Andrew is bringing his barbie skills to the Common with an ‘Aussie style Barbie’. Ginger Rookes: Pulled pork rolls, delicious home

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made burgers and Greek chicken in buns. All locally sourced and produced. Swains Farm Shop: Swains just had to be involved as the Memorial Field is their nearest neighbour! Serving a healthy option of fresh fruit salads. The Pizza Oven: Traditional, wood fired pizza with all the best toppings, straight from the oven. Wild Violets WI: Cakes galore, from lemon drizzle to coffee and walnut, along with the perfect addition; a good cuppa. Silly Moo Cider: Delicious cider, named Silly Moo because the farm’s cows go a little silly if they eat too many of the orchard’s apples! Thai Angle Thai Street Food: A bowl of spicy noodles or pad Thai – perfect street food.

5:30-7:00pm, The Finale: Fantastic Horsham band ‘Sonic Deluxe’ perform outside the Cricket Pavilion. Don’t miss these guys, they’ll have you up and dancing as we move toward the close of our festival! Please try to leave your car at home as parking is limited (off-road parking is on the main Common,

entrance opposite Mill Drive). Blue Badge only parking with the kind permission of Swains Farm Shop, please do not park here unless you are either shopping in the store or have a Blue Badge. Parking marshals will be attending and we are grateful to Henfield Lions and our volunteers for all their help. For those coming from Henfield Village, the Bluebird Minibus will be shuttling from 1.30-7.30pm providing a free trip to and from the event. Come along either on your own or with your family and join in, enjoy the food, meet your friends and neighbours and celebrate with us. There is something for everyone to do, regardless of age or ability. This event has been organised by various local sports clubs, Henfield Parish Council and Henfield Community Partnership. With thanks to Stoba for their sponsorship, Horsham District Council for poster and flyer printing and Henfield Community Partnership for funding the event. Emma Osman

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HENFIELD MEMORIAL FIELD, IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO FELL

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n 1948, at the end of the Second World War, twentythree young Henfield men did not return home. Twenty-three families grieved and the village paid tribute to their courage and sacrifice by dedicating an area of Henfield Common, five acres in total, as a memorial to them and the men they fought alongside. From here the Henfield Memorial Field was created. What started as scrubland and sparse woodland, boggy and unkempt, was transformed into a beautiful playing surface complete with (what was then) the most modern drainage system available. Marjorie Baker’s wonderful photographs, available to see in the Henfield Museum and on display at the Memorial Field Festival (see previous page) document the history of this field’s original transformation. The memorial stone was unveiled and the Union Flag pulled back by two local children Annette Parsons and Peter Collins, on 4 0 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

16th September, 1950. Our cover shows the original photograph. The first football match to be played was between Henfield and Horsham YMCA, what the final score was we don’t know, but it was the first of thousands of matches of football, cricket, hockey, rounders and stoolball to be played on the field by future generations of Henfield children and adults. Countless picnics, family gatherings, dog walks and even weddings have been held, but do many of us stop to remember the importance of that memorial stone and the story behind it? Life goes on, as it should, and as those 23 young men would have wished. Over time the drainage and the surface deteriorated and the Memorial Field began slipping back into its boggy natural state. As the surface became clayslippy, pot-holed by rabbits, the first and then the second football pitch were put into retirement. It

