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Rev Gordon Winchester: I am very sorry to be told the vicar Gordon has died. Gordon put up a good fight with the support of Judy his wife. Gordon was a support to many and me in many ways he took my silly jokes and jibes sometimes about the Church of England did not go off on one. I saw him a few months ago we had a talk and easy went he said God bless you Jeffrey. What a man. I could say that with a fight that he had on his hands podium has lost a good friend. A vicar you could talk to and have a laugh with through the good times and the bad times.

Cricket club: Bodiam Cricket club plays all the fixtures away and hope to resolve the position regarding a groundsman and Bodiam are hoping to return to the homeground on June 26. The fixture starts at 1 PM with the captain’s versus Chairman’s XI in memory of Mr Bodiam Cricket club, John Towner, If John was still with us the club would play all the fixtures away! Let’s hope the club makes a significant amount for prostate UK. The venue will be Iden Cricket club ground.

Claremont Senior School: is to have a Founders Ball on Saturday, July 2. This promises to be a fantastic event and celebrates the fifth anniversary of the school.

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Shopping: I seem to go into the village shop at Staplecross a lot to get The Sun and The Church Times and that other very good newspaper the Battle Observer. It is good to get the friendly service from the shop and not told after you paid ‘have a nice day’. It is 8 PM in the evening you can be friendly with people but do not go over the top - keep up the good work Staplecross shop.

Nicholas Meade: I am sorry to hear that Nicholas Meade who was in his late 40s has died. Nicholas and his wife had a home at 20 love it slain before moving away. Condolences to all the family.

Martin Lawrence: What a service we had with Martin Lawrence at Hastings Crematorium with lots of friends the service was just right for Martin and I must say the family have had a tough time over the last two years I am sure the family will have the full support of many.

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