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Community Wise

Welcome to Community Wise, in Old Town, Eastbourne

A community centre with a Christian basis

Community Wise is hosting the September community lunch on Monday 18TH SEPTEMBER 1pm. Everyone is welcome and there will be wonderful tasty and healthy vegetarian food prepared by "resident" chef Jonny Coombe. £6 per person. Meet your friends and make new friends. Please book your place: admin@communitywise.org.uk or ring us on 01323 722924. 


Our term time groups return to Community Wise starting from next week. Welcome back to Little Bears, Little Stones, Old Town Dance, Pilates, Catalyst Arts, Swing Jive, Scottish Country Dance, and Live Wires!

Welcome to Pokemon league which starts at 4pm on Tuesday 5th September and to the new guided relaxation group on Wednesday afternoons.

THE NEXT MOTCOMBE VILLAGE MARKET IS AT COMMUNITY WISE ON SATURDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER 10.00AM-12.30PM. THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS AND ENTERPRISE, AND TO MEET FRIENDS FOR COFFEE. REFRESHMENTS ARE AVAILABLE ALL MORNING. LOCAL PRODUCE AND UNIQUE CRAFT ITEMS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE. COME AND BE COMMUNITY AT COMMUNITY WISE!

ON THE 30TH SEPTEMBER, THE SAME DAY AS THE MARKET, THERE IS ALSO AN ART EXHIBITION AT COMMUNITY WISE, IN THE UPSTAIRS (BOURNE) HALL, FROM 10AM. COME ALONG AND TAKE A LOOK, OR ENTER YOUR OWN ART - contact: youth@livingstoneschurch.co.uk This is all to raise money for Mission Malawi. Living Stones Community Church will be sending some teenagers and accompanying adults to Malawi in 2018 with the aim of helping widows and orphans. 

CAFE MALAWI - IN THE EVENING OF THE 30TH SEPTEMBER IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO ENJOY GOOD FOOD WITH GOOD FRIENDS AT COMMUNITY WISE - OUR POP-UP RESTAURANT WITH FOOD PREPARED BY CHEF JONNY COOMBE WILL BE HAVING AN AFRICAN INSPIRED EVENING - YOU DO NEED TO BOOK YOUR PLACE BY THE 23RD SEPTEMBER - £15 PER PERSON, BRING YOUR OWN WINE OR SOFT DRINKS. AGAIN, CONTACT - youth@livingstoneschurch.co.uk 


The new term of Social History talks by Janet Whiting starts on Friday 22nd September at the new time of 2-4pm. The first one is about Women Who Made History. Come and learn about Edith Cavell, Amy Johnsoon and Sarah Bernhardt. £6 including refrehments. Please book on 722924 or email: admin@communitywise.org.uk.


Please register your interest for the ante-natal exercise group that meets at Community Wise on Monday evenings. Ring 01323 722924 and let us know so that we can contact you when the next course runs.

 


For information about the regular and new groups that meet, and the other activities that take place at Community Wise, please contact us on 01323 722924.

We look forward to seeing you soon at Community Wise.

YOUTH EPILEPSY SUSSEX - youth group and families support. Youth group meet on the 2nd Saturday each month 10:30-12:30pm. contact 07757240331

FAMILIES FOR AUTISM youth group and familes support: youth group meet on the 1st and 3rd Saturday morning each month from 10:00am. Information: 07415137887

THURSDAY Afternoons  ... Our Computer Surgery Drop in ... every Thursday from 2 pm to 4 pm - FREE advice and help for all those agonies, niggles and problems with your gadgets, Laptops, devices, tablets, phones etc. January's particular focus is on how to avoid getting conned and scammed and identity protection but all questions and issues with your IT eqipment are welcome. Refreshments are provided. 

LITTLE STONES meets term time Tuesday mornings 9.45 to 11.45 am ... £2 per family ... play, chat, relax, meet other parents and grandparents ... baby safe area.

CATALYST ARTS - Wide variety of workshops on Tuesday mornings - info  from www.catalystarts.co.uk .... tel 737839

LIP-READING COURSE - open to newcomers - Tuesday afternoons from 2 pm to 4 pm. Contact 722505 for more information ...

-If you're looking for a place to hold a meeting or a venue for a children's party - look no further. Come and see Community Wise! We offer excellent and fully equipped facilities at competitive available to hire in the week and at the weekends: two large halls, both with kitchen and an all weather playground with a large indoor room ideal for football or basketball parties. In addition, there are two large meeting rooms and two smaller seminar rooms. Booking in advance is essential. Please ring 01323 722924 for further information. 

Latest news ...

OLD TOWN QUILT GROUP is an enterprising group that meets fortnightly at Community Wise on Thursday afternoons on 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 2.00 to 4.30 pm welcoming new enthusiasts of all abilities - just turn up.  More info from www.oldtownquilters.org.uk

GATHER meets at Community Wise this coming Friday morning from 11 am to 1.30 pm - meet, read newspapers, play table games, drink coffee, chat, make new friends - with a healthy and tasty lunch ... free entry, refreshments at reasonable cost ... everyone is welcome ... talk, eat, relax ...

LITTLE BEARS SOFT PLAY runs every Monday morning, with Imagination Station or Messy Play on Thursday mornings ... for parents, babies and preschoolers .... see their website for details of the programme ...  www.littlebearssoftplay.co.uk

Calligraphy group meets on Wednesday mornings - open to newcomers ...

Living Stones Community Church meets every Sunday morning at 10.30 am .... all welcome ..and everyone is welcome to join in for lunch afterwards.  

 

Since 2006 our freehold premises have undergone complete refurbishment, renewal and upgrading ...we now have wonderful indoor and outdoor facilities, and the community is benefiting from the new rooms. We have just put in a fabulous new "storm porch" outside the new Hartington room, keeping everyone dry no matter what January weather comes!  

We are very grateful for the support of our members, volunteers and those people who have contributed financially and with their time and in other ways to make Community Wise such a thriving centre.


 

Energy saving:

An energy feasibility study was undertaken in 2009 with a grant from The Green Energy Fund. The recommendations were to install a condensing boiler, install cavity wall insulation, insulate the roof and install solar panels.  These measures were undertaken over the next three years with thanks to financial support from E-on Sustainable Energy Fund and Veolia Environmental Trust Landfill Communities Fund. 42 solar panels were installed on the flat roof by Freetricity in 2012. 



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Help us raise funds by making an exhilarating 10,000 feet free fall parachute jump. NO experience is required and if you raise the minimum amount of sponsorship you will get to jump for FREE!

For a free information pack call the Community Wise office on 01323-722924