Geoffrey Goodsell, 13 Levetts Lane

The official opening of the new Claremont Sports Centre by England and Sussex cricketer Michael Yardy took place on October 17. Bookings are not being taken for this new £1.5m sports hall development. For any further information, or to make a booking, do not hesitate to contact Emma on 01424 751555.

Our local MP Gregory Barker has a number of surgeries. For further details phone the office at Bexhill on 01424 219117.

The service for the helpful lady of Bodiam, Vera Sims, takes place at Hastings Crematorium on October 25 at 11.45am today.

Bodiam, be on your guard. Oil theft has taken place at the Bodiam Church of England Primary School. If anyone sees any suspicious vehicles, call 999.

Bodiam Parish Council now has a replacement seat for the Levetts Lane bus stop and soon hope we call all sit on it (not all at one time). The parish council would like to thank Cllr Sue Prochak for all the help that she put in to get this seat for the village. Perhaps we could call is Sue’s seat, but seats are most of the time put up in memoriam of someone and as I know she is still with us. And a thank you to Cllr Mitchell for all his work.

Bodiam Cricket Club has entered a team in the midweek cricket league. The club has a website - - If anyone would like more information.

Poppy collections are taking place in the village. If anyone can help George with the door to door collections, phone 01580 831331.