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Rainbows 1st Copthorne Rainbows have spent the first term of the year working towards the ‘Woolly Sheep Challenge’ devised by 1st Welshpool Brownies. For our girls to achieve their Challenge badge they were given...

Copthorne Archive: April/May 2107

Are you new to Copthorne? If so, you’ll be interested in the book ‘Copthorne, the story so far’. Produced by the Copthorne Village Millennium Group in 1999, the book contains over 200 fascinating pages of...

Chaffinches

by Jennie Horsman Sack-laden, The stockman treads A bootslipping path Where the field Lies liquid tipped, No need for stealth They’ll come White wing fringed Winter trinketers. Frivolous In the fog lost morning, Hear...

Big Breakfast 7th Jan 2017

The latest Big Breakfast on Saturday 7th January provided us with an opportunity to hear from Joanna Francis, the recently arrived Head of Copthorne Junior School. Joanna began at our school in September after...

Ricciarelli Hearts: Sam’s Kitchen

Ricciarelli Hearts Ingredients: Makes 20 200g ground almonds 200g icing sugar 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 egg whites 1 tsp vanilla extract Grated zest of 1 lemon 1 tbsp runny honey 2-3 large rice...

Copthorne Archive February 2017

Copthorne Village History Archive CD (Vol 1) is now on sale. Please contact us if you’d like a copy (email as above, or 01342 713807). £5 collected or £6 including postage and packing. Into...

Mothers’ Union

2016 was a good year for the Crawley Down, Copthorne & Turners Hill branch of Mothers Union. Our members are from all three villages and meetings held on the 3rd Friday of every month...

Pookies, apple pie cookies: Sam’s Kitchen

Ingredients: Filling: 200g of Bramley apples (cooking apples) peeled, cored and chopped (approx. 2 medium sized apples) 1 tbsp. caster sugar . tbsp. lemon juice . tbsp. water Cookie dough: 40g caster sugar 100g...

Copthorne Silver Band

Copthorne Silver Band welcome additional players Copthorne Silver Band offer a warm welcome to brass (and percussion) players wishing to join an ensemble. Rehearsing weekly on Thursdays at the Delmar Morgan Hall on Copthorne...

Carers’ Support

Carers Support West Sussex is to open its Carer Response Line – 0300 028 8888 – on Saturdays for the first time from the 5th November. The West Sussex charity, which provides support to...