Diary at a Glance

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The arrangements for the fire-damaged Westhampnett Amenity tip have changed.
Click here for an update

Refuse collection every Wednesday, recycling every other Wednesday
– recycling dates for July are Wednesday 3rd  & Wednesday  17th July

Note The Library Van service (usually every other Thursday morning) has been suspended because the vehicle is unroadworthy. No news of future plans as yet.

Each weekday night until Tuesday 30 July – EASTBOUND A27 closed.
Overnight (8pm to 6am) each weekday from the flyover just before Tangmere to Fontwell.
This will affect any evening/night time journeys RETURNING to Slindon from Chichester and beyond. Click here for details 

Friday 19 July from 7pm at Slindon Forge – Gin & Jazz Night
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(Note – there is no Parish Council meeting in August).

Wednesday 31st July to Friday 23 August – WESTBOUND A27 closed overnight (8pm to 6am) each weekday, from Fontwell to flyover just beyond Tangmere.
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Wednesday 7th August from 10.30 – Monthly Coffee morning.
Following the August tradition, this months coffee morning is scheduled to take place in the garden of ‘Timbers’, by kind invitation of Teresa & Frank Meaby.

Saturday 10 August – ‘The Odds of Being Earnest’ – Coronation Hall
New play featuring Slindon actors Paula Tinker & Gareth Williams.
An imagined ‘sequel’ to Oscar Wilde’s “The Important of Being Earnest”
Click here for details

Various dates 19 – 30 August – Swimming for villagers at Slindon College heated open air pool.
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Thursday 8 August 2-4pm. National Trust ‘Woodland Art Attack’
Click here for details of National Trust events in Slindon

August 11 & 18  3-5 pm Cream Teas in Eartham Village Hall
Everyone is welcome. £5 per person – and home grown produce, home made jams pickles etc on sale
The proceeds from Eartham village events this year will help to fund traffic
calming measures in the village.

Wednesday 21 August 11am to 2pm – National Trust ‘Teddy Bears’ Picnic’
Click here for details of National Trust events in Slindon

Below are early notices of some key events later in the year – the full details will be listed on the village diary nearer the time. 


Friday 20th at 7.30pm – talk at St Mary’s Church by Peter Lovesey writer of locally-based detective novels and short stories.
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Sat & Sun 21st & 22nd – Madehurst’s very first Festival of Flowers, Fruit & Vegetables. St Mary Magdalene’s Church, Madehurst

Wednesday 25 September – ‘Cherry Soup – tales of the South Downs’
Play by South Downs National Park writer-in-residence Sara Clifford plus supper.  The Forge. Click here for more (interim) details


27th Bi- Annual Slindon Pudding Club Auction, The Spur
Its a long way off, but the Slindon Pudding Club are now looking for donations of choice lots and pledges for the auction. To make a donation of Antiques, Art, Furniture, Household goods, Garden ware, Services or Pledges; Please call Charles on 01243 814440, email auction@slindonpuddingclub.co.uk or talk to any member of the club.

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