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became clear that the area needed to be properly repaired and re-seeded. The work of those men back in 1949 had done its job – 60 years is a long time, but the field was more than ready for some intensive care. It was as if history was repeating itself when, after months of paperwork and grant form-filling by volunteers at Henfield Parish Council, work to renew this beautiful space was finally given the goahead and the diggers moved in. Using the latest modern machinery and technology, the field was dug, drainage systems replaced, the ground was levelled and re-seeded. The final bill came in just shy of £150,000 – of which 50% was funded by a Sport England grant with the balance paid by Horsham District Council, Henfield Parish Council and the Football and Cricket Clubs. After months of painstaking work, the area was tantalisingly fenced off for 12 months whilst nature took its course and the new grass established itself. Now the Memorial Pitches are now ready to use. A wonderfully level, green surface for play, already being used by our residents and families enjoying picnics in the sunshine, ready for the football club to take up residence when the new season begins in September. Now it is time for us to pay our respects to those young men again, and all the Henfield men who fought for us. The legacy they left is a debt we can never repay - that we can raise our children in peace and to play safely on this field, in this beautiful village in the middle of our beautiful countryside. Henfield Parish Council have brought back to life a little corner of this green and pleasant land, in honour of those men and for the future of our village. We thank them all for their hard work. Please join Henfield Parish Council and Henfield Community Partnership to remember those men on September 16th, 2018, at the re-dedication ceremony, starting 2pm. Afterwards, the Henfield Memorial Field Festival will commence, with family sports on the field, as well as food, drink and live music. See previous page for details – we hope to see you there. Emma Osman

Memories of the Memorial Field by Eddie Colgate

Did you know that during the war parts of the common were blocked off by barbed wire? I went to school there in those days (no, not behind wire). Gorse spread like mad but the causeway remained clear. Beside it a hawthorn seed sprouted growing higher each year, eye-catching in its isolation. It still thrives (sadly masked by planted oaks) the most historic hawthorn in the village – a reminder that the country passed through five dark years of war. After the War we could play on the common. They were pre mains-drainage days. The common stream carried sewage away. At boggy places along it were jelly-wobbles. A game for us children was; step on a jelly-wobble, wiggle your feet and wait till the wobble became so wobbly it gobbled your shoes – step off quick. The winner was the one who stayed on the longest. Unchallenged champion was John who left it late and sank to his waist. Adult assistance saved the day. Our favourite part was behind the cricket pitch. There was a narrow strip of dense gorse, where batsmen hitting sixes regularly lost the ball, and next to it a rough wild part with clumps of tall grass, super for building hidden camps – except the place was infested with enormous grass snakes. Suddenly, workers came along and began clearing the ground. Trenches were dug, drains laid, the ground levelled and grass sown. Our domain was being transformed into a Memorial Field – Henfield’s “Thank You” to the village men and women who served so bravely in that ghastly struggle against the Nazis. The next year, two of our school friends were invited to unveil a large stone block specially placed there inscribed 1939-1945. They did so. The Memorial Field was open. This article by Eddie Colgate first appeared in the July 17 issue of BN5 magazine, as work commenced on the Memorial Field.

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he West Grinstead & District Ploughing & Agricultural Society are holding their Annual Ploughing Match and Show this year on 15 September at Priors Byne Farm in Partridge Green, RH13 8EQ. It will kindly be hosted by John and Alison Ford. The Society, established in 1871, has been holding Shows for over 140 years and is very pro-active in promoting the interests of the local farming community, for example by holding an extensive range of Field Competitions through the year. The winners of the Best Farmed Farms this year were Tim and Marion Gue of Huddlestone Farm, Steyning (farms over 500 acres) and Liverton Partners of Goffslands Farm, Shipley (farms under 500 acres). The overall winner of the Best Whole Farm Conservation Policy was W.D. Passmore & Sons at Applesham Farm, Coombes nr. Steyning. This year the Society are pleased to continue their new ‘Bursary Scheme’, launched four years ago to assist candidates working or living in the Society’s area and keen to pursue a career in agriculture. The last winners were Ryan Gue on an overseas dairy course and Toby DeBaerdemaecker for a forestry training course. In addition to the twelve different Ploughing Classes, including Novice and Open, Vintage, and the great crowd-puller, the Horse Ploughing, there will again be a demonstration of Steam Ploughing, with some massive engines at work. There are also the Hedge Laying, Hedge Cutting and Welding competitions, where competitors

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Local interest | SEPTEMBER 2018

