Rother District is a well-dispersed rural area, with 3 towns and many villages.

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Battle, Bexhill and Rye



Ashburnham, Beckley, Brede, Bodiam, Brightling, Burwash, Camber, Catsfield, Cooden, Crowhurst, Dallington, Etchingham, East Guldeford, Ewhurst, Fairlight, Guestling, Hurst Green, Icklesham, Iden, Mountfield, Northiam, Playden, Peasemarsh, Penshurst, Pett, Robertsbridge, Rye Foreign, Salehurst, Sedlescombe, Staplecross, Ticehurst, Udimore, Westfield, Whatlington, Winchelsea and all hamlets in between.


The total population of Rother District is 85,000, (2001 Census) of whom over 50s population is 39,000 (Est.) with 42,000 dwellings.


Rother Seniors’ Forum Membership at 14 March 2014 is 705.

To celebrate International Older People’s Day this year, we present a new event on Monday 17th October 2016, “A Song and Dance” at St Peter’s Community Centre, Church Road, Bexhill TN40 2HE from 1pm. Price to members is £5pp. A hot drink and biscuit awaits your arrival.

The event starts with a dance presentation by the “Chloe Dent Belly Dance Troupe” from Hastings. This will be followed a “Silver Song Session” presented by Stuart Brown who is the founder of the “Sing for your Life” organisation from Kent. He will be accompanied by Julia Reid who will be offering “Sing for your Life” sessions as she is our new local Representative. We finish with a buffet tea. To Book: As we are catering we must have your bookings. Complete the Booking Form and post with a S.A.E. for ticket return also enclose your cheque for £5pp payable to Rother Seniors’ Forum. We will provide free transport from some outlying areas as listed and from Rye.



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