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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”).

Walkabouts in Alderbrook and Jarvis Brook

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Do you have a suggestion how your neighbourhood can be improved? Wealden District Council are organising "walkabouts" this week in Alderbook and Jarvis Brook.  They say the...
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Swim England National Awards

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Henry Russell-Ross from Beacon Swimming Club won the Youth Volunteer of the Year Award during a ceremony at Birmingham University’s Great Hall on Saturday....

Could this be the most expensive cheese sandwich?

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Local builder Bob Dorrill started Tiger Bob's Charity Golf Day in 2003 to raise money for local charities. Each year a group of men, many...
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Council appoints lottery operator

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After a tendering process, Wealden District Council has now appointed Gatherwell to manage it community lottery.
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Wealden residents’ satisfaction survey results

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More than half of residents (53%) agree that Wealden District Council provides value for money. An increase of 4% from the last survey in 2019 and 10% higher than the national figure.

Crowborough Town Council awards over £50,000 in grants

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At last night's Town Council meeting, Councillors considered applications for funding from local voluntary organisations.  The Council has a policy for making grants to...

Golf club raises £12,500 for people affected by blood cancer

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Members of Crowborough Beacon Golf Club attended their Annual General Meeting on the evening of Saturday 6th January. Retiring Captain Richard Hemsley gave a report...

£50 charge for garden waste collections

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Wealden District Council has confirmed that it will introduce a charge of £50 a year for garden waste collections when the new Joint Waste...
Staff from Openreach, part of the BT Group, Openreach spent a day gardening and painting furniture at the therapy garden at the Horder Centre in Crowborough

Hard-working volunteers are blooming marvellous!

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Hard-working volunteers have been brightening up a therapy garden for patients at The Horder Centre in Crowborough. The 12-strong team from Openreach spent a day...

Summer Lunch raises £7,000 for cancer research

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The Summer Lunch organised by the Crowborough committee of Cancer Research UK raised £7,000 for the charity. Around 150 people attended the annual fundraising event...