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DIARY
May 2016
Wed 25th Singleton Lunch Club
Wed 25th Singleton & Charlton Parish Council Annual Parish Meeting, Singleton Village Hall, 7pm
Fri 27th Community Cafe: West Dean School: 2.30pm
Mon 30th - Fri 3rd (June) Spring Half-Term Activities: Weald & Downland Open Air Museum

June 2016
Fri 3rd - Sun 5th Design & Craft Fair: West Dean College
Fri 3rd Friday Night Goodwood Horse Racing
Sat 4th & Sun 5th Heavy Horse Show: Weald & Downland Open Air Museum
Sun 5th Goodwood Horse Racing
Fri 10th Friday Night Goodwood Horse Racing
Sat 11th East Dean Village Fete
Sat 11th Morris Day of Dance: Weald & Downland Museum
Sun 12th Queen's Birthday Celebration: West Dean College Lawns: 3pm
Sun 12th Queen's 90th Birthday Celebration: SIngleton Village Hall: 4pm
Mon 13th West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am: West Dean Gardens, Visitors Centre
Thu 16th Singleton & East Dean WI, Singleton Village Hall, 7pm. A Crafty Evening
Fri 17th Gentlemen’s Lunch, East Dean Village Hall, 12.30pm
Fri 17th Friday Night Goodwood Horse Racing
Sat 18th & Sun 19th Wests Wood Fair: 10am - 5pm
Sat 18th & Sun 19th Raising the Frame: Weald & Downland Museum
Wed 22nd Singleton Lunch Club
Sat 25th The Valley Gardening Club Rose Show, 3pm, Singleton Village Hall
Mon 27th West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am

July 2016
Sat 2nd The Valley Gardening Club Valley Garden Competition Judging
Sat 2nd West Dean Primary School Fete: 12noon
Sat 9th Singleton Fete
Mon 11th West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am: West Dean Gardens, Visitors Centre
Sat 16th & Sun 17th Flower Festival at East Dean Church
Wed 20th Singleton & Charlton Parish Council Meeting, Singleton Village Hall, 7pm
Thu 21st Singleton & East Dean WI, East Dean Village Hall, 7pm. Summer Party
Mon 25th West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am
Tue 26th - Sat 30th Goodwood Horse Racing
Wed 27th Singleton Lunch Club

August 2016
Fri 5th - Sun 7th Chilli Fiesta: West Dean Gardens
Mon 8th West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am: West Dean Gardens, Visitors Centre
Sat 13th The Valley Gardening Club Annual Flower & Craft Show, 2pm, East Dean Village Hall
Mon 22nd West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am: West Dean Gardens, Visitors Centre
Wed 24th Singleton Lunch Club
Fri 26th - Sun 28th Goodwood Horse Racing
Tue 30th Goodwood Horse Racing

September 2016
Mon 5th West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am: West Dean Gardens, Visitors Centre
Thu 15th Singleton & East Dean WI, East Dean Village Hall, 7pm. Guest Speaker Graham Perks, Back to School
Mon 19th West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am: West Dean Gardens, Visitors Centre
Wed 21st Singleton & Charlton Parish Council Meeting, Singleton Village Hall, 7pm
Wed 21st Goodwood Horse Racing
Wed 28th Singleton Lunch Club

October 2016
Mon 3rd West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am: West Dean Gardens, Visitors Centre
Sun 9th Goodwood Horse Racing
Thu 20th Singleton & East Dean WI, East Dean Village Hall, 7pm. Open Meeting. Guest Speaker Rupert Toovey, Treasures From Your Attic
Wed 26th Singleton Lunch Club
Mon 31st West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am: West Dean Gardens, Visitors Centre

November 2016
Wed 9th The Valley Gardening Club AGM, 7pm, venue TBC
Mon 14th West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am: West Dean Gardens, Visitors Centre
Thu 17th Singleton & East Dean WI, Singleton Village Hall, 7pm. Annual Meeting
Wed 23rd Singleton Lunch Club
Wed 23rd Singleton & Charlton Parish Council Meeting, Singleton Village Hall, 7pm
Mon 28th West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am

