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St John The Baptist Advent Appeal For Support Of The Red Cross

Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines on friday (8th November), causing catastrophic damage. It is the strongest storm ever to make landfall, hitting an area where thousands of people are already homeless after an earthquake in mid-October. The 300-mile wide typhoon – locally known as Yolanda – has left a trail of destruction with thousands feared dead. The full extent of the damage will become clearer in the next few…

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The Studio ADHD Centre

As you may know, I am the Chairperson of The Studio ADHD Centre, a charity based in Capel. The Studio provides a unique relaxed environment for children and young adults who have Attention Deficit Disorder and Asperger’s Syndrome. The work of the Centre includes individual counseling sessions for young people, parents, partners and siblings. Its work sometimes includes crisis intervention and advocacy with child protection, criminal justice and family issues.…

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Charity Bric-A-Brac Stall At The Capel Show

I shall be running my charity stall at the Show, in aid of Okewood Church and Family Support Work to support vulnerable families across Sussex. I shall be grateful for your help with bric-a-brac items, children’s books and toys for the stall. Please contact me on 01403 260139 to arrange for delivery or collection of your items. Many thanks. Mandy Tanswell

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Opening Of Leith Hill place

Once home to the Wedgwood family and composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, local landmark Leith Hill Place will be opening its doors to visitors this summer.  The National Trust intends to open the house four days a week from 26 July and there will be an opportunity for visitors to give their feedback about how the building should be used in the future.  www.nationaltrust.org.uk/article-1356395018585/ We are currently recruiting volunteers to help…

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Poppy Appeal 2012

Many thanks to all those who collected, and gave money, to the Poppy Appeal in November. This year Capel raised £ 1,520.74 which is a fantastic achievement with the poor weather and the recession. The target was to raise £42 million across the country to help the RBL’s work with those that served in the Forces, or are the dependant of someone who has served. In the UK around 9…

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Please Give Blood This Winter

 Blood stocks in the South East are at a comfortable level but we would like to encourage more people who have yet to give blood to do so now. The demand for blood is never ending and there is currently a need for 7,000 units of blood in England and North Wales every day. Donated blood is used to save the lives of sick and injured people. Not only can…

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