Supermarket ‘feed it back’ Scheme

A selection of rolls donated by Lidl's Feed it Back scheme

We participate in the supermarket “feed it back” program. Surplus food that would otherwise go to waste is collected from Lidl, Marks & Spencer and Morrisons and offered to our members for a donation. When: Mondays and Thursdays at the RSM Centre. We will put the board out to let you know when it has arrived. … Read more

Outings – transport provided

RSM day out in Bexhill

Several times over the year we hire a minibus and take ourselves out for pub lunches or theatre trips. These are generally advertised on the monthly calendars and a sign up sheet circulated at the Monday meetings. We have in the past gone to TWODS performances in Tunbridge Wells, London Children’s Ballet and Rotherfield Players … Read more

Hydrotherapy

RSM member enjoying hydrotherapy

The benefits from this exercise are highly recommended by local surgeries and we have received some fantastic feedback on how it eases pain and strengthens the body. The session is taken in a small hydro pool at Grove Park School by trained instructors, it is 4ft deep and heated to 36 degrees, this allows the … Read more

Iona Baily, Volunteer Coordinator and Dementia Champion

Iona joined the RSM team in August 2020 having volunteered as a Parish Pal during the first lockdown in 2020.  She previously worked for Central & Cecil, a Not for Profit housing trust in London where she was responsible for training and mentoring professional carers.  Upon joining RSM, Iona trained as a Dementia Champion and … Read more

Sarah Jones, Charity Activities Coordinator

Sarah joined the RSM team in September 2020 having been an occasional volunteer for several years. She works four days a week, organising RSM activities and volunteer drives. Sarah brings a wealth of local experience to this role having volunteered as GSL at the Rotherfield Scout Group and Chair of Rotherfield Preschool committee previously. Prior … Read more

Vicky Cheeseman, Charity Manager

Vicky Cheeseman

Vicky took over the helm as Charity Manager in 2018. Vicky’s background is embedded in welfare and education. Vicky previously managed a local charity for 15 years before taking up the reins at Rotherfield St Martin. She has a passion for community life and all that it provides. Her ethos to life is “don’t be … Read more

Not just about older people

Learning to knit

And it’s not just about older people in our community. Through intergenerational work we bring young and old together to transform lives

We are here

We are always at the end of the phone

Community hub

Holding hands

We provide a community hub where people can drop in for support, advice, or just talk

We take time

Jo Evans with an RSM member

We take time to get to know members of our community so that we can offer targetted support

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