Condolences: Sorry to hear that Sheila Wilson, who with her husband and son had a home at 2 Wharf Cottages, Bodiam, before moving to a home in Robertsbridge, has died. She, like so many in Bodiam was part of Guinness Hop Farms. Condolences to the family.

Dr Lewis: many people ask me is Dr Lewis still around Bodiam, he was a local GP for some time and now retired, I can say yes, if he was not you would read about him in the Parish News and the Times. Hope that both he and Heather are with us for many more years to come.

Scouts/Cubs: The son of George Bailey, ( who works for the National Trust) Alex Bailey is now a Leader with the local Scouts, his interest is Explorers but with enthusiasm to work with the Cubs, who this year celebrate 100 years of Cubs. It will be an exciting year for them all.

Church Service: at St Giles is on 21st February at 11.15am and is Holy Communion. Hope to see all of Bodiam turn out for the 6th March Mothering Sunday Service at 11.15am, The Bishop of Lewes the Right Rev Jackson is to take the service.

5 a-side Football: takes place every Thursday night at 7pm at Claremont Sports Hall. Call James on 01580 830330 for more information.

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