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Sennen’s run for the Brain Tumour Charity A t the end of July, a call came in to the BN5 office that we just had to find out more about. Natalie Calver from Partridge Green contacted us about her five-year-old daughter, who had decided to raise some money for charity because of her daddy’s illness. Natalie, Dan, Sennen (age 5) and Hayden (age 2), had been through a roller-coaster few months after Dan suffered a seizure back in March. A perfectly healthy 31-year-old man found that he had a very large brain tumour overnight, and has since been undergoing treatment. Dan’s treatment so far for his stage 2 glioma brain tumour has involved the removal of 50% of the

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tumour during ‘awake craniotomy’ after receiving a functional MRI beforehand to determine the location of the tumour. The tumour is situated so close to the area of his brain which affects speech and Dan is progressing well with speech therapy since the operation. He is now facing radiotherapy and chemotherapy, with a long road ahead of him. Sennen, who is a pupil at Jolesfield School, had been chatting to her mum one afternoon and said she wanted to do something to help daddy. Sennen’s mum Natalie pulled out the paper and colouring pens, thinking Sennen would like to draw her daddy a picture. Apparently not; Sennen

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SEPTEMBER 2018 | Local interest had decided to try to raise £100 (which must feel like a huge amount of money to a 5-year-old) by running for the charity who helped people like her daddy. She’d seen Natalie running the ‘Race for Life’ each year and had even joined in the last few metres with her, so this is what she wanted to do. Natalie and Dan have lived in Partridge Green for the past five years, since they moved from Crawley when Sennen was born. Natalie works as a Nursery Practitioner at Bluebells in Partridge Green and Dan works for Virgin Atlantic, they became even more involved in the community when Sennen started school at Jolesfield last year. The great part about living in a rural village, as we know, is how people step up for you when things go wrong; both Natalie and Dan have been overwhelmed by the support they’ve received from Partridge Green businesses and residents since Dan’s shock diagnosis back in March. Sennen’s idea for a 2k run began to snowball. By the time Natalie had put up a Facebook page for the event and spoken to local press, the total had already gone past £250. At the time of going to print, Sennen’s run has raised an incredible £3,279 for the Brain Tumour Charity, and the total is still rising! Local businesses rallied round, the Partridge Green Bakery raising money, as did The Partridge Pub. The Partridge Green Co-op staff held their own bake-sale which raised £148 and they also came along to donate bottled water, ice cream and soft drinks for the Fun Run participants, which was welcome relief on such a sunny day! Jess Whibley from the Co-op said; “We’re really happy to help Sennen and her family. All the staff at The Co-op are behind them and wish Dan well with his treatment.” The run took place on a beautifully sunny morning at Jolesfield Common, Saturday 28th July. 32 adults and children took part, including Sennen’s friends from Jolesfield School and lots of family members. Abi Hames, representing the Brain Tumour Charity, came along to make sure Sennen completed the full distance and to hold the ‘finish’ ribbon. Abi was enormously supportive of our Henfield drive to raise money for the Brain Tumour Charity back in December and once again came to show her support. Abi said; “A huge thank you to Sennen, Hayden, Natalie and Dan for all their amazing support and to all their friends and family for coming along to support the Brain Tumour Charity. £250 funds a whole day of research, so they’ve funded over 13 days!” Natalie said; I’m incredibly proud of the progress Dan is making in his recovery. He has come so far in such a short space of time, re-learning basic life skills that we all take for granted. I’m so proud to be his wife and proud of Sennen and what she has accomplished.” If you would like to support Sennen you can still donate by going to her page:

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Local interest | SEPTEMBER 2018

