Geoffrey Goodsell, 13 Levetts Lane

The carol service at St Giles will be on December 16 at 6pm and after there will be mince pies and mulled wine. Gordon, the vicar of Bodiam, will take the service.

Bodiam Church of England Primary School is to have a PTA Christmas Fair in the school hall today, December 14, at 3.15pm.

How unfair this year life has been for the Sims family. We have Vera, who is not in the best of health, but has the support of us all in her fight. But now Vera’s brother Geoffrey has died. We all extend our condolences to the family and you are all in our thoughts, not just today but all the time.

The Bodiam Pre-School Christmas party takes place on December 19 at the Parish Room. Dad Xmas will come. If anyone would like to help with food or put their hands in their pockets, phone the pre-school on 01580 830615 or talk to Kia or a member of staff.

The funeral service for Jessica Foster will take place today, December 14, at St Giles Church at 11am. Donations for the Alzheimer’s Society. If anyone would like to send donations, send to C Waterhouse and Son, High Street, Burwash, East Sussex, TN19 7ET, phone 01435 882219.