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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”).

TED “Ideas worth spreading”

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Organisers are planning a series of short talks aimed at provoking conversation about our community. TED began in 1984 as a conference where the subjects of...

Sussex Police donate £200 to Crowborough disability group

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Crowborough Police have donated £200 to the Crowborough Group of  East Sussex Disability Association (ESDA) to help support their monthly outings. ESDA volunteer services co-ordinator...

Town Council agrees to put Council Tax up to pay for Pine Grove

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Update: The Minutes of the meeting can be downloaded here (Adobe .pdf file): Extraordinary Crowborough Town Council Meeting on Thursday 5th February 2015   Yesterday evening...

Search and Rescue volunteers test their skills on the Ashdown Forest

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Update: The Conservators of the Ashdown Forest had not been told of the event in advance.  They will be contacting the Chief Constable to remind him...

Crowborough Foodbank helped 400 families in the first year

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Crowborough Foodbank has completed its first year of operation in the town by helping more than 400 families with immediate access to food at...

Crowborough Town Council propose increasing Council Tax by 1.9%

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Yesterday evening Crowborough Town Council's finance committee proposed a 1.9% increase in their Council Tax precept (£2.44 per year on an average Band D...

Coppard donate £5,000 towards hub

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Local business Coppard Plant Hire on Crowborough Hill have donated £5,000 towards the proposed Jarvis Brook Community Hub. The donation brings the total raised to...

Police donate funds to social group for the blind

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Crowborough Police have donated £200 to help fund social events for the Crowborough Social Group of East Sussex Association for the Blind. Valerie Hemsley said: This...
Crowborough Town Sign

Breaking up is hard to do

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Just a couple of months ago it looked like the marriage between Crowborough and Horwich was heading toward divorce, however it now seem the...

Rotary Club given £2,000 for their annual senior citizens’ meal

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The Rotary Club of Crowborough has received £2,000 towards their annual dinner for senior citizens in Crowborough and Rotherfield. The financial help will allow the...