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People working together for the common good includes charities, fundraising & volunteering. Playing a full part in society as active and responsible person. Speific examples: Jarvis Brook & Alderbook Community Associations, Friends of Crowborough Hospital, Lions and Crowborough Foodbank. Council and government elections (not PCC in “Crime”). (Most Groups & Societies might be better categorised as “Lifestyle” or “Arts & Entertainment”).

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Wealden District Council appoints new Leader

Yesterday Councillor Ann Newton was appointed the new Leader of Wealden District Council. There are three Crowborough Councillors in her Cabinet.

Update as bin strike enters its third week

Yesterday the GMB said, should Biffa not start meaningful negotiations, they will extend the dispute to the 11th June.
The Frontline Singer Britain's Got Talent

Crowborough nurse on “Britain’s Got Talent”

A nurse from Crowborough was one of the members of the "The Frontline Singers" - a choir of key workers that won a standing ovation on "Britain’s Got Talent" on Saturday evening.
Crowborough RFC Ben Martyn Dan Turnock

Le Rugby Ride – cycling to Marseille for charity

Ben Martyn and Dan Turnock from Crowborough Rugby Club are carrying the match ball to the venue of this year's European Rugby Cup Final in Marseille.

Missing defibrillator has been returned

The defibrillator, that was missing from outside of Jarvis Brook Memorial Hall, has been returned anonymously this afternoon.
Ashdown Forest "Friends" car park on the Crowborough " cattle-grid" Road between Crowborough and Nutlye

Parking charges signed off by East Sussex County Council

The level of new charges for parking across Ashdown Forest has been signed off by East Sussex County Council.

Crowborough pub named Pub of the Year

The Blue Anchor on Beacon Road in Crowborough has been named "Pub of the Year" at the Beautiful South Awards.

Bin strike in Wealden to go ahead from Bank Holiday Monday

The GMB union has confirmed that the revised pay offer has been rejected and the bin strike action will now begin on Bank Holiday Monday.

GMB have said last minute offer “falls short of workers’ expectations”

GMB union have said last minute offer from Biffa for refuse worker in Wealden "falls short of workers’ expectations".

Queen’s Award for Crowborough company

Crowborough company Servomex has today been named a winner of a Queen's Award for International Trade for its Hummingbird gas sensors.