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NEWS FROM NUS GHANI MP FOR WEALDEN

By Forest Row Local / 02/02/2021

Regrettably, we are in another national lockdown. I’ve worked tirelessly to keep Wealden out of the toughest level of restrictions, and I recognise how difficult the current circumstances are for everybody. The unintended consequences of lockdown run deep in Wealden and I am continuously working to secure support for our business and residents whose livelihoods…

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CHARITY HIGHLIGHT: The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Project

By Forest Row Local / 02/02/2021

Last year Wealden District Council teamed up with Wealden Dementia Action Alliance on a project to help people in the district who live with hidden disabilities. The project is called ‘The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Project’ and is aimed at helping those with hidden disabilities feel more confident when out in the local community. There are…

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CALLING ALL ARTISTS 

By Forest Row Local / 02/02/2021

There has been a re-organisation of the area divisions for South East Open Studios 2021, which means BETTER PUBLICITY VISIBILITY FOR FOREST ROW, as well as EAST GRINSTEAD and IMMEDIATE SURROUNDS as we are now part of the Tunbridge Wells (O) area. This is a great opportunity for us, as local Forest Row artists: the…

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OUR VILLAGE

By Forest Row Local / 02/02/2021

In the last year many of us have taken comfort from our beautiful surroundings, we have walked or cycled more than ever before and when permitted we have even been for picnics. If there is somewhere in or near the village that you have found especially inspiring or comforting or interesting, we would like to…

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Crowborough Lions Thank Their Community

By Forest Row Local / 02/02/2021

During the Pandemic lockdowns of last year and the current lockdown, we at Crowborough and District Lions Club have been unable to hold our normal events for both Community support and for the raising of funds to allow us to carry on with our charitable work. During this period, we have still been responding to…

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New Opportunities with Street Learning

By Forest Row Local / 02/02/2021

2021 brings new opportunities to embark on free adult learning courses through Street Learning. “Through learning, whatever the subject, we can gain greater confidence in our own abilities. These courses are very relevant to increasing self-confidence and helping with job opportunities.” said Councillor Roy Galley, Wealden Cabinet member with responsibility for employment opportunities. The Street…

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The Garden in February – the Light Returns

By Forest Row Local / 02/02/2021

As we move into the month of February with its often bitter and cold weather gardeners might ask the questions: will Winter ever end? will our gardens ever be green again? will it ever change or will it stay dark forever? However if we look closely at nature, the signs of awakening are all around:…

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Ashdown Forest

By Forest Row Local / 02/02/2021

Ashdown forest is known worldwide as the home of A A Milne’s famous children’s’ books about the loveable bear, Winnie the Pooh. Winnie the Pooh’s character, along with his friends, was created by Milne for his son Christopher, who is known by all who are fans of the books as Christopher Robin. Ashdown Forest was…

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Managing Air Pollution in Wealden

By Forest Row Local / 02/02/2021

Local levels of Nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter remain below the national air quality threshold according to Wealden’s 2020 Air Quality Annual Status report. “High levels of nitrogen dioxide air pollution have become a problem in some cities,” said Councillor Philip Lunn, Wealden Cabinet member for Community & Public Health. “I am pleased to report…

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February Recipe: Sugar Cookies and Peanut Butter Chocolate Hearts

By Forest Row Local / 02/02/2021

The sugar edition! It’s that time of year when hearts and flowers would be filling the shops (if they were open…..)  So here are a couple of ideas to make your own valentines gifts this year.  SUGAR COOKIES 3 cups plain flour + 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup caster sugar 1 cup + 2…

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