followed by maintenance/cleaning session
Ian Everest talks to the Steyning History Society on Wednesday November 13th at 7:45pm in the Saxon Room, Steyning Centre.
Ian presented an earlier version of this talk in Upper Beeding four years ago. He was brought up on one of the farms he discusses and he really knows his stuff. In addition, he is an excellent speaker with well organized material.
Now that’s what a picture of a happy couple of newly weds should look like! Isn’t it lovely?
Many ghastly things are happening right now in our world but rising above them all is the planet-threatening event of Climate Change/Global Heating. It is easy to blame governments and oppositions for a dilatory attitude towards this, with some good reason, but it is incumbent on every one of us to act. Photovoltaic panels have become considerably cheaper to install and in spite of reduced feed-in tariffs have become cost-effective with the ever-rising cost of electricity. Solar water heating is also cheaper than it was and, in spite of our unpredictable weather, a highly efficient way to supply hot water. Certainly most short-haul journeys can be accomplished without the need to fly. If you have room in your garden then plant a tree. Perhaps when we get over what I can only describe as ‘the Eton mess’ we can concentrate on saving what there is left of the planet.
Dates for your diary:
Fulking Village Christmas party from 6:00pm until 8:00pm on Saturday 7th December in the village hall. You should be getting a card invitation soon, if not already. Drinks are free but please bring a plate of savoury nibbles. Hope to have a raffle of amazing prizes!
Fulking Fair 2020 will be held in the North Town Field on Sunday July 26th. Volunteers for nearly everything are needed. Please call me on 271 for information.
Guy Fawkes and the torch procession will leave the Royal Oak at approximately 6:25pm on Saturday November 9th. Fireworks and incineration of the dissident will follow. Food will be available. Please give generously on the gate to allow this event to continue.
You can take clean burning material (no tyres, plastic, metal, etc.) to the bonfire site at the Blacksmith Field behind Forge Garage. (not the garage forecourt) from 9:00am to 5:00pm any day from now until the 9th.