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REGULAR EVENTS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

Please check details are still correct with the contact name shown before you attend as information correct at time of adding to website. Information taken from the Heathfield and District Age Concern Newsletter.   For latest copy go to:  http://ageconcernheathfield.org.uk/newsletter/


Every Monday
'Extend' exercises (gentle movement to music) are held at the State Hall, Station Road, Heathfield, courtesy of the Kings Church, between 11.15am and 12.00noon. These classes are run by Alison Salters, a qualified instructor (01825 766 293 or 0777 4543645). The cost is £5 per person, and includes refreshments.


Every Tuesday
1. Age UK East Sussex run a day club at Christchurch Hall, Horbeech Lane, Horam, 10.00am - 3.30pm.  The club aims to help over 65s enjoy their day and continue to live independently, whilst also providing valuable respite care for carers and their families.  It offers companionship, support, activities, fun, information/advice and freshly cooked lunches and is run by trained staff and volunteers.  The daily cost is £35.00 with a discount for more than one day a week.  Door to door transport can be arranged by Age Concern Heathfield for local residents.  For more information or a taster day please contact Maureen on 07850 987130, Andrea on 07469 147671 or the head office in Lewes on 01273 476704.

2. Heathfield Social Group - 10.00am - 12.00noon, Heathfield Fire Station, High Street, Heathfield.  Group meeting aimed at people experiencing mental health difficulties such as anxiety and depression.  For more information contact 01323 849524 or email sharon.mcintosh@sussexoakleaf.org.uk


Every Other Tuesday
1. There is a Senior Citizens' Lunch at the Union Church Hall, Station Road, Heathfield,commencing at 12.30 pm, £4.00 for 2 courses followed by tea or coffee. There's always lots of "friendly chat".  For a place at the lunch please call Jean Plummer on 01435 883483.  Minibus transport from and to your door is available. Please ring Elizabeth Keating on 01435 866960 to check availability.


2. Tuesdays Together From 2.00 - 4.00pm you are invited to the Union Church Hall, Heathfield, for coffee or tea and cake and to have a chat, play a board game, and meet people of all ages. Pop in for a while or stay for the whole 2 hours.  Door to door transport can be arranged thanks to Welcome Baptist Church.  For further information call Sue Fletcher on 07940 627285.


3. The Heffel Tea Group in amalgamation with St Richard's Craft Group meet at St Richard's Church Hall, Park Road, from 1.30pm - 3.30pm.  Why not come along and bring a friend for a cup of tea, a piece of cake and a chat.  You can also join in with the craft group to learn or practice a craft such as knitting, crochet decoupage, quilting, cross-stich, painting, etc.  Open to all.  For further information contact Lorraine on 01435 865789.


Every Third Tuesday of the Month

The University of the Third Age (U3A) have a group in Heathfield meeting in the Community Centre, Sheepsetting Lane.  For more information contact:  Lyn Plant on 01435 862449.The idea is that people meet and exchange their knowledge.  Sometimes you may be the student and another time the teacher.  Cost £15.00 per annum.

 

Every Fourth Tuesday of the Month

Care for the Carers Heathfield Group meets at 2.00pm in the Heathfield Community Centre, Sheepsetting Lane.  Come along and meet other carers, exchange ideas, get information, support and help from Susanna from Care for the Carers.  There are speakers most months and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided.  For more information contact Susanna Wallace on 01323 738390.

 

First & Third Wednesday of the Month
East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre undertake maintenance of hearing aids and provide new batteries at Heathfield Fire Station between 10am and 12 noon. For further help or information please telephone them on 01323 722505.  Please note parking is not permitted on Fire Station property.

 

Every Other Wednesday
A Country lunch is offered every other Wednesday at Punnetts Town Village Hall. The minibus can still pick you up to get you there for a 12.15pm start and take you home at 2.00pm. To book please contact Mrs Ann Kenward on 01435 862618 or call 01435 866960 for the minibus. 


Every Third Wednesday of The Month
Volunteers from the Rest Christian Centre in Punnetts Town welcome visitors to a cooked lunch - £4 for 2 courses including tea or coffee. For the lunch please call Barbara Lovett 01435 882241. A minibus may be provided if sufficient people are interested.


