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Pete and His Bus – Where it all started

By Forest Row Local / 05/08/2019

It all started when I was 9… I used to admire my neighbour’s beige 1960’s Fiat 500 at the age of 9. I’d just sit on the pavement staring at this particular car. I had convincing myself that I was going to buy one and I would not stop going on about it! So, my…

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News from East Grinstead Foodbank

By Forest Row Local / 05/08/2019

The East Grinstead Foodbank, although based in the Jubilee Centre in East Grinstead, supports not just the town but local villages including Forest Row, Hartfield & Colemans Hatch. We are very grateful to the support provided and by donations at 3 locations in Forest Row; the Community Centre, Baptist Church and Tesco Express and also…

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Preparations in full swing for the Forest Row Festival

By Forest Row Local / 05/08/2019

Forest Row Festival is back for 2019, and it is looking for sponsors, generous contributors and fabulous party goers to help make it all possible. Just like all the best festivals, Forest Row Festival took a fallow year in 2018 but is back for 2019, over the weekend of the 20th to 22nd September. A…

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Forest Row Local August Edition 2019

August Edition Now Online

By Forest Row Local / 01/08/2019

The August Edition of Forest Row Local is now ONLINE

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Forest Row Rubbish Dump

Forest Row Waste and Recycling – Options Appraisal

By Forest Row Local / 01/08/2019

Back in September 2018 our waste and recycling centre (often fondly referred to as the Tip) closed its gates for the last time. Faced with the task of maintaining crucial services like Education, Social Care and Community Safety the County Council had decided that our tip was no longer cost effective. For many residents the…

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COLEMAN’S HATCH FLOWER SHOW SATURDAY 27TH JULY 2019

By Forest Row Local / 18/07/2019

This year’s show promises to be the best show ever created by the Coleman’s Hatch Horticultural Society, with the following being of interest :- Starting with a spectacular range of entries to the many Classes of Competition, encompassing flower arrangements, vegetables, photos, children’s art, cakes etc. and the theme for this year’s show being the…

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Forest Row Local New Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of our NEW WEBSITE

By Forest Row Local / 10/07/2019

Our new website has officially been launched today to fully integrate with the magazine and our social media channels, primarily to help represent local business, charitable organisations and the communities of Forest Row and surrounding areas. We have been wanting to make several improvements to our website, for quite a while now, finally we have…

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Don’t miss! Ikarus Inc

By Forest Row Local / 08/07/2019

The Rude Mechanicals Theatre Company are back this Summer! The Croft, Hartfield – 3rd August Summer is almost here! The days are getting longer and warmer and very soon it will be time for The Rudes to go on the road again. It will be our twentyfirst outdoor tour to villages and towns across Southern…

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Are you doing the right thing with your rubbish?

By Forest Row Local / 08/07/2019

Can you guarantee that the old mattress you paid someone to take away isn’t now embedded in the undergrowth of a local country lane? Or that the defunct washing machine you left outside isn’t causing a spin on someone else’s farmland? Every householder has a duty of care to make sure rubbish of any type…

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Glass recycling changes as new contract is launched

By Forest Row Local / 03/07/2019

Changes to how glass is collected for recycling in Hastings, Rother and Wealden have now come into affect. As of the end of June, a new contractor – Biffa – are now responsible for bin collections in all three areas, and for street cleaning in Rother and Wealden. Residents will no longer need to separate recyclable…

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