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The Act of Remembrance in Wealden

By Forest Row Local / 05/11/2019

Remembrance Sunday events will be taking place throughout the District on 10 November. Wealden District Councillors will be paying tribute to those who died serving their country. Wealden’s Chairman, Councillor Pam Doodes, will be attending the morning ceremony and laying a wreath at Hailsham War Memorial. She will then attend the parade and afternoon service,…

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Your Vote Matters, Don’t Lose It

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

As part of our annual electoral canvass to ensure that everyone who is entitled to vote in Wealden can vote, we have sent Annual Enquiry letters to every household in the District. Where households have not responded to our Enquiry Forms, either online or by return of post, our canvassers will be making a doorstep…

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ENERGY BALLS TWO WAYS & VEGAN RICE PUDDING

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

Energy balls have got to be one of the easiest snacks to take on the go.  This is my current go to recipe – I prefer the chocolate flavor, but thought I’d give you the strawberry option too. ENERGY BALLS TWO WAYS 200g ground almonds 200g pitted Medjool dates 2 level tablespoons cashew butter 2…

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Chailey School Vigil on Climate Change

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

On a day of huge marches across the UK and the world against Climate Change, Chailey School wanted to show their collective support for this important issue.  Being a rural school, many students who would like to attend climate strikes would only be able to do so by travelling distances and so the Senior Student…

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FOREST ROW TIP RETURNS TO LIFE

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

As regular readers of Forest Row Local will know, a working group sponsored by the Parish Council has been working on a plan to re-open the Household Recycling Centre in the village which was closed by East Sussex County Council in 2018.  Anything connected with waste handling or recycling is a complex business, hedged about…

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Help Us Create A Caring Community

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

Crowborough & District Lions Club has been involved in our community for over 45 years helping local charitable and needy causes. We are active in the communities in and around Crowborough including Wadhurst, Mark Cross, Rotherfield, Jarvis Brook, and Groombridge. We help all ages from the young people where we liaise with local schools on…

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La Belle Hélène: furiously funny French operatic fizz comes to East Grinstead

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

In collaboration with Opera della Luna, the Lewes-based community company New Sussex Opera (NSO) stages one of the most sparkling works by Offenbach the French master of comic opera. He is most famous for composing the cancan, which appears in his first operetta, Orpheus in the Underworld. The show is touring Sussex – including the…

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National Landscape Review findings welcomed

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

The findings of the recently published independent review into England’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) have been welcomed by the High Weald AONB Partnership and the National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (NAAONB).  The Review recommends that AONBs should be strengthened with new purposes, powers and resources, and renamed…

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News from Nus Ghani MP for Wealden

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

Recently I supported a new campaign by the children’s charity Barnardo’s to recognise and tackle the impact of domestic abuse on the lives of young children and families. As the MP for Wealden, I am too familiar with distressing cases of domestic violence and over the years I have seen an increase in both the…

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NEW INITIATIVES Coming soon to Forest Row

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

Forest Row Men’s Shed Have you heard of a Men’s Shed?  Forest Row Parish Council are looking to bring one to the village. Men’s Sheds are community spaces for men to connect, converse and create. The activities are often similar to those of garden sheds, but for groups of men of all ages to enjoy…

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