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How to Get Here - Bus Service

14th June 2017

Derrick Coffee:

Sedlescombe enjoys a 7 days a week bus service - 349 - linking the village with Hastings, and Staplecross, Bodiam (Steam Railway and Castle), Sandhurst, Hawkhurst and on Sundays, Cranbrook. See Stagecoach South East website for timetables - link here:

South East - Stagecoach

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3 Bedroom House to Rent

12th June 2017

Tony Capocci:

3 bedroom semi to rent ... unfurnished.

New refurbishment with garage .

In Gammons Way.

A1 condition in and out!

Ready now!

Call Tony 07834 625 617

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Tithe Barn Tearooms

12th May 2017

Joan Cocks:

Hello Geraldine,

Re Tithe Barn tearooms-my partner and I-Joan Cocks & Eileen Hoskin were the proud owners of Tithe Barn from 1965-1970. We enjoyed very happy times and made many friends with our visitors, who came from miles around as our reputation grew. We sold it as a tea room, but sadly it is now a private dwelling.
I hope you enjoyed your visit to Sedlescombe-a most beautiful village. The Queen's Head, Holmes House, were our favourite places.

Your query brought back many happy memories.

Kind regards,

Joan Cocks

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Flower Princess Sedlescombe Fair 1981

8th May 2017

Mohamed Ismail Mohamed-Ibrahim:


I recently found a photo I took of the winners of the Flower Princess contest at the Sedlescombe Fair way back in the summer of 1981. I remember there was also a hot air balloon show and the fair was opened by a TV personality. I had just finished my A-levels at the then Hastings College of Further Education and decided to visit the fair. I can't attach the photo to this message board, but I would love to share the photo with the three winners. They must be in their 40s now, and I hope they are in good health. Is there a way I can send the photo to the local newspaper or something? or perhaps the 'princesses' are reading this message :-)
I can be contacted at

Thank you for reading this.

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Battle Museum of Local History

27th September 2016

Adrian Hall:

In memory of Derek Wilton we are still on the lookout for Sedlescombe artefacts for appraisal and possible display. Please contact Adrian and Sarah Hall on 01424 775 200.

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10th September 2016

Ronald Keeling:

I recently read about the football team from Sedlescombe consisting entirely of Keelings. My great great grandfather came from England about 1820. Is there a way to contact Keelings in your area?

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Battle Museum

2nd September 2016

Adrian Hall:

Arising from a bequest by Derek Wilton of Sedlescombe, we seek donation of historical objects ( for appraisal) from Sedlescombe, to supplement those we already have in Battle Museum. Please contact Adrian and Sarah on 01424 775200 or come in and see us at the Museum on Thursday by prior arrangement. The Museum, at the top of the High Street near the Almonry is open six days a week, 10-4.30 free admission and is well worth seeing anyway.

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Tracing a Chap from Sedlescombe

26th August 2016

Michael Levett-Fuller:

I was at "Rural Past Times" 2 weeks ago and a chap bought a pole lathe from me. He lives in Sedlescombe and is making a oak framed building, I want to contact him as he left a deposit, call Mick Fuller on 01303 259 255 if you read this and know him.

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Property to Rent

29th August 2015

L Fenwick:

Does anyone know of a property to let in Sedlescombe? Minimum of 2 bedrooms. Thank you very much.

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Nursery Practioner Level 3 Job Vacancy

7th June 2015

L Fenwick:

Please note the Nursery Practitioner position has now been filled. Thank you.

Kind regards.

The Team at The Learning Lodge

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