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THE BIG QUIZ by Crowborough Lions RETURNS on Saturday 14 March

By Forest Row Local / 04/02/2020

THE BIG QUIZ by Crowborough Lions RETURNS on Saturday 14 March Crowborough Community Centre at 7:30pm (doors open 6:30pm) Team Prizes 1st £125, 2nd £75, 3rd £25 maximum 8 per team table £9.00 per head and includes table nibbles & Licensed Bar Advance ticket sales only Available from: Frank Lees 01892 654196 email: frank.lees@btinternet.com Net…

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Community Fridge Opens this month

By Forest Row Local / 04/02/2020

Forest Row Community Fridge will be open from Saturday 15th February. Join us in our endeavours to reduce food waste, We will be accepting surplus food donations from local food businesses and through the fair share network and pass these items onto members of the local community.Although the fridge is about reducing the amount of…

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Broadband: Election Promise Made. Election Promise Delivered

By Forest Row Local / 04/02/2020

Nus Ghani welcomes the fantastic news that persistent campaigning has resulted in an announcement that full fibre broadband is on its way to Wealden. Clive Selly, the Openreach CEO, unveiled an ambitious plan for building full fibre broadband facilities in 227 market towns and villages across the UK. Hailsham, Horsebridge, Lower Dicker, Upper Dicker, as…

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Taking our first steps to becoming carbon neutral

By Forest Row Local / 04/02/2020

A number of priority areas are highlighted in an extensive Climate Emergency Action Plan approved by Wealden District Council’s Cabinet  These include reducing energy in buildings, moving away from the use of fossil fuels to low or zero emission technologies. Also included is a transformation in the way we travel. It will mean reducing the…

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The Clumps Walk 2020

By Forest Row Local / 04/02/2020

We are inviting families, residents, companies and community groups to join us on Easter Saturday (11th April 2020) for the revival of the iconic Ashdown Forest Clumps Walk to raise funds for The Ashdown Forest Foundation.   The walk is a beautiful fourteen-mile circular route visiting 11 of the existing 12 Clumps on the Forest.  It will take most people over 6 hours to complete. A…

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Make 2020 different

By Forest Row Local / 04/02/2020

Make 2020 different To make 2020 different, why not take up a free course with Street Learning in the New Year? No previous qualifications needed, but you must be aged 19 or over.  As well as learning new skills and interests, you will meet new people and Street Learning courses improve your opportunities to find…

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WORLD DAY OF PRAYER: A WOMEN LED, GLOBAL, ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT

By Forest Row Local / 04/02/2020

Rise, take your mat and walk Women, men and children of all ages are called to “Rise, take your mat and walk” to join this day of prayer. Women of Zimbabwe have prepared this year’s service and they encourage us all to reflect on the difficulties and unrest that have plagued their country over many…

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Guinea Pig Club –  Rebuilding Bodies & Souls: East Grinstead Museum

By Forest Row Local / 04/02/2020

The exhibition ‘Rebuilding Bodies and Souls’ will continue its run from 15 January 2020 through to 31 October 2023 at the East Grinstead Museum. The exhibition began in 2016 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the forming of the Guinea Pig Club. Six hundred and forty-nine allied aircrew were treated at the Queen Victoria Hospital,…

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Wealden District Council is disappointed by the decision of the Planning Inspector

By Forest Row Local / 04/02/2020

Wealden District Council is disappointed by the decision of the Planning Inspector to find that it cannot proceed with its current draft Wealden Local Plan. “Throughout the Local Plan process, we have always tried to find the right balance between the need for growth in housing and employment land, and the need to protect our…

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Look for a Book Initiative Launched by Ashdown House for Storytelling Week

By Forest Row Local / 23/01/2020

Ashdown House School hides 100 books for local children to find around Forest Row Initiative launched to mark National Storytelling Week 1st Feb – 8th February  #LookforaBookAshdown Forest Row, 22 Feb, 2020: Ashdown House School is bringing the ‘Look for a Book’ craze to Forest Row and the surrounding areas to help spread the love of literacy and encourage…

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