Cricket Club: please feel free to join the Bodiam cricket club for, I am told, they have splendid teas and donations are always welcome. The first fixture is May 3 for a 2pm start. The club has two websites, and The secretary is Karen Towner on 01424 436523 or 07983814191.

Church Services: the next service at St Giles is the family service an 11.45pm.

Parish News: The new look parish mews is very good and has a very good cover in colour that costs £22 per issue, if anyone would like to sponsor a cover or more, please contact Liz on 015680 75252.

Recycling: Bodiam has a lot of recycling points. The Church of England primary school would like your old stamps and all go to the RNIB, who support people with sight loss, Bodiam Castle needs your old books for many project at the castle. In Levetts Lane, Barnardoes has a textile bank. This supports work with children, young people and families and, next tot he textile bank, we have electrical items for recycling, like irons and shavers, etc. Next to that we have three containers for mixed glass. Rother do collections for garden waste and newspaper/magazines amongst others, For customer services, call 01424 787000