Every Thursday
1. 'Extend' (gentle movement to music) exercise sessions are held at the West End Room, Christ Church Centre, Horam between 2.00pm and 3.00pm. The cost is £2.50 per person, which includes tea and biscuits, plus a 50p donation towards the upkeep of the Hall. For more information, ring Jane Morris on 01323 483529.
2. For residents of Heathfield, Broad Oak, Cade Street, Old Heathfield and Cross-In-Hand and Horam the Age Concern Heathfield Shopping Bus is on the road, morning and afternoon. It will pick you (and your trolley) up at your door and deliver you to Heathfield High Street.
You may like to do your shopping and then make your way to the Union Church 'Do Pop Inn' where you will receive a warm welcome any time between 10.00am and 2.00pm. You can enjoy a cup of what you fancy, a snack or light lunch and a chat. Ring Elizabeth Keating on 01435 866960 to book a seat on the minibus.
3. Whist drive at Heathfield's Mary Burford House, Station Road, run by the 'Out and Abouters' and commencing at 7.00pm. The cost is £3.00 per head to cover refreshments and raffle prizes.  It doesn't matter what standard of play, all are welcome.  Ring Sue on 01435 862577 for details.

4. Free hearing aid maintenance, cleaning and re-tubing can be carried out at the Action for Deafness Clinic, 92 High Street (adjacent to Heathfield Surgery), Heathfield from 10.00am - 12noon.


Every First Thursday of the Month

Carers Clinic run by Care for the Carers - come and chat with one of our Carer Support Workers and find out what support and services are available.  From 2.00pm - 5.00pm at Heathfield Health, next door to the High Street Doctor's surgery.  Ring 01323 738390 to book an appointment.


Every 2nd Thursday of the Month
There is a market every 2nd Thursday of the month between 11.00am and 1.00pm at Holy Cross Priory, Cross in Hand. The Priory is situated on B21O2 Lewes Road between Cross in Hand and Blackboys.  There is free easy parking. The Market incorporates a drop-in centre which offers free coffee and biscuits and the opportunity to purchase home made cakes, biscuits, crafts, preserves and knitwear. For more information contact Roy Wilkinson on 01435 812931.  A minibus could be provided for a minimum of 8 people.  If you would like to put your name forward and if enough people are interested, we will consider providing transport.  Please contact Elizabeth Keating on 01435 866960.

 

Every 3rd Thursday of the Month
Welcome Baptist Church, Alexandra Road, Heathfield - Cedars are offering an afternoon of live music and chat, plus a free tea normally every 3rd Thursday of the month from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. Come along and join in the fun. For more information please call Phil Brierley on 01435 864646
 

Every Friday
1. Chair-based exercises in the lounge at Mary Burfield Court, Heathfield, from 11.00am to 12.00noon, £3 per person including refreshment. Open to non-residents.Everybody welcome, but please call us to let them know you are coming. For more information please call Ann on 01424 774764.

2. Art and craft coffee morning, Kings Church, 10.00am - 12 noon.  Enjoy knitting, quilting, card making, etc.  Everyone welcome.  For more information contact 01435 863786.

3. Equipment for the disabled is available on loan to those in need at the Red Cross Centre, Streatfield Road, Heathfield between 10.00am and 12 noon. The equipment, which includes wheelchairs, commodes and other items are loaned in return for a donation to the British Red Cross. Telephone 0800 0280831 for further information.  Also available is a Carers Support Service - a free short-term service that support unpaid carers, support their cared for.  Whether providing a sitting service, enabling the carer to have some respite, some spport with light housework or some help shopping, the British Red Cross would like to support you if you are a Carer.  Do not support with personal care.  For more information contact 01435 866270.


Every Friday

1. Age UK East Sussex run a day club at Christchurch Hall, Horbeech Lane, Horam, 10.00am - 3.30pm.  The club aims to help over 65s enjoy their day and continue to live independently, whilst also providing valuable respite care for carers and their families.  It offers companionship, support, activities, fun, information/advice and freshly cooked lunches and is run by trained staff and volunteers.  The daily cost is £35.00 with a discount for more than one day a week.  Door to door transport can be arranged by Age Concern Heathfield for local residents.  For more information or a taster day please contact Maureen on 07850 987130, Andrea on 07469 147671 or the head office in Lewes on 01273 476704.

2. Citizens' Advice sessions are held at the Parish Council Offices, High Street, Heathfield, from 10.00am - 12 noon.  No prior appointment is necessary.


Contact details for Age Concern:


Medical Car Service - Chris Clinch, telephone number:  01435 515090
Minibuses - Elizabeth Keating, telephone number:  01435 866960 or email elizabeth.keating46@googlemail.com

Union Church Senior Citizen's Lunch, Mrs Jean Plummer, telephone number:  01435 883483

Country Lunches - Ann Kenward, 01435 862618


As at Spring 2018

REGULAR EVENTS

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Antiques and General Market
Every Tuesday and Saturday morning an antiques and general market is held next to Butchers Hook Cafe, Burwash Road. For more information contact telephone number: 01435 860760/07966 176015.