December 2016
Mon 5th West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am
Thu 8th Singleton & East Dean WI, Singleton Village Hall, 7pm. Christmas Party
Fri 9th Gentlemen’s Lunch, East Dean Village Hall, 12.30pm
Wed 14th Singleton Lunch Club
Mon 19th West Dean Tea & Chat: 10.30am: West Dean Gardens, Visitors Centre
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National Tapestry Commission Open Call, artists invited to design hand-woven tapestry
West Dean Tapestry Studio
www.westdeantapestry.org.uk
West Dean College, near Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 OQZ
“West Dean were incredibly sympathetic, intuitive and understanding towards the colours and forms in my work. I am delighted with the translation to the woven form.” Tracey Emin

West Dean Tapestry Studio, the UK’s pre-eminent professional studio specialising in contemporary design using traditional hand-weaving techniques, has announced its first open call commission for artists launching 1 June. This is an exceptional opportunity for artists working in any discipline to propose a design or concept to be woven by Master Weavers. The internationally renowned Studio is looking for bold and imaginative ideas, and no previous experience of working with tapestry is required. The successful artist will be offered a three-week residency at West Dean College that will enable them to work closely with Master Weavers, expand their knowledge of the weaving process, and develop the final design. This will then be available for sale with a 50% commission.

West Dean Tapestry Studio specialises in commissions from contemporary artists and has built up a strong reputation for their interpretive skills when translating work into hand woven tapestries. Over the past 40-years the studio has developed an outstanding portfolio, including commissions from Tracey Emin (whose ‘Black Cat’ is the poster image for the Open Call), Martin Creed, John Piper, Eileen Agar, Basil Beattie, and Henry Moore.

“Working with West Dean Tapestry Studio was an absolute pleasure. The master weavers translated my vision into a beautiful piece of art and the attention to detail is unparalleled,” says Faye Toogood.

Situated in West Dean College, the Studio’s Open Call continues West Dean’s tradition of supporting contemporary arts and craft practices. The successful artist will have the opportunity to work closely with the college’s Visual Arts department during a three-week residency and engage in lively academic discourse around skills-based making within contemporary art.

“West Dean is very proud to be launching what we believe is the first ever Tapestry Open Call in the UK,” says Alison Baxter, Head of Creative Enterprise, West Dean Tapestry Studio. “Traditional hand weaving is a highly skilled process and the three week residency will offer the unique opportunity to explore hand woven tapestry within the context of contemporary art and craft practices. Hand weaving is a time-rich creative practice with the potential to produce complex and innovative pieces.”

Entries are invited from emerging to mid-career artists who are resident in the UK. Online entry will be available from 1 June and the closing date is 1 September 2016 at 5pm. Shortlisted artists must be available for interview during the week commencing 19 September and the winner will be announced on 3 October. The three-week residency will take place between October and December 2016 and the tapestry will be woven between January to July 2017. For full details and entry requirements visit www.westdeantapestry.org.uk.
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You have until midnight to get your votes in! We're up for Best Restaurant & Destination Pub. #MuddyAwards16
Muddy Sussex is the 'urban guide to the countryside', for those who live outside London but don't have an overriding desire to wear tweed every day of the week. If it's quirky, unique, fun and unmissable in Sussex, you'll find it here! Winner Most Innovative Blog in the UK 2015
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THE VALLEY DIARY JUNE 2016 EDITION
This has now been published to the community here and you can access it by clicking here https://goo.gl/MVWIPI along with all the back issues.
For those who live in the villages of the Lavant Valley of course, you'll get your own copy delivered free of charge in due course. Hope you enjoy it :-)
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+Peter Kearvell well deserved. Least we could do. Up The Dean 😉
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Great work at the ground todays guys 👍 
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Nice baps Jen !!😂
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You can't go wrong with our Steamed Mussels in a Cider & Parsley Cream #FishFriday http://bit.ly/1skcfKJ
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Seaward Properties Ltd sponsors Building Conservation Trainee at the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum
The Weald & Downland Open Air Museum in Singleton, near Chichester, is most grateful to Seaward Properties Ltd for their valued sponsorship that has allowed a Building and Conservation Trainee to join the Museum team.

Cameron Page joined the Museum earlier this year and has been working with Museum Carpenter-in-Residence, Joe Thompson, on the assessment, repair and conservation of the medieval house from Sole Street, Kent – preparing its timbers for re-erection at a new site within the Museum’s 40-acre parkland setting. The frame of the building will start to be reassembled at the Museum’s Raising the Frame event, which will take place over the weekend of 18-19 June 2016.