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enfield Leisure Centre has been undergoing major changes recently, making it more accessible and up-to-date. The biggest of these being the introduction of a wheelchair accessible lift. It’s something there’s been a lot of demand for, and finally we can give less able people the chance to access more of the Leisure Centre’s facilities. The lift will mean that people who have difficulties with stairs can use the gym, come to classes, or work with a personal trainer on the first floor. We’re excited for the opportunities that the new lift could allow in the future, and we look forward to providing more services for less able people. Along with the new lift, the Leisure Centre reception has also been renovated – the area has been redesigned to accommodate more seating for Sharky’s Café, which has become incredibly popular. The home baked cakes, delicious lunches and great coffee make Sharky’s a perfect place for parents to relax while their children enjoy the soft play area. It’s been an incredible couple of years for the Leisure Centre, just over two years ago the extension was built to accommodate Sharky’s and a year later we installed a brand-new gym with the very latest fitness equipment. In addition, new air-conditioning units have been put in all across the centre. An epic bike ride, Pedal for Henfield, was completed by Team 777, raising funds that allowed us to purchase a whole new set of spin bikes in the gym. We are very proud of our improvements and 5 8 | B N 5 M A GA ZINE

especially proud that Henfield Leisure Centre has become a community space where everyone, regardless of their age or ability, can enjoy getting fitter and healthier! Gym classes and services Our classes are run by fully qualified instructors and they’re great fun for all abilities. As a great way to achieve your goals and motivate yourself to get fit, we offer many classes, including spinning; circuits; Pilates; and yoga. Often it can be difficult to motivate yourself, and our Personal Training service is a good way to achieve your fitness goals and learn more about the gym equipment. We also run an Exercise Referral Scheme, where anyone referred by their doctor will be assessed and looked after by our qualified staff – a good way to improve and maintain your fitness after injury or a lifestyle change. Junior Gym, which is open to anyone between 12 and 16 years old, is a popular way for young people to learn to use the equipment in a safe environment. Gentle Gym is a popular class for the over 60s aimed at helping with strength and mobility. We also offer over 50s badminton, short mat bowls, and compact tennis sessions every Tuesday. Our squash and badminton courts are open for all ages. There is so much more to the Leisure Centre, so please visit our website on www.henfieldleisure.co.uk, give us a call on 01273 494984 or pop in to have a chat with one of our staff. Sam Bremner

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GYM

State Of The Art Equipment Free Weights Personal Programmes Inductions Split Routine Programmes G.P Referral Personal Training

FITNESS CLASSES Spinning Rebounding Pump and Blitz Aerobics Yoga Circuits Pilates

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Andrew’s DecoratingHENFIELD Ltd Over 30 years experience

07738 834 905

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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

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Email: reception@hawthornvets.co.uk

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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

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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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YOUR LOCAL FARM SHOP SELECTION OF FRESH FRUIT & VEG IN HOUSE BUTCHERY ARTISAN BREAD & PASTRIES HOME MADE PIES DELI SELECTION ALCOHOL & BEVERAGES FRESH CUT FLOWERS

Jeremy’s Two Mon - Fri Sat Sun

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

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

Making your roof look great again

Call Rick on

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We are pleased to provide a variety of traditional & contemporary gate styles to suit our clients specific requirements

A total installation service for all types of timber or steel automatic gates, barriers or bollards, each system designed to meet your specific requirements. Advice on all aspects of the gateway including Audio/Video entry systems, CCTV and all styles of gates, posts and pillars. We also provide kits for self installation. Servicing for existing systems is available. Over

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• • 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

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

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Mini digger & driver for hire Groundworks Driveways Foundations Patios Demolition

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No job too small - No VAT to pay

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

Contact Josh on 07903 809045 PLASTERING - TILING - PAINTING /JGplasteringrefurb

Henfield Eye Care Independent Optician

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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

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


Providing an affordable & reliable window cleaning service across Sussex

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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.

