Community

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”).

High Sheriff East Sussex photograped outside Crowborough Community Centre with staff and Board Members during her visit

High Sheriff full of praise for Crowborough volunteers

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The High Sheriff of East Sussex recently visited Crowborough to see the work of three local charities – the Crowborough Community Association, Friends of...

New look Crowborough Library

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Crowborough Library re-opened this morning after being temporary relocated in the run-up to Christmas to allow the refurbishment to take place. The new-look library, at...
Community First Responder Leigh Westwood

Volunteer praised for supporting ambulance crews

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A volunteer in Crowborough has been given an award for his role serving refreshments to hard-working ambulance crews at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The disability benefits system is ‘broken’

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Citizens Advice services in East Sussex today published a report "It's Just Not Fair" on the experiences of their clients claiming Personal Independence Payments...
The Frontline Singer Britain's Got Talent

Crowborough nurse on “Britain’s Got Talent”

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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.

Visas for Ukrainian refugees to stay in Wealden

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Provisional data shows that 80 visas had been issued for refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine in order to stay with with hosts in Wealden.
Institute of Groundsmanship - Volunteer Sports Grounds Team/Individual award 2018 Crowborough Rugby Football Club

Rugby Club volunteer grounds team win award

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Crowborough RFC's Friday Club won a prestigious award at the Institute of Groundsmanship industry awards last week. The annual ceremony recognises leadership, innovation and outstanding...

Bereavement Group Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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The tenth anniversary of the Bereavement Group, established by Crowborough’s funeral director, Tester & Jones, was marked with the planting of a tree in the grounds of Barnsgate Manor.

Crowborough football clubs get slice of FA’s Pitch Preparation Fund

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Seven local sports pitches in Wealden are to benefit from grants worth a total of £14,500 through the Pitch Preparation Fund.
Artist impression of proposed rock snake feature

Crowborough’s Rock Snake to be turned into a permanent feature

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Next week Crowborough Town Council will consider whether in the long-term to hold the decorated stones from the Rock Snake in wire gabion cages.