The Compost Heap – the ‘Heart Chakra’ of the Garden

Although I have written about compost before, there are many ways of thinking about compost, here is a slightly different approach… The ancient system of bodily chakras (or energy centres) which many of us know, lists seven main chakras – moving from the base of the spine – the root chakra, to the top of…

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APRIL NEWS FROM NUS GHANI, MP FOR WEALDEN

When and where new homes are built is always a controversial subject. I receive a lot of correspondence on planning in Wealden, and I recognise the level of frustration at the current housing targets for Wealden. I fully acknowledge that we do need more homes, and a level of development in Wealden is inevitable. I…

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News from Tablehurst Community Farm

As we write this article in March, spring has most definitely sprung on the farm. The daffodils are flowering, the bees are waking up, we have spring garlic available in the shop and we have a couple of newly born calves in our dairy herd (as well as plenty of new piglets). In terms of…

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The Rudes are coming back!

The very popular Rude Mechanical Theatre Company will be back in Hartfield on Sunday 5th June with a brand-new outdoor play on The Croft. Always good for a laugh, great live music and a bit of provocation, you won’t want to miss them. Their new play is called ‘Gods and Dogs’ and is an hilarious…

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The Repair Café Forest Row not only saves toasters!

Since opening in 2017 the Repair Café has had many different items brought to us. Some are practical like toasters and vacuum cleaners but others have much more meaning or significance to the owner of the item. One such item that came to us recently was for one very special Forest Row resident who lives in…

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Community Transport is Appealing!

Your Local Medical Transport Service.  Do You know about us and how we work? Even if you do, let us introduce ourselves… Originally, transporting people to medical appointments was a scheme linked to the local surgery, Ashdown Forest Health Centre. The current service was launched by the Wealden District Council jointly with Forest Row Parish…

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NEWS FROM NUS GHANI, MP FOR WEALDEN

Nusrat Ghani, MP for Wealden, has welcomed recent progress regarding the future of the Forest Row Household Waste Recycling Site. Nusrat Ghani said: “I’m pleased to learn that the Forest Row Parish Council approved the making of a bid to the County Council for the freehold of the old Household Waste Recycling Site in the…

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