About CrowboroughLife.com

Thank you for your interest in Crowborough Life, the online newspaper for Crowborough and the surrounding villages.

For people who care about what’s going on in our community

The website provides local news, community information, details of events, and features about Crowborough people and businesses.  It is made possible with the support of advertising from local companies and organisations.

Our aim is to help people become better informed and more engaged in what is going on in our community.

Stephan interviewing contributor

Corrections & Complaints

Crowborough Life is run by Stephan Butler.  Stephan is a professional journalist who has lived in Crowborough for over 20 years. He qualified as a BJTC Journalist from the National Broadcasting School and was awarded the Jon Snow Award for being the best student in his class. He is a member National Union of Journalists.

He strives to ensure all news reports are accurate, fair and balanced, and welcomes your feedback and corrections.


Crowborough Life is a member IMPRESS, the first recognised Independent regulator of the press. If you find a factual error or have a complaint, click to see details of how to make a formal complaint.

Impress regulated member "publish with integrity"

Crowborough Life also belongs to the Independent Community News Network. ICNN is the UK representative body for the independent community and hyperlocal news sector. Members are committed to uphold high professional standards – including accuracy, transparency, integrity, accountability and fairness.

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Have you got a story for us? Contact Stephan on 07714 765258. Crowborough and the surrounding villages of Blackness, Boars Head, Hurtis Hill, Jarvis Brook, Lye Green, Poundfield, Rotherfield, St Johns, Steel Cross, Steep, Stone Cross, Sweethaws, The Warren and Whitehill

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