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STEYNING ROOFING

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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

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• Fully insured

THE SUSSEX WILLS OFFICE

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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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Capital Allowances – are you missing out? HMRC has recently published the results of its review of the Capital Allowances regime. One of the key objectives of the review was to see if the regime could be simplified. They concluded that it couldn’t. So how can businesses ensure they don’t miss out on the allowances that lead to reduced corporate or income taxes payable? A little knowledge – and calling on professionals to help – can make a big difference. What you need to know: • Capital allowances are available to both investors and occupiers of property. Limited companies, individuals and offshore investors are all eligible. • Plant, machinery and other equipment are all assets on which to consider making a claim. If eligible, 100% of the cost can be claimed, in some instances in the year of purchase. For other assets, the deduction is spread over several years. • Allowances can be claimed on items such as furniture, carpet tiles, telephone systems, security systems, moveable partitions and fire alarms. These assets are treated as “main rate pool” assets and a deduction of 18% of the cost can be claimed each year, on a reducing balance basis (ie 18% of the cost less allowances claimed to date). • Assets that are integral to a building, such as lifts, escalators, hot water systems, electrical lighting, air conditioning and ventilation are defined as “special rate pool” assets. A deduction of 8% of the cost can be claimed each year, on a reducing balance basis (ie 8% of the cost less allowances claimed to date). • Energy-efficient assets (as defined by HMRC), which include energy and water technologies, qualify for a 100% Enhanced Capital Allowance. All expenditure on these assets can be claimed in the year of expenditure, which can generate huge tax savings. You can achieve significant savings in this area of tax. However the rules are complex, and often submitted claims do not include all qualifying expenditure that can be claimed. Furthermore, failure to claim allowances on integral fixtures within a building (or at least include expenditure within the special rate pool) and losing track of expenditure in this area will potentially compromise the ability of a future purchaser to claim allowances and give rise to complications on sale of the building. Planning a refurbishment, fit-out or development Ask your contractors to draw up a Capital Allowances report to ensure that nothing is missed. Alternatively,

appoint a Capital Allowances specialist to do this as part of a review of the site/work in progress. Already bought a property You may be able to claim Capital Allowances on that property. If you think you may have missed out, speak to your accountant and assess whether you can make a claim. Planning to buy a property If you’re considering a purchase, consider future Capital Allowances. Ensure that the property enquiries include Capital Allowances and that there is certainty regarding such entitlement. This ensures that this doesn’t become a negotiating point later in the transaction. Professional advice It’s a complex area, so a quick no-obligation chat can often clarify your situation.

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

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Index of advertisers | SEPTEMBER 2018 ACCOUNTANCY, TAX & BOOKKEEPING

A&B Matters 04 The Accountancy Practice 60 Kingston Smith LLP 76

ARCHITECT

Lawrence Flowers Accountant Roger Minost Architect

67 65

Number One The Laurels B&B Self Catering Accommodation in Henfield

73 21

BED & BREAKFAST & ACCOMMODATION

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

GIFTS, BOOKS, JEWELLERY & ART Henfield Antique Fair Pruden and Smith Jewellers The Steyning Bookshop

23 54 28 22

A Hyatt Contractors B Muzeen Groundworks PHB Contractors

65 62 69

A&S Gutter Clearance

71

BUILDERS, CARPENTRY & PLASTERING Katherine Lawrie Jeweller Bartlett Property & Gardens Downs Southern Ltd Henfield Homes Ltd Nigel Parsons Builder Timber Windows of Horsham

63 74 71 45 79

BUILDING SUPPLIES

Gardner & Scardifield Ltd 64 Hamfelds 45

CARE

63 63 46 66 45 62 02 75

GROUNDWORKS & LANDSCAPING GUTTER CLEARANCE HAIR & BEAUTY

Upper Mead - Sussex Health Care

72

B&I Carpets

70

Henfield Chimney Sweep

61

Ben Daniels Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

75

Geoff’s Handyman Services Henfield Homes Ltd

70 71

Henfield Helpline

77

Hamfelds Home & Garden

45

CARPET SUPPLY

CHIMNEY SWEEPS

CLEANING & CARPET CLEANING

COMPUTER REPAIR & IT SUPPORT CONSERVATORIES

The Conservatory Co. Countryman Improvements

62 77

Alice’s Dog Grooming

61

BHW Glass Ltd N. Constantine Double Glazing Repairs Timber Windows of Horsham

70 66 79

DOG GROOMING

DOUBLE GLAZING & WINDOWS ELECTRICAL SERVICES

C&K Electrical 19 Herbert Electrical 63 Jeremy Crawley Henfield Electrician 75 PD Electrical Ltd 74

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

65 74 62 44

FINANCIAL PLANNING / MORTGAGES

Robert Slaughter Independent Financial Advisor 77

FOOD & FARM SHOPS

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

FUNERAL DIRECTORS

C&T Radmall Henfield Funeral Services

62 60

GARAGES REPAIRS AND SALES Braziers Garage Henfield Coles Automotive Ltd Mile Oak Servicing

25 64 48 37 17

78 80 66

Al Baddar Ladies 25 Natasha’s Beauty Salon 27 Pinks Hair 52 Spray Tanning Treats 18

HANDYMAN & PROPERTY SERVICES HARDWARE & DIY

HEALTH & COMPLEMENTARY HEALTH

DB Foot Clinic 57 Feet Plus Henfield 52 Hear to Listen 52 Henfield Chiropractic Clinic 52 Henfield Physiotherapy & Osteopathy 55 Henfield Holistics 52 NB Clinical Massage 55 Pilates Evolved 35 Sussex Osteopath & Complementary Health 53

INSURANCE

NFU Mutual Insurance

INTERIORS, BLINDS & UPHOLSTERY

28

East Barn Interiors Ltd 55 Just Shutters 34 Ray Bishop Upholstery 75 Simply Blinding Ltd. 68

LEISURE, EVENTS & COMMUNITY

The Bridge Places for People Leisure 20 Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre 43 Cinemobile 15 Dark Star Hopfest 08 The Henfield Hall 67 Henfield Leisure Centre 59 Hurst Open Studios 16 Sussex Prairies 24 Year of Culture 2019 31

LETTINGS

Batcheller Monkhouse Inner Space Marcus Grimes Stevens Lettings

12 62 36 54

LOCKSMITHS

Lucy Locksmith

OPTICIAN

Henfield Eyecare

BRAZIERS

OVEN CLEANING

Ovenu-Worthing

69

Andrew’s Decorating Trim Decorating

61 75

ACT Pest Control

73

Gray Cat Animal Home Visiting Service

61

King and Stevens PHB Contractors

60 69

JG Plastering

67

Aquatec CJ Plumbing MC Services Gas Plumbing & Heating

70 70 66

PAINTING & DECORATING PEST CONTROL

PETS AND PET CARE PLANT & TOOL HIRE PLASTERING

PLUMBING & HEATING PROPERTY FOR SALE

Batcheller Monkhouse 12 Marcus Grimes 42

REMOVALS & STORAGE

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

RESTAURANTS, PUBS & CAFÉS Full of Beans The George Hotel taste...deli catering The Wheatsheaf Wickwoods, The Glasshouse

ROOFING & ROOF MAINTENANCE

45 11 17 13 03

G & S Roofing Ltd RA Walker Roofing Services Ltd Steyning Roofing

34 65 71

Bluebells Nursery Dove Nursery Good Start School Isabello’s Pre-School Oscar Bears Day Care

54 54 14 18 54

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

29 73 23 73

Jim Hills Sports

10

Corporate Cars Henfield Village Cars

73 74

A & S Aerials & Satellites

71

Southern Beeches Ltd.

66

Hawthorn Veterinary Surgeries

61

PPC Windows

69

SCHOOLS, NURSERIES, TUTORS

SOLICITORS & WILL WRITERS

SPORTS EQUIPMENT

TAXI & CHAUFFEUR SERVICES TELEVISION, AUDIO & AERIALS TREE SURGERY

VETERINARY SURGERIES WINDOW CLEANING

74

67

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GARAGE HENFIELD

„ WELDING REPAIRS

01273 492059

„ BATTERIES

THE STEAM MILL LOWER STATION ROAD HENFIELD BN5 9UQ

70 24 62 63

„ TYRES & EXHAUSTS „ DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE „ COURTESY CAR

*SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

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