The relocation of the Sole Street medieval hall house is part of the Museum’s transformational Gateway Project, which will see its rightful return to a building exhibit within the Museum’s Collection (its previous function being the indoor seating area for the café). The Gateway Project has been supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Cameron has been joined by two other Building Conservation Trainees both of whom have benefitted from HLF funding.

Speaking of his traineeship, Cameron said: “I am most grateful to Seaward Properties for allowing me the opportunity to gather invaluable conservation skills by working with Joe Thompson, Museum Carpenter-in-Residence. The experience has enabled me to put the theory I am learning in my degree into practical use. My background is in modern building and Seaward’s support has enabled me to convert my skills and knowledge to the field of conservation that is required in the heritage sector, which will, in turn, allow me change my career path.”

Cameron has always enjoyed working on old buildings and was looking for a role where he could apply his building skills and passion for conservation, with a view to progressing forward into a project management role. He is currently studying Historic Building Conservation at the Building Crafts College, London, and was delighted to take this opportunity to enhance his studies with practical examples of conservation.
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You are visiting the online pages which support The Valley Diary, a small printed publication which serves the villages of the Lavant Valley just outside Chichester in West Sussex, England, UK. The Valley Diary is distributed free of charge to all 650 homes in the villages as well as local clubs, shops, pubs, churches, public buildings and services and has an estimated readership of 2500 each month. It's paid for by it's advertisers. The Valley Diary at its outset in 2004 aims to publicise forthcoming events in the villages, to the people who live in them. Since that purpose was set out The Valley Diary has developed to include some editorial content of interest to the people who live in the villages, reports and photos of events that have happened, quizzes and crosswords, news and reviews and various other content as submitted either regularly, occasional or just as one-offs. Ted Salmon is the Editor and can be reached on 01243 818161 David Mather deals with Accounts and Advertising and can be reached on 01243 811451 Chris Kelly sorts out Distribution and can be reached on 01243 811833

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As it's #EnglishWineWeek, it would be rude not to...
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After a fantastic Asparagus Fest, next up is our Strawberry Fest! #Wimbledon http://bit.ly/1qikkgO
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We're surrounded by colour! #WoodstockSuites
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Our team will rustle up a menu of choice for your #privateparty http://bit.ly/1qihRTR
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Such a beautiful day to sit in the sun with a cooling drink and a bite to eat http://bit.ly/1WcMrvE
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WEST DEAN BOWLS CLUB
John Jones
West Dean 46 Midhurst 45: The first match of the outdoor season, in West Dean Gardens, resulted in a close match with West Dean winning by one shot. Scores: Pam Patterson, David Turner, Jim Sharrod [s] Won 19 – 10; John Jones, John Butterworth, Tony Boxall [s] Won 16 – 13; Ann Hiscock, Chris Warrington, Andy Wood [s] Lost 11 – 22.

West Dean 51 Little Spain 44: Another close match on the rinks in West Dean Gardens where West Dean were the winners by 7 shots. Scores: John Jones, Ian Morrison, Bob Holman [s] Won 23 – 8; Ann Hiscock, John Butterworth, Tony Boxall [s] Lost 11 – 23; Pam Sharrod, David Harding, Jim Sharrod [s] Won 17 – 13.

West Dean Bowls Club have started their outdoor season and are rolling up on their rinks in West Dean Gardens on Tuesday and Friday evenings starting at 6pm [unless there is a match]. If you are interested why not come along and give it a try? For more information please contact Jim Sharrod on 01243 527341.

Matches for June
Weds 1st: Haslemere (A): 2.30pm
Fri 3rd: Fishbourne (A): 6pm
Sat 4th: Stedham (A): 3pm
Tues 7th: Sutton (A): 6.30pm
Fri 10th: Graffham (A): 6.30pm
Mon 20th: Flansham (H): 6pm
Fri 24th: Pagham (H): 2pm
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CHICHESTER CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERS Tasks for JUNE 2016
EBERNOE: Sunday 12th: Conservation –Bracken Control with Ian Godfrey of the Chichester Conservation Volunteers on Ebernoe Common. Meet in church car park at 10am: 01243 782501/07746 749047
WISBOROUGH GREEN: Sunday 19th: Conservation –Himalayan Balsam Control with Richard Wilson of the Chichester Conservation Volunteers on The Mens at 10am: 01243 528056

