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An open letter to all parents and carers with young children

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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Latest Edition Online

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all our readers, advertisers and contributors. The latest edition of Forest Row Local is now online, to view it use this link: We are now fully booked for the January Edition – the next available edition is February, deadline for artwork is 10th January – visit our…

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The Act of Remembrance in Wealden

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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National Landscape Review findings welcomed

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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As regular readers of Forest Row Local will know, a working group sponsored by the Parish Council has been working on a plan to re-open the Household Recycling Centre in the village which was closed by East Sussex County Council in 2018.  Anything connected with waste handling or recycling is a complex business, hedged about…

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Chailey School Vigil on Climate Change

On a day of huge marches across the UK and the world against Climate Change, Chailey School wanted to show their collective support for this important issue.  Being a rural school, many students who would like to attend climate strikes would only be able to do so by travelling distances and so the Senior Student…

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Energy balls have got to be one of the easiest snacks to take on the go.  This is my current go to recipe – I prefer the chocolate flavor, but thought I’d give you the strawberry option too. ENERGY BALLS TWO WAYS 200g ground almonds 200g pitted Medjool dates 2 level tablespoons cashew butter 2…

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Your Vote Matters, Don’t Lose It

As part of our annual electoral canvass to ensure that everyone who is entitled to vote in Wealden can vote, we have sent Annual Enquiry letters to every household in the District. Where households have not responded to our Enquiry Forms, either online or by return of post, our canvassers will be making a doorstep…

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