SILENT Auction and Plant Sale: Hill Rise Ladies will be holding a Silent Auction and Plant Sale, which is taking place at Hill Rise Hall, Bach Close, in Brighton Hill, on Monday, May 12, at 8pm. This is to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support.

Entrance will be £1, and refreshments will be available. All are welcome to attend (not just ladies!).

Donations of good quality items/unwanted gifts will be most welcome. For further information, contact Doreen on 01256 462273.

MESSY Church: Today, there is Messy Church, at the Church of Christ the King, in Sullivan Road, from 3.30pm until 6pm.

COUNCILLLOR surgery: Will take place this Saturday, at Brighton Hill Community School, between 10am and noon. Please meet me in the library.

CONTACT me: On the above number or via email at cwooldridge59 if you have any local groups or events that you would like me to promote in this column.