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ART 4 ALL

By Forest Row Local / 03/03/2020

Unfortunately due to the escalation in the spread of Coronavirus, Art for All is being postponed. Originally scheduled for Saturday 28th March, the event will be rearranged for later this year and we’ll let you know the new date as soon as possible. If you have any queries please contact Alison Berry alisonberry28@yahoo.com, 01892 770714 / 07763 188538. Hartfield’s annual community art event,…

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NEWS FROM NUS GHANI: MP FOR WEALDEN

By Forest Row Local / 03/03/2020

A Safer Country Means a More Prosperous Country:  2020 represents a fruitful opportunity for more prosperity and security. That is why an unwavering commitment to our Armed Forces is increasingly important. As your MP, I have always campaigned for proper care for those who serve our country today, as well as for those who did…

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LOCAL ARTIST TO APPEAR IN THE BBC SERIES, HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS

By Forest Row Local / 03/03/2020

In Spring 2020, local Forest Row artist, Gill Bustamante will be appearing in the BBC series Home is Where the Art Is, season two.  Each of the fifteen episodes sees three different UK based artists competing to win a commission from home owners who would like a bespoke piece of art for their home. Gill…

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UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF TALENTED CHILDREN

By Forest Row Local / 03/03/2020

Two Foundation Scholarships, covering 100% of the cost of a child’s private school education for ten years, from the age of 8 to 18, are available to children currently in Year 3 at state primary school.   Foundation Scholars join Cumnor House Sussex in Danehill in Year 4 (aged 8) through to Year 8 (aged…

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Wealden Cleans Up In 2020

By Forest Row Local / 03/03/2020

Wealden District Council has renewed its pledge to support this year’s Great British Spring Clean, run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy. The campaign, which runs from 20 March to 13 April, will see up to 600,000 people taking action to clean up streets, parks and beaches across the country. Last year, 47 groups in…

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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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