The March Edition Forest Row Local is now online to view it use this link: https://forestrowlocal.co.uk/magazines/March_2021/index.html We are now working on the April Edition, which has a short deadline of Monday 8th March. Thinking of advertising your products or services to residents of Forest Row Local and surrounding areas? Here is our rate card, with…

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May 6, 2021 will be a busy time for local elections in Wealden with voting scheduled to take place for seats on East Sussex County Council, the post of the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, as well as a number of vacant seats on Wealden District Council. “On current advice, we are expecting all our…

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Wealden District Council has received nearly 1,700 responses to its recent Local Plan Direction of Travel consultation. Some 300 people took part in the consultation which had been extended from six to eight weeks to take account of the Christmas break. “Residents and businesses were asked to comment on ten different themes including climate change,…

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Every year, we remember victims of the Holocaust and honour the 6 million men, women and children who were murdered simply for who they were. Genocide is the most heinous of crimes. Over 50 years ago, the UK signed the UN Genocide Convention, designed to ensure that atrocities seen during WWII would “never again” occur.…

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How might it feel to be listened to without being interrupted, given unsolicited advice or argued with?  Could you listen to someone else in this way, with respect and warmth, knowing that this is a good person doing their best even if we hold very different opinions? A new Community wide listening project has launched…

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Natasha Kaplinsky, patron of the Bevern Trust, will host our charity Virtual Quiz Night & Auction live in your home! All are invited to test your wits and stretch your brain cells. Bring your own drinks and nibbles and settle down for an evening of fun and laughter. Taking place on Zoom on Friday 26th…

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The national campaign to ensure everyone is safely vaccinated against Covid-19 is being used by criminals to target the public to try to trick them to hand over cash or financial details. They are sending convincing-looking text messages to tell people they are eligible for the vaccine or phoning people directly pretending to be from…

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Regrettably, we are in another national lockdown. I’ve worked tirelessly to keep Wealden out of the toughest level of restrictions, and I recognise how difficult the current circumstances are for everybody. The unintended consequences of lockdown run deep in Wealden and I am continuously working to secure support for our business and residents whose livelihoods…

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