The West Hill Community Association AGM was held at the end of April. The committee stood down and those who wanted to stand again were re-elected: Vinod Mashru, Sylvia Alexander-Vine, Dorothy Lamb, Carol Simmons, Sarah Taylor and Colette Wilson. Continue reading The Whistler – June 2016
Two West Hill stalwarts, Pam Bean and Richard Ford, spent their last days being helped by staff at Martlets Hospice . . .
At Martlets, volunteers are vital. They offer counselling, spiritual support, legal and financial assistance as well as patient transport. They provide massage, acupuncture, manicures, pedicures, hair care, pampering and art therapy. All of which help local people live through their terminal illness. Continue reading Volunteers’ Week June 2016
Peter Batten writes about writing…
Tread carefully. We are about to enter a minefield. In fact we have already stepped into it. Someone reading this article will have remarked that I did not begin with a ‘Proper’ sentence. My subject is the teaching of our language and the current debate about tests for school children. Continue reading Entering the Minefield
Kate Dyson’s poetic take on the signs of the Zodiac. A selection relevant to the current publication months of The Whistler. More to come . . .
May 21 – June 20
“Look in the eyes, for Man’s soul we see there,”
Said the Sage to the boy who claimed he didn’t care.
“What we see on the outside may well be a lie,
So seek out the truth – find the Gem in the Eye.” Continue reading Signs of the time
Cornwall-based 3 Daft Monkeys are performing in Brighton on Thursday 9 June. This early evening gig is especially suitable for audiences of all ages, as the band brings its quirky and original festival-style musical exuberance to the Brighton Open Air Theatre in Dyke Road. Doors open at 6pm, the show starts at 7pm. Tickets are £8, Concessions £5, Family £22 from brightonopenairtheatre.co.uk Continue reading 3 Daft Monkeys