Arts and Crafts Coffee Morning
Held every Friday morning, 10.00am - 12 noon, State Hall, Station Road. Do you enjoy art, knitting, quilting, card making, etc, or just a chat over coffee with friends? Everyone welcome. For more information contact 01435 863786 or pop in.


Baby Clinic

Drop-in clinc held every Tuesday, 9.30am - 11.15am, Heathfield Community Centre, Sheepsetting Lane, Heathfield.


Ceroc (partner-led dance class)

For information visit www.ceroczeal.co.uk or email hq@ceroczeal.co.uk


Daisy Birthing Active Antenatal Classes with Midwife Lucy Newman
For information, please contact Lucy Tel: 07519 620029, Email: lucy-newman@thedaisyfoundation.com or go to:  Website: www.thedaisyfoundation.com/antenatal-classes-in-east-sussex-lucy-newman


Dance Classes
Creative dance, ages 4 - 7, Punnetts Town Village Hall
Street Dance/contemporary, ages 8 - 13, Punnetts Town Village Hall
Adult beginners tap, Heathfield Leisure Centre
Contact Chloe le Fay on 07766 736421 or email chloelefay@hotmail.com for more information.


Dance to be Fit and Pilates
Contact Corrine Marsh on 01435 864685. Classes held in Broad Oak and Punnetts Town.


Dementia Supper Clubs for carers and people with dementia
For Carers and people with dementia. For information on groups in Heathfield contact 01323 432340.


Dementia Support East Sussex

For all people living with dementia and their carers. The sessions are led by professional tutors and thoroughly enjoyable.  Experience is not necessary - just an interest in meeting new friends and group singing.  For further information visit dementiasupport.me.uk


Facing Cancer Together

A support group for women in Heathfield and the surrounding area. The group is open to women of any age with a cancer diagnosis of any kind and women who are caregivers to someone with cancer. For more information contact Pamela Birss at facingcancertogetherheathfield@gmail.com, www.facingcancertogetherheathfield.org.uk, find us on Facebook or call 07413 311382.

 

Heathfield and Waldron Carers Information and Advice Group

Run by Care for the Carers, telephone number 01323 738390, info@cftc.org.uk, https://www.cftc.org.uk


Heathfield Farmers Market
A farmers market is held on the third Saturday of the month in the Co-Op car park, 9.00am - 12.30pm. For full information please click on the Farmers Market button. Dates for 2019 are:


19 January

16 February

16 March
20 April

18 May

15 June
20 July

17 August

21 September
19 October

16 November

21 December


Inspirational Pilates

Personal training sessions in Heathfield.    For more information contact Elaine on 07951 001815, pilates121@live.co.uk or go to www.inspirationalpilates.co.uk


IT for You

Basic IT sessions held at Heathfield Library, Tuesdays 2.30-4.30pm.  The aim of IT For You sessions is to give people the skills to manage their lives online.This may be very basic help for people who have never used a keyboard or mouse. It may be help with using a particular website to apply for jobs, claim benefits, pay bills, look up information etc.; setting up and using email, or social media accounts; Word and Excel, and more!  The trainers have chat with the customer first to ascertain their needs and work from there. Some customers need to come just once, other come for several weeks.  To book phone 01323 463759.


Kettlecise

Tuesday mornings, 9.30am - 10.30am, Cross-in-Hand Village Hall
Limited numbers, book early to avoid disappointment.
Contact Mel on 07776 157638


Mental Health Drop Ins run by Southdown Housing Association

For people currently struggling with mental health issues who need advice, support and someone to chat to. No drop in centre in Heathfield, but go to www.southdown.org to find nearest one or email info@southdown.org


Slimming World

For local group details visit https://www.slimmingworld.co.uk/joining-a-group/nearest-group-details.aspx?classcode=bsIwa3EvRhQ


Tai Chi

Held at the Cart Lodge, Horam Manor Farm.  Visit www.energyworks-uk.com for information.


Waldron Country Market

Second Thursday of the month, 11.00am - 1.00pm, Holy Cross Priory, Cross-in-Hand (on the B2102 between Beacon Down and Blackboys). Produce sold - jams, marmalade, chutney, cakes, hand-made cards, knitwear, plants, vegetables and flowers in season. For more information contact Roy Wilkinson on 01435 812931.


Weightwatchers

For a local group go to https://www.weightwatchers.com/uk/find-a-meeting/search?search=Heathfield%20TN21,%20UK


Yoga

Annie’s Yoga – certified Ashtanga and Vinyasa Yoga teacher

For information contact Annie on 07899 043440 or email anniecheadlesyoga@outlook.com








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