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Explore historic High Weald landscape at Walking Festival this month

By Forest Row Local / 12/09/2019

Discover a beautiful, medieval landscape at the second High Weald Walking Festival taking place from 14 to 22 September, across East and West Sussex and Kent. The Festival walks are aimed at inspiring people to explore and enjoy the much-loved High Weald landscape, highlighting what is special about the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Join knowledgeable…

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The Coolings Experience is Growing, award winning nursery group purchases a 4th garden centre

By Forest Row Local / 01/09/2019

Coolings Nurseries Ltd are pleased to announce the purchase of an additional garden centre, Wych Cross Garden Centre in Forest Row, East Sussex. This will join the family run group of 3 garden centres in Kent. Wych Cross was established over 50 years ago as a traditional nursery specialising in roses, and at the beginning…

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Forest Row Cycle Hire Has Moved

By Forest Row Local / 01/09/2019

Lots more bikes, easier access, and no more troublesome gears. So we have now moved to our new open-air stand conveniently located directly outside the Community Centre so access is 24/7. The bikes will be different too as the old stock has been replaced by sturdier rental models, complete with hub brakes, simpler gears and…

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Wealden District Council has declared a climate emergency

By Forest Row Local / 01/09/2019

Wealden District Council has declared a climate emergency and is embarking on a series of actions where it can make a difference. It is aiming to achieve net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by the Council and across the District by 2050 – and pursue efforts for an earlier date. “The picture has changed,” said Councillor Roy Galley,…

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A FREE SERVICE BROUGHT TO FOREST ROW

By Forest Row Local / 01/09/2019

East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre is a registered charity working in partnership with Adult Social Care to provide a no charge mobile information and advice service for Deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people living in East Sussex.  The vehicle, which is funded by the Big Lottery, is equipped to offer demonstrations of assistive equipment…

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THE SCOUTS WANT YOU!

By Forest Row Local / 01/09/2019

The 1st Forest Row Scout Troop has grown so fast in recent months that it is now bursting at the seams with waiting lists for all the sections. It needs new volunteers prepared to commit just a couple of hours a week to ensure children in Forest Row can all participate in Scouting. Could that…

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Local Economic Community: Value what we have got

By Forest Row Local / 01/09/2019

Mankind has always in some way lived a communal life. The simple nature of family life is an example of small community. People all over the world live close together whether it be in cities, towns, villages, living in clans, tribes or on farms, and where streets and areas become micro communities. That is the…

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September Recipe: Cucumber & Avocado Soup Peanut Butter Gingerbread Men

By Forest Row Local / 01/09/2019

Start of a new month and a new season.  September can be a weird mix of sunny summer days and colder, autumnal days. So this month’s recipes will cover you for both! First up we have a summery soup. Quick, easy and packed with nutrients. Cucumber & Avocado Soup.  Serves 2 1 large avocado ½…

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Binning Cartons, Burning Aluminium By Alex Volkers

By Forest Row Local / 01/09/2019

You may be aware that residents of Forest Row can no longer put food and drink cartons in their recycling bins. Cartons look like cardboard, so why can’t we recycle them? As explained by Green Councillor Patricia Patterson-Vanegas, ‘it’s the beginning of a very long story to do with the problem of waste’. While East…

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Say yes, to ditch heating oil and go renewable!

By Forest Row Local / 01/09/2019

Did you know that 95% of properties in many of the rural areas surrounding Forest Row rely on carbon intensive heating oil for heating and hot water? Do you want to change that? Forest Row Energy has the chance to receive up to £40,000 in government funding to support our community to transition from using…

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