The first fixture at home for Bodiam Cricket Club is April 27. The club has a website The sponsor as of other years is Corner Carpets, Hastings.

The next meeting of Bodiam Parish Council will be on April 28, 7pm in the Parish Room.

The mobile library comes to Levetts Lane on April 17, 3.05-3.20pm.

Please support the Sunday and Bank Holiday bus service. The times for the 349 are: Hastings 08.49, 10.49, 13.49, 15.49; Bodiam 09.28, 11.28, 14.28, 16.28; Hawkhurst 09.43, 11.43, 14.43, 16.43. And back from; Hawkhurst 09.46, 11.46, 14.46, 16.46; Bodiam 10.01, 12.01, 15.01, 17.01; Hastings 10.43, 12.43, 15.43, 17.43.

The Bodiam Community Friends Annual General Meeting took place at the Castle Inn with the election of officers Virginia Gibert as the chairman, Heather Lewis as secretary, Tony Sanders as treasurer, committee member Janet Gardner, and Wendy Mills.

Don’t be reluctant to ask for help. Ring 07771 402571. One of the volunteers will contact you within 24 hours and the volunteer will explain what can be done to help. The group hope to do a village directory.

The landlord of the Castle Inn, James is to run in the London Marathon on April 13 for that very worthwhile charity, St Michael’s Hospice. I am sure you can still sponsor James.

What communications Amicus Horizon have! Was told by the housing officer for Levetts Lane that the next estate inspection for the lane was to be April 24 at 10am. But now in the magazine we are told July 28 at 10am. The communications team have just won an award. We all had the magazine on April 3. What a lot you are Amicus Horizon. Perhaps one day you will get it right.

The recycling units at Levetts Lane will now all take mixed glass bottles and glass jars, but not lids, mirrors, light bulbs, Pyrex/oven proof glassware, window panes and drinking glasses. Need more information, phone 01424 787000, Monday to Friday.

Geoffrey Goodsell, 13 Levetts Lane