RSPB Events for JUNE 2016
WOOLBEDING: Sunday 5th: All Day Bird Walk on Woolbeding Common with Chris Vine of the RSPB Chichester Local Group. Meet in car park, Map Ref: SU869260 at 10am
DUNCTON: Wednesday 15th: Evening walk to see and hear nightjars/woodcock on Lavington Common with Bob Yarham of the RSPB. Meet in car park, Map Ref: SU952187 at 8pm

SUSSEX WILDLIFE TRUST Events for June 2016
IPING: Wednesday 22nd: Morning Heathland Walk on Iping Common with Michael Blencowe of the Sussex Wildlife Trust. Meet in Iping Common car park, Map Ref: SU853221 at 10am: 07827 830891

Maria Wildman
01243 262833
wildthings2@waitrose.com

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Singleton Parish Council
Summary of a Meeting held in May 2016
With the start of a new council year, we want to ensure that as many of you as possible are aware of what we, the Parish Council are working on and the outcomes we are trying to achieve for our community.

Full draft minutes can be read and downloaded from the website under the ‘meetings’ section and the latest news from, the ‘news’ section on our website – www.singletonparishcouncil.co.uk
Our last Council meeting was held a few weeks ago on 4 May. As it was our Annual Council meeting, there was a packed agenda which included approving the Annual Governance Statement and Accounting Statements, updating the asset register and reviewing our policies and procedures.

The Council also elected a Chairman and Vice Chairman for the coming year. John Elliott remains in post as Chairman and Neil Hedger as Vice Chairman.
In terms of village matters:
• In an attempt to find out what you think, we have launched a ‘Tell us what you think’ anonymous survey and encourage you all to participate. Paper forms were included in last month’s Diary or you can complete online at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/MXYMDY2
• The Post Office at the Weald & Downland Museum is only open on restricted hours until 22 July after which time it may close. We have written a letter urging the Post Office to ensure that a full counter service remains. If you would also like to support this cause, please go to the news section of our website for more information.
• Chichester’s Crown, Magistrates’ and County Courts are among 91 courts in Government plans to be shut down. The closure will impact on the local population and on other courts where cases would be transferred to, increasing waiting times as they try and cope with the number of extra cases to be heard. Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service said that it is a proposal and consultation and they welcome views from the public. We have written a letter to the Ministry for Justice asking them to reconsider their plans. If you would also like to support this cause, please go to the news section of our website for more information.
• Cllr Jon Ward is working closely with Goodwood and the Fox Goes Free pub in an effort to try and extend the car park to ease parking in Charlton.
• Cllr Diana Parish is working with West Sussex County Council and local landowners to try and refurnish the railings on the A286 making for a nicer approach into Singleton.
• Working with Chichester District Council, we have erected no fouling dog signs at Glebe playing field and are looking at options for signage to help reduce the dumping of dog waste in plastic bags on Levin Down.
• Cllr Jon Ward is working with Southern Water in an effort to stop over pumping polluted water into the river.
• Cllr John Elliott is leading a project to tidy up the old Edwardian cemetery next to the school and turn it into a wild flower meadow and an area of peace and tranquillity. To help fund this project, we have been successful in securing £5,000 from iGas.
• Cllr Rebecca Trowell is working with the Flood Action Group on purchasing an Emergency Kit including a defibrillator which we have secured funding for from Scottish & Southern Electricity as well as ensuring that the Emergency Plan incorporates all emergencies.
• Cllr Diane Snow as Planning Chair is leading on writing a Village Design Statement which aims to make sure that new development in our villages respects the distinctive visual character of the place hence helping to preserve the unique visual character. We are very keen to get local input in this so if you have an interest in planning and design, please get in touch.

All our Parish Council meetings are open to the public and we welcome and encourage people to attend. We also have a vacancy for a councillor so if you are interested please look on our ‘Become a councillor’ section on the website.

Jane Landstrom, Clerk, Singleton Parish Council
01798 669118, singletonparishcouncil1@gmail.com, www.singletonparishcouncil.co.uk
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NOTICE OF VACANCY
Do you live in the Parish of Singleton & Charlton?
Do you take an active interest in your community and want to make a difference?
Why not become a member the Parish Council.
We have 1 vacancy and are keen to co-opt the new Councillor at our next meeting on 20th July.
If interested and for further information please contact the Clerk and look at the ‘Become a Councillor’ pages on our website.
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