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By Forest Row Local / 02/01/2020

Happy New Year to all our readers, advertisers and contributors. The first edition of Forest Row Local for 2020 is now online, to view it use this link: https://forestrowlocal.co.uk/magazines/January_2020/index.html We are now taking bookings for the February Edition – deadline for artwork is 10th January – visit our website for more information and future deadlines:…

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Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club Recruiting

By Forest Row Local / 10/12/2019

Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club are seeking temporary staff to work over the Christmas period as well as opportunities for permanent, full time and part-time employment. We need Waiting Staff with their own transport who can help us provide distinctly memorable experiences for our guests over the festive season. This will include evenings and…

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An open letter to all parents and carers with young children

By Forest Row Local / 05/12/2019

This letter is written to people who care about and understand the importance of high quality early years Childcare and Education. The page has been written, supported and paid for by over 300 caring providers from nurseries, childminders and pre-schools, who currently support and develop over 80,000 children every day. So far in 2019, according…

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Make Henry Smile! Our online appeal to bring Christmas cheer to Chailey

By Forest Row Local / 26/11/2019

Nothing makes Henry smile more than being able to move his arms and legs in ways we all take for granted. But 8-year-old Henry has multiple physical challenges which makes exercising a real challenge. Using a specialist exercise device known as an Innowalk, Henry and other young people at Chailey Heritage Foundation are able to…

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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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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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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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Ashdown Forest would like to thank the members of the Uckfield & District Lions Club

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

The Conservators of Ashdown Forest would like to thank the members of the Uckfield & District Lions Club who raised funds to support our Conservation Volunteering team.  Their donation bought much needed uniform and equipment.   If you would like to join the Ashdown Forest volunteers an application form is available here: www.ashdownforest.org/management/volunteers.php Our Conservation Volunteers…

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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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