This is the best time of year for English flowers and you'll find these at The Flower Shop in Uckfield.

Where to shop in Uckfield during August

English flowers at their best at The Flower Shop

This is the best time of year for English flowers and they are being celebrated and enjoyed at The Flower Shop in Uckfield.

Shop owner Lisa Hepburn says they like to support English growers and there are some beautiful blooms available now.

Varieties include antirrhinums, alliums, delphiniums, lysimachia and peonies. Call in to see the full display.

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The Flower Shop, Uckfield, decorated like an English country garden.

Picnics prepared for you at Cheese Etc

If you are planning a picnic outing then the new Uckfield cheesemonger Cheese Etc might be able to help you.

The shop is planning to put supplies together in returnable cool bags. They can include bread, charcuterie, cheese, pickles and the napkins and plastic cutlery you will need to enjoy your feast.

One of the windows is to be decorated this month on a picnic theme.

Gift hampers are also available at Cheese Etc. You can choose your own cheese or specify your budget and the shop will choose for you. You can even say whether you would like cheese from cow, sheep or goat and have chutneys and cheese crackers added.

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Sharon Douglas makes up a cheese gift for a customer. It will be finished in cellophane and green and yellow ties to match shop colours.

Cheese Etc will also be doing hampers for Christmas in green boxes with green stuffing and with special tags where people can write their messages.

Read about Cheese Etc’s rollercoaster first day in Uckfield here.

Remote control helicopters and cars at Emporium

Remote control helicopters and cars are among new toys being offered at discount prices at the Bell Walk Emporium in Uckfield.

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New toys at the Bell Walk Emporium, including remote control helicopters and cars.

There is plenty of Magic Sand too, which is popular with children during the holidays.

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Magic Sand at the bargain price of £10.

More hats have arrived and new cushions too. You are welcome to call in and take a look.

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More hats have arrived at the Bell Walk Emporium.

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Different cushions for sale at the Bell Walk Emporium.

Late night shopping at J&S superstore

The J&S superstore is to open late on Thursday evenings giving people the chance to call in who can’t during a normal day.

The motorcycle clothing and accessories store will stay open until 8pm and is inviting bikers to meet there during the evening too, from 6pm.

Read more about the meets, the late night shopping and new stock here: Bikers meets to be held in Uckfield on Thursdays.

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Rob Rae-Lewis, a new member of staff at J&S in Uckfield. He specialises in retro cruiser gear

New on the menu at Hartfields

New starters on the dinner menu at Hartfields Produce Store include Lemon and Black Pepper Calamari, with tomato and red pepper relish, and Moroccan Lamb Parcel, with cucumber, lime and mint yoghurt.

New mains which can be found on both lunch and dinner menus include Smoked Haddock Fishcake, with spinach, spring onion, roast cherry tomato and courgette; Fajita Flatbread, with spicy fajita seasoning, guacamole, tomato salsa, sour cream, peppers and red onion, warm flat bread and roast vegetable; and Lamb, Spinach and Chickpea Curry, served with flat bread and fluffy rice.

We’re right in the middle of soft fruit season and Hartfields have peaches and local strawberries for sale.

More shopping news:

Discounts on furniture, bedding, lamps and more at Carvills – plus news from Noble Wines, the Diane Hutt Gallery, Chapter Three and Coles.

Call in for coffee at new furniture shop – also includes updates from Sarah Allen at Mary Kay, Final Score, PipeDreams, Saffron and Sycamore and Josefina,

See also:

New homes and adoption of roads – a warning from Observer

£10,000 specialist equestrian equipment stolen from Hadlow Down

Plans for four new homes in New Barn Lane, Uckfield

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How to advertise on UckfieldNews.com

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