Geoffrey Goodsell

13 Levetts Lane, Bodiam

St Nicholas Church is to have a mini flower festival on Saturday June 29. This fun event is open to all, ie organisations, groups and families with a Sandhurst connection. There will be prizes for the winners by popular vote with a small charge of £10 per entry to cover the cost of staging it. To find out more please contact Anne Tylden-Wright on 01580 850281.

The parish council is going to get a grant to support the repair of the clock tower mechanism as well as to restore some of the structural parts of the tower. The parish council hopes the clock will be running again before the end of June.

That unhappy country of war torn Syria has had a cheque from the St Nicholas Church standing committee for £200 from the crisis fund, It was sent to one of the aid agencies to support the many displaced people.