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Computer Buddy Schemes

By Forest Row Local / 02/01/2020

We all know that many libraries have been under threat of closure for many years now. With government funding restricted many towns have seen their public libraries closed in recent years. It is very difficult in the modern world of technology, and with the ability to access information and knowledge through the internet, not to…

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Walking for Health 2020

By Forest Row Local / 02/01/2020

Each January gym memberships soar as people wake up to their tightening waist bands after the Christmas excess, but very few of those who sign up continue to attend once the initial enthusiasm dies down and the memories of Christmas fade. Everyone is aware of the need to move more and for most of us…

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Glass Greenhouse Project

By Forest Row Local / 02/01/2020

Do you care about healing the earth? Do you want to grow a more sustainable future? Do you believe that education can inspire change? Emerson College’s vision is a self sustaining, biodynamic* garden that provides a place for teaching biodynamic cultivation and wholesome nutrition to visitors, residents and students from all over the world, thus…

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The Ashdown Pantomimers present THE LITTLE MERMAID for January and February 2020. A Pantomime for all ages

By Forest Row Local / 02/01/2020

A message from Gwen Pritchett, director, It’s that time of year again!  We are busy rehearsing for this year’s panto based on the original story by Hans Christian Anderson and adapted for pantomime by Ron Hall. You can look forward to full panto content …music, dance, a hilarious Dame, laughter, sing-along and a HAPPY ENDING!…

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Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club Recruiting

By Forest Row Local / 10/12/2019

Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club are seeking temporary staff to work over the Christmas period as well as opportunities for permanent, full time and part-time employment. We need Waiting Staff with their own transport who can help us provide distinctly memorable experiences for our guests over the festive season. This will include evenings and…

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An open letter to all parents and carers with young children

By Forest Row Local / 05/12/2019

This letter is written to people who care about and understand the importance of high quality early years Childcare and Education. The page has been written, supported and paid for by over 300 caring providers from nurseries, childminders and pre-schools, who currently support and develop over 80,000 children every day. So far in 2019, according…

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Make Henry Smile! Our online appeal to bring Christmas cheer to Chailey

By Forest Row Local / 26/11/2019

Nothing makes Henry smile more than being able to move his arms and legs in ways we all take for granted. But 8-year-old Henry has multiple physical challenges which makes exercising a real challenge. Using a specialist exercise device known as an Innowalk, Henry and other young people at Chailey Heritage Foundation are able to…

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The Act of Remembrance in Wealden

By Forest Row Local / 05/11/2019

Remembrance Sunday events will be taking place throughout the District on 10 November. Wealden District Councillors will be paying tribute to those who died serving their country. Wealden’s Chairman, Councillor Pam Doodes, will be attending the morning ceremony and laying a wreath at Hailsham War Memorial. She will then attend the parade and afternoon service,…

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La Belle Hélène: furiously funny French operatic fizz comes to East Grinstead

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

In collaboration with Opera della Luna, the Lewes-based community company New Sussex Opera (NSO) stages one of the most sparkling works by Offenbach the French master of comic opera. He is most famous for composing the cancan, which appears in his first operetta, Orpheus in the Underworld. The show is touring Sussex – including the…

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National Landscape Review findings welcomed

By Forest Row Local / 04/11/2019

The findings of the recently published independent review into England’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) have been welcomed by the High Weald AONB Partnership and the National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (NAAONB).  The Review recommends that AONBs should be strengthened with new purposes, powers and resources, and renamed…

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