After 18 years of good service to Sandhurst Cllr John Cunningham, the member for the village on the Borough Council, is to step down.

Now John will be free to say what he would like to say.

Sandhurst and District Twinning Association is twinned with Heuringhem in Northern France, about 40 minutes from Boulogne. This year it is the turn of Sandhurst to host a visit on the weekend of May 10 and 11. If anyone is interested in hosting this year and would like more details, call John on 01580 850929 or 07973 837807 or Jill Oliphant on 01580 850414.

The next meeting of the Book Club is on May 20 and the book to be discussed is The Grass is Singing by Dorsi Lessing. It will be with Shirley. Call 01580 850339.

Geoffrey Goodsell, Levetts Lane, Bodiam.