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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Climate Emergency – Two Years On…

In July 2019, Wealden District Council joined other councils across the country in declaring a climate emergency. In doing so, we committed to becoming a net-zero council, and achieving net-zero carbon emissions for the district by 2050. Wealden’s first Climate Emergency Plan was published in December 2019, and with it established our starting point for…

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Time for Dementia

Families affected by dementia in Sussex are invited to take part in an award-winning programme to improve dementia care. Time for Dementia pairs families affected by dementia with undergraduate students studying healthcare, helping the students to gain a better understanding of living with dementia, and develop skills to provide better care for patients and their…

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Zero Waste Village Vision faces final hurdle…

Forest Row community fights for its Recycling Centre! On Thursday October 14th, East Sussex County Council will decide the fate of a three-year campaign to bring back Forest Row’s community recycling centre. The visionary proposal includes not only a recycling depot for numerous household waste lines, but also a charity-cum-swap shop, stocked with items too…

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Wealden invites applications for community grant funding

Organisations and community groups across the Wealden district are being invited to apply for grants to help provide funding support for their activities or services. The Wealden Community Grant Scheme includes recovery grants, small grants and a three-year service level agreement funding programme. Application forms can be downloaded by searching for grant funding on Wealden…

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Bertram Bunny’s Easter Pirate Adventure at Borde Hill Garden

This Easter holiday, spend precious time together as a family for pirate-themed fun and nature-filled discoveries at Borde Hill Garden, just 25 minutes from Forest Row.  Being outside in nature has numerous health and wellbeing benefits, and in line with current government guidance the local community and Borde Hill Members can enjoy fresh air and…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day News from Nus Ghani

On International Women’s Day, we celebrated the inspirational women in our lives and reflected on the contributions made by the extraordinary community leaders in Wealden. I greatly miss the late Helen Taylor Thompson OBE, who lived in Nutley and was my confidant, adviser and my favourite stop for a cup of tea on my travels…

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