Sandhurst village voice

LOCAL elections take place on May 3, both parish and borough.

The deadline for registration is April 18, and April 25 for postal vote applications.

The deadline for proxy votes is April 27.

Nominations for candidates closes on April 4.

The sad death of William Wickstead, who was so young, has caused a lot of people in the village to ask why?

The funeral service takes place at St Nicholas Church today (Friday) at 11am.

The Book Club is planning a visit to Charleston Farm House, near Firle.

This was, for many years, the home of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, parents of Angelica Garnett.

Anyone who is interested in the work of the Bloomsbury Group should contact Shirley Wiggs on 01580 850108 for details.

The March choice is Westwood by Stella Gibbons and the club meets at the home of Shelagh Farrington. Call 01580 850133.

The next W.I meeting tales place at the Old School at 7.30pm on March 14, with a talk by Sue Fisher called Snakes in the House and Guns in the Garden.

Rebecca Kerry, from the village, took part in the Eastbourne Half Marathon on a very wet and cold Sunday. Rebecca’s time was a very good 1.58.

Geoffrey Goodsell. Levetts Lane, Bodiam,