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Community Transport is Appealing!

By Forest Row Local / 29/09/2021

Your Local Medical Transport Service.  Do You know about us and how we work? Even if you do, let us introduce ourselves… Originally, transporting people to medical appointments was a scheme linked to the local surgery, Ashdown Forest Health Centre. The current service was launched by the Wealden District Council jointly with Forest Row Parish…

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Autumn in the Garden – reconnecting the inner with the outer

By Forest Row Local / 29/09/2021

Many of us feel uncomfortable with climate change and the depletion and poisoning of our natural resources, but equally, we often feel powerless and unsure how to change this situation. I believe one reason for this is that through ‘civilisation’, and the (necessary) growth of materialism we have lost our natural instinctive connection to nature.…

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Natasha Kaplinsky to host Fundraising Dinner & Auction for The Bevern Trust

By Forest Row Local / 29/09/2021

Barcombe Village Hall, Barcombe, nr Lewes (just 30 minutes from Forest Row) is the place to be on Friday 15th October 2021 at 7.30pm. Natasha Kaplinsky, Patron of The Bevern Trust, will host a dinner and auction to celebrate the tireless work of the charity and the residents of Bevern View, whilst simultaneously raising much…

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NEWS FROM NUS GHANI, MP FOR WEALDEN

By Forest Row Local / 29/09/2021

Nusrat Ghani, MP for Wealden, has welcomed recent progress regarding the future of the Forest Row Household Waste Recycling Site. Nusrat Ghani said: “I’m pleased to learn that the Forest Row Parish Council approved the making of a bid to the County Council for the freehold of the old Household Waste Recycling Site in the…

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Climate Emergency – Two Years On…

By Forest Row Local / 29/09/2021

In July 2019, Wealden District Council joined other councils across the country in declaring a climate emergency. In doing so, we committed to becoming a net-zero council, and achieving net-zero carbon emissions for the district by 2050. Wealden’s first Climate Emergency Plan was published in December 2019, and with it established our starting point for…

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Time for Dementia

By Forest Row Local / 29/09/2021

Families affected by dementia in Sussex are invited to take part in an award-winning programme to improve dementia care. Time for Dementia pairs families affected by dementia with undergraduate students studying healthcare, helping the students to gain a better understanding of living with dementia, and develop skills to provide better care for patients and their…

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Zero Waste Village Vision faces final hurdle…

By Forest Row Local / 29/09/2021

Forest Row community fights for its Recycling Centre! On Thursday October 14th, East Sussex County Council will decide the fate of a three-year campaign to bring back Forest Row’s community recycling centre. The visionary proposal includes not only a recycling depot for numerous household waste lines, but also a charity-cum-swap shop, stocked with items too…

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Wealden invites applications for community grant funding

By Forest Row Local / 29/09/2021

Organisations and community groups across the Wealden district are being invited to apply for grants to help provide funding support for their activities or services. The Wealden Community Grant Scheme includes recovery grants, small grants and a three-year service level agreement funding programme. Application forms can be downloaded by searching for grant funding on Wealden…

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APRIL RECIPE: CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE

By Forest Row Local / 29/03/2021

This recipe is a great Easter dessert – you could decorate with mini eggs, or if the kids have been given too many easter eggs and you want to use up some of the chocolate (Shhhhh). Biscuit base 200g biscuits of your choice (I used a mix of hobnobs and digestives – gluten free digestives…

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Forest Row resident, Rodney Earl Clarke releases new single ‘MANTRA’

By Forest Row Local / 29/03/2021

Forest Row resident, Rodney Earl Clarke is a star of the opera and musical theatre worlds, currently performing in the current line-up of Les Misérables is about to release his new single ‘MANTRA’ ‘Mantra’ is the closing track of Voices for Reconciliation, a Contemporary Requiem and it was especially written for Rodney Earl Clarke by…

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