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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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New Book by The Friends of Weir Wood Society

By Forest Row Local / 02/02/2021

The Nature of Weir Wood We have produced this book to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the founding of our society. It covers the nature of: the open water; the water’s edge; the trees, woodland and hedges and the meadows. We also touch on: the geography and history of the site; the story of the…

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Latest Edition Online

By Forest Row Local / 29/01/2021

The February Edition Forest Row Local is now online to view it use this link: https://forestrowlocal.co.uk/magazines/February_2021/index.html We are now working on the March edition, which has a short deadline this month of Monday 8th February. Thinking of advertising your products or services to residents of Forest Row, Hartfield, Sharpthorne and surrounding areas? Here is our…

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Wealden Proposes a Zero Council Tax Rise

By Forest Row Local / 03/01/2021

Wealden District Council is not proposing any increase in its part of the council tax for the coming year, 2021/22. “It has been a difficult year for everyone,” said Cllr Bob Standley, Leader of Wealden District Council.  “Thanks to many years of careful financial management, we are able to meet next year’s extra costs from…

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Stars for January 2021 with Howard Parker, the Astro-guide – www.astroguidance.co.uk

By Forest Row Local / 03/01/2021

Capricorn: 22 December – 19 January OK, so you have held things together pretty well for the whole of 2020 but that was then and this is now.  It won’t happen quickly but 2021 is going to present you with some very new challenges of a kind that may be completely unfamiliar to you up…

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NEWS FROM NUS GHANI MP FOR WEALDEN

By Forest Row Local / 03/01/2021

Happy new year! I hope that you have enjoyed the festive season, despite the Covid restrictions. I appreciate that 2020 was not what anyone envisaged the start of a new decade to be. Covid has not only affected our physical health and presented unprecedented challenges as we changed the way we live to protect ourselves…

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Technology Tips: Online Privacy

By Forest Row Local / 03/01/2021

Privacy seemed to take a huge step forward with GDPR.  While you now see cookie warnings on every site you visit like some weird graffiti welcome, your privacy is still hotly contested.   Protecting your online privacy is… remarkably difficult.  The privacy obstacle course is in three main parts: getting online; finding things; and visiting…

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Charity Highlight: Kangaroos

By Forest Row Local / 03/01/2021

Kangaroos Fun Disability Club is based near Haywards Heath and provides a range of activities for children and young adults with learning disabilities. The activities they offer give these young people the opportunity to have fun and enjoy a social life with their peers. This is something they may otherwise have difficulty experiencing. Kangaroos offer…

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