Sandhurst

The services for Sunday December 23: are morning worship at 10.30am and carols by candlelight at 6pm. The Christmas Day service is at 10am.

The village: has a drop-in cafe with toddler group every Wednesday during term time only. You get an excellent cup of tea or coffee and superb cakes. For more information contact Reverend David Commander on 01580 240658.

If: anyone would like to have St Nicholas Church illuminated for a birthday, anniversary etc, call Ann on 01580 850281.

For information about the Christmas surgery: in Hawkhurst call the Northridge Surgery on 01580 753935 and the Wish Valley Surgery on 01580 753211.

The Church services: for Christmas are all-age communion at 10am on December 23 and the parish carol service at 6.30pm.

There will be a Christmas Eve crib and Christingle service at 3pm.