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Tea & Coffee

By Forest Row Local / 21/09/2020

The Ashdown Forest Act 1974, S.18 (c), permits the sale of ice cream and refreshments from not more than six vehicles on Ashdown Forest. For the past 35 years, the contract has been awarded to ice cream vendors, but the ongoing pandemic has highlighted the need to review our practices and adapt and diversify to…

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Repair Cafe to Reopen!

By Forest Row Local / 04/09/2020

We are VERY excited to announce that the Repair Cafe Forest Row is reopening on Saturday 19th September, from 10-1pm. Be prepared that when you visit things will be a little different to what you are used to, but we are back which is the most important thing. We have missed not being in the…

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Latest Edition Online

By Forest Row Local / 03/09/2020

The September Edition Forest Row Local is now online to view it use this link: https://forestrowlocal.co.uk/magazines/September_2020/index.html We are now taking bookings for the October edition, the deadline for artwork is 11th September – visit our website for more information and future deadlines: www.forestrowlocal.co.uk If you would like to submit any local news visit: https://forestrowlocal.co.uk/submit-news/ To…

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Young, Anvils Blacksmith’s protégée produces exciting original scrap metal sculptures

By Forest Row Local / 19/08/2020

Ned Taylor aged 17, had to re-think his career path due to Corvid-19. After earning his private pilot’s licence just before lockdown Ned was forced to re-think his career path due to the downturn in the aviation industry. Having mentioned to his parents that he liked the idea of welding they encouraged him to speak…

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Technology Tips: From food to wealth: growing grassroots hope

By Forest Row Local / 02/08/2020

While we all occasionally need a lawyer, a doctor or a plumber, you can be sure that 3 times each day you will need the services of a farmer.  I would like to share with you a snippet of how digital technology is helping to tackle the thoroughly intractable global problems of poverty and food…

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Fast-track planning service to help businesses respond to Covid-19

By Forest Row Local / 02/08/2020

Wealden District Council is launching a free fast-track planning service to help business adapt to fast-changing Covid-19 regulations. The fast-track deal enables businesses to quickly make use of outdoor space, provide additional temporary working areas or extend working hours – measures which may normally require planning permission. Under the new arrangements, the Council will respond…

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August Recipe – Vegan Pancakes and Mocha Milkshake

By Forest Row Local / 02/08/2020

This month I’m featuring one of my lockdown achievements!  Whilst others were learning spanish, making sourdough bread and watching everything on netflix, I put all my effort into nailing two recipes which have had me beaten for many years and finally I’ve come up with something worth sharing. First one was homemade Houmous. Recipe for…

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Size matters in New Housing Strategy

By Forest Row Local / 02/08/2020

Wealden’s new housing strategy identifies the need to boost the supply of housing including affordable and private rented housing. It highlights the importance for smaller properties, shared ownership, shared accommodation options and specialist housing to meet local needs. “Our research shows the negative impact, both economically and socially, of a lack of housing and the…

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LOCAL ARTIST APPEARS ON BBC

By Forest Row Local / 02/08/2020

Local Forest Row artist, Gill Bustamante was delighted to appear in an episode of the BBC One series ‘Home is Where the Art Is’, Series II. The series started on July 6th 2020 and ran for three weeks. Gill’s episode was scheduled to transmit on BBC One on Tuesday 21st July at 15:45 and is…

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COMMUNITY FRIDGE

By Forest Row Local / 02/08/2020

Forest Row Community Fridge has been delivering food to those in need within the community during lockdown and beyond, the Community Fridge has distributed over 4 tons of food with the help of its team of volunteers.  They were lucky to receive a grant from Sussex Polices Community Fund to pay for a much needed…

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