The May Edition Forest Row Local is now online to view it use this link: https://forestrowlocal.co.uk/magazines/May_2021/index.html We are now working on the June Edition. The deadline for booking and artwork is 14th May. 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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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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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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Ever since childhood, I’ve always been fascinated by the impact art can have on a person. Embodying an idea, emotion, concept or story that a thousand words may struggle to convey, art – as I’m sure you know – has regularly been used as a valuable tool for communication to induce thinking, trigger emotion, and…

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Forest Row is a picturesque, sleepy village in the cradle of the Ashdown Forest, where the deer and the unicorns play, and natural healers perform everyday miracles with crystals. Or alternatively, it’s a grim, forgotten outpost of East Grinstead; a seething hotbed of intolerance, judgement, class division and badly-knitted things.  It may be that none…

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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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