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Wreath DIY at Saddlescombe

Christmas Wreaths National Trust
Create your own Christmas wreath with materials collected from the downs. Take a festive walk and collect your holly and ivy. Return to historic Saddlescombe farm to make your very own Christmas decorations in front of a roaring fire in the Tudor Scullery. Mulled apple juice, mince pies and roast chestnuts will be included.

Booking essential. Monday, 22nd December 2014, 10:00am — 1:00pm, adult £6, child £3. More info here.

Portable antiquities

Portable antiquities found near Fulking
Over the last decade, nearly fifty small archaeological objects (aka ‘portable antiquities’) have been discovered in and around Fulking. The British Museum has a website where you can view a database that includes a lot of information about these finds together with a photo or drawing (in most cases). You can view it here.

Pistols Barn owls at dawn at the O.K. Corral

Richard Turney the barrister for LAMBS

Richard Turney, the barrister for LAMBS

“Mayfield Market Towns’ proposals faced a wall of opposition yesterday from every tier of local government. Defending its Housing Plan, Horsham District Council was flanked by two MPs, Sir Nicholas Soames and Nick Herbert, and representatives from Mid Sussex District Council, West Sussex County Council, nine Parish Councils, the CPRE and LAMBS.” [Much more here and here. Nick Herbert here.]
Updated